Senioritis! The struggle is real for many college students. We caught up with a few CSULB students to see where they stand on Senioritis, how to deal with it and if it’s beneficial for them down the line in the “real” world.
It’s been five years since Janelle Monáe has released an album and a decade since she first introduced us to her android alter-ego, Cindi Mayweather. However, Monáe’s "Dirty Computer" is all her, stripped of her alter-ego, declaring that she doesn’t want to hide behind a façade anymore. "Dirty Computer" takes the listener on a journey that reflects societal views as Monáe recognizes how society views her as a queer black female in America.
College is stressful enough, but during finals week you’ll feel the extra tension in the air as students run around trying to catch up on late assignments and four months worth of readings. As if finals weren’t horrible enough, individuals who typically struggle with breakouts have even more acne breakout when stressed. They break out when stressed, and they stress when they break out; it’s a never-ending cycle! Here are a few tips and tricks to help deal with those pesky pimples.
April may have come and gone for many, as May is already here and graduation around the corner. You may have been in too much of a rush and missed several musical releases. Don’t worry, I picked out three that will cause your ears to listen and thoroughly enjoy the music and lyrics that these artists laid out for you.
Four ladies sat in front of a large crowd of students at the pyramid at Cal State Long Beach on March 8. A question was presented, one at a time, and all four of them had the chance to answer the question based on their perspectives.
Jose Moreno is a Professor and chair of the department of Chicano and Latino Studies at CSULB. He was born in Mexico but raised in Oxnard, California. Moreno later studied at UCI and got his Masters and PhD from Harvard University. Most recently, Moreno has been elected as a Councilman for the City of Anaheim and honored as a New American Hero for the work he does promoting successful individuals from immigrant backgrounds.
On a placid Saturday morning, a few dozen feet from the Pacific Ocean at Bixby Park in Long Beach, thousands gathered in protest. Through sister rallies around the country, the March For Our Lives became one of the largest organized protests in United States history - a fact made more remarkable because, overwhelmingly, teenagers organized these events.
Lauren MacLeod didn’t start her softball career as a catcher – or in any particular position at all, really. After all, she was 5 years old. But now, as the senior starting catcher for the Long Beach State softball team, she’s exactly where she’s supposed to be.
Story By: Madison McCann and Meghan Sweeney Photos By: Giovanni Cardenas
If you happen to walk past them on campus, you would likely stare in awe at twin sisters Shalee and Shyann Reynolds. Standing at 5-foot-9, their physical presence catches the eye. Chiseled from years competing in track and field, they look like machines. Many might even feel a twinge of envy, wondering, “Why can’t I be like those girls?”
There are so many things to do in California, which is why California is a wonderful place to explore and to plan trips. If you ever want to escape, want to have a change of scenery or want a getaway weekend then these stops can be just what you’re looking for.
Our family tradition was to visit the Philippines every four years. Though, we broke that tradition seven years ago, the last time we came. In my mother’s town, thick hot, moistened air covered the shanty-like acropolis and flying brown roaches ruled over the residents. In my father’s town, frosty water droplets reigned over the steep narrow streets, forming small guttery lakes at the base. Though if you entered either town ignorant of warmth and coolness, you wouldn’t be able to tell them apart.
Distance focuses on the ups and downs of being in a long-distance relationship and allows the viewer to view both sides of the story. One perspective from Emily, (Ashley Spillers) a graduate student and urban farmer from Los Angeles and another perspective from Sam, (Alex Dobrenko) a New York based photographer.
“Love, Simon” is a coming of age movie based on Becky Albertalli’s novel “Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda.” It features Nick Robinson’s character, “Simon”, who has to learn how to be confident with himself and comfortable enough with others so that he can come out as gay