Obamafest: The uplifting trainwreck

By Alexander Trimis May 8, 2019 0

The event — thrown by the city of Los Angeles to rename Rodeo Boulevard to President Barack Obama Boulevard — started at noon. Or at least it was supposed to. By 12:30 p.m., the only…

The Long Night is dark and full of terrors

By Jennifer Wilson May 8, 2019 0

The final season of “Game of Thrones” has finally arrived, after nearly two years of making fans wait for the next installment. The season will run a scant six episodes, but are considerably greater in…

Dan Modern Chinese: Basic but lively

By Michele Clarke April 10, 2019 0

Hidden within the downtown atmosphere of Lake St. in Pasadena, just a 15-minute walk from campus, lies the upscale, vine-covered, British-themed atmosphere of the Commons Courtyard. Amidst the Philz Coffee and Williams Sonoma, facing the…

‘Us’ is weird but thrilling

By Ryan Huynh April 10, 2019 0

With Jordan Peele’s sophomore horror/thriller “Us”, Peele announces to the world that he can step into the shoes of cinematic masterminds such as Orson Welles and Rod Serling. “Us” is not about the usual Jekyll…

On a cloudy Saturday afternoon, I found myself in an area of  Los Angeles known as the “Pinata District.” Which as it sounds, had hundreds if not thousands of pinatas for sale, but the pinatas…