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Influenza claims two lives in Long Beach

Influenza claims two lives in Long Beach

February 17, 2019

There have been two influenza related deaths in the 2018-19 flu season, according a press release from the city of Long Beach Monday. The individuals both had underlying health conditions, but the City...

Dirtbags suffer sweep in the swamp

Dirtbags suffer sweep in the swamp

February 17, 2019

The Dirtbags received a rude welcome to the 2019 season this weekend at the hands of No. 3 Florida, which swept Long Beach in a three-game series. Long Beach State had its work cut out in the opening series, hav...

Students are turning to spirituality instead of religion

Students are turning to spirituality instead of religion

February 17, 2019

Self-identifying as “spiritual” rather than religious is a trend that’s on the rise among college students according to a recent study. Identifying as spiritual is defined by the Merriam-Webster dicti...

LBSU water fill stations receive regular maintenance

LBSU water fill stations receive regular maintenance

Sol Mendez, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2019

Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Today

When a chemistry professor and a couple students tested campus water stations due to concerns over the water condition last year, Long Beach State found itself shutting off campus water fountains due ...

Softball earns its first win at home

Softball earns its first win at home

February 17, 2019

Fans jumped out of their seats as Nichole Fry hit a walk-off homerun in extra innings on the third day of the Stacy Winsberg Invitational. Long Beach State (4-5) defeated Oregon State (8-2) 6-4 Sunday af...

10th annual Long Beach Comic Expo returns to its roots

10th annual Long Beach Comic Expo returns to its roots

February 17, 2019

From a jaw-dropping group of steampunk Star Wars bounty hunters to an eyebrow-raising Flo from Progressive insurance, the Long Beach Comic Expo successfully brought out a crowd that has long defined t...

Crime blotter: a double bike theft, Valentine’s day exhibitionist and missing golf cart

Crime blotter: a double bike theft, Valentine’s day exhibitionist and missing golf cart

Jonathan Rulison, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019

Filed under Campus, News, Today

Double bike theft at the dorms Two bikes were reported stolen from Beachside and Parkside dorms on Feb. 11. The first theft occurred just before 5 p.m. at Parkside. A purple and silver Schwinn hybrid bik...

Amazon’s get rich scheme

Amazon’s get rich scheme

February 17, 2019

My conscience won’t let me order things off of Amazon anymore and I’ve got a few reasons why. The company treats its employees like garbage, and I believe billionaires should be illegal while the m...