Editorial: College protests supporting Palestine straighten out our priorities

Share: Although we’re 51 years removed from the end of the Vietnam War, the scenes taking place across college campuses all across America feel all too familiar to anti-war protests of that time. Regardless of the gap in time, student protests and demonstrations are critical for ensuring our voices are heard. On April 16, USC announced that their valedictorian, Asna Tabassum, would not be giving her commencement speech at this year’s graduation. The school cited “security concerns,” but many suspect that the true reason was …

Morgan St. Jean: The makings of a true artist

Share: In a tiny little home studio somewhere in the midst of L.A., lies a room full of guitars and keyboards and fancy synth machines. The plethora of musical possibilities is enough to make any musician’s imagination run wild. This is how it all happens, right? A single recording in someone’s basement and suddenly you get lucky enough to “make it” in Los Angeles. Follow:

Mandala colors Pasadena

Share: Amongst the different types of religious artwork, the creation of a colorful sand mandala by Tibetan monks are a must- see. From Nov. 5 to Nov. 9, the USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena put on a special event known as the Sand Mandala. This event was a delegation of six monks who carefully and precisely constructed a mandala design from sand using a handful of tools. Follow: