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Chemistry professor teaches a bigger message

Chemistry professor teaches a bigger message

December 5, 2017

At the start of every class, a familiar sign greets the students in professor Tom Gufrey’s Chemistry 100 class. The worn-out black background and bold white lettering read only two words: kindness matters. ...

Wide Eyes Open Palms sets up shop for all

Wide Eyes Open Palms sets up shop for all

November 13, 2017

Patrons sit on turquoise and white fold-out chairs, the two outside tables already hosting parties of three in the middle of breakfast — they are waking up over slices of delicious house-made bread s...

Gatsby Books aims to be more than a one-time destination

Gatsby Books aims to be more than a one-time destination

November 12, 2017

A cowbell’s clink and friendly hello are the first signs of entry at Gatsby Books, a small but extensive used bookstore that has resided within a strip mall on Spring Street in Long Beach since August 201...

Soundbird brings the noise to games and movies at CSULB

Soundbird brings the noise to games and movies at CSULB

November 12, 2017

In an industry where knowing someone is half of the battle, four Cal State Long Beach students are looking to make a name for themselves in the world of audio. Music composition majors Amy Hori, Daniel...

Frank N Fries finds home in Long Beach community

Frank N Fries finds home in Long Beach community

November 12, 2017

Nearly a year before its grand opening, Long Beach’s gourmet hot dog eatery Frank n Fries had already built a cult following and become one of the most talked about openings in Long Beach. Their secr...

World Famous V.I.P. Records hopes to remain a staple in its community

World Famous V.I.P. Records hopes to remain a staple in its community

November 12, 2017

On a bustling Tuesday morning in Long Beach, the original building for World Famous V.I.P. Records remains vacant 20 feet beneath its faded sign. In a much smaller space next store, owner Kelvin Ander...

“Latinx” brings approval and criticism from campus community

“Latinx” brings approval and criticism from campus community

November 7, 2017

A banner drop that read “Do you know the difference between Chicano, Hispanic and Latinx?” adorned the bookstore lawn at Cal State Long Beach at Latino Week of Welcome. For many students, this was...

An upward trajectory

An upward trajectory

November 1, 2017

Ask Jennie Cotterill if she needed to go to college to become a successful artist, and she’d shake her head and give a wry smile. “It's not about school, it's about effort and creativity,” Cotterill said....