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University will offer new Men’s Studies course

University will offer new Men’s Studies course

Ani Nalbandian
May 19
Filed under Arts, News

Men have been documented thoroughly since their beginning, however, women are a rare occurrence in history given their status in society for centuries. The obvious need for representation manifested as the Women’s Studies discipline. Although broader courses like Gender Studies have appeared as well,...

Twelve distinguished women honored at annual awards ceremony

Twelve distinguished women honored at annual awards ceremony

Julian Garcia
May 19
Filed under Arts, Lifestyle, News

On Wednesday May 11, Cal State LA held its 18th Annual Distinguished Women Awards. Starting in 1998, the Distinguished Women Awards have given awards to over 150 women. They honor women from across the faculty, staff and administration on campus for their achievements within their fields, their sign...

John Lion New Plays Festival roars with triumph

John Lion New Plays Festival roars with triumph

Marrian Zhou, Managing Editor
May 18
Filed under Arts

Audience seated, chattering stopped, lights out. The scene gradually appeared at the center of the stage. A longing and haunting voice chanted, hinting the beginning of this year’s John Lion New Plays Festival. Three plays were showcased at the festival. The Circle of Death by Gwendolyn Gabriell...

‘School of Rock’ superstar guest speaks at Theater Arts lecture

‘School of Rock’ superstar guest speaks at Theater Arts lecture

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
May 17
Filed under Arts, News

The Cal State LA Television, Film, & Media and Theater Arts departments are home to successful producers and actors. Theater Arts professor Stephen Rothman, professor teaches an acting for film class. She occasionally invites former students to speak to his class of their experiences and advice when...

Four Clowns, One Stage

Four Clowns, One Stage

Anthony Karambelas
May 13
Filed under Arts, Lifestyle

One fateful night in downtown Los Angeles, an unsuspecting live theater audience of eighty is about to meet their wit’s end. Regardless of background, each member leaves the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles a changed person. It’s show time. The lights dim and the cheerful chatter of the au...

The Long-Lasting Intimacy of Strangers

The Long-Lasting Intimacy of Strangers

Julian Garcia
May 13
Filed under Arts

The Luckman Fine Arts Complex has become home to some of the premium art exhibits since its opening in 1994. This commitment to bringing the some of the best art continued on March 26 with the opening of The Long-Lasting Intimacy of Strangers. This group exhibit features several artists from around...

Undocumented and human

Undocumented and human

Janice Peregrina
May 13
Filed under Arts, Lifestyle

Independent Visions, the long-running film event on campus, went for a change of pace last Thursday, May 5. The event was entitled “US – The American Dream From an Undocumented Immigrant Family,” and instead of following the standard structure of showing a full-length film, the event was centere...

Anonymous post conceals Black Lives Matter display in protest

Ricky Rodas
May 9
Filed under Arts

Pablo De La Hoya J. Aaron DelGado Last week the Pan-African Studies Department changed their Black Lives Matter display located on the 3rd floor of King Hall. The display now features a water fountain with a blue backdrop and maps in the background, alluding to the current water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The previous display ...

Cal State LA graduate serves poetic justice

Cal State LA graduate serves poetic justice

J. Aaron Delgado, Photo Editor
May 5
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Poetry Under The Sky was held on the 4th floor balcony of the library, organized by the University Library’s Special Collections & Archives department, the English Department, and Double Bridge Publishing on Wednesday, April 27. Guest speaker Dr. Scott C. Wells, Chair of the History department...

When justice just isn’t

When justice just isn’t

Mimi Li
May 5
Filed under Arts, News

The documentary When Justice Isn’t Just was screened at the University-Student Union Theatre on Wednesday, April 27 evening, followed by a panel discussion. The event was a part of the lecture series Exploring Whiteness and Anti-Blackness hosted by the Cal State LA Cross Cultural Centers. Panel...

19th Annual Film Festival arriving on the third week of May

Vanessa Osio
April 30
Filed under Arts

The 19th Annual Cinematic Vision’s Golden Eagle Film Festival will be held on Saturday, May 21 from 4:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. in the Choral room of the Music Building. This is a change from years before where the festival was a two-day event. This year, the films will be shown followed by an award...

Assumptions or Expectations?

Nancy Martinez
April 30
Filed under Arts, Lifestyle

It is the mission of the Television, Film & Media Department to offer its students an excellent education in media studies, by seeking to train students as competent and creative producers of media; but are students being misled by the concept of the major itself? “As an aspiring journalist,...

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