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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...

Join us for a luncheon celebrating Prospector Pete on the occasion of his retirement

Join us for a luncheon celebrating Prospector Pete on the occasion of his retirement

October 10, 2018

With three words – A New Era – LBSU’s beloved-by-alumni and despised-by-activists mascot Prospector Pete, who would have turned 52 next year, was forced into an early retirement by campus President ...

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...

Republicans attempt to reverse effects of #Metoo

Republicans attempt to reverse effects of #Metoo

Jorge Paniagua, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Christine Blasey Ford addressed the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday to deliver her testimony of sexual assault allegations she made against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee...

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...