CSULB gets wild with outdoor selfies

Pumi Phipathanananth, Contributing Writer
September 29, 2014
Filed under Diversions, News

Competitors at Cal State Long Beach’s Outdoor Adventure Club took selfies on the sand for points on Saturday as part of a national Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge that will last eight weeks. Points are tallied individually by the amount of selfies each participant takes of himself or herself doing... Read more »

Amazon to release new Fire tablet

Bernardo Torres, Contributing Writer
September 29, 2014
Filed under News

Amazon will begin selling the new Fire HD 6 tablet on Oct. 2; this time, the new tablet has a different look than the previous Fire HD generations, according to the Amazon’s website. The tablet, a smaller version of the Kindle Fire, features a high-definition display of 1200 by 800 pixels and is... Read more »

The Nelson Mandela’s legacy event will feature discussions about minority inequalities in the educational system.

Amy Patton, Contributing Writer
September 29, 2014
Filed under News

The inaugural Nelson Mandela’s Legacy Event will be held this Wednesday on campus at the University Student Union ballrooms. The first of two parts in this event will start with a panel discussion with guests Linda and Cherryl Brown, who are the daughters of Oliver Brown of the v: Brown v. Board... Read more »

Bench Press contest begins the Fourth Annual Power-Lifting Competition next Wednesday

Bench Press contest begins the Fourth Annual Power-Lifting Competition next Wednesday

 Kaitlyn Lawrence, Contributing Writing
September 29, 2014
Filed under News

The fourth annual Student Recreation and Wellness Center Power-Lifting competition will kick off with a Bench Press Contest on Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the Main Gym A inside... Read more »

Long Beach Transit proposes 10 new electric buses

Long Beach Transit proposes 10 new electric buses

Zachary Weber and Edward Singleton, Contributing Writers
September 29, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

The Long Beach Transit plans to put electric buses in the community by the year 2016 — the cost is roughly $1 million including the charge stations — an LBT official said. LBT received a grant from the Federal Transit Administration... Read more »

iPhone 6 garners unwanted ‘iFlex’ feature, critics say

Bernardo Torres, Contributing Writer
September 29, 2014
Filed under News

Apple Inc. advertised the new feature iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as ultra thin; critics say the mobile devices are so thin and light that they bend. As early as two days after the phones’ release date, several iPhone... Read more »

Rainbow Lagoon grooves to folk sounds

Rainbow Lagoon grooves to folk sounds

Trevor Becker, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2014
Filed under News

The second annual Long Beach Folk Revival Festival took place under blue skies on Saturday at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Downtown Long Beach. Families, friends and fans stomped their feet to over 25 local and national folk roots bands that performed on four stages. Each stage had a different vibe:... Read more »

Filmmakers put justice on trial

Amy Patton, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

Members of the Long Beach community and students from Cal State Long Beach gathered on Friday and Saturday at the Justice on Trial Film Festival at the University Theatre on campus. Founder and organizer of the festival, Susan Burton said the film... Read more »