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Beatboxing, a cappella, and laughs from the Seoul

Beatboxing, a cappella, and laughs from the Seoul

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
October 24, 2016
Filed under Arts, Showcase

On October 19, the Luckman Theater hosted the U.S. premiere of the delicious musical “BIBAP,” a non-verbal musical with a mix of dance, comedy and cooking. BIBAP performances were staged at the 2010 Edinburgh Fringe Festival where the musical earned positive commendation from festival goers and...

Campus launches first-ever weekend-long ‘H4ck4th0n’

Campus launches first-ever weekend-long ‘H4ck4th0n’

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under Arts, Showcase

On the upcoming weekend of October 22 and 23, Cal State LA will host our first ever Bio Hack event in the Golden Eagle Ballroom. Bio Hack is 24 hour marathon collaborative event where students formulate new ideas, establish teams and build innovative hardware and/or software. Bio Hack can include up t...

Chicano artist Richard Duardo celebrated through exhibit

Chicano artist Richard Duardo celebrated through exhibit

Mimi Li, Staff Reporter
October 18, 2016
Filed under Arts

  The Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery held an opening reception for the art exhibition Richard Duardo: Artist and Master Printmaker last Monday. Cheech Marin, best known from Cheech and Chong, gave a speech at the reception, having been a longtime friend and supporter of Duardo’s. The exhibit, which feat...

Screamfest scares up some scares with new frightening films

Screamfest scares up some scares with new frightening films

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter
October 18, 2016
Filed under Arts

Ready for some terrifying news? Screamfest Horror Film Festival begins October 18th and runs up until the 27th, a perfect way to get in the spirit for the Halloween. Screamfest will celebrate its sixteenth year running, and will be held at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. For nine days, attendees will h...

The Groove Returns

The Groove Returns

Marrian Zhou, Managing Editor
October 5, 2016
Filed under Arts

If we have to rate the most chill yet grooving concert from the Music Department, then it’s got to be when Dr. Jeffrey Benedict and professor Dave Askren play together. “We have been playing together for over 20 years,” said Dr. Benedict. “We have recorded four CDs together.” The two start...

New Luckman exhibition blends the ‘primitive with the futuristic’

New Luckman exhibition blends the ‘primitive with the futuristic’

Emmanuel Maresca, Contributor
October 5, 2016
Filed under Arts

Otherworldly apparatuses and messages from another time adorn the walls and floor of the Luckman Gallery, as artist Kara Tanaka’s eponymous exhibition mystifies all whom visit. “[Tanaka’s] pieces in the gallery are really eerie in a way, but you don’t want to look away,” Art major and ga...

Mike Ante and City Rabbits

Mike Ante and City Rabbits

Mathew Gonzalez and Josh Moreno
September 30, 2016
Filed under Arts

Usually, the library is used for studying purposes but for one night only it was lit. It was the site for amazing acoustic music. On Thursday, September 22, the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) hosted the first ever “Café nights” at 5pm in the Library North 1st floor lobby.   The host o...

Blair, or Bland? New technology can’t save this release

Blair, or Bland? New technology can’t save this release

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under Arts

It has been seventeen years since the release of The Blair Witch Project, in case you need a recollection of how old you are. Remember that movie? Your older sibling probably had it in their VHS collection, and you and your friends naively watched it together, thinking it wasn’t as scary as they sa...

Decolonizing Violence traces the impact of colonialism on indigenous women

Decolonizing Violence traces the impact of colonialism on indigenous women

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter
September 21, 2016
Filed under Arts

On September 14th, the University-Student Union held an event titled Relighting the Historical Record: Violence Against Native and Indigenous Women. The event was hosted by the Cross Cultural Centers, and Dr. Kimberly Robertson, an activist and professor, as well as an active member of the Mvskoke Creek...

Welcome to The In Too Deep Show, a podcast

Welcome to The In Too Deep Show, a podcast

Sylvia Valdez
September 21, 2016
Filed under Arts

“If you’re listening to this, you’re probably in too deep with Vinny Martinez, Luis Santana, and Anthony Arellano.” The podcast begins with a hypnoti lively melody in the background. The University Times had the pleasure to sit down with one of the members of the podcast, Luis Santana, a San...

“Don’t Breathe” Review

“Don’t Breathe” Review

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
September 9, 2016
Filed under Arts, Showcase

The types of films in the horror genre have changed over time with the growing popularity of zombie and supernatural-themed movies. Filmmakers, such as Guillermo Del Toro, have put a twist on modern day problems, their creatures serving as an allegory or some type of metaphor. Contemporary horror films have ...

Finding Strength in Vulnerability

Finding Strength in Vulnerability

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter
September 8, 2016
Filed under Arts

“‘Young, bright, and beautiful.’ says the woman to me, as I finish the story of how I came to be. I explained how as a child I had to keep hurt inside and smile. For if I didn’t I might not make it through tomorrow.” - Excerpt from “Life From Her Eyes,” a poem from “Not a Fairytale.” When...

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