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Letter of Recommendation: King Krule’s “6 Feet Beneath The Moon”

Letter of Recommendation: King Krule’s “6 Feet Beneath The Moon”

Hector Aguilar

February 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Lifestyle

London has often been depicted as a dark and gloomy place, so it makes sense that a native of the area would produce a dingy record. To get an idea of the kind of mood this album creates, imagine driving in the London slums late at night while listening to the soft pitter-patter of the sprinkling rain...

Spread the love

Spread the love

Marcela Valdivia

February 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Lifestyle

The University-Student Union plaza was covered in red to spread the love for this Valentine's Day with arts and crafts for students to make for someone special. Multiple tables were set in the plaza for students to sit down and make a unique craft. Supplies consisted of wooden hearts that students...

Team Xtreme won big at Dodgeball Tournament

Team Xtreme won big at Dodgeball Tournament

Cynthia Alvarez

February 12, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Sports

The 4th annual “Bleed Gold” Dodgeball Tournament took place on Wednesday, Feb. 3rd, with a total of ten student teams participated in the big event. The winners of the tournament won cash prizes. First place took home $600, second place won $500, and third place won $400. The Dodgeball Tournament ...

The search is on for the new Miss East Los Angeles

The search is on for the new Miss East Los Angeles

Hannah Jacobsen, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, News

As Cal State LA student Emma Andreini nears the end of her year as Miss East Los Angeles, the Miss America affiliate is again searching for contenders who will compete in 2016 for the crown, scholarship money, and a chance to move up to the Miss California competition. Connie Oliver, the Executive Director for Mi...

Lunar New Year the Hollywood Way

Lunar New Year the Hollywood Way

Marrian Zhou

February 11, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Although Lunar New Year is not an American festival, it is significant for more than 350,000 Asian families living in Los Angeles as well as tourists who come to spend the Winter in Californian sunshine. The festival is usually celebrated over dinner table with the entire family, just like how Americans...

Transgender student details experience in a Greek sorority

Transgender student details experience in a Greek sorority

Marina Andalon

February 9, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, News, Showcase

“Transgender, a person born in the incorrect body. The way they feel on the inside does not match their exterior,” say Jack Oliver Villalobos, who was assigned female at birth and formerly known as Jennifer Marie Villalobos. In 2015 the fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon National Board of Directors...

The Pros and Cons of Grading on a Curve

Ani Nalbodian

January 28, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

After a short hiatus from college, I began working towards my undergraduate degree again in the fall of 2015. My first day on campus was packed with constant déjà vu; it was like I had forgotten how to go to school and I was being constantly reminded of the basics. I was re-learning the whole sheba...

Free artwork for your hard work

Free artwork for your hard work

Marina Andalon

January 28, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, News, Showcase

Some of the most iconic and largest museums Los Angeles has to offer will present free general admission to the public on Jan. 30th for the 11th annual “Museums Free-For-All” event. There will be over 30 museums giving the public an opportunity to experience art, cultural and natural history, and science all...

Texting and Walking: A Global Phenomenon

Texting and Walking: A Global Phenomenon

Katelin Petersen

January 28, 2016


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

You can’t live your whole life behind your phone, bro. You just can’t do that.  You gotta live in the now.” Lawrence said, as she scolded a reporter at the Golden Globes on Jan. 10th.   Some may say she was a bit rude to the reporter, but she proved a valid point.  Addiction to sma...

Carmela Ice Cream: You’ve Never had Ice Cream Like This

Oliver Ordonez

August 27, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

  Ice Cream is in our genes, well not really but the taste of this beloved pastime is irreplaceable. If you are a risk taker like me, than allow me to take you on a mouth-watering adventure and indulge in Carmela Ice Cream.  Carmela Ice Cream started from the bottom at local farmers markets, and now ha...

LA Sparks Postgame Latin Celebration

LA Sparks Postgame Latin Celebration

Cesar Banderas

July 9, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

This past Saturday, the Los Angeles Sparks Women's basketball team faced the San Antonio Silver Stars at the world famous Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles. The LA Sparks took over the night by winning 93 to 66. Following the game was a Latin Celebration, which counted with a Postgame concert. Actress and comedian Kik...

LA Sparks Postgame Latin Celebration

LA Sparks Postgame Latin Celebration

Cesar Banderas

July 9, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

This past Saturday, the Los Angeles Sparks Women's basketball team faced the San Antonio Silver Stars at the world famous Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles. The LA Sparks took over the night by winning 93 to 66. Following the game was a Latin Celebration, which counted with a Postgame concert. Actress and comedian Kik...

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