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Universal Studios Celebrates Lunar New Year

Universal Studios Celebrates Lunar New Year

Monica Tamayo, PR Assistant

February 11, 2019


Filed under Culture

It is Lunar New Year at Universal Studios and they have taken to celebrate “Year of the Pig” in grand fashion from February 2 - 18. The movie-based theme park celebrates Lunar New Year by featuring a variety of fun activities make their way to the heart of the par: the Universal Plaza. Within...

University Celebrates The Year of the Pig

University Celebrates The Year of the Pig

Marissa Chavez, Digital Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts, Culture, Newest

The Cross Cultural Centers (CCC) host an event on campus last Thursday to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The day included special performances, crafts, guest speakers and a variety of cultural food. Each year, many of the individuals who celebrate this tradition do not go to work or do any cleaning...

MLK Beneath the Surface

MLK Beneath the Surface

Joshua Letona, Intern Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Culture, Politics

Cal State LA presented Martin Luther King Jr.: The King You Didn’t Know, exploring MLK beyond his notable work that has been considered for decades. The event was hosted by the program coordinator, Donovan Saddler, guiding the audience through open discussions alongside his two panelists, Dr. Fred...

Redefining Artistic Expression

Redefining Artistic Expression

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Arts, Campus News, Culture

The Fine Arts Gallery is bringing in the spring semester with a new exhibition. From now until Feb. 21, the 2,800 square-foot space is a school within a school, showcasing the work of community professionals–poets, painters, sculptors, designers, videographers-–to question norms and fight institutionalized...

A Deeper Consideration into MLK Jr.

A Deeper Consideration into MLK Jr.

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Culture, News, Politics

History has a habit of painting in broad strokes. So it may come as a shock to some that the man idolized today as a champion of equality and justice–the man whose name is seen plastered on student scholarships, emblazoned on street signs, schools, hospitals, and civic centers–isn’t all he is made...

Exploring Cultures Through Art

Exploring Cultures Through Art

Monica Tamayo, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Arts, Campus News, Culture

The Luckman Fine Arts Complex celebrated its fourth annual Worlds Arts Day in the courtyard on Saturday, Jan. 26th. World Arts Day was created to give the University and surrounding Los Angeles community an opportunity to learn and interact with the various forms of art from around the globe. The...

Costumes, Candy and a Police Escort

Costumes, Candy and a Police Escort

Marissa Chavez, Contributing writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Culture, Newest

It was a Happy Halloween for over 120 young girls and boys who had the opportunity to Trick-or-Treat with real police officers at the Department of Public Safety.   Since 2008, the department has opened its doors to students from the Anna Bing Arnold Day Care Center for a morning of candy and f...

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 ...

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...

How Luxury Met Street

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture, Lifestyle

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


Filed under Arts, Culture, La Onda, Newest

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...

The heart of African beats within Latin Music

The heart of African beats  within Latin Music

Ricky Rodas, Investigative Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Culture, Headlines

Latin America has had a rich history of creating vibrant music and catchy dances that have mesmerized the continent and the world at large. What the casual music listener may not realize, though, is that African rhythms are the backbone of nearly every form of Latin music.  This was the focus of Colombian musician Leopol...

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