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Studies show religious people tend to be happier

Studies show religious people tend to be happier

March 19, 2019

A recent study found that actively religious individuals tend to be happier than those who are not religious. The study conducted by Pew Research defined actively religious as those who identify w...

Q&A with controversial preacher Brother Jed

Q&A with controversial preacher Brother Jed

Kelly Traynor, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Filed under Campus, CSU, Features, Long Beach, News, Showcase, Today

Jed Smock, better known as Brother Jed, is a campus preacher famous for his method of preaching he describes as “confrontational evangelism.” He has traveled to college campuses around the world to pr...

Christian speakers come to LBSU

Christian speakers come to LBSU

Alejandro Chousal, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2019

Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Today

Students gathered at the Central Quad Monday as evangelists shouted phrases such as “Christians who lie, cheat and steal are not the real thing” and “You’ll go to hell like Hillary Clinton.” ...

Students are turning to spirituality instead of religion

Students are turning to spirituality instead of religion

February 17, 2019

Self-identifying as “spiritual” rather than religious is a trend that’s on the rise among college students according to a recent study. Identifying as spiritual is defined by the Merriam-Webster dicti...

‘Good News’ gone bad

‘Good News’ gone bad

April 1, 2018

Every semester when campus life reaches the height of chaos, students are greeted by the comforting sound of a lunatic screaming, “You are all going to burn in Hell!” into a bullhorn. This call ...

Holier than Thou?

Holier than Thou?

March 18, 2018

Dear Religious Leaders who Shout at Students;   You’re the reason no one wants to be religious. This is coming from a girl who has had the rosary memorized since she was five. You come h...

Religious groups on campus concerned for Cal State Long Beach students’ souls

Religious groups on campus concerned for Cal State Long Beach students’ souls

February 25, 2018

I have a secret, one I’ve been struggling to keep due to fear of backlash, but feel must be said regardless of how it is received. I absolutely despise being approached by religious recruiters on camp...