GrowBeach Update

Students who do not mind playing in the dirt can now plant and grow their own vegetables on campus. The organization Grow Beach is blossoming into a student-accessible, agriculturally sustainable campus garden, said Elizabeth Flores, president and board chair of Grow Beach at California State University, Long Beach. According to the[Read More…]

CSULB students meet Ellen Prager, marine biologist

The Aquarium of the Pacific invited California State University, Long Beach students to attend an exclusive meet-and-greet with marine biologist and author, Ellen Prager on Tuesday night. Promoted by the university’s honors program, this event was initially geared towards the program’s honor students but was soon extended to the entire[Read More…]

Kevin Hines speaks at CSULB about depression and suicide

Each year, approximately 38,000 people commit suicide due to a lack of resources or knowledge of telltale signs, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. On Wednesday night, Project OCEAN, California State University Long Beach’s on-campus emergency out-reach program, hosted an event called “Living Mentally Well with Kevin Hines.”[Read More…]

A breath of hope for SeaWorld

SeaWorld San Diego is ringing in the new year with a new addition to its family—a female baby killer whale born Dec. 2 at the theme park. Kalia, a 10-year-old killer whale residing at SeaWorld San Diego gave birth to the healthy calf. The baby weighed around 350 pounds at birth. SeaWorld[Read More…]

They call me “Gringa Yucateca”

First it was the heat. I knew there were some adjustments to be made. I was packed like I was very poorly packed for a backpacking trip, one pack with my computer, lenses and other survival gear that I wouldn’t end up needing, another with too much clothing. I shuffled[Read More…]

How to snack smart

It’s Monday, you’re running late for class so you decide to grab a quick bite at the school convenience store. Then comes Tuesday and you end up doing the same. But then the trip turns into a frequent venture. What are these frequent trips costing you? At the campus convenience[Read More…]

Living the simple life in Ireland

Guinness, potatoes, pots of gold, and sheep. These are some images conjured up when one thinks of Ireland, but there is so much more to the green country. Imagine emerald green hills, as far as the eye can see; the sound of guitars strumming up and down every street; past[Read More…]

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