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CSULB art student showcase: Viva la Loteria!

Shawnkira Sanchez, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Events

  A buffet of festive Hispanic foods lined the entrance into the Gatov West Art Gallery while Ranchera music filled the air. In the very center of the room, Loteria cards and pinto beans sat atop a table for visitors to interact with. Five California State University, Long Beach art majors of various mediums came together to collaborate on a Latin inspired interactive multimedia art exhibit. Marlene Tafoya, Bianca...

Comic Con invades Long Beach

Comic Con invades Long Beach

September 14, 2015

The scenes were surreal: John Snow eating a burrito on the floor, a “Jurassic Park” tour vehicle driving down the freeway and a women's restroom filled with “Justice League characters.” Fiction...

Do not disturb: Women in the hotel industry speak out about abuse and sexual assault

Do not disturb: Women in the hotel industry speak out about abuse and sexual assault

September 14, 2015

For most, pillowcases bring to mind a comfortable, safe place. But for women in the hotel industry, they can be a reminder of hours of work, sometimes in unfair working conditions and the possibility of...

The cocktail: 400 years in the making

The cocktail: 400 years in the making

September 8, 2015

  The cocktail has quite the tale to tell. And what better way to hear it than over drink? Bartenders and amateur cocktail historians Damien Montanile and Chris Dion led a boozy prohibition...

Long Beach coffee shops open late at night

Madison D'Ornellas, Opinions Editor

September 8, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Features

Night owls, insomniacs and graveyard shifters of Long Beach, it’s no secret that you’re shut out of many popular establishments because of the hours you keep. Now, just because you prefer the moon to the sun, fellow nocturnals, shouldn’t mean you’re not able to grab a tasty cup of coffee or a hot meal. But fear not, night people, for here is a list of places that keep their doors open into the wee hours, if not until...

LB Folk Revival Fest: The foot-stopping barnburner returns

LB Folk Revival Fest: The foot-stopping barnburner returns

September 7, 2015

The Folk Revival Festival is bringing the jangle and twang to Long Beach for a third straight year. Showcasing folk, roots and bluegrass acts, the festival has grown exponentially since 2013, according...

Stressed students need look no further for the top five Happy Hour spots in Long Beach

Madison D’Ornellas, Opinions Editor

August 27, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Features

  49ers, we made it. The end of the first week of school is finally upon, and it is time to celebrate. What better way to ease the stress of new classes than Happy Hour? Long Beach is a cornucopia of groovy dive bars, pubs and cocktail lounges. For those looking for a temporary escape from the 2015 fall semester, here are some great Happy Hour spots to cruise to this weekend. Roundin’ 3rd 4133 E. Anaheim St. (562) 498-9900 ...