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Q-and-A with poet Dominic ‘Nerd’ McDonald

Q-and-A with poet Dominic ‘Nerd’ McDonald

September 2, 2015

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Stressed students need look no further for the top five Happy Hour spots in Long Beach

Madison D’Ornellas, Opinions Editor

August 27, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Features

  49ers, we made it. The end of the first week of school is finally upon, and it is time to celebrate. What better way to ease the stress of new classes than Happy Hour? Long Beach is a cornucopia of groovy dive bars, pubs and cocktail lounges. For those looking for a temporary escape from the 2015 fall semester, here are some great Happy Hour spots to cruise to this weekend. Roundin’ 3rd 4133 E. Anaheim St. (562) 498-9900 ...

Tacography of Long Beach

Tacography of Long Beach

Kevin Flores, Diversions Editor

August 17, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Today

Diligent investigative reporting has uncovered that, as of the writing of this article, the number of taquerias in Long Beach currently stands at 47. My intentions are to review them all. Make no mistake:...

49er In Focus: Now may still be the time for one Long Beach typewriter repairman

49er In Focus: Now may still be the time for one Long Beach typewriter repairman

June 4, 2015

When people bring Gary typewriters typing so faintly the ink on the page is barely visible, he wonders why they waited so long to bring them in. Then he remembers that most changes in life happen little...

CSULB student-entrepreneurs risk more than money

Alexandra Huynh, Contributing Writer

May 21, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Features

The million-dollar idea may be an abstract concept, but for some young entrepreneurs at California State University, Long Beach, it’s a reality that hinges on diligence and dedication. “The reason I’m here at my age is probably because I’ve made more mistakes than anybody that you know or that’s currently in school," 32-year-old senior marketing student Alexander Gallasso said. After parting from his nine-to-five...

Junk food era revamps with food trucks and juice bars

Junk food era revamps with food trucks and juice bars

Alexandra Huynh, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Features

As bankrupt and sleep-deprived college students devour their Doritos, new-age guilty pleasures like organic baked chickpea chips, acai bowls and Korean tacos are shifting taste buds. The junk food era is reshaping itself into a sleeker, more innovative conjunction o...

‘Liminal’ prompts CSULB seniors to define great art

‘Liminal’ prompts CSULB seniors to define great art

April 27, 2015

She painted in colors reflecting her present self: animated blues and colorful purples. Her vibrant, red lipstick resonated her aesthetic preference—anything but dark. Yirek Elaine Kwak, a senior...

SoCal Corgi Nation hoard Huntington Beach

Riva Lu, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Features

The stub-legged swarm of Welsch hounds waddled into Huntington Dog Beach, dragging their bellies in the sand for SoCal’s Corgi Nation’s ninth event on Saturday. Founded by a Long Beach-based married couple in October 2012, the community organization coordinates four meet-ups per year that include meet and greets with the “Insta-famous” corgis and corgi limbo contests. “Our dog, Mr. Pickles, was on Facebook...