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Long Beach State headed to MPSF tournament finals

In one of the most climactic matches of the season, the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team was able to pull off a five-set, come-from-behind victory over UC Irvine in the semifinals of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament. “That was a huge one,” junior Connor Olbright said. “We just[Read More…]

Blockbuster season kicks off to an early start

The Great Gatsby-May 10 F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece “The Great Gatsby” has been turned into a film, again, but this time avant garde director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge) is taking the spectacular party scenes and dramatic events in the book and making them intense eye-candy with his grand style. Staring[Read More…]

On campus skateboarding ban to be reconsidered

Campus skateboarders may no longer hold their breath in anticipation of a possible fine, as university administration and police work to change policy and allow skateboarding at Cal State Long Beach. Changes to a Long Beach City municipal code that would allow skateboarding on CSULB’s campus will soon be presented[Read More…]

Ramos: ‘I had an angel there’

Elizabeth Ramos was running her usual route down Bellflower Boulevard in February. Making a loop back to Cal State Long Beach, she stopped at Beach Drive to press the button for the cross walk. She kneeled down to tie her shoe, and that’s the last thing she remembered until March[Read More…]

Filmmaker turns homophobic insult into national message

Because of its bright rainbow sticker, documentarian Erin Davies’s Volkswagen Beetle was vandalized with the words “u r gay” and “fag” in 2007 on the 11th annual National Day of Silence in Albany, N.Y. Instead of washing away the words, though, Davies decided to leave the graffiti on her car[Read More…]

SJSU raises passing rate with online learning platform

San Jose State University recently implemented a hybrid class using edX technology and raised its pass rate by more than 30 percent, according to SJSU Director of Media Relations Pat Lopes Harris. Harris said that the university is using edX, a non-profit online learning platform founded by Harvard, in an[Read More…]

University discusses allocations for potential funding

Next year will be the first time in five years that Cal State Long Beach expects to have money left over in the budget to distribute after funding classes is taken care of, according to Vice President for the Department of Administration and Finance Mary Stephens. Exactly where that money[Read More…]

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