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Mother and daughter duo to graduate together

Mother and daughter duo to graduate together

Faith Petrie, Arts and Life Editor

May 21, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Today

The enthusiastic applause of Terri Stuart’s classmates filled the room as she announced that she had finally learned how to screenshot and place images into a powerpoint presentation. Her daughter, Cai...

Lourdes Flores illuminates the darkness

Lourdes Flores illuminates the darkness

May 2, 2018

Disclaimer: This following story contains mentions of sexual and physical abuse.   Lourdes “Luly” Flores looked out of the window from her hospital bed six years ago to see the bright blue ...

Food for the soul, and for the body

Food for the soul, and for the body

Kristi Alarcon, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Today

If you would have asked 13-year-old Rachel Shimpock what profession she wanted when she grew up, chances are her answer wouldn’t have been that far off from what she does now. Since childhood, Shimpock ...

Trilina Mai making her way to Pixar

Trilina Mai making her way to Pixar

April 24, 2018

When Trilina Mai began her college career as an animation major, she had to lug around a giant canvas and her full portfolio, trying to prove to her family that art was a respected major while being u...

Old alma mater dead in the water

Old alma mater dead in the water

April 18, 2018

There are few things more rewarding than having your own words and music forever tied to your school’s history — actually, there are about 5,000 things. Two students have been chosen as the winners...

‘Empathetic’ tackles animal cruelty and our apathy toward the issue

‘Empathetic’ tackles animal cruelty and our apathy toward the issue

April 10, 2018

People usually don’t consider how their decisions and choices affect the world around them, or the lives of the animals that surround them. With plenty of distractions, entertainment and activities, t...

CSULB Master student experiences the chance of a lifetime on fully-funded exchange program to study culture in Japan

CSULB Master student experiences the chance of a lifetime on fully-funded exchange program to study culture in Japan

April 4, 2018

Every student dreams about an overseas journey during their college career, studying the subject they love and diving into a new culture. Funding these trips yourself can be difficult, but having a full...

Setting the table for a sweet tooth

Setting the table for a sweet tooth

April 3, 2018

Lena Wolek grew up in the wartimes of Siberia, Russia. She and her family had little money to spend on food and resources, but always rye flour bread, the cheapest bread available at the time and the m...