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Pizza fans at LBSU conclude Long Beach Pizza Co. has the best slices in town

Pizza fans at LBSU conclude Long Beach Pizza Co. has the best slices in town

October 14, 2018

Pizza lovers have found their cheese covered haven on the intersection of Redondo Avenue and Broadway. Long Beach Pizza Co. was voted best pizza in the city by the Long Beach State campus. The classic...

Portfolio Coffeehouse warrants a place for art to prosper

Portfolio Coffeehouse warrants a place for art to prosper

October 14, 2018

In the age of Starbucks, Coffee Bean and Dunkin’ Donuts, coffee shops are certainly not scarce. But local cafe Portfolio Coffeehouse distinguishes itself from the likes of coffee-chains like these with ...

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...