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I smell a rant: Who’s to blame for Kanye West’s social media cleanse?

I smell a rant: Who’s to blame for Kanye West’s social media cleanse?

October 16, 2018

For the third time in his career, Kanye West has deleted his official Twitter and Instagram accounts after vocalizing his support for Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live.” Although his comments didn’t ...

UFC is to blame for the beef and brawl of Nurmagomedov and McGregor

UFC is to blame for the beef and brawl of Nurmagomedov and McGregor

October 14, 2018

In the fourth round of his comeback fight at UFC 229, Conor McGregor tapped out against his opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov, giving Nurmagomedov the title of UFC’s undisputed lightweight champion. But his l...

Join us for a luncheon celebrating Prospector Pete on the occasion of his retirement

Join us for a luncheon celebrating Prospector Pete on the occasion of his retirement

October 10, 2018

With three words – A New Era – LBSU’s beloved-by-alumni and despised-by-activists mascot Prospector Pete, who would have turned 52 next year, was forced into an early retirement by campus President ...

Four-year graduation tracks aren’t realistic for everyone

Four-year graduation tracks aren’t realistic for everyone

October 9, 2018

Growing up, my parents and teachers always told me that a bachelor’s degree should be completed within a four-year time frame. Attend all your classes, study hard, ace your tests and finish in four y...

Tiger Woods has delivered an awe-inspiring and exhilarating career to cover

Tiger Woods has delivered an awe-inspiring and exhilarating career to cover

September 28, 2018

Being a black journalist as well as a former professional baseball player, covering golf is a very unique experience. Let’s face it, there is basically only one black golfer and it’s weird coverin...

COLUMN: Nine solutions to Long Beach State’s identity crisis

COLUMN: Nine solutions to Long Beach State’s identity crisis

Kevin Colindres, Sports Editor

September 12, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Today, Women's Sports

We all know that Long Beach State has an identity problem, but it’s time for us to embrace it. Prospector Pete is gone after a number of protests, mascots have become extinct at games and the school...

The past, present and future of the three-pointer

The past, present and future of the three-pointer

Kevin Colindres, Sports Editor

June 6, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Today

Sunday night saw Stephen Curry break another NBA record by hitting 9 three-pointers in game two of the NBA Finals. He surpassed Ray Allen, who held the previous record of eight three-pointers in game two of the 2010 NBA ...

Marvel’s femme fatale take the spotlight

Marvel’s femme fatale take the spotlight

May 6, 2018

With the recent release of the highly anticipated “Avengers: Infinity War,” Marvel Studios has yet again proven that it knows how to release a summer blockbuster that can be enjoyed by people of all walks o...