March 31 marked the end of Bob Cole Conservatory of Music’s BeachFunder, which raised $40,295 to offset the projected $100,000 loss in scholarship money. The loss comes as a result of canceled live performances due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Brittany Olivia Logan, a Bob Cole Conservatory of Music alumna, won the Audience Choice Award for the Houston Grand Opera. Logan, a student at the University of Cincinnati, shares how she continued with her music education.
In honor of the 12th annual International Transgender Day of Visibility, here are some resources for the transgender and gender non-conforming community at the local level.
In this film review series, reporter Christian Lopez will be going through all seven Best Picture nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards in April. “The Trial of the Chicago 7” depicts the 1969 trial of the Chicago seven, a group of men charged by the U.S. for inciting riots the previous year.
Founder of Heart of Ida Dina Berg shares how the Long Beach nonprofit has worked to keep seniors in Long Beach fed, informed and connected in the past year.
Voices for Justice: Equity & Arts series featured civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who has represented the families of Breonna Taylor, Trayvon Martin and George Floyd. During the event, Crump explained persistent police violence and the steps to take to overcome it and seek justice for all.
Building generations of success: How the College of Engineering is supporting women with 100+ Women Strong
Long Beach State has a new program that is spearheaded by women from engineering and computer science, meant to support current students through mentorship and professional development. It’s just one program the college has to continue addressing the gap between the number of women pursing the field versus men.
In honor of National Puppy Day, Long Beach Animal Care Services and Live Love Animal Rescue share how finding forever homes for animals in their care has increased amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Over a year in the making, MarinaHacks will go live on March 27, the first women-centric hackathon at Long Beach State. While the environment will highlight women, its goal includes promoting inclusivity and collaboration in a space safe that welcomes beginners and anyone interested.
In this film review, reporter Christian Lopez discusses the highly-anticipated Zack Snyder cut of “Justice League,” which gathers some of the biggest heroes in the DC Universe and yet proved to disappoint many fans upon release in 2017.