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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...

La Raza hosts annual Dia De Los Muertos event

La Raza hosts annual Dia De Los Muertos event

November 3, 2017

Brightly colored marigolds and Spanish music filled the air for La Raza’s annual Dia De Los Muertos celebration that took place from 5 - 10 p.m. on Thursday in the University Student Union Ballrooms. Th...

CSULB Film Club screens “Paranormal Psychologist” for its members

CSULB Film Club screens “Paranormal Psychologist” for its members

November 1, 2017

As students entered their Wednesday night classes in the UTC building, members of the CSULB Film Club gathered in a cold lecture hall as the lights dimmed and “Paranormal Psychologist” began. The ...

An upward trajectory

An upward trajectory

November 1, 2017

Ask Jennie Cotterill if she needed to go to college to become a successful artist, and she’d shake her head and give a wry smile. “It's not about school, it's about effort and creativity,” Cotterill said....