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‘This is Us’ returns with its third season

‘This is Us’ returns with its third season

September 29, 2018

Being that the entertainment industry is in the midst of a content revolution, what is the secret recipe for good programming? A contributor at the Daily 49er had the opportunity to attend a Q&A ...

Catalina Film Festival opens its first night of the week at the Art Theater

Catalina Film Festival opens its first night of the week at the Art Theater

September 28, 2018

The historic halls of the Art Theater on Fourth Street roared with thunderous applause, impassioned speeches and camera flashes Thursday, as the 2018 Catalina Film Festival kicked off the first night of i...

“Race and Othered” uses cultural individuality in art exhibit

“Race and Othered” uses cultural individuality in art exhibit

September 26, 2018

“It’s an awkward conversation but the fact of the matter is, our institutions tend to be very white,” said Álvaro D. Marquez, Long Beach State graduate student and co-curator of the latest School...

Music Tastes Good fuses music and food into one

Music Tastes Good fuses music and food into one

September 26, 2018

While music and food aren’t inherently correlated, Music Tastes Good has found a way to blend both into a cohesive weekend in its eclectic music festival. MTG talent buyer Jon Halperin has worked for...

Students practice animation skills with 24 Hours Animation Competition for Students

Students practice animation skills with 24 Hours Animation Competition for Students

September 25, 2018

A previous version of this article stated that the deadline for submissions was Monday, October 3. The correct date is Monday, Oct. 1.  Animation students around the world anxiously wait for Aubry Mintz,...

How to watch movies without breaking the bank

How to watch movies without breaking the bank

Zaina Cummins, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Showcase, Today

No cable? No problem. There are plenty of legal movie streaming websites and apps that are affordable and accessible to students. Long Beach State offers discounted codes for movie websites such as Hulu, F...

In Photos: ‘Race and Othered’ embraces differences

In Photos: ‘Race and Othered’ embraces differences

Brenna Enos, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Fine Arts, Showcase, Today

"Raced and Othered" is the latest artwork in the School of Art from 12 Long Beach State students of color with the mission to initiate conversations about what it means to be an "other." All students are...

The struggles of being a Black K-pop fan

The struggles of being a Black K-pop fan

September 23, 2018

“Yo, what did you say, girl?! Mhm, you ain’t doin’ that!” My face twisted with disgust while I watched the over-exaggerated impression of a Black woman play out by Korean girl group Red Velvet member, Wendy. The wagged finger, neck rolling and gravelly v...