A Designer’s Perspective: One Year of Design

Alisa Wong, Assistant Designer
December 11, 2013
Filed under Behind the Pages, Blog

“A Designer’s Perspective: One Year of Design” This semester I was the Assistant Designer for the Daily 49er. My role is simple: design and lay out text and graphics onto the pages of the newspaper. From an outsider’s perspective, my position may seem too simple.... Read more »

A Designer’s Perspective: Second to Last Night of the Semester

Alisa Wong, Assistant Designer
December 11, 2013
Filed under Behind the Pages, Blog

A Designer's Perspective: The Second to Last Night of the Semester It’s 11 p.m. on Monday and we’re still in the newsroom. Usually, I am off campus by 9 p.m. Monday was our first production of the last two issues of the semester. It was a regular night of collaboration,... Read more »

Seattle trip: double-overtime loss makes for sour Sunday departure

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
December 1, 2013
Filed under Behind the Pages, Blog, Commentary, Fanatic, Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

As I wait for my flight home out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, I can’t help but think of the opportunity that was missed with each missed free throw yesterday evening. If you haven’t heard by now, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team lost to Washington 92-89 in two overtimes... Read more »

Seattle trip: Focus shifts to basketball Saturday morning

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
November 30, 2013
Filed under Behind the Pages, Blog, Commentary, Fanatic, Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

I got up early this morning to join the team for their pregame shootaround, which meant I got to see the Washington campus for the first time. Well, part of it. The team bus only took us to the athletics portion of campus, but it spectacular... Read more »

Seattle trip: Friday reveals lack of fast food, sunshine

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
November 29, 2013
Filed under Behind the Pages, Blog, Commentary, Fanatic, Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

I’m in Seattle this weekend for Saturday’s Long Beach State men’s basketball game at Washington. I’m going to do my best to blog about it each day, maybe more than once if I find time. I’ll also be tweeting about it throughout the weekend at my personal Twitter: @jclark735. (Yes, that... Read more »

Editor’s Blog – Week 5: Previews, previews, previews!

Kasia Hall and Kristine McGowan, Staff Writers
February 20, 2013
Filed under Behind the Pages, Blog

Editor's Blog - Week 5: Previews, previews, previews! We hate them. Well, not really. But we sure don't like them very much. If you picked up our paper each day this week, you probably noticed that a majority of the stories we printed were previews of upcoming events on campus. While... Read more »

Editor’s Blog – Week 4: What happened to Week 3?

Kasia Hall and Kristine McGowan and Kasia Hall and Kristine McGowan
February 13, 2013
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We aren't too sure. It's all kind of a blur at this point. Throughout the past two weeks, we've been bombarded with breaking news. There was the murder of Monica Quan on Feb. 3; the pedestrian accident on Bellflower Boulevard on Feb. 4;... Read more »

Editor’s Blog – Week 2: We want to bash our heads in

Kasia Hall and Kristine McGowan, Staff Writers
February 1, 2013
Filed under Behind the Pages, Blog

You know how we said we wanted to get those documents? Well, looks like that's a lot harder than we thought. Throughout this week, we've realized that we want to publish only those stories that give you the full answer, that leave no questions hanging in the air. That means making sure... Read more »