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Should the International Olympic Committee bring esports to the 2024 Paris Olympics?

Should the International Olympic Committee bring esports to the 2024 Paris Olympics?

May 10, 2018

Hundreds of spectators watch a new breed of athletes compete for gold, typing and clicking as their respective countries cheer them on. It’s the latest craze in the professional sports world, and soon may be f...

Cardboard boxes turned canvases

Cardboard boxes turned canvases

May 9, 2018

Our minds rarely register the faces of the those responsible for harvesting every apple, bundle of bananas, or basket of berries at the supermarket — but perhaps they should. MFA drawing and pain...

Matt’s Munchies: Hello to you, Bai Plu

Matt’s Munchies: Hello to you, Bai Plu

Matthew Ramirez, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Columns, Today

Sometimes people want a nice, quiet space to collect themselves and escape for a bit. The atmosphere at Bai Plu Thai and Sushi Bar provides just that, along with a filling meal. Over its 10 years of ...

Long Beach to see first Disney Day

Long Beach to see first Disney Day

May 6, 2018

Students can ditch glow sticks and dancing shoes for Mickey Mouse ears and Dole Whip in the first ever Long Beach State ASI Disney Day in place of the annual spring time concerts. The announcement ...

Marvel’s femme fatale take the spotlight

Marvel’s femme fatale take the spotlight

May 6, 2018

With the recent release of the highly anticipated “Avengers: Infinity War,” Marvel Studios has yet again proven that it knows how to release a summer blockbuster that can be enjoyed by people of all walks o...

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 ...

CSULB dance tackles racial biases and conquers loss

Shyanne Riberal-Norton, Assistant Arts and Life Editor

May 1, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews, Today

The soothing sound of violin strings filled the air as stage lights cast shadows of leaping figures to tell stories about loss, the fight for equality and more at the Cal State Long Beach Dance Concert last weekend. The concert is set for a total of seven performances at the Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theater. Choreographers and faculty from the dance department put their own spin on the art as they collaborated in creating pieces w...

Cal Rep’s ‘End Days’ gives perspective on family relationships

Cal Rep’s ‘End Days’ gives perspective on family relationships

May 1, 2018

A family separated by trauma slowly knits themselves back together in “End Days,” a bittersweet comedy of four actors who reunite when they realize how desperately they need each other as the Rapture ...