Rath is the Buzz

Jesus Ambrosio, Diversions Editor
December 8, 2014
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A swarm of bees hovered over each other; they weaved in and out of the hive to keep each other warm before they found their next nest, and they sounded drowsy. The distinct sound was never forgotten by artist Jessica Rath; she recalled the calm bees broken home as a “cold huddle.” On Monday,... Read more »

Billy Corgan smashes pop

Brooke Becher, Assistant Diversions Editor
December 8, 2014
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From cradling a pair of kittens on the cover of PAWS Chicago magazine, to building the wrestling franchise Resistance Pro, it’s safe to say that there’s absolutely nothing about Billy Corgan that can be predicted. Except maybe one thing: refusing to put the Smashing Pumpkins to rest. “Monument... Read more »

Skaters ASKed to help

Skaters ASKed to help

Alex Berman, Contributing Writer
December 8, 2014
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Grinding, sliding and 360-flipping their way to the top, skaters shredded on half pipes and rails, while helping support a local non-profit organization. Participants converged at McBride Skate Plaza in Long Beach for the LBCity Skate Competition on Saturday, and all proceeds went to the Action Sports... Read more »

Between New York and Hollywood, to the Beach

Between New York and Hollywood, to the Beach

Jonathan Murrietta, Contributing Writer
December 8, 2014
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In her first year as an adjunct theatre professor at Cal State Long Beach, actor Roma Maffia has a lot to balance when she isn’t teaching. She has a recurring role on ABC Family’s “Pretty Little Liars” as the character Lieutenant Linda Tanner. Maffia has acted for 30 years, she started... Read more »

The ins and stouts of Pints

The ins and stouts of Pints

Paige Pelonis, Editor in Chief
December 3, 2014
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Pints is so new that the bar and grill doesn’t yet offer flights of beer. Supposedly the concept is still in the works, but as of now, it’s a go-with-your-gut situation when ordering beer at the new bar. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. About three months after it filled the void of... Read more »

How do you play your music?

Bernardo Torres, Contributing Writer
December 3, 2014
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Unlike AM and FM radio, most online apps have very short commercials or don’t have any at all. Although most music streaming applications have a free version, deciding which app is worth paying for can be a difficult decision. There’s a big selection of music streaming applications; while it... Read more »

‘One Last Thing’ for CSULB’s designers

‘One Last Thing’ for CSULB’s designers

Trevor Becker, Contributing Writer
December 3, 2014
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The works from more than 22 student designers from Cal State Long Beach will be showcased in the upcoming weekend in Long Beach. The event titled One Last Thing 2014 is a completely self-funded project. Using kickstarter.com, the Bachelor of Fine Arts senior class has raised over $2,700 to cover expenses... Read more »

Duos perform classical musical at The Beach

Alex Berman, Contributing Writer
December 2, 2014
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The sound of feverishly practiced classical music filled every gap of space at the Gerald R. Daniel Recital Hall on Monday night. Pairs of students took the stage at the end-of-the-semester showcase, which was titled Piano Plus!. As the semester steadily comes to a close, months of hard work and... Read more »