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The Blue Beetle movie poster. Photo from Warner Bros. Pictures.

Blue Beetle bringing Hispanic representation to the screen

Christiane Rios, Multimedia Reporter September 30, 2023

Ditching the stereotypes that Hollywood has exhausted for many years, DC’s latest movie “Blue Beetle,” shows major Chicano representation emphasizing the importance of family and culture.    Monica...

Golden Eagles still have time to submit to the Coca Cola Refreshing Films Contest. Photo provided by Katie Pryor, Program Manager of Coca Cola Refreshing Films.

Submit to the Coca Cola Refreshing Films contest before it’s too late

Tristan Longwell, Multimedia Reporter September 16, 2023

The Coca Cola Refreshing Films contest is a competition that gives college students and recent graduates the opportunity to work with and produce branded content, while receiving mentorship from industry...

A couple of students and kids sitting down and watching the podium.

Roger W. Temple Intermediate kicks off year with annual ‘Dinner and a Show’

Sherman Liang, Community News Reporter March 2, 2023

Roger W. Temple Intermediate’s annual “Dinner and a Show” finally took place after a two-year break in Rosemead. The event, which is organized by middle school students, had been put off due to the...

Collage by Will Baker, UT does not claim ownership of any images, Travis Scott, Cardi B,Harry Styles Beyonce, Bad Bunny, Steve Lacey, all moments from the 2023 Grammys.

The 65th Annual Grammy awards were nothing but fantastic

Brian Perez, Multimedia Reporter March 2, 2023

In what many saw as being a shock, Harry Styles’ “Harry’s House” album defeated Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” album in winning album of the year at the Grammys. The Grammys were held at the...

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LA films that tell its story

Erik Adams, Multimedia Reporter November 28, 2022

The film industry and Los Angeles are largely synonymous with one another, making it one of the most unique places in the realm of cinema.  Several films that take place here are, for better or for...

An group of performers at the Voices Latinx Indigenous Artists Showcase event.

‘VOICES’ showcase spotlights local Latinx and Indigenous artists and performers

Asha Johnson, Community News Reporter November 14, 2022

Growing up as a Mexican and Black child in Inglewood, Derrick Paris said he noticed that people like him rarely got opportunities to perform or engage seriously in the arts. Paris has had a love for...

Black and White photo of Juan Lopez rocking out with his guitar.

Highland Park guitarist: Neighborhood populations evolve over time. What matters is how people work together

Adrian Leal, Community News Reporter September 27, 2022

In the 20-plus years guitarist Juan Lopez has lived in Highland Park, he has seen it shift from an art and cultural hub to a community that sometimes “lacks appreciation of its long-standing culture.” Lopez...

Rides like a ferris wheel and rollercoaster reflected in water at Disneyland.

This grandma makes theme parks even more magical

Trevor Megginson, Community News Reporter September 21, 2022

Many grandparents spoil their grandkids with gifts. This “meemaw” is different because she does that for complete strangers of all ages.  Laura Mayer, 57, gives away knicknacks to kids and adults...

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‘Better Call Saul’ better than most legal shows?

Oscar Torres, Digital Editor September 5, 2022

When watching a show about criminal justice it should draw you in with the dramatic court cases and intense decision making scenes. But what makes people get drawn to these portrayals of law? Shows...

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CSI welcomes back students to a new era for Cal State LA

Erik Adams, Reporter September 4, 2022

Even with Thursday’s high temperatures, the Center for Student Involvement’s Welcome Home BBQ event was able to greet new and returning students to a more typical in-person campus experience this semester.  Along...

Bullet Train Movie Poster.

‘Bullet Train’ review: Nonstop fun and action-filled experience

Oscar Torres, Digital Editor August 22, 2022

After filming the movie for months during the COVID pandemic, “Bullet Train” finally came to theaters and brought in a fun, action-packed tale that will keep moviegoers entertained by the creativity...

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Eagle Rock event planner thrives by networking with family-run businesses

Gerardo De Los Santos, Community News Reporter June 18, 2022

Small businesses in Eagle Rock don’t just make the neighborhood special, but they support each other -- helping them survive threats from chain businesses and economic downturns alike. That’s according...

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