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Be afraid, be very afraid!

Be afraid, be very afraid!

Ashley Reyes, Contributor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts

Each Halloween, Universal Studios intends to thrill and haunt audiences, thrusting them into the dark worlds of current horror films. The University Times was given exclusive access to this year's Horror Nights. This year, they did it again with two new creepy mazes. The first, “Insidious: Beyond...

Your Guide to the Best Shows Coming this Fall

Your Guide to the Best Shows Coming this Fall

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts

While “Game of Thrones” takes a break after an exciting and twist-filled season finale, there are other shows to be on the lookout for this fall. While fan favorites like “American Horror Story” and “The Walking Dead” will be starting up again soon, new and returning shows have yet to grab...

An Evening With Jaime Camil

An Evening With Jaime Camil

Odeniyi Omolola, Contributor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Arts

Jaime Camil is a Mexican theatre professional who was invited to campus to work with students in the Theatre Arts department. The evening was organized and hosted by Professor Stephen Rothman. During the event, Camil focused primarily on attitude, talent, skills, hard work, self-development and most...

In Like Outfest 2017

In Like Outfest 2017

Robert Ellsworth, Contributor

July 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Headlines

For three decades, Outfest has unveiled thousands of diverse films from around the globe, educated and mentored hundreds of emerging filmmakers and screenwriters, and preserved and protected more than 35,000 LGBT films and videos. It’s the world’s leading organization that promotes equality by creating,...

Anime, Japanese Culture, Cosplay, and Big Names return to the LA Convention Center

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

July 5, 2017


Filed under Arts

Every July the Los Angeles Convention Center is flooded with guests from all over the world to celebrate the world of Anime, Japanese Culture,  and share special moments at Anime Expo. Running from July 1st to July 4th with the newly addition of pre-show night on June 30th, the 26th show hosted over 115...

The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer

Kyle Frizol, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Arts

As the tumultuous and stressful days of finals fade out behind us, the warm, sunny days of summer lie ahead. Whether traveling to the beach to soak up the sun with friends, journeying to the far off places that you’ve longed to visit, or enjoying the wide range of live music offered throughout Los...

b’s Delve into Cultural World Music

b’s Delve into Cultural World Music

Kyle Frizol, Intern

May 19, 2017


Filed under Arts

Los Angeles is home to dozens of cultures, which affords individuals the opportunity to delve into new and unexplored traditions and experiences. This very opportunity came last Saturday at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex, as Israeli singer-songwriter Idan Raichel performed a collection of songs to a sold-out...

This is What Real Artists Do

This is What Real Artists Do

Sylvia Valdez, Intern

May 12, 2017


Filed under Arts

The busy halls were an indication of all the proud parents who came out to support their talented children. Parents proudly smiled ear to ear as they admired the artwork that lined Cal State LA’s Fine Arts Gallery. The University hosted the 26th Conservatory of Fine Arts Exhibition 2017. The goal of th...

Revealing the Soul Behind the Stigma

Janice Peregrina, Staff Reporter

May 12, 2017


Filed under Arts

You never really know a city until you hear its story from the people who live there. The Cross Cultural Center closed out its long-running film series, Independent Visions, for the Spring semester with the 2015 documentary “East LA Interchange”. Directed by Betsy Kalin and narrated by Danny Tre...

Power of Persuasion

Marcela Valdivia, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2017


Filed under Arts

On Wednesday, May 3, the Spring 2017 Public Speaking Showcase was held at the Golden Eagle. Out of 1,500 students in Oral Communication, only eight finalists were selected to present their persuasive speeches to judges and attendees.   Kristina Ruiz-Mesa, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies...

Where are Asian-American Artists?

Where are Asian-American Artists?

Ricky Rodas, Managing Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Arts

On Wednesday, May 3, The Cross Cultural Center hosted “API Representation in Media” at the University-Student Union (U-SU) Theatre. The panel discussion was centered on how Asian Americans navigate and gain notice in the entertainment industry. Minh-Triet Dao, the Social Justice Event Coordinato...

Student Dancers Spring On Stage for Annual Showcase

Student Dancers Spring On Stage for Annual Showcase

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2017


Filed under Arts

Spring season is upon us. It’s that time of year when trees dance in the wind, animals dance in the wind, and people dance on stage. If you don’t believe it, all you had to do was attend the 2017 Spring Dance Concert. Over the past semester, students interested in dance - majors and nonmajors...

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