The ‘Long Beach Funky Quaffles’ has been a competitive quidditch team since 2013, bringing J.K. Rowling’s fictional sport to the Beach.
In 1957, Dr. Ludwig Spolyar and Bill Lockyer founded Beach Crew as a fun way to bring their friends together. Beach Crew, now known as Long Beach State Rowing, has grown into a distinguished program on campus.
In 1965, Long Beach State hosted the California International Art Symposium where eight of the world’s best-known outdoor artists gathered at the university to create public art pieces to be dispersed throughout the campus. One of these pieces was the Carlson/Bloc Tower by André Bloc.
The Daily Forty-Niner takes a behind-the-scenes look at Long Beach State’s unique air-conditioning system. The plant has been operating for over two decades, but most don’t even know it’s there.
California Repertory opens their fall 2019 season with Mud, a portrait of ignorance, poverty and desperation. Written by Maria Irene Fornes, Mud is “an unflinching look at rural poverty and the quest for self improvement against all odds.”