University Times

Get Your Art Fix: Student Work Highlighted

Get Your Art Fix: Student Work Highlighted

Jesse Seo, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2018

      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

  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

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...

Cal State LA Alumna’s Career Started Early — in 4th Grade

Cal State LA Alumna’s Career Started Early — in 4th Grade

Boushra Rafi, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018

Mesmerized by theater 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 theater critic...

Under an Electric Sky

Monica Tamayo, PR

October 30, 2018

  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

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

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

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...

A Play Within a Play for the People Who Wrote It

A Play Within a Play for the People Who Wrote It

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

October 16, 2018

They say immigrants are the heartbeat of Wall Street. But an apple core never sees the light of day unless you clear the cold-blooded, bureaucratic pulp.   Susan Soon He Stanton leads audience members through a haze of low-wage workers, high-class phonies, and even a Jewish Mystic. Her ha...

Philistines Begone! Bring on the Art!

Philistines Begone! Bring on the Art!

Anthony Karambelas, General Assignment Reporter

October 16, 2018

What do a piece of fiction, a music concert, and a chess set all have in common? All were featured at the Arts and Letters Showcase Opening Reception on October 11th, a grand opening for one of the most interdisciplinary events to grace Cal State LA’s Fine Arts Gallery. Attendees were offered a taste of the colleg...

How Luxury Met Street

September 24, 2018

Within recent years, streetwear has become the focus of audiences and fashion designers all over the world due to image-centric platforms like Instagram that help deliver this fashion subculture’s loud aesthetic through imagery. With the help of passionate content creators and influencers, Streetwear has...

El problema con el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

El problema con el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Nasario Vásquez Jr., Writer

September 24, 2018

Del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, se celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en los Estados Unidos. Esta tradición formalmente empezó a fines de los años sesenta, durante la presidencia de Lyndon B. Johnson. En sí, empezó como una semana de apreciación a la hispanidad, y cultura latinoamericana de la...