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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....

Former Long Beach students create unique streetwear brand, BoogieMADE

Former Long Beach students create unique streetwear brand, BoogieMADE

October 31, 2017

Nowadays, startup brands are born at breakfast and dead by dinner. As audiences become more niche, the need to make your brand stand out in the crowd increases. Two former Cal State Long Beach stud...

A look into comedian Jesus Trejo’s career

A look into comedian Jesus Trejo’s career

October 24, 2017

In his first attempt at stand-up comedy, Jesus Trejo got on stage in his hometown of Long Beach and performed a set he would never forget. “I bombed so hard that I got scared [to continue comedy],” T...

From seito to sensei

From seito to sensei

October 23, 2017

When Andy Bready began his college education as a jazz studies music major at Cal State Long Beach over a decade ago, he never envisioned a career as a gardener for the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Gard...

Film Club introduces FLIC to educate students on classic films

Film Club introduces FLIC to educate students on classic films

October 17, 2017

Once a month, room 127 in the Telecommunications building goes pitch black as Cal State Long Beach students pack in, fire up the projector, make some popcorn and watch a classic movie. CSULB Film Club began its fir...

Cal State Long Beach ceramics professor gets his own exhibit in New York

Cal State Long Beach ceramics professor gets his own exhibit in New York

October 11, 2017

Jay Kvapil paces back and forth for an hour and a half in his studio at Cal State Long Beach, then decides to put a brushstroke on the flat bowl which he had shaped earlier at home. Finally, he places the...