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Native American History Month closes with ‘More than a Word’

Native American History Month closes with ‘More than a Word’

December 2, 2018

Dozens of students sat down inside of the University Student Union Ballroom, patiently waiting  for the screening of the film “More Than a Word” along with a lecture from guest speaker James Fenelon Wednesday night. The n...

Shiza Shahid ignites crowd for change at ASI’s An Evening With

Shiza Shahid ignites crowd for change at ASI’s An Evening With

Samantha Diaz, Managing Editor

November 30, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Events

Shiza Shahid showed a video to hundreds of students in the University Student Union Ballrooms of a summer camp she started for Pakistani girls living in the Swat Valley who were fighting to receive an...

Wires, cords and laptops create music

Wires, cords and laptops create music

November 30, 2018

Instead of completing homework and assignments on their laptops, the four students of the Laptop Ensemble choose to create music with them. The students self-composed and performed five pieces at the Ge...

Diverse dance pieces to be presented in ‘Fusion’

Diverse dance pieces to be presented in ‘Fusion’

November 14, 2018

Every few years, Long Beach State University’s music and dance departments join forces to present a collaborative work and this year’s presentation of “Fusion” will showcase a diverse range of dan...

Jazz students present an afternoon of tunes

Jazz students present an afternoon of tunes

November 13, 2018

Audiences’ and musicians’ heads bobbed as their feet tapped and hands clapped to the rhythm of the Studio Jazz Band and Concert Jazz Orchestra Sunday in the Gerald R. Daniel Recital Hall. Both awar...

La Raza’s Day of the Dead celebration honors loved ones

La Raza’s Day of the Dead celebration honors loved ones

November 13, 2018

A hoard of students followed to the College of American Indian Studies director Craig Stone to the burial grounds on campus located on Beach Dr. as one is entering campus from Bellflower Blvd. Stude...

A rainbow dance performance celebrates joy and self-expression

A rainbow dance performance celebrates joy and self-expression

November 12, 2018

Strips of rainbow-colored cloths that once adorned the audience seats were waved in the air by attendees. They stood up in their aisles to dance along with the performers on stage and embrace a movement...

The living celebrate the dead

The living celebrate the dead

November 5, 2018

The Southwest Terrace of the University Student Union was filled with students enjoying the musical atmosphere and Mexican food of the Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead festivities hosted by Beac...