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 Ryan Guitare on August 27, 2018 Ryan Guitare Author More in Arts & Life: A Future Superhero and Friends founder Yuri Williams swings through all 50 states January 21, 2020 CSULB student raises the barre January 20, 2020 IN PHOTOS: 32nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade January 18, 2020 TweetShareShareShare Students navigate the crowded walkways near the 49er Shops Bookstore to get to class on time for the first day of school. The sun shines on the Go Beach sign in the early morning light as students wait for the buses and shuttles to arrive. 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.