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Get contemporary with it

Get contemporary with it

February 14, 2016

Hard stage light set the scene for the 2016 Contemporary Dance Concert, where nine Cal State Long Beach choreography and dance students told their own visual, intimate stories through dance. Held at CSULB...

Contemporary dance jives at the Beach

Natalie Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

Conventionality exists, even in the world of dancing. The 2016 Contemporary Dance concert aims to break past the barriers of the conventional by dishing out bold and tenacious performances, according to Cal State Long Beach choreographer and dancer, Madison Clark. “Sometimes as dancers and choreographers morph into adulthood, sometimes taking risks becomes less exciting and happens less often, which is what the whole ...

An undivided look into apartheid

An undivided look into apartheid

February 8, 2016

From 1948 to 1994, South Africa was under apartheid — a system of racial segregation enforced by the National Party. Two South African guest speakers, law student at the University of Witwatersrand...

Chocolate paradise

Chocolate paradise

February 8, 2016

Chocolate. Chocolate everywhere—and it’s pouring out of Belmont Shore stops for humans and animals alike (and just in time for Valentine’s Day). Welcome to the 12th annual Chocolate Festival. O...

LSU returns with a bang

LSU returns with a bang

February 3, 2016

Banda music, cultural snacks and aguas frescas -- you are cordially invited to [email protected] Welcome. [email protected] Welcome is the Latino Student Union’s upcoming event inviting Latino students to connect with one ...

Get Bowled 2016

Shawnkira Sanchez, Arts & Life Asst. Editor

February 3, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

Super Bowl Sunday: one of the few times (apart from the holidays) that it is acceptable, and almost required, to stuff our faces with glorious amounts of calories while channeling our inner jock, wearing football jerseys and yelling at the oh-so nerve-enticing TV screen. Sure, Super Bowl Sunday can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own couch, but if you wish to enjoy the big game day with other football fans who are...

Shortest month has a big impact

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Arts & Life Editor

February 2, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

Though February is the shortest month of the year, this Black History Month is flooded with intersectional events sponsored by the new Office of Multicultural Affairs. The Black History Month Celebration seeks to garner student involvement and grassroots education. Student organizations based in Cal State Long Beach such as the Africana Studies Student Association and Black Student Union have come together with the Offi...

A glance into a post-apartheid state

A glance into a post-apartheid state

February 2, 2016

What was it like to live in South Africa during its apartheid state? The upcoming event  “Let’s Talk About Apartheid” will feature two South African guest speakers who will address this topic t...