In this video, a Long Beach State graduate uses her thesis animated short film “Booked” to tell a story about change.
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Women in Computing organizes CSULB’s first women-centric hackathon, open to all
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.
CSULB student Eileen Hope Tran immerses herself in theater and embraces life amid challenging year
Eileen Hope Tran is a fourth-year student in the theater arts department who shares that the coronavirus pandemic has been an opportunity to learn more about herself, her passion for theater and to stick to her motto, to live everyday like it’s her last.
Animated feature film ‘Sow Don’t Sing’ is receiving recognition before its release
In this video, we feature the award-winning animator of “Sow Don’t Sing” Alysha Nunez where she explains how she created her compelling and moving animation.
A rising scholar: How CSULB alumnus Joseph Valadez transformed his life after decades of struggle
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.
CSULB students return back to work as restaurants reopen in Long Beach
With Gov. Gavin Newsom lifting stay-at-home orders on Jan. 25, the city of Long Beach has allowed outdoor dining to reopen. For some CSULB students, this means returning to work, which is coming with mixed feelings.
CSULB industrial design student lives and works out of Volkswagen Vanagon
The van lifestyle gives Armand a rent-free approach to college and allows him the scheduling freedom to enjoy outdoor activities such as mountain biking and surfing.
‘If they’re right, I really don’t have anything to lose’
Long Beach State dance major Vanessa Cruz was born with arthrogryposis, a condition characterized by joint contractures and muscle weakness throughout the body. Despite challenges, Cruz has continued to pursue her passion for dance. Cruz sits down with the Daily Forty-Niner to discuss her journey to the CSULB dance department.
CSULB students develop mobile app to combat food insecurity
Inspired by the high percentage of CSU students that are food insecure, CSULB student launches an app to combat student hunger.