Don’t come to the Big L.A. Portrait Gallery under the impression that there will be swarms of people, booming music and too many art installations to see. This isn’t the event in which others’ fever about an artwork spreads and makes everyone feverish before they can even judge it themselves. This isn’t an event to meet people or be seen; it’s a chance to appreciate art while being in a state of relaxation—appreciation in a purer form.
Student Life shines spotlight on sustainability
Office of Student Life intern Samantha Salomon and Associated Students’ sustainability committee are preparing for an upcoming Informational Eco Fair on Thursday.
Media cries Wolf
At the annual White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) dinner, Michelle Wolf both intrigued and disgusted audience members, causing controversy that put her name on the map, a technique Trump used to become the President of the United States.
Stormy relationships brew in ‘El Nino’ play
“El Nino,” a dark comedy by local playwright Justin Tanner, focuses on a family’s relationships as they teeter precariously on the brink of chaos and destruction. All transpires in one living room in Highland Park.
Undefeated men’s team wins dual season title
For the first time in history, PCC’s Men’s Swim Team has won the South Coast Conference (SCC) dual season title, after beating Cerritos College and LA Trade Tech on Friday.
PCC prepares for national school walkout in support of Parkland shooting victims
Tomorrow morning, PCC will be participating in the national school walkout which is both a memorial in honor of the victims of the Parkland shooting and a protest against current gun laws. According to EMPOWER, the youth branch of the Women’s March group who created the event, more than 2,500 organizations across the nation and some internationally plan to participate. Students are encouraged to leave their classes at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes, in recognition of the 17 deaths at Stoneman Douglas High School. After …
‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’: Deconstructing the rom-com tropes
The crazy ex-girlfriend trope has survived for so long in romantic comedy media. The CW musical show with the same title is not about perpetuating this belittling label, it’s about deconstructing it.
TV reboots celebrate strong narratives without exploiting nostalgia
Many of the complaints I hear about TV reboots are from film majors and enthusiasts. They could have a point. Or they could be exaggerating the “creative deficit” in the entertainment industry, so that their time and energy and money spent studying it seems justified.