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Campus Couture showcases students’ creativity in fashion

Campus Couture showcases students’ creativity in fashion

May 2, 2016

In the largest student–run fashion show on the West Coast, Cal State Long Beach students will pay tribute to fashion icon David Bowie this Friday. The Fashion Merchandising and Design Department will present the...

Family demands CSULB help return deported man

Family demands CSULB help return deported man

May 1, 2016

The wife and son of José Alvarez, the man who was deported after being held at the Cal State Long Beach University Police substation, demanded that CSULB help to bring Alvarez back to Long Beach at a...

Pause 4 Paws before your finals

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Arts & Life Editor

April 27, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News, Today

Who let the dogs out? No, really — who did it? They’re about to be all over the Health and Human Services 1 lawn. Next Tuesday, a handful of therapy dogs as well as some huge Newfoundlands will make Cal State Long Beach their pawing ground for the day. Pause 4 Paws will offer students the chance to pet therapy dogs, donate money to a local nonprofit focused on helping animals and take photos with two to four Newfoundla...

Delta Sigma Chi hosts Multiple Sclerosis fundraiser

Wardah Imran, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News, Today

CSULB’s Delta Sigma Chi fraternity will host “Swim for Multiple Sclerosis” on May 2, in partnership with the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America to raise money and awareness for the sometimes fatal disease. “A lot of members in our fraternity have family members with multiple sclerosis, so we wanted to bring attention to this issue because a lot of people don't know about it,” said Jesse Cruz, member of Del...

Housing Long Beach to host film screening

Jorge Paniagua, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

Have a seat, grab some popcorn and enjoy a free screening of “The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History,” courtesy of Housing Long Beach. The movie screening will be held at the Art Theatre of Long Beach on April 20 in an attempt to inform the community about affordable housing. HLB is a community organizing agency that works to increase the supply of affordable housing for Long Beach residents through policy work a...

Q+A: Former L.A. Times reporter on his talk for Journalism and Public Relations Day

Lindsay Peters, Assistant Design Editor

April 13, 2016

Filed under Events, News

Despite his career change, Joel Sappell said he is still a journalist to the bone. A former investigative reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Sappell now works as the deputy director for strategic communication for Los Angeles County. Sappell is one of three guest speakers invited for Journalism and Public Relations Day Monday where he’ll touch on his experience in the realms of journalism and public relations. Sappell s...

We Are CSULB continues protests outside president’s office

We Are CSULB continues protests outside president’s office

April 12, 2016

The newly founded We Are CSULB coalition confronted President Jane Close Conoley outside her office early Tuesday afternoon. The protest began outside of the Nugget on upper campus and with a loud fl...

‘Secret Survivors’ screens at CSULB

Erik Öhrström, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, News, Today

A survivor of sexual assault, Amita Swadhin experienced years of abuse by her parents throughout her childhood, including eight years of rape by her father. But last Thursday, loud applause filled the theater hall when Swadhin, now a sexual assault survivor, came on stage and introduced herself with a soft-spoken, sophisticated tone of voice. There were almost no empty chairs left in the hall. The warm welcome quickly transf...