Dr. Jennifer Fleming, Chair of the CSULB Department of Journalism & Public Relations, discusses the importance of thinking critically about the news we consume during a pivotal time in media consumption.

Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa are at the top of the established and recognized list of celebrations. The first two receive plenty of attention; the latter remains a mystery.

Colorful floats, local politicians, marching bands and athletes paraded down 2nd Street while thousands cheered during the 35th Annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade on Dec. 2.