Owners Robert VanBeveran and Leonard Sinatra recently posted a GoFundMe for Executive Suite Nightclub in Long Beach, the club and bar a staple to the LGBTQ community. Despite the financial strain, VanBeveran and Sinatra aren’t ready to cut ties.
Author: Paris Barraza
A look at the murals in Long Beach with graffiti covering it, prompted by two posts in January on the Long Beach subreddit where users discussed their thoughts over seeing defaced public art.
With Gov. Gavin Newsom lifting stay-at-home orders on Jan. 25, the city of Long Beach has allowed outdoor dining to reopen. For some CSULB students, this means returning to work, which is coming with mixed feelings.
Annual virtual exhibition hosted at CSULB for Master of Fine Arts students opens up to students across California
Greater Los Angeles Master of Fine Arts annual exhibition is hosted by the Fine Arts Roundtable, a student organization, and is a weeklong event for artists to engage with their peers work in CSULB art galleries. In 2021, the exhibition not only went virtual, it expanded to students across California for the first time.
‘A shared success’ guides CSULB alumna Asjia Garner to serve as communications coordinator for First Lady Jill Biden
CSULB alumna Asjia Garner has joined the Office of the First Lady as the communications coordinator. The position, to Garner, is a humbling opportunity that she could never have imagined, but it is a success for her loved ones, colleagues and mentors who have helped her throughout the years.
“Deep Fears” was released in May 2020, an animated short film from Long Beach State’s animation department. Now, it is being selected for the 2021 American Documentary and Animation Film Festival.
Artist and Long Beach State alumna Ashley Steeves opened up Artsy Props in 2020, a custom prop and art rental business that has since commissioned work for commercials including Pure Leaf, Geico and Netflix’s recent “We Watched It All” video.
Upward Bound is a program that is offered to targeted high schools in Long Beach and the surrounding cities, and provides educational assistance and workshops that help students pursue higher education.
Four Long Beach State graduates discuss how their fall 2020 senior animation films came to be. The animators’ work, which touch on themes of identity, friendship and responsibility, are an extension of their own interests and life experiences.
Associated Students, Inc. and Beach Pride Events’ Week of Welcome begins Monday as a weeklong virtual fair for Long Beach State students to learn more about student and campus organizations.