The blue steel of the iconic Walter Pyramid reflects the hot sun, creating a center point on campus for new and returning students. Arts & Life In photos: First day of school by Social Media Editor on August 27, 2018 Social Media Editor Author More in Arts & Life: Long Beach celebrates first annual Oktoberfest October 25, 2021 Long Beach-based entrepreneur inspires others through art October 25, 2021 Film Review: ‘Lamb’ is too clever for its own good October 20, 2021 TweetShareShare Students navigate the crowded walkways near the 49er Shops Bookstore to get to class on time for the first day of school. CSULB is receiving the second most funding of any CSU in federal stimulus funding for COVID-19. Vendors set up shop outside of the 49er Shops Bookstore, selling everything from sunglasses to T-shirts. Students crowd into the bookstore to buy books and other college gear. The bookstore implemented a new system to organize textbooks, using author’s last names instead of class names, creating even more disarray than usual. Students and faculty were met with a Lot Full sign this morning at the G1 parking lot. The blue steel of the iconic Walter Pyramid reflects the hot sun, creating a center point on campus for new and returning students.