Designing their way out of college

Designing their way out of college

Kayla Threlkeld, Contributing Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Diversions

The Duncan Anderson Gallery looked like a club on Monday night; dimmed lights, funky music and the smell of classy finger food appetizers filled the air. This week, senior design students showcased their works-in-progress from last semester and this semester in an exhibit called Act III. “It’s... Read more »

Art that physically repels & mentally confronts

Art that physically repels & mentally confronts

Trevor Becker, Contributing Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Diversions, Showcase

Hanging on the wall above a diverse plethora of sculptures in the Gatov Gallery is a short video playing on a flat-screen T.V.  It begins by showing a still-shot of black apartment-building windows, lazily covered by dirty white curtains. “What is that sound?” viewers wonder as the noise of a... Read more »

New Music Ensemble to premiere new music from Pauline Oliveros

Kayla Threlkeld, Contributing Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Diversions

Pauline Oliveros, a musician from New York, is working with Cal State University Long Beach’s New Music Ensemble to present the world premiere of “Sound Listening.” A 12-disc box set of her work titled “Reverberations: Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970” was released on Important Records... Read more »

They’re talkin’ ‘bout us

Seth Rockenmacher, Contributing Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Diversions

Brian Trimble, the interim director at the University Arts Museum began Wednesday’s exhibit talk about the Talkin' 'Bout My Generation (TBMG) installation, by describing the definition of millennials to an audience of millennials. A student-work based exhibit, TBMG was a discussion inspired by another... Read more »

Portraits of an honest youth

Portraits of an honest youth

Trevor Becker, Contributing Writer
October 28, 2014
Filed under Diversions, Fine Arts

Typically most child portraits display kids who simply smile and look at the camera, but not in the current student exhibition on campus titled Youth: Portraits of Identity and Expression by senior photography major Jessica Bardales. "As I snap shots, [it’s] all about making a connection with the... Read more »

Four-piece performs students original compositions

Four-piece performs students original compositions

Kayla Threlkeld, Contributing Writer
October 28, 2014
Filed under Diversions, Music, Showcase

An intimate crowd of Cal State University Long Beach composers perked their seasoned ears to listen to their own tunes as performed on Monday at the Gerald R. Daniel Recital Hall. The Veda Quartet, an all female group from CalArts, performed original pieces composed by CSULB students. The quartet... Read more »

Whisper, Yak and tell me your Secret

Bernardo Tores, Contributing Writer
October 28, 2014
Filed under Diversions

Today’s generation is extremely involved in social media in order to commutate, stay informed and to be entertained. Posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have put a face on social interaction online, but a recent social media trend is anonymity. Apps like Whisper, Yik Yak and Secret are rising... Read more »

Saving water with drought resistant plants

Michelle Siebert, Contributing Writer
October 28, 2014
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The annual California Native plant sale at El Dorado Nature Center on Saturday was filled with people in search of drought resistant plants to purchase and add to their gardens. The plant sale features native plants in California, some from the... Read more »