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SPECIAL SECTION: LBSU history lecturers create on-campus video game center for study

SPECIAL SECTION: LBSU history lecturers create on-campus video game center for study

December 2, 2018

From a young age in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Jeffrey Lawler and Sean Smith were immersed in video games. They each sat in front of their scan-lined cathode-ray tube television sets with a wood ven...

Native American History Month closes with ‘More than a Word’

Native American History Month closes with ‘More than a Word’

December 2, 2018

Dozens of students sat down inside of the University Student Union Ballroom, patiently waiting  for the screening of the film “More Than a Word” along with a lecture from guest speaker James Fenelon Wednesday night. The n...

Shiza Shahid ignites crowd for change at ASI’s An Evening With

Shiza Shahid ignites crowd for change at ASI’s An Evening With

Samantha Diaz, Managing Editor

November 30, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Events

Shiza Shahid showed a video to hundreds of students in the University Student Union Ballrooms of a summer camp she started for Pakistani girls living in the Swat Valley who were fighting to receive an...

Wires, cords and laptops create music

Wires, cords and laptops create music

November 30, 2018

Instead of completing homework and assignments on their laptops, the four students of the Laptop Ensemble choose to create music with them. The students self-composed and performed five pieces at the Ge...

Movie studios are wasting money on marketing budgets and setting up failures

Movie studios are wasting money on marketing budgets and setting up failures

November 28, 2018

Critic and audience reviews used to be the key factors in viewing how successful a film was, but now the only thing that matters are box office numbers. Although this is not as problematic for smal...

Artist explores an interesting coping mechanism with ‘Witti-Schism’

Artist explores an interesting coping mechanism with ‘Witti-Schism’

November 27, 2018

For many, paper-cutting is a task, whether it’s cutting out paper for a class poster board or creating intricate snowflakes for festive dorm room decor. But third-year Illustration Bachelor of Fine A...

In Photos: Artist dives into personal conflicts with hints of comedy

In Photos: Artist dives into personal conflicts with hints of comedy

November 27, 2018

"Witti-Schism" at Long Beach State’s School of Arts Galleries features a series of paper-cut and clay sculptures in a theme of witticism, a witty remark and schism, a division between two things. Th...

Column: My battle with depression

Column: My battle with depression

November 26, 2018

I remember sitting in my small and dark room that I shared with my younger sister listening to The Smiths’ hit-song, “Asleep.” It had been playing on repeat for so long I had lost count of how ma...