Events

Lifestyle events that occur on or off campus should be categorized under “events.” Events differ from performances in that performances stage or present a play, concert or other forms of entertainment while events do not. Examples of events include the Long Beach Zombie Walk, Week of Welcome and Queen Mary’s Dark Harbour.

A glance into a post-apartheid state

What was it like to live in South Africa during its apartheid state? The upcoming event  “Let’s Talk About Apartheid” will feature two South African guest speakers who will address this topic through their personal experiences. Jamie Mithi, author of “Your Student Secrets,” and Khanyisa Pinini, the president of the[Read More…]

Goodbyes that keep going

If you’re still grieving over the loss of David Bowie, you aren’t alone. The month of February introduces a variety of David Bowie tribute shows, and even though Starman himself won’t be there, your one-stop guide to getting that Bowie fix will no doubt soothe your mourning heart. Located in[Read More…]

Full-moon hike “Luna”-cy

Much like waves crashing against the rocky shores flanking northern California and the ever-consistent weather patterns of phenomena like El Niño, the seemingly ubiquitous presence of the moon is a constant inspiration of thought. Small business owner Becca Gordon is one of the many inspired by our spiraling moon and[Read More…]

Labels are for bean cans

A new exhibit at the Museum of Latin American Art gathers local, individually diverse artists in an aptly titled show: “Who are you?” The show features works of art that approach the topic of human identity in various ways, artists relayed their own unique experiences with their respective identities through[Read More…]

Slam, bam, thank you man

Charlie Scott III discovered his calling while taking a poetry class at the California State University, Long Beach. “It’s the first day I’m ever reading a poem aloud, and I’m super passionate—I’m giving everything I have to this poem, like it’s the last words I’ll say on this earth,” Scott[Read More…]

Corn: nutritious, delicious, a-maiz-ing

Population increases throughout the decades have demanded a need for efficient methods of food production. As a result, the way corn—one of the world’s most produced crop—is processed has gone from stone quern to machine mill in order to maximize its production. MAIZ: Lecture & Tasting is an event being[Read More…]

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