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.
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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.”
Long Beach State defender Kaitlin Fregulia has returned to the field after tearing half a dozen ligaments in her knee in 2017. Fregulia met with the Daily 49er staff to talk about her ongoing journey to recovery.
Long Beach State chemistry professor Tom Gufrey resigned just before the start of the 2019 fall semester after a viral video alerted administration of Gufrey’s “dangerous” experiments. Gufrey met with the Daily Forty-Niner staff to conduct a final chemistry demonstration before he parts ways with the university.
Edgar Ornelas and his father Jose Luis Ornelas grow, cut and prepare herbs, fruits and vegetables. But unlike most farmers, the backdrop for their operation is the bustling city of Bell Gardens. “Farming Under the Wire” takes a deep dive into the Ornelas family farm and explores the challenges urban[Read More…]
Students gathered at the Friendship Walk March 18 to meet the 2019 ASI candidates. Free ASI tumblers filled with coffee were given to students who spoke with the candidates.
Long Beach made it to the semifinal round with a 68-66 win over Hawai’i Thursday night. In the semifinal, Long Beach State men’s basketball team was on the wrong side of the tale Friday, giving up 48 second half points in a 75-67 loss to UC Irvine in the Big[Read More…]
Gamers gathered in the Student Union for Long Beach State’s newest gaming convention. The event offered both casual and tournament play, as well as panels, prizes, meet ups, and more.
An impressive performance by reserve guard Kianna Hamilton-Fisher propels the 49ers to a 60-54 victory.