CSULB students meet Ellen Prager, marine biologist

Stephanie Thai, Contributing Writer
February 22, 2015
Filed under Blog

The Aquarium of the Pacific invited California State University, Long Beach students to attend an exclusive meet-and-greet with marine biologist and author, Ellen Prager on Tuesday night. Promoted... Read more »

Kevin Hines speaks at CSULB about depression and suicide

Stephanie Thai, Contributing Writer
February 22, 2015
Filed under Blog

Each year, approximately 38,000 people commit suicide due to a lack of resources or knowledge of telltale signs, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. On Wednesday night, Project OCEAN, California State... Read more »

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

February 22, 2015
Filed under Blog, inFocus, Showcase

Kind and concrete

Kind and concrete

Megan Gilbreath, Design Assistant
February 17, 2015
Filed under Diversions, inFocus, Showcase

A curly, brown-haired six-year-old smiled to herself as she ran her fingers through the warm park sand. The bright-eyed, joyful girl turned to pour the sand into her bucket, but it wasn’t there. A grown woman held her bucket, chewing on the handle. She ran to her mother, scared and sobbing. Her... Read more »

A breath of hope for SeaWorld

Jonathan Murrietta, contributing writer
December 31, 2014
Filed under Blog

SeaWorld San Diego is ringing in the new year with a new addition to its family—a female baby killer whale born Dec. 2 at the theme park. Kalia, a 10-year-old killer whale residing at SeaWorld San Diego gave birth to the healthy calf. The baby weighed around 350 pounds at birth. SeaWorld has confirmed... Read more »

Resurrecting Vintage Hollywood at the Racetrack

Resurrecting Vintage Hollywood at the Racetrack

Jonathan Murrietta, Contributing Writer
November 12, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blog, Daily 49er TV, Diversions, Fanatic

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in San Diego, Calif. opened its gates in the fall for the first time in its history last Friday. The racetrack that used to exclusively operate in the summer hosted its inaugural Bing Crosby Season to fill a void left by the closing of another historic Southern California... Read more »

XTend Barre: The fusion workout for a torturous journey to your beach-ready bod

XTend Barre: The fusion workout for a torturous journey to your beach-ready bod

Danielle Carson and Brooke Becher , Staff Writers
October 12, 2014
Filed under Blog

In light of the new Seal Beach studio opening, Xtend Barre invited three of the women from the 49er to try out a class.   The studio is brand new and smells like the cleanest of swimming pools; we were welcomed by a cluster of extremely fit, excited people.   These... Read more »

They call me “Gringa Yucateca”

They call me “Gringa Yucateca”

Danielle Carson , Design Director
September 24, 2014
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First it was the heat. I knew there were some adjustments to be made. I was packed like I was very poorly packed for a backpacking trip, one pack with my computer, lenses and other survival gear that I wouldn’t end up needing, another with too much clothing. I shuffled laboriously through the... Read more »