Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds released soaring sophomore album “Chasing Yesterday.”

Madison D’Ornellas, Assistant News Editor
March 4, 2015
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Noel Gallagher does not disappoint on his second album with his band – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. The self-produced album, Chasing Yesterday, was released Tuesday and is full of Gallagher’s classic sound of psychedelic guitars, memorable lyrics and pulsing drums throughout the 10-track... Read more »

CSULB fraternity member of Pi Kappa Phi takes a Journey of Hope

CSULB fraternity member of Pi Kappa Phi takes a Journey of Hope

Madison Moore, Contributing Writer
March 4, 2015
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Four thousand, two hundred seventy miles, ten weeks and one bike humbled Brandon Ratner, who pedaled from coast to coast, discovering the philanthropic roots of Greek life. Ratner, a junior business accounting major at California State University, Long Beach, completed his first Trans-America route... Read more »

Will Smith brings “Focus” back to his talent

Branden Raulston, Contributing Writer
March 4, 2015
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The crimedy dramance “Focus,” starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie, should be on everyone’s list of movies to se. It isn't the stunning and unique crime movie the previews make it out to be, but there are high-stake deals and plenty of suspense and mystery to keep audiences fixated. With $19.1... Read more »

CSULB weighs in on net neutrality

Josie Mandala, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2015
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Internet growth and innovation has flourished since the ‘90s because of its accessibility factor; anyone can go online and research, blog or download content. Luckily, for those with online lives, The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to side with net neutrality, requiring Internet... Read more »

CSULB prepares for FAR-SITED: Creating and Conserving Art in Public Places

CSULB prepares for FAR-SITED: Creating and Conserving Art in Public Places

Branden Raulston, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2015
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The lucky sculpture on CSULB’s upper campus that has been isolated by chain-linked fencing for the past few weeks is getting a makeover from the Getty Conservation Institute. The institute is restoring the sculpture known as “Duet” by Robert Murray, which was originally crafted in 1965... Read more »

Pumi K. Phipathanananth, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2015
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A lady with a volunteer tag comments on the realism of the wooden crossbow, then reassures that the TNT beside it is fake. She then introduces the three Muppets in the corner, posed in mid-harmony and shows intricate thespian costumes fit for any Shakespearian stage. Then with a broad smile she asks... Read more »

CSULB weighs in on net neutrality

Josie Mandala, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2015
Filed under Diversions

Internet growth and innovation has flourished since the ‘90s because of its accessibility factor; anyone can go online and research, blog or download content. Luckily, for those with online lives, The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to side with net neutrality, requiring Internet... Read more »

CSULB’s Chicano Latino Studies Student Association channels the ‘40s

CSULB’s Chicano Latino Studies Student Association channels the ‘40s

Amanda Mercado, contributing writer
March 2, 2015
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Two volunteers stepped forward from the crowd, and the man with the microphone handed them an elongated black, zip-closed bag with clothes inside. They fumbled to unzip it and took turns pulling out the bag’s contents one by one to dress the naked mannequin: a hat, a dress shirt, suspenders, wide-legged... Read more »