CSULB holds memorial service for published professor

Ronna White, Contributing Writer
September 22, 2014
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A memorial service will be held next month for the late psychology professor Robert E. Thayer at the University Student Union next month after serving for 51 years at Cal State Long Beach. Thayer died earlier this semester on his birthday at the age of 79 due to heart failure, according to a close... Read more »

Man arrested for marijuana scissor incident

Emily Rasmussen, Staff Writer
September 22, 2014
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University Police took a man into custody last Friday on suspicion of previously threatening a student with scissors, University Police Lt. Richard Goodwin said. On Sept. 10, Goodwin said that, while approaching a student, the suspect allegedly “pulled out marijuana, asked if he had something to... Read more »

Justice on Trial Film Festival to focus on prison systems

Crystal Niebla and Ruben Diaz
September 22, 2014
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The second annual Justice on Trial Film Festival will take place on campus at the University Theatre on Friday and Saturday. The festival will have films focusing on the “American prison industrial complex,” while exploring the “redemption, reintegration and restoration,” according to the... Read more »

Long Beach cleans up the beach on annual cleanup day

Long Beach cleans up the beach on annual cleanup day

Mayra Castro, Contributing Writer
September 22, 2014
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Community members listened to music, ate food and played raffles, all while cleaning up the beach at the 25th Annual Coastal Cleanup day in on Saturday. The Aquatic Capitol of America organization participated in the project and was held in partnership with Roddenberry Adventures and Deep Blue Dive... Read more »

Beach Forensics hosts Jack Howe Memorial Tournament

Mimi Nguyen, Executive Video Producer
September 22, 2014
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Middle and high school students will compete in the annual Jack Howe Memorial tournament at Cal State Long Beach; the event will help garner at least $50,000 worth of funds for CSULB’s speech and debate team this weekend. This year, the 20th Jack Howe Memorial speech and debate tournament, hosted... Read more »

7 magicians perform in competition

7 magicians perform in competition

Ronna White, Contributing Writer
September 21, 2014
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The “Ring 96” competition featured seven magicians performing an array of magic including card tricks, escaping from a straightjacket and making certain items disappear and reappear with a wave of their wand. Paul LaGreek, the host of the event, described the competition as a magician’s “version... Read more »

Sumo slams to the Pyramid

Sumo slams to the Pyramid

Ruben Diaz, Staff Writer
September 21, 2014
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Men and women slapped, pulled and leg-swooped each other while competing in the televised 14th annual “U.S. Sumo Open” sumo-wrestling event on Saturday at Cal State Long Beach’s Walter Pyramid. The competition had competitors from 14 different countries, such as Mongolia, New Zealand and Russia.... Read more »

Magicians to compete in Long Beach

Ronna White, Contributing Writer
September 18, 2014
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“Ring 96”, a Seal Beach magic club, is holding its annual stage competition on Saturday Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Farmers and Merchant Bank community room, according to a press release. Numerous magicians, several apart of the famous Hollywood Magic Castle, will be performing various acts including... Read more »