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‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ provides insight and wit, falls short on horror

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ provides insight and wit, falls short on horror

February 10, 2019

“Velvet Buzzsaw” is about as subtle as it’s namesake. The Netflix film is a brutal condemnation of the way capitalism reduces genuine art into lifeless dollar signs. Yet, when the blood starts to s...

Black musicians deserve proper recognition at the Grammys

Black musicians deserve proper recognition at the Grammys

February 10, 2019

Over the past 60 years, the Grammys have only awarded 10 Black musicians with the coveted Album of the Year trophy. Many Black artists have taken note of this fact and decided not to attend the ceremony this...

‘Giraffe 4 Mascot’ campaign reaches new heights

‘Giraffe 4 Mascot’ campaign reaches new heights

Paula Kiley, Multimedia Managing Editor

February 6, 2019

Filed under Arts & Life, Features

The night before the Imagine Beach 2030 online event, two students made their way across campus with a roll of tape and a stack of flyers with “Giraffe 4 Mascot” in bold, black lettering. By morni...

Get ready for some chocolate-dipped fun Long Beach

Get ready for some chocolate-dipped fun Long Beach

February 6, 2019

The streets of Belmont Shore will be filled with rich smells and sweet treats Saturday for its 15th annual chocolate festival. Local businesses will be working together to provide Long Beach with an arra...

‘The Ted Bundy Tapes’ provide an in-depth look at the serial killer sensation

‘The Ted Bundy Tapes’ provide an in-depth look at the serial killer sensation

February 4, 2019

Netflix has recently acquired the rights to “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” a film about the life and crimes of Ted Bundy. The film was acquired by the streaming service for $9 millio...

In Photos: Week of Welcome Spring 2019

In Photos: Week of Welcome Spring 2019

January 31, 2019

Hundreds of students gathered in the Central Quad, browsing through dozens of clubs and organizations during the semiannual Week of Welcome. The two-day event is hosted by Associated Students Inc. to increase...

Slanguage combines bold art, edge and heritage in “Call and Response, When We Say … You Say”

Slanguage combines bold art, edge and heritage in “Call and Response, When We Say … You Say”

January 29, 2019

Over 50 attendees gathered at the Long Beach State University Art Museum Sunday for the latest exhibit, “Call and Response, When We Say...You Say,” a multi-phase project that combines “pop culture and high art” to create interactions between the a...

CalRep features original stories in spring schedule

CalRep features original stories in spring schedule

Samantha Diaz, Managing Editor

January 27, 2019

Filed under Arts & Life, Fine Arts

Jeff Janisheski, Chair of the Theater Arts Department and Artistic Director of CalRep, was flipping through the March 2017 issue of Dig Magazine. An article, “Choosing Education Over Incarceration,” caught hi...