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A look back at LBSU women’s basketball season

A look back at LBSU women’s basketball season

March 14, 2018

The process of making diamonds is a complicated, yet simple process: a lump of coal (or carbon) faces immense heat and pressure underground and if everything goes well, a diamond is formed. With a...

Diversity in coaching has reached a low point in the NBA

Diversity in coaching has reached a low point in the NBA

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

March 13, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Sports, Today

The NBA has always been a progressive sports organization. Historically, players are freely able to speak their political views and have autonomy over their career. However there is one glaring issue — ...

Steve Sedano starts the LA Thunderbirds: a non-profit lacrosse league for the underprivileged youth of South Central LA

Steve Sedano starts the LA Thunderbirds: a non-profit lacrosse league for the underprivileged youth of South Central LA

March 13, 2018

Long Beach State alumnus Steve Sedano bubbled with excitement as he browsed through internet images of state-of-the-art training facilities, the inspiration for a project in South Central Los Angeles. He’...

No. 8 Long Beach sweeps competition

No. 8 Long Beach sweeps competition

March 12, 2018

After five hours of play and heavy wind, No. 8 Long Beach beach volleyball finished its double header with back-to-back sweeps Monday. Long Beach (4-1) dropped only one set in both matches, starting ...

The end of an era, but a fresh start for the 49ers

The end of an era, but a fresh start for the 49ers

March 12, 2018

“If we stop Gabe Levin, we stop Long Beach,” Fullerton sophomore forward Jackson Rowe said during [the Big West quarter finals]. This quote has been resonating with me ever since Thursday’s heartbreaking 7...

No. 21 LBSU softball rallies late but comes up one run short of No. 3 UCLA

No. 21 LBSU softball rallies late but comes up one run short of No. 3 UCLA

March 11, 2018

A sixth inning rally left No. 21 Long Beach State one run shy of tying No. 3 UCLA in the final game of the Louisville Slugger Invitational. The Bruins stayed unbeaten with a 6-5 victory in front of 1,196 fans at the ...

No. 15 LBSU dominate in home opening weekend

No. 15 LBSU dominate in home opening weekend

March 11, 2018

With a comfortable lead and nine players on the scoreboard, Long Beach walked away with a massive win to close its gloomy home opening weekend at Ken Lindgren Aquatics Center. No. 15 Long Beach ( 8-9, 1-0 Big West) women’s water polo came out strong against George W...

NBA will never just “shut up and dribble”

NBA will never just “shut up and dribble”

March 9, 2018

Retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant won an Academy Award Sunday only two years after playing his final professional basketball game. Who knew that the 17-year-old who skipped college to join the NBA could d...