Monday, April 26, 2010


Toni Rodriguez, right, a junior psychology major, signs up to be a bone marrow donor Monday afternoon outside the University Student Union. Be the Match, a bone marrow registry that sponsored the drive, says patients are more likely to be matched with a donor if the two are the same race and ethnicity, according to Account Executive Anna Marie Cruz. Be the Match chose to come to Cal State Long Beach in search of a more diverse pool of students.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010


Janna Bock, a senior illustration major, paints a watercolor Tuesday morning outside the Molecular Science building. Bock was doing an assignment for Martha Collins’ watercolor painting class. She said that she picked this spot because she liked the light on the leaves and the juxtaposition of the organic and structure (behind is the Hall of Science) forms.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Pool tables are back!

Ian Catbagan, first photo, plays a round of pool with his friend Leslie Mape, second photo, Monday afternoon at the University Student Union. Associated Students Inc. reopened the Games Center on the first floor this week after it was closed in January due to water damage, said ASI Communication Coordinator Christina Esparza. “I was excited,” Catbagan, a freshman mechanical engineering major, said. “I kissed the [pool] table because the felt was new.”

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Because you're worth it

Shin Wei, a sophomore pre-nursing major, tries the new L’Oreal Go 360 Clean product face wash Wednesday morning outside the East Turnaround inside the L’Oreal van. Cal State Long Beach was one of 10 markets that L’Oreal was traveling to in order to promote its new product, Go 360 Clean. There are four Go 360 Clean products for four different kinds of skin, and each bottle includes a small sponge to clean one’s face, said Melissa Hovey, a Legacy Marketing Partner representative and director of the college tour.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

New kid on the block

Phi Gamma Delta field secretaries John Vaughn (left) and Nate Carney (middle) speak to freshman psychology major Will Cardona (right) on Tuesday afternoon outside the Liberal Arts 5 building. The fraternity, which focuses on education, is trying to establish its own chapter at Cal State Long Beach, Carney said. All members must have a 3.0 GPA and can earn $250 in their first semester after joining.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Student union pool tables restored

Workers from J&J Designs work Monday afternoon to restore the pool tables at the University Student Union. The USU was damaged by flooding in January. The entire cost of the restoration is covered by insurance, said Associated Students Inc. Communications Coordinator Christina Esparza. Ezparza said they hope to open the rest of the first floor after spring break.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Restoring the union

Andre Phan, a senior computer science major, works to hook up new computers in the computer terminal bank Wednesday at the University Student Union by Robeks. The terminals were removed following the water damage in January. Phan's co-worker, David Kleen, said that they were reusing the computers and monitors from a former computer lab in the union. The computer lab had been dismantled and crews were building a preview room for the new Student Recreation and Wellness Center.