Tinder app fuels Cupid’s arrow

Kayla Threlkeld, Contributing Writer
January 29, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Diversions

One swipe to the right, and Elizabeth Wytas found herself heading down the aisle. Wytas, a senior civil engineer major at California State University, Long Beach, and her husband matched and fell in love on the popular mobile dating app, Tinder. After six months of dating, the couple decided to get... Read more »

Adventures in archery with CSULB All-American archer

Adventures in archery with CSULB All-American archer

Brooke Becher, Diversions Editor
January 29, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Diversions, Women's Sports

Amongst the shopping centers and wide streets in the borough of East Long Beach is an archer’s temporary oasis, drenched in greenery littered with arrows known as El Dorado Park. As I reached to my quiver for another arrow, a tall, amazon-like woman advised me to limit my release time and settle... Read more »

Tinder app fuels Cupid’s arrow at CSULB

Kayla Threlkeld, Contributing Writer
January 29, 2015
Filed under Diversions

One swipe to the right, and Elizabeth Wytas found herself heading down the aisle. Wytas, a senior civil engineer major at California State University, Long Beach, and her husband matched and fell in love on the popular mobile dating app, Tinder. After six months of dating, the couple decided to get... Read more »

Adventures in archery with CSULB All-American archer and LBSAC

Adventures in archery with CSULB All-American archer and LBSAC

January 29, 2015
Filed under Diversions, Showcase

Amongst the shopping centers and wide streets in the borough of East Long Beach is an archer’s temporary oasis, drenched in greenery littered with arrows known as El Dorado Park. As I reached to my quiver for another arrow, a tall, amazon-like woman advised me to limit my release time and settle... Read more »

Mortdecai is the blunder of this weekend’s box-office

Brooke Becher, Diversions Editor
January 27, 2015
Filed under Diversions

Ideally, when a joke is cracked, the response is a boisterous knee slap smothered in laughter; when an action scene screens, the audience should—metaphorically of course—feel the flames of the pyro, speed into car chases and dance through bullets. Ideally, when a director sets out to create an... Read more »

CSULB School of Art showcases glass works at senior show

CSULB School of Art showcases glass works at senior show

Brooke Becher, Diversions Editor
January 27, 2015
Filed under Diversions, Showcase

Light bounced around the white-walled gallery in between Fine Arts buildings 1 and 2 on Sunday evening, refracting through glass structures reminiscent of a lost, underwater crystalline cave. This marked opening night at California State University, Long Beach for this semester’s School of Art senior... Read more »

Long Beach welcomes new pizzeria

Ruben Diaz, Contributing Writer
January 26, 2015
Filed under Diversions

Fat Tomato Pizza, a restaurant catered to selling pizza and other food items, will have its grand opening on Wednesday, according to co-owner Brian Kim. Located at 2130 E. Broadway, the new spot is taking over Paoli’s Pizza and Piano Bar, and will celebrate with free pizza for local residents. Kim... Read more »

Long Beach local band The Moderates sell out Fingerprints

Long Beach local band The Moderates sell out Fingerprints

Michelle Siebert, Multimedia Assistant
January 26, 2015
Filed under Daily 49er TV, Diversions, Showcase

The jittery line of fans wrapped around the corner of Fourth and Elm St. awaiting Long Beach natives The Moderates to perform a sold-out show at Fingerprints on Friday. It’s been just over a year since the alternative, indie-rock trio debuted their independently released EP “Colour.” The... Read more »