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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...

ASI Senate

Chelsea Robertson, Staff writer

November 12, 2008

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 In an attempt to ensure the best possible resolution is adopted, the Associate Students, Inc. Senate once again postponed a final decision on the Textbook Rental Program.Proposed amendments to the tentative program urging the 49er Shops to establish "reasonable practices" and adequate guidelines were discussed at Wednesday's ASI Senate meeting.  The Senate suggested that guidelines be established to outline pr...

‘New Year Baby’ wins award from Jewish World Watch

‘New Year Baby’ wins award from Jewish World Watch

Bianca Palos

November 12, 2008

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Escaping death and erasing the past is what motivated Socheata Poeuv to film a documentary on the Cambodian Genocide, titled "New Year Baby," that won her the Witness Award from the Jewish World Watc...

The Shake Out

The Shake Out

November 12, 2008

The largest earthquake drill in American history is happening today at 10 a.m. across Southern California.More than 5.2 million people will participate in the "Great Southern California Shake Out,"...

CSULB to trim resources in response to $66.3-million cut

Benjamin Zitney, News Editor

November 12, 2008

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The $66.3 million cut to the Cal State University system proposed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last week will result in the curtailing of enrollment, hiring of new faculty and the number of courses offered at Cal State Long Beach, according to CSULB President F. King Alexander.Students may ultimately have to lengthen their college stays as a result of the cuts in the number of courses available to them."When less cours...

Studying a tectonic merry-go-round

Studying a tectonic merry-go-round

November 10, 2008

The American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund selected an assistant professor from Cal State Long Beach for a $50,000 grant to research the relationship between California's ever-moving tectonic...