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Tiger Woods has delivered an awe-inspiring and exhilarating career to cover

Tiger Woods has delivered an awe-inspiring and exhilarating career to cover

September 28, 2018

Being a black journalist as well as a former professional baseball player, covering golf is a very unique experience. Let’s face it, there is basically only one black golfer and it’s weird coverin...

The Long Beach Police Department’s use of the Tiger Text app warrants more action

The Long Beach Police Department’s use of the Tiger Text app warrants more action

Carlos Villicana, City Editor

September 26, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Today

The Long Beach Police Department got caught using a service that permanently deletes text messages, and its apology was nowhere near sufficient. Al Jazeera published an article Sept. 18, revealing that, since at least 2014, the LBPD used Tiger Text – an application which deletes messages shortly after the...

College students ride along with Uber

College students ride along with Uber

Jelina Cortero, Assistant Opinions Editor

September 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Today

When you don’t have your own car, use someone else’s — Uber has been my saving grace for getting to and from campus in a timely manner. Parking passes at Long Beach State are $140 per semester and $80...

Serena Williams’ claims of discrimination are valid

Serena Williams’ claims of discrimination are valid

September 10, 2018

It’s no secret that professional sports has long been a bit of a boy’s club and while the wage gap in sports is slowly closing, the differences in the treatment of men and women in athletics goes well beyond pay. ...

Nike kicks off campaign with Kaepernick

Nike kicks off campaign with Kaepernick

September 9, 2018

Buy it or burn it? That is the question consumers are asking since Nike took a risk in making former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick the face of their 30th anniversary slogan campaign. Since optin...

LBSU campus shuttles are useful, but problematic

LBSU campus shuttles are useful, but problematic

September 4, 2018

You look at the clock on the wall, notice class is almost over and decide to check where the next shuttle is to get a ride to your car. The Long Beach State app shows that the nearest shuttle is only ...

BeachBoard’s new look fails to improve on its flaws

BeachBoard’s new look fails to improve on its flaws

January 31, 2018

After Cal State Long Beach announced in October of last year that officials would be revamping BeachBoard, students were expecting much more than they received. BeachBoard has been the website students hav...

BeachBoard’s new look is a success

BeachBoard’s new look is a success

January 31, 2018

Ever since the new BeachBoard design came out, I’ve been keeping a shameful secret around the newsroom: I love the update. I like the brighter colors, the modern bubbly shapes of the classes and I lov...