Nutty for comics

Nutty for comics

Joann Row, Opinions Editor
May 11, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Diversions, Features

Comics serve to entertain the reader through light-hearted banter with inspired character development, but it is easy to forget the artist behind the ink. Richard Cardenas, a senior illustration and animation major, is the creative mind behind the “Nutty” comic strip that has been featured in... Read more »

Tailored for success

Tailored for success

Megan Hofileña, Contributing Writer
March 16, 2014
Filed under Diversions, Features, Showcase

Dressed in a heather grey t-shirt, beanie and jeans, you would never guess from Kevin Schetne’s laidback appearance that he is a self-made business man. Schetne, 22, is a senior marketing major at Cal State Long Beach. Like most students, he balances work while going to school. Unlike so many... Read more »

Prayer group asks God for signs, recalls dark pasts

Marisol Aguilar, Contributing Writer
February 24, 2011
Filed under Features, News

When Tiffa Lu found herself in one of the darkest moments of her life, she discovered God and events quickly turned around. Now, as a 21-year-old fashion design major at Cal State Long Beach, she shares her story and joins with fellow students as part of the on-campus Prayer Team. "We pray... Read more »

Professor shares love for predators of the deep

Professor shares love for predators of the deep

Matthew Gomez, Features Editor
February 2, 2011
Filed under Features, News

Spending his days fishing on the beaches of Martha's Vineyard — an island off the south coast of Cape Cod — a then-8-year-old Chris Lowe discovered his affinity for marine life. There was not much else for a kid to do on the island but fish and go diving in the summer. "I was in... Read more »

CSULB’s Beachnet secures official records, exposes personal accounts

CSULB’s Beachnet secures official records, exposes personal accounts

Athena Mekis, Assistant City Editor
December 12, 2010
Filed under Features, News

In the age of mass computer use, security and privacy are persistent concerns — Cal State Long Beach is no exception. When logging into BeachNet, CSULB's Internet source, usernames and passwords are secure. However, once on the Web, all computer use is unencrypted and may be monitored... Read more »

Philanthropic shoe company creates national, collegiate trend

Philanthropic shoe company creates national, collegiate trend

Patrick Moreno, Staff Writer
December 1, 2010
Filed under Features, News

TOMS Shoes made history this September when it donated its millionth pair of shoes to children in need. One million shoes have been hand-placed on children's feet by the company after being purchased by an increasingly conscious-consuming public. The headlining banner on the TOMS website says,... Read more »

CSULB students bring ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ to life

CSULB students bring ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ to life

David Cowan, Features Editor
November 3, 2010
Filed under Features, News

It might be considered the most popular cult film ever. There are weekly showings across the United States and an underground fan base that swells into the hundreds of thousands. The "Rocky Horror Picture Show" has run continuously in America since its premiere in 1975, making it the only... Read more »

CSULB international students search for the American dream

CSULB international students search for the American dream

Kasia Hall, Staff Writer
October 27, 2010
Filed under Features, News

Allen is a true American. He drives a Mustang, eats at In-N-Out Burger on a weekly basis and rolls through California stop signs. Allen's real name is Ali Sener, an international student who, until recently, changed his name on his LinkedIn account in hopes of raising his chances of finding... Read more »