‘Big Wednesday’ hits Long Beach

‘Big Wednesday’ hits Long Beach

Trevor Becker, Contributing Writer
August 28, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

Two things every southern California native loves: perfect, breezy 75-degree weather and a solid, tropical hurricane swell. Surfers and photographers anxiously waited for Tropical Storm Lowell to strike The Wedge in Newport Beach on Wednesday afternoon. Lifeguards prepped for the storm by doubling... Read more »

Mobile app ‘Tapingo’ helps alleviate long lines

Karina Cortez, Staff Writer
August 27, 2014
Filed under News

It happens to all of us. We need that morning cup of coffee or a sandwich during lunch hour. But long lines can be discouraging, especially during the start of the semester. “I just waited 15 minutes for my drink at Coffee Bean.” Senior Joshua Esqueda said; he said he is feeling the impact of... Read more »

Coming up at The Beach: Week of Welcome and Smorgasport

Michelle Siebert, Contributing Writer
August 27, 2014
Filed under News

The annual “Week of Welcome,” which is an event where students can get a taste of new and old organizations, takes place on Wednesday, September 3 from 11 am to 2 pm in the Central Quad at Cal State Long Beach. Week of Welcome is a resource for students and is sponsored by Associated Students... Read more »

Music app ‘Operation Carmen’ lands at The Beach for pilot

Brooke Becher, Staff Writer
August 27, 2014
Filed under News

There’s a new app coming to campus created with the musically indulgent in mind. Under the moniker title Operation Carmen, CSULB students will have access to an on-demand music app developed by M&M Media, Inc. that introduces the uncharted waters of free, legal downloads. Armed with sign-up... Read more »

Police investigates possible burglary at Union Weekly

Police investigates possible burglary at Union Weekly

Pumi Phipathanananth and Shane Newell, Staff Writers
August 26, 2014
Filed under Crime, News

University Police Lt. Richard Goodwin confirmed that an investigation is ongoing regarding the theft of two computers and damages to a glass door at the Union Weekly office at the University Student Union. Police... Read more »

Lines! Lines! Lines!

Lines! Lines! Lines!

Pumi Phipathanananth, Contributing Writer
August 25, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

From the food courts to the underbelly of Brotman Hall, students encountered the disheartening sight of crowds milling in well-organized rows all across campus on Monday. “Oh my, that’s long,” commented Maya Sherwood, a Japanese Major from Long Beach as she looked at the large line of people... Read more »

Target hosts ‘After Hours’ event for Cal State Long Beach Students

Target hosts ‘After Hours’ event for Cal State Long Beach Students

Ruben Diaz, Staff Writer
August 25, 2014
Filed under News

The Target store located on Bellflower Boulevard and 23rd Street hosted an “After-Hours” shopping event on Saturday exclusively for Cal State Long Beach students. Students who moved into Cal State University Long Beach’s dorms earlier that same day had the opportunity to ride buses designated... Read more »

International Student Volunteers to recruit on campus

Paige Pelonis, Editor-in-Chief
August 25, 2014
Filed under News

Classes may be interrupted for a brief announcement from International Student Volunteers during the first of week of the fall semester at Cal State Long Beach.   ISV is an international, non-profit organization that will be on campus recruiting students to participate in international “volunteer... Read more »