CSULB annual Homecoming returned, Nov. 9, crowing student Brandon Ha as he stood in his dragsona, Yakisoba. Though the win speaks to the diverse campus culture, it is especially meaningful to Ha.
Stephanie Rivera is the diversity and immigration reporter for the Long Beach Post. A Southern California native, she has been reporting on the region for close to a decade. She graduated from CSULB with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in political science in 2011.
CSULB is a diverse school, but its past is characterized by racist policies, people and events. Its transformation into a progressive institution is a work in progress, but it has come a long way.
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“It’s an awkward conversation but the fact of the matter is, our institutions tend to be very white,” said Álvaro D. Marquez, Long Beach State graduate student and co-curator of the latest School of Art Gallery, when discussing his motivation for creating a minority-focused gallery. “We felt that it was[Read More…]
“Raced and Othered” is the latest artwork in the School of Art from 12 Long Beach State students of color with the mission to initiate conversations about what it means to be an “other.” All students are completing their Master of Fine Arts degrees at LBSU and explore their experiences[Read More…]
The Southwest Terrace was draped with over 200 flags from around the world Thursday to celebrate diversity at Cal State Long Beach. The sounds of salsa music reverberated from the Multicultural Celebration on upper campus for the fourth day of Diversity Week. Passing students were invited to check out the[Read More…]
A student stands at the front of a silent room, filled with so much emotion that he is unable to speak. The Finding Freedom in the Land of the Free panel discussion, held Thursday evening in the Liberal Arts 2 building, began with guest speaker Maulana Karenga from the African[Read More…]