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‘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...

Happy New Year, from Cambodia Town

Happy New Year, from Cambodia Town

April 10, 2016

  Long Beach’s Cambodian community celebrated its 10th annual Cambodian New Year parade yesterday. The parade was held along Anaheim Street in Cambodia Town, home to one of the largest Camb...

Cambodia Town combats neighborhood crime in meeting

Erik Öhrström, Staff Writer

April 10, 2016

Filed under Crime, Events, Long Beach, News

  In the small dark auditorium of the Gamboa Theater in Cambodia Town, local residents helped decide how to reduce crime with Development Project Manager Alem Hagos at the Anaheim, Orange, Cherry and Seventh Street Neighborhood Association meeting Wednesday night.     “Right now 11th Street and 10th Street on Orange Avenue by Lincoln High School are the most important areas to address,” AOC7 President Andr...

Sigma Chi raises money for Huntsman Cancer Institute

Sigma Chi raises money for Huntsman Cancer Institute

April 7, 2016

A little rain didn’t stop Sigma Chi Fraternity from hosting a dunking game for cancer research Thursday. Sigma Chi fraternity member, Nick Mooney said that the event was scheduled long ago, so the...

ASI presidential election on hold

ASI presidential election on hold

April 5, 2016

ASI presidential runoffs have been postponed due to accusations by candidates on nearly all sides. The controversy is focused on the campaigning ethics of presidential candidates Marvin Flores and...

Students commit to healthy lifestyle

Students commit to healthy lifestyle

April 4, 2016

  During National Public Health Week, students in a public health nursing class at Cal State Long Beach traded snacks for healthy lifestyle pledges in a booth by the CBA building.   The boo...

BeachHacks brings programmers to CSULB for 24 hours of creation

BeachHacks brings programmers to CSULB for 24 hours of creation

April 4, 2016

  In the Seal Beach room of the University Student Union, 35-packs of soda and water bottles were stacked halfway to the ceiling like towers. On the opposite wall, similar box towers were filled ...

Pacific Southwest Conference holds competitions for civil engineering students

Pacific Southwest Conference holds competitions for civil engineering students

April 3, 2016

  Not only does concrete float, it can be raced. Teams of civil engineering students from over 18 schools designed their own concrete vessels to sail through the water and weave through buoys S...