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Mario Karting to the finish line

Mario Karting to the finish line

March 2, 2019

As Kurt Walti moved the wheels of his chair quickly to speed past others, he took a hard right around the first corner. Taking a screeching left and a sharp right, Walti raced forward to cross the finish...

#BlackHisStories at LBSU showcases Black brotherhood

#BlackHisStories at LBSU showcases Black brotherhood

February 27, 2019

Green, blue, and black balloons were blown up Tuesday night in the University Student Union as students and staff came together to celebrate the importance of Black men in history. #BlackHisStories...

LBSU students showcase their unique works

LBSU students showcase their unique works

February 27, 2019

Among the works featured at the student art gallery starting Feb. 24 were ceramic banana slugs, a couch cut in half propped up against a mirror, hair weave collages, photographs of extreme close ups and even a...

In Photos: Afro-Latinx Festival celebrates diversity at Museum of Latin American Art

In Photos: Afro-Latinx Festival celebrates diversity at Museum of Latin American Art

February 26, 2019

The Afro-Latinx Festival at the Museum of Latin Art featured live music, ethnic dances, arts and crafts, food trucks and booths all geared to educate and celebrate people who identify as Afro-Latinx.  ...

Up and coming SoundCloud acts bring something different

Up and coming SoundCloud acts bring something different

February 26, 2019

About 100 students filled the dark auditorium to listen to the rising “bedroom pop” artists Katzù Oso, undercard and Yeek, the headliner, with 22 West DJs coordinating the event. Associated Students Inc.’s 22 West Media ...

LBSU’s first all-Black dance team adds more jewels

LBSU’s first all-Black dance team adds more jewels

February 26, 2019

Water bottle. Tennis shoes. Jazz shoes (optional). Face full of makeup (highly desired). The list of items given to auditionees for Long Beach State’s first all-Black dance team perfectly captured...

The Oscars take a shallow shot at diversity and inclusion

The Oscars take a shallow shot at diversity and inclusion

February 26, 2019

On the surface, the 91st Academy Awards appeared to celebrate diversity, but marginalized communities still got the short end of the stick Sunday night. Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opene...

‘Cabaret’ makes dazzling debut at Studio Theatre

‘Cabaret’ makes dazzling debut at Studio Theatre

February 25, 2019

Ladders hang from the ceiling in a small, dark room dimly lit by an array of mismatching chandeliers from times gone by. A woman in knee-high fishnets catches your eye. She smiles. A man in knee-high...