49ers, we made it. The end of the first week of school is finally upon, and it is time to celebrate. What better way to ease the stress of new classes than Happy Hour? Long Beach is a cornucopia of groovy dive bars, pubs and cocktail lounges. For those looking[Read More…]
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.
inFocus: Zombie Walk
Long Beach’s annual Zombie Walk went past midnight on Saturday and got wilder as the night went on. Separated into three parts in Downtown Long Beach, the first two were filled with zombie-dressed attendees, crazy concerts and wrestling matches. Adults as well as children took part in the event for[Read More…]
Zombies overtook Los Alamitos Lawn for the pre-Halloween event Apocapalooza, which ended with a screening of Rosemary’s Baby on Thursday night. The event included a DJ hosted by Red Bull, face painting, games and a zombie photo booth.
inFocus: Body Positivity Safe Zone Party
Choice USA presented Self-Love on campus this week, promoting body positivity. Each day a different event took place in honor of celebrating a week to love yourself and body. Member of the Choice USA executive board, senior Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies major Amber Melvin said, “We are here to[Read More…]
inFocus: Long Beach Flugtag
More than 100,000 spectators flocked to Rainbow Harbor on Saturday for Flugtag, Red Bull’s human-powered flight craft competition. Saturday’s event marked the first-ever national competition in its 12-year history. Competitions were held in five cities simultaneously, including Washington D.C., Miami, Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago and Long Beach. Cal State Long Beach’s Society[Read More…]
inFocus: Student Services Festival
The Fall 2013 Student Services Festival took place Wednesday at the Speakers Platform in front of the Bookstore. Students were able to learn about various campus resources and services offered to CSULB students. The booths included Associated Students Inc., the campus organization that organized the event, which offered discounts on[Read More…]
Thousands of students converged on Parking Lot 3 and the University Student Union Friday for Smorgasport, capping off Week of Welcome with a night of performances, rides, interactive games and campus club recruitment.
inFocus: Back to School
The university is back in full swing for the fall semester, with hot days and massive crowds of students and faculty members seen across campus. The school has come to life and the student traffic is seen everywhere from parking lots to food lines in the University Student Union. Many[Read More…]
inFocus: American Language and Culture Program
The “American Language and Culture Program” brings high school-aged students from across China to Long Beach for a one- to three-week immersive educational experience hosted by the CSULB International Training Program. Students spend half a day in classrooms for language curriculum and the other half outdoors for team building and[Read More…]