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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 ...

Long Beach State needs to enforce a stricter smoking policy

Long Beach State needs to enforce a stricter smoking policy

October 16, 2018

Let’s just throw it out there, the smell of cigarette smoke is awful and is a nuisance when walking to class or just walking around on campus. In fact, smoking in general is a nasty habit. Long Beach...

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...

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...

The Senate’s confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh is yet another mistake in a troubled history

The Senate’s confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh is yet another mistake in a troubled history

October 8, 2018

Following a virulent Senate hearing, multiple sexual assault allegations and a week-long FBI investigation, the Supreme Court accepted Judge Brett Kavanaugh as its newest justice. Christine Blasey F...

Our View: The staff discusses Prospector Pete

Our View: The staff discusses Prospector Pete

October 3, 2018

After decades of back and forth deliberation on what to do about Prospector Pete, Long Beach State President Jane Close Conoley announced Sept. 21 that the university would finally retire the 51-year-old mascot from his perch between Liberal Arts 4 and 5. The re...

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...

Students’ Opinions on LBSU vs. CSULB

December 11, 2017

Is the school changing the name from CSULB to LBSU? If so, what are students' opinions on this? Find out more in this video! No matter the outcome, we're still be known as The Beach!