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Students dive into the world of innovation on TechDay 2018

Students dive into the world of innovation on TechDay 2018

November 7, 2018

Students did a double take when they passed by a glossy white machine with wandering eyes, unaware that they had just passed InMoov 3, a 3D printed interactive robot. Crowded around the Friendship Walk outside t...

Don’t let Alexa get the last laugh

Don’t let Alexa get the last laugh

March 7, 2018

The apartment has been empty all day. You’re grilling yourself a cheese sandwich and as you turn the stove off, a strange, muffled noise comes from the bedroom. It stops just as soon as it started, lea...

Second annual CSULB Tech Day showcases humanoid robots

Second annual CSULB Tech Day showcases humanoid robots

November 5, 2017

 The second annual Tech Day enticed those walking by the University Bookstore in the midst of an otherwise cloudy and gloomy Thursday at Cal State Long Beach. Over 30 booths lined the front of the bookstore, al...

Tech day at Cal State Long Beach to bring innovative technology to campus

Tech day at Cal State Long Beach to bring innovative technology to campus

October 24, 2017

Cal State Long Beach students, faculty and staff can come together on the 2nd annual Tech Day to celebrate modern technological developments and engage in conversation over refreshments and live music. Those a...

Following the trail of CSULB’s e-waste

Following the trail of CSULB’s e-waste

May 2, 2017

A professor’s computer breaks and is unfixable. Where does it go next? It can’t get tossed in the trash because it’s electronic waste. So, what happens to these electronics when they’re obsolete, broken...

Grant aims to create better “chemistry” between teachers and classrooms

Madison Moore, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2015

Filed under News

California State University, Long Beach intends to reach out to local elementary and high school teachers to provide “out-of-classroom science experiences,” according to a press release from the university. A $200,000 grant awarded to CSULB intends to help the university focus on enhancing the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through a two-year project. More than 6,000 CSULB...

Facebook allows legacy contact for deceased

Branden Raulston, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

From the same people who made it easier to poke your friends comes a new feature to interact with the dead. According to a blog post on the social media site last Thursday, Facebook is offering users the option to appoint another user to manage their profile after they die, turning the page into a virtual memorial. Maria Claver, an associate professor of gerontology at CSULB, said that she believes technology is increas...

Tinder app fuels Cupid’s arrow

Kayla Threlkeld, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

One swipe to the right, and Elizabeth Wytas found herself heading down the aisle. Wytas, a senior civil engineer major at California State University, Long Beach, and her husband matched and fell in love on the popular mobile dating app, Tinder. After six months of dating, the couple decided to get married. “Tinder is embarrassing, because it’s mostly used for hookups,” Wytas said. The app allows users to set...