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High school students share their ‘Artful Healing’

High school students share their ‘Artful Healing’

April 20, 2016

The Museum of Latin American Art just launched an exhibition entitled “Artful Healing,” composed of community artwork curated by high school students. Located in the Port of Learning Gallery, the...

Birth, Death and Resurrection

Jorge Paniagua, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Features

Sophisticated portraits embellished in neon hue, detailed renditions of photographs and deliberate religious undertones adorned the walls  – welcome to Nora Ayala’s exhibit. Ayala grew up in a conservative Seventh-Day Adventist home. The doctrine of Christianity made her continuously question her identity and certain events in her life because of its conservative and stringent concepts. Certain pieces are nam...

When lightning strikes

When lightning strikes

March 20, 2016

There are two types of people in my life: people who respond quickly and accurately to the question, “What house are you in?” and people I don’t have another conversation with. I know I speak for a ...

St. Paddy’s events at the end of the rainbow

Natalie Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Features, Today

Celebrate a day filled with luck, laughs and memories while chugging a pitcher of green beer as you enjoy a variety of events and St. Paddy’s festivities. Throughout the Los Angeles area, there are a variety of restaurants, bars and pubs that are celebrating and dedicating a day for the Irish. Though you may find your celebration limited due to being under 21 or having a weak stomach, but that doesn’t mean this holida...

New adventures on the train

Amanda Mayberry, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Today

  Beach Streets will be closing car traffic to downtown Long Beach on March 19. Patrons are encouraged to walk or bike to the event and discover everything from Retro Row to Pine ave. and back again. One alternative to arrive at the event may be a ride on the Metro Blue Line, located right at the heart of downtown Long Beach. The train runs as a main vein between Long Beach to Downtown Los Angeles, stopping ...

CSULB student Jonny Strang and his band members work to make it in a trying music industry

CSULB student Jonny Strang and his band members work to make it in a trying music industry

March 3, 2016

The likelihood of making a living as a musician if they’re not headlining the Hollywood Bowl or regularly featured on the radio is a virtual impossibility. For a student musician trying to get discover...

Motherhood and ‘Sacrifice’

Motherhood and ‘Sacrifice’

March 1, 2016

As people enter the West Gatov gallery on campus, large ceramic works of “Sacrifice “along the wall are visible that show both the images of an artist’s life and the hauntingly beautiful vision of ...

Squared Away

Squared Away

February 25, 2016

I strive for making a difference in my fellow veteran’s lives so they have the hope and faith I possess to overcome mental illness. When I was in high school, I started to hear voices and they kept me...