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Christmas Time is Near and The Grinch is Here

Christmas Time is Near and The Grinch is Here

Anthony Quach, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

As the holiday season approaches, what better way to get in the Christmas spirit than enjoying of classic tale of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch.   For those familiar with 1966 children’s classic Dr. Seuss' “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”, or the 2000 film adaption “How the Grinch Stole...

Electrify Offers Platform for Creative Students

Electrify Offers Platform for Creative Students

Michael Griego, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts

  The University-Student Union Theater was a packed house last Thursday evening when Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) hosted their Electrify dance competition. The event included four dance teams battling it out for a $500 grand prize. The dance competition started with a cheerful routine from the C...

Convergence & Divergence

Convergence & Divergence

Cara Gonzales, Digital Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

Convergence and Divergence is the culmination of new ideas, a passion for design, and lots of hard work. The Fine Arts Gallery opened the Senior Graphic Design and Visual Communication Project Exhibition on November 29, 2018. A series of product designs inspired by the different aspects around them...

Roma, un filme del cineasta mexicano Alfonso Cuarón, enfrenta retos en la pantalla grande

Roma, un filme del cineasta mexicano Alfonso Cuarón, enfrenta retos en la pantalla grande

Norma Mellin, Contributing Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, La Onda, Newest

Roma, el más reciente largometraje en español del cineasta mexicano, Alfonso Cuarón, ha tenido excelente recepción por la crítica.  Sin embargo, el filme ha enfrentado retos para poder ser proyectado en la pantalla grande. La cadena de cine más importante del país mexicano, Cinépolis, está inter...

Get your art fix: Student work highlighted

Get your art fix: Student work highlighted

Jesse Seo, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

      Cal State LA’s College of Arts and Letters showcased photos, sculptures, paintings, fashion designs and other student work in a gallery in the Fine Arts building.   The exhibit brought in crowds of people: Some were relatives of students with art work dis...

The Dead Live On

The Dead Live On

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture, Newest, Uncategorized

  Thursday, Nov. 1, California State University Los Angeles, celebrated Dia De Los Muertos by throwing “Los Muertos Viven”, an event hosted by the Cross-Cultural Center, at the Student Union Plaza. The multi-cultural event, which honored past family members and friends, offered several ...

Learning From the Pros

Marissa Chavez, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

The Television, Film & Media Studies (TVFM) Department teamed up with Golden Eagle Radio on Friday, Oct. 26, to host the first annual Entertainment Reporting Symposium.   This was an all day event at the U-SU Theatre with panels, workshops and seminars from some of today’s top industr...

Alumna Director Returns to Cal State LA

Alumna Director Returns to Cal State LA

Boushra Rafi, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community News, Newest

Mesmerized by theatre and the storytelling involved, Randee Trabitz wrote and directed her first play when she was in fourth grade.   It seems she never stopped since. She went on to do stage managing, screenwriting and directing. She’s a story analyst for Disney Animation. She was a the...

Under an Electric Sky

Monica Tamayo, PR

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture

  Thousands of EDM lovers flooded in line to enter one of Insomniac’s most anticipated events of the year: Escape: Psycho Circus.   The sold out event took place Oct., 26 and 27 at The National Orange Show (NOS) Center located in San Bernardino. Upon entering, one could already hear the d...

Rebelde, Rebelde

Rebelde, Rebelde

Michael Griego, Multimedia Journalist

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

On Saturday evening, Grammy award-winning artist Seu Jorge performed a set highlighted with David Bowie’s classics to a sold-out Luckman Theatre crowd.   Dressed as Pelé dos Santos, a singing sailor, Jorge opened the show with “Ziggy Stardust” and took off from there, performing a v...

Ballet Folklórico Comes to Life at the Luckman Theatre

Danny Robles, Copy Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts

On Fri., Oct. 19, The world-renowned Mexico City–based company, Ballet Folklórico de Amalia Hernandez returned to Cal State LA’s Luckman Fine Arts Theatre. From Oct. 19 through Oct. 21, Angeleno’s from across Los Angeles filled the seats of the Luckman Theatre for an extraordinary performance. T...

Gorillaz’s Demon Dayz Festival Becomes One with LA

Gorillaz’s Demon Dayz Festival Becomes One with LA

Steven Smith, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Newest

About 16 years ago, musician Damon Albarn’s and artist Jamie Hewlett’s Gorillaz opened their Los Angeles debut with the heavier-on-the-rock sounding track, “M1 A1.”  This last Saturday at their Demon Dayz festival, that same track kicked off the show. That is about all that remained the sam...

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