Vince Staples – ‘Can Wait’

Vince Staples – ‘Can Wait’

Rudy Cardoso-Peraza, Contributing Writer
October 21, 2014
Filed under Diversions

In an era where mainstream hip hop tends to focus on fashion, drugs or having a good time, Vince Staples has a refreshing take on the negative aspects of gang violence and police brutality. Notable for his collaborations with Odd Future, the 21-year-old Long Beach native has completed well-received... Read more »

Underground sounds uncovered at the Beach

Underground sounds uncovered at the Beach

Trevor Becker, Staff Writer
October 21, 2014
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The Underground Music Society is an on-campus organization with the purpose of bringing low-cost, live music events that feature local artists and musicians to Cal State University Long Beach. The club holds a show every month at the Nugget and has hosted off-campus shows at the MADhaus Gallery, The... Read more »

Third Eye’s vision

Third Eye’s vision

Alex Berman, Contributing Writer
October 20, 2014
Filed under Diversions, Showcase

Fourth Street has always had a hip and creative reputation; shops that all share an the eclectic theme of the area, Third Eye Records is one of the few stores around that still deals mostly in vinyl records. This record shop has had an extensive history in Southern California. Gary Farley, owner of... Read more »

Pliés-ing to the eyes

Pliés-ing to the eyes

Amy Patton, Assistant News Editor
October 19, 2014
Filed under Diversions, Showcase

The master of fine arts program held their homecoming concert at the Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theater on campus over the weekend in honor of the program’s 20th anniversary, which was this past spring. The concert started out with the premier performance of contemporary dance “Wade,” choreographed... Read more »

Directing Detroit through the eyes of Arab culture

Jesus Ambrosio, Diversions Editor
October 19, 2014
Filed under Diversions

The only thing that separates Sami from his annoying costumers is murky and muffled bulletproof glass, that could shatter after just three shots. “Detroit Unleaded” follows Sami (EJ Assi), who is forced to run the family gas station after his father is killed while working at the station one night. The... Read more »

You will sleep, whether you like it or not

Danielle Carson, Design Director
October 19, 2014
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It’s week nine, and the midterm-induced exhaustion is at its peak. The coffee buzz that kept you awake through your 8 a.m. class has since worn off, and as you sink deeper into your seat, notes and lecture become hieroglyphic gibberish. Your head slumps, and you wake seconds later, your notes are a... Read more »

Directing Detroit through the eyes of Arab culture

Jesus Ambrosio, Diversions Editor
October 19, 2014
Filed under Diversions

The only thing that separates Sami from his annoying costumers is murky and muffled bulletproof glass, that could shatter after just three shots. “Detroit Unleaded” follows Sami (EJ Assi), who is forced to run the family gas station after his father is killed while working at the station one night. The... Read more »

OK goes Electronic

OK goes Electronic

Jesus Ambrosio , Diversions Editor
October 16, 2014
Filed under Diversions

OK GO is became famous for their prolific YouTube videos, and their latest release “Hungry Ghost” shows that they are just as creative when making new music. In the last four years, much has changed about the band’s sound; they seem to have hopped on the electronic music bandwagon without leaving... Read more »