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Students host fundraising event for Puerto Rican hurricane relief

Students host fundraising event for Puerto Rican hurricane relief

November 10, 2017

Students filled the University Student Union lounge Thursday afternoon to play games and dance in an area transformed with lights, decorations and a single Puerto Rico flag adorning the corner of the room...

“WOKE!: A Revolutionary Cabaret” tells audiences to make a change

“WOKE!: A Revolutionary Cabaret” tells audiences to make a change

November 8, 2017

The revolution begins. Dark at first, then followed by the sound of a piano. A soliloquy is delivered and a quiet voice jokes, “Every now and then a country goes wrong.” This is the prologue to “...

“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...

Memoir, murder and survival in Myriam Gurba’s “Mean”

Memoir, murder and survival in Myriam Gurba’s “Mean”

Hanna Suarez, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

At the Anatol Center, a crowd of students shyly munched on snacks from Trader Joe’s — dark chocolate covered pretzels, lime spritzer and white cheddar cheese puffs — while queer-identified writer ...

“Thor: Ragnarok” is one of Marvel’s best movies yet

“Thor: Ragnarok” is one of Marvel’s best movies yet

November 6, 2017

In what first appears to be a fourth wall-breaking monologue, “Thor: Ragnarok” begins with the Asgardian god (played by Chris Hemsworth) caged and dangling from heights unknown in a hellscape dungeon....

Gallery: BlizzCon 2017 takes over Anaheim

Gallery: BlizzCon 2017 takes over Anaheim

November 6, 2017

The annual 2017 BlizzCon convention hosted thousands of video game enthusiasts over the weekend. The event ran on Friday and Saturday with activities packed in from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The conventi...

La Raza brings Dia de los Muertos to CSULB

La Raza brings Dia de los Muertos to CSULB

November 5, 2017

The University Student Union Ballroom was transformed into a space of cultural appreciation and celebration from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday night for La Raza Student Association’s annual Dia de los Muertos event. The holiday is widely celebrated in Mexico, Central and South Americ...

Daniel Arriaga’s journey from the Academy of Arts to Disney Pixar’s “Coco”

Daniel Arriaga’s journey from the Academy of Arts to Disney Pixar’s “Coco”

November 5, 2017

In a packed auditorium, Daniel Arriaga discussed the life of a Pixar character designer at a clip screening for “Coco” to a crowd of animation students Friday at the Beach Auditorium. The film’s release isn’t...