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Look out sunshine, here comes the wind

Look out sunshine, here comes the wind

November 17, 2008

Imagine walking through your neighborhood and noticing a strange vertical pole in front of a house with two S-shaped blades rotating in the wind, knowing it can generate enough energy to last a lifetim...

Strained funds and impaction lie ahead for CSU

Strained funds and impaction lie ahead for CSU

November 17, 2008

More than 100 students and members of organizations representing university workers voiced their frustrations at with the budget outside the Office of the Chancellor in Downtown Long Beach on Tuesday.More t...

Making the ARTS on campus visible

Kendra Ablaza, Staff writer

November 17, 2008

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Until Nov. 20, Associated Students, Inc. is hosting Cal State Long Beach's first-ever ARTSweek on campus, where students are invited to "just slow down the pace, look around, respond, and react" to the world around them by exploring the works done by both CSULB students and famed artists, according to founder and organizer Barbara Navarro.Navarro, ASI arts commissioner, hopes ARTSweek will propel artistic forms of ...

Panel discusses influences of religion on women

Panel discusses influences of religion on women

November 17, 2008

Panelists discussed how women organizations in various gender-oppressive countries utilize religion to incite the social development of woman rights Tuesday in the USU Ballroom. They hope that women d...

It was all for the koi

Monique S. Meza, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2008

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The Earl Miller Burns Japanese garden offered tranquility, this past Sunday, with the 23rd annual koi fish auction. Tiny kaleidoscope-colored fish poked through the mossy water. A gray cloud hung in the horizon. The air was thick and heavy, as flakes of ash danced downward.An ancient Japanese legend states that the strongest koi fish swims upstream until they come to a waterfall. In a fit of strength, the koi jumps through t...

Un-figuring the Body

Christine Choo, Staff writer

November 15, 2008

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The Cal State Long Beach University Art Museum presents Un-figuring the Body, an exhibit challenging cultural conventions placed upon the human body through photographic and video displays of three artists disfiguring, recreating, costuming and experimenting on their bodies, from Nov. 13 to Dec. 14."The artists are attempting to undo the conventions that have been placed on the body by such cultural structures as en...

Prop 8 protests

Lina Houze, Staff writer

November 15, 2008

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Protesters gathered in Los Angeles on Spring and Second Streets to march against the passage of Proposition 8 on Saturday. The event started out peaceful but soon a conflict erupted when a group of people showed up holding signs opposing same-sex marriages.Thousands of individuals affected by the passage of Proposition 8, along with their friends and families, paraded the streets holding signs and flags. People also pai...

Southern California wildfires create unhealthy air quality

Southern California wildfires create unhealthy air quality

November 15, 2008

The website for the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the air pollution control agency for Orange County and major parts of Los Angeles, explains that weaker Santa Ana winds will likely conti...