Quick Questions with Professor Jose Moreno

Quick Questions with Professor Jose Moreno

By: Camila Leon

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.

The Value of Broadening Your Horizons

The Value of Broadening  Your Horizons

By: Matthew Teel

To help shed some light on moving to a new country and the lessons learned from volunteering abroad, Thomas O’Brien shared with us his memories of teaching in Morocco. O’Brien is the Director of Research for the Center for International Trade and Transportation (CITT) at California State University, Long Beach, and is a living example of how working in a foreign country can be one of the greatest things you can do to improve yourself and the lives of others.

The Ins and Outs of Sex in Relationships

The Ins and Outs of Sex in Relationships

By: Grester Celis-Acosta

With Valentine’s Day roaming around, treating that special someone is key to any successful date. Sex might also be one of those gifts that someone might receive on this special day. Sociology professor Nielan Barnes at California State University, Long Beach shares her thoughts about sex on Valentine’s Day and within relationships.

Using Animals to Improve Mental Health

Using Animals to Improve Mental Health

By: Monica Gallardo

Mental health awareness has become increasingly more important among college students, and while there are countless ways of dealing with stress, animals are popular with people of all ages. Four experts from the Long Beach community shared their knowledge about how animals can affect mental health.

This is Your Brain on Music

This is Your Brain on Music

By: Miguel Angel Orduno

As studies and technology advance, so does the depth of research on the correlation between music and the brain. In recent years, researchers, primarily in music and psychology fields, have conducted more and more research to explore the correlation. William Rosar is in the preliminary stages of creating an institute for Film Music studies here at CSULB.
 

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