By: Jody Johnson
The Grammy Awards are often considered music's best night. However, the Grammy's recently been criticized when it comes to awarding musical performers. With this year's awards, they have been even more scrutinized as ever.
By: Samantha Neou
Instead of watching the traditional romance movies on Valentine's Day, why not watch a movie from this list to switch things up.
BY: MAC WALBY
In a month packed with major new and returning titles on the gaming front, November brought with it major successes and serious controversies. Here is a breakdown of all the highlights and lowlights from this month.
By: Kristopher Carrasco
Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and HBO Go are here for all of our programming needs in the form of apps and even come pre-installed in many smart devices. The problem is that there are several different services streaming an immense library of content making that it may be hard to decide which one to invest your hard earned money into. Luckily, we’ll decide for you with this streaming service showdown.
By: Grester Celis-Acosta
While people love watching their favorite super heroes on the big screen, nothing beats reading the original stories from a comic book and seeing the original art of your favorite characters. Long Beach is home to three comic book stores where you can purchase your favorite comic books or collectible items.
By: Jerry Biviano
If you plan on staying in on Halloween here is one way you can get you fill of tricks and treats without ever leaving your couch. Here is a list of beloved scary movies to get you in the spirit of the holiday, courtesy of the DIG MAG Staff.
By: Jerry Biviano
The season finale of the critically acclaimed show ended with a few cliffhangers. Fans have been asking themselves what happened to Eleven? Is she alive or not and if she is where did she go? And what is going on with Will, after so much time in the upside down did it have side affects on him?
By: Jody Johnson
The high-energy Coachella Festival and Stagecoach Festival are still several months away. But just because it's fall, that doesn’t mean you can’t let loose at a music festival. Here are some of the upcoming festivals where you can party till you drop while school is in session.
By: Gerardo Biviano
Being a college student is tough work. From having deadlines, loads of homework and studying, to actually having to attend class, it can be hard and stressful for students. Which makes sense that students must find a way to unwind and relax after long hours of school work. So what’s one way to unwind after a long day of studies or you just need a break? Why not get distracted by some fantastic sitcoms that are on Netflix. Don’t worry if you need a small break these episodes are only 20 minutes long, which is an ideal for a short mental break.
By: Lauren Gandara
The movie that’s been long overdue is finally hitting theaters this summer. Yes, the highly anticipated Tupac movie, “All Eyez on Me,” is set to release June 16. While many Tupac fans are already checking when to pre-order their tickets, they should also check out how the movie was made.
By: Gustavo Ortega
Cal State Long Beach has been known for shaping remarkable talent throughout the years, and perhaps now we could be looking at the next set of icons in the world of music. We have three talented young artists, three different types of genres, three distinctive stories, but they all share a common thing - music.
By: Tanner Hewitt
Goldenvoice, the concert promotion group behind Coachella, promotes their Coachella Sideshows for the weeks leading up to the main festival dates. The shows are in great venues littered all over the southern California, and for a lot less cash you could be seeing some stellar acts in significantly more intimate spaces.
By: Jay Bamba
Spring break is drawing near for us Cal State Long Beach students and it really, really can’t come soon enough. With many finishing up their midterms, students are anxious for the break and some are meticulously planning out their vacation to spend it meaningfully.
On a Wednesday night, a lecture room in the Hall of Science normally used to learn about atoms, molecules and ions was turned into a place where people gather and learn to improve their gaming skills. These people are gamers. This is the eSports Association.
By: Paola Fernandez
If the 2017 lineup of movie releases doesn’t give you deja vu, I don’t know what will. Remakes and reboots are making a comeback this year with over 10 being released within the first three months of 2017.
By: Parker Shannon
Slime mages, succubae, doppelgangers and dragons filled the Cal State Long Beach Studio Theater Saturday, Feb. 18, but emotional themes including love, family, friendship and sisterhood made the most lasting impressions during the California Repertory’s brilliant staging of “She Kills Monsters.”
By: Denny Cristales
In a video-game world that is largely made up of ambitious, open-world and highly-realistic projects, it's not every day that a nostalgic, 8-bit sprite from the '80s hijacks the virtual landscape and sneaks its way into modern times.
By: Daniel Green
One of the many perks of campus life are the events across campus – from Week of Welcome to speed dating or free concerts. However, while most students get to relax and enjoy these events, there is a dedicated team of volunteers working behind the scenes planning and organizing.
By: Selena Gonzalez
With Christmas quickly approaching, some students seek to get into the holiday spirit with a variety of holiday films. These movies bring out our inner child, take us back to our childhood and bring out the holiday cheer that’s been dormant for almost 12 months.
By: Selena Gonzalez
With the new semester around the corner, students are preparing to begin their new internships. Many of them are required to complete an internship in order to graduate. Those who are not required to do so are still advised and encouraged to complete one.
By: Emily Ayers
It was a late Thursday evening when the creative chaos at the College Beat TV offices was finally beginning to wind down just in time for a writers meeting. Jason Lauckner, the executive producer of Late Night Long Beach, peered into his computer and led the group into discussion about editing the first segment of the semester.
By: Ashley Bermudez
Days prior to performing at the well known Alex’s Bar in Long Beach, Ian Bailey sits back in his chair drinking a hot cup of coffee. The lead singer of Huntington Beach-based band Gardeners Logic sports a beanie and jacket, and he crosses one leg over the other as he becomes more invested in the topic of music and emotion.