After his post about graduating from Long Beach State went viral, Joseph Valadez proves to be breaking stigmas and believing in himself after decades of struggling with drug use and incarceration.
Arts & Life
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First-generation experiences and familial relationships: Q&A with Sheila Sadr on debut poetry book “Birthday Girl”
Reporter Jireh Deng sits down with poet, journalist and CSULB alumna Sheila Sadr on her coming-of-age poetry book “Birthday Girl,” which interweaves narratives of her experiences as a first-generation, Iranian American tackling love, heartache and hurt in a series of tender poems.
Tom Peters, who teaches the double bass at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, has released his second album of ambient music titled “Lamentations,” which is about processing the year 2020.
“HERland: Women Artists from the MOLAA Collection” is a virtual exhibition that features artwork that touch on themes of race, gender, equity and empowerment, all created by women.
A look at three upcoming productions by Theatre Threshold at CSULB, including two original productions and an adaptation of a musical that premiered in the form of a podcast.
Elise Bryant, author of “Happily Ever Afters,” discusses inspiration behind debut novel at Long Beach virtual event
CSULB alumna Elise Bryant joined the Long Beach Public Library Foundation to celebrate her debut young-adult novel, “Happily Ever Afters.” Bryant shared at the event that the novel is influenced by her experience of not seeing Black leading characters and wanting to value women-centered stories.
Distance learning has kept the CSULB community away from the campus. For those who have yet to visit, or just haven’t returned since spring 2020, here is a look at some recognizable on-campus art installations.
In this film review, reporter Christian Lopez discusses “Judas and the Black Messiah,” which follows the true story of an FBI informant who infiltrates the Black Panther Party in the 1970s.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, CSULB students share what it has been like meeting people on dating apps and starting relationships amid the threat of a spreading virus.
Local residents and Long Beach State students have taken their creativity to the next level by creating stylish PPE.