Capturing a group effort

Jesus Ambrosio, Diversions Editor
November 19, 2014
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A final thesis exhibit titled After Image will showcase nine students in the photography Bachelor of Fine Arts program on Sunday. “It’s two-fold... you have an imprint in you head of that image and also that reaction of that image and how it impacts you,” said Rosa Vazquez, a senior photography... Read more »

Medieval masterpieces

Medieval masterpieces

Trevor Becker, Contributing Writer
November 19, 2014
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Raised by a blacksmith, artist Brittnee Forline has been influenced by her father’s roots in metal work; her own detailed creations explore her fascination with medieval fantasies. Gray, soldered rings and intricately designed copper necklaces and other jewelry made by Forline rest on mannequins... Read more »

Making an impression on ‘The Beach’

Making an impression on ‘The Beach’

November 19, 2014
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Tracy, California is approximately a five-hour drive away from Cal State University Long Beach; for Tracy native Mitchell Adams, The Beach is more than a new home. Long Beach is the destination Adams chose to pursue his dream to become an entertainer and rapper called The Only Child. Adams is a... Read more »

Reinventing the Classics

Reinventing the Classics

Amy Patton, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
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Cal State University Long Beach alumnus and playwright Jeremy Aluma will bring theatrical anarchy to The Beach and shatter the fourth wall with his absurdist comedy, “Ubu the Sh*t.” Ubu will be directed by Aluma and will feature an all CSULB undergraduate cast. Aluma is the director of Four Clowns,... Read more »

Flowers bloom even in drought

Flowers bloom even in drought

Amy Patton , Staff Writer
November 18, 2014
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A switch to plants that need less watering will save Cal State University Long Beach thousands of dollars and help create a more sustainable and eco-friendly campus. The ongoing landscaping project at CSULB plans to bring drought-resistant plants to areas undergoing renovation, such as the Liberal... Read more »

TV on the Radio plants new seeds

TV on the Radio plants new seeds

Jesus Ambrosio, Diversions Editor
November 17, 2014
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TV on The Radio went through a rough time after the death of their bassist; now with their first album since 2011, the band emerges from gloom and finds optimism. “Seeds” their fifth studio album for the band since their last album “Nine Types of Light” which was released on April 11, 2011,... Read more »

Fusing the fine arts

Amy Patton, Staff Writer
November 17, 2014
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The cooperative efforts between Cal State University Long Beach dance department and the Bob Cole Conservatory of music will be performed at the Carpenter center this weekend. The event titled Fusion: A Performance of Dance and Live Orchestra was first brought to CSULB in 2010. Sophie Monat, the concert... Read more »

Microsoft Store opening will have many surprises

Jesus Ambrosio, Diversions Editor
November 17, 2014
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Microsoft will present more than $1 million in technology grants to local non-profit organizations on Saturday at the opening for the Microsoft Store at Los Cerritos Center. The grand opening celebration in Cerritos will also include a ribbon cutting ceremony and a free concert with Kelly Clarkson. The... Read more »