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Godzilla Hits the Theaters After Five-Year Hibernation

Press release of Godzilla: King of the Monsters, property of Warner Brothers.
June 1, 2019

Godzilla makes his long-anticipated return to the silver screen in “Godzilla: King of the Monsters.”   Top secret crypto-zoology agency, Monarch, tries to save humanity from “Titans”;...

One Last Dance

The Turn dance choreographed by Jessica Harper being performed at the Intimate Theatre at the Luckman during the Spring Dance Concert last Friday.
Annual Spring Dance Concert highlights student performers.
May 14, 2019

The Department of Theater and Dance held their annual Spring Dance Concert this past weekend inside the Intimate Theater at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex. Student participants were selected based on...

Building Communities with BSU

Picture of a man wearing a hat, talking to a lot of female students about chicano movement.
BSU Gives Tips to Students to Use Their Majors For Their Communities
April 29, 2019

The Black Student Union (BSU) hosted the event “Building Community with Our Majors” to help inspire and give students tips on how they can use their major to give back. The event was led by Isis...

The Endgame Fans Have Been Waiting For

Picture of the avengers cast is holding their hands into a circle as they pose for a picture.
Marvel Studios releases the culmination of their universe with “Avengers: Endgame”.
April 29, 2019

Concluding a franchise built over 11 years with 21 films is no easy task. “Avengers: Endgame” is an impressive feat by the Russo brothers, who captured an epic and emotional finale for fans who...

“Dumbo” Soars Below the Clouds

Dumbo being displayed on a movie cover banner.
Disney remakes its 1941 classic “Dumbo” into a live-action spectacle.
April 9, 2019

“Dumbo” is the latest entry among the string of live-action remakes of Disney classics. The original film runs at just over an hour, giving the new creative team some freedom to expand on the story....

“Us”: An Instant Psychological Classic

US, a horror movie, Press Release Image
March 26, 2019

Jordan Peele delivers a masterful original horror thriller in his most recent film, “Us.” The film follows the Wilson family (Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Evan Alex, and Shahadi Wright Joseph) as...

Woke Black Folk: A One Woman Show

March 19, 2019

Last Thursday, Cal State LA presented “The Intersection: Woke Black Folk,” written and starring Funmilola Fagbamila. The show examines the complex differences in black political identities while also...

Coffee and Friends

On March 11th, 2019, the International Office hosted Coffee Break, a social event where several students, who came to Cal State LA to study abroad, shared a glimpse into their personal out-of-the-country experience.
March 19, 2019

Study Abroad is a program designed for students who are looking to travel the world while staying on their academic track. Cal State LA caters to the appeals of its students by offering an inviting, community-based...

BSU Shows Out

Performers walking off stage at the end of their routine that they performed at the Show Up Show Out event on Friday in the U-SU Plaza.
Black Student Union hosts event to show support to the community.
March 19, 2019

Students at Cal State LA celebrated the black community at the first ever Show Up Show Out event this past Friday. During the event, the U-SU Plaza was home to vibrant performances that made the crowd...

She Kills Opening Night

Casey Cuellar (left) and Jessica Berón perform in She Kills Monsters, a play performed at the State Playhouse and directed by Sara Guerrero. Photo courtesy of Department of Theatre and Dance
“She Kills Monsters” Opens the Playhouse with its First Show of the Semester
March 11, 2019

“She Kills Monsters” premiered as the first show of the spring semester at Cal State LA’s State Playhouse last Thursday night. As the audience entered the theater, 90’s music filled the room, setting...

An Evening of Culture

March 5, 2019

Traditional dances, food and attire from around the globe filled the Golden Eagle Ballroom. The College of Professional and Global Education, in partnership with the International Student Organization,...

Pixar Sparks New Tales

Picture of a tiny cat against a barbed weird and a dog chained up with his collar.
New Sparkshorts initiative gives animators the opportunity to produce their own animation shorts.
March 4, 2019

From the studio that brought you tear-jerking animations like Coco and Up, and blockbusting franchises like Cars, Monsters Inc., Toy Story and the Incredibles, now comes a more experimental arm of operations....

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