Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports and become popular amongst a wide range of generations. The age-friendly sport has expanded with its inclusiveness.
How Renee Quarles, owner of Shades of Afrika, is giving back to the city of Long Beach by creating a safe zone filled with holistic products and educational books.
Jonathan Aldridge, who goes by the name AJ Billions professionally and personally, is in the process of getting his show “Minorities” picked up. It’s the latest project for Aldridge, who as a child, dreamed of being in the entertainment industry.
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.
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.
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.
Jasmine Moore’s skill in roller-skates paired with a stylish outfit on Instagram caught the eyes of many. But, Moore is using her influence on the rollerskating community to promote positivity while pursuing a career where she can help build sustainable, healthier communities.
After his post about graduating from Long Beach State went viral, Joseph Valadez proves to be breaking stigmas and believing in himself after decades of struggling with drug use and incarceration.
First-generation experiences and familial relationships: Q&A with Sheila Sadr on debut poetry book “Birthday Girl”
Reporter Jireh Deng sits down with poet, journalist and CSULB alumna Sheila Sadr on her coming-of-age poetry book “Birthday Girl,” which interweaves narratives of her experiences as a first-generation, Iranian American tackling love, heartache and hurt in a series of tender poems.
Upward Bound is a program that is offered to targeted high schools in Long Beach and the surrounding cities, and provides educational assistance and workshops that help students pursue higher education.