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 »

Speakers warn that money talks

Speakers warn that money talks

Crystal Niebla, News Editor
September 18, 2014
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As U.S. senate elections approach in November, professors from the Center for First Amendment Studies discussed on Wednesday the current and historical controversies of funding political campaigns and how they many affect election results. Craig Smith, director of the Center for First Amendment Studies... Read more »

CSULB student earns highest Pi Kappa Phi award

CSULB student earns highest Pi Kappa Phi award

Emily Rasmussen, Assistant News Editor
September 18, 2014
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Andrew Carnes, the president of Cal State Long Beach’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, earned the Howard H. Baker Leadership Award, one of the highest honors for an undergraduate member. The Pi Kappa Phi Supreme Chapter awards the Howard H. Baker to a Pi Kappa Phi student who demonstrates outstanding leadership... Read more »

Walter Pyramid gets 14×60 foot video screen

Walter Pyramid gets 14×60 foot video screen

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
September 17, 2014
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Long Beach State has been making moves to improve its athletics facilities, from starting construction on a completely new track field to replacing the basketball court’s floor inside the Walter Pyramid with 38,000 square feet of new maple wood. After Homecoming, another addition will be seen inside... Read more »