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Book Review: ‘Interestings’ is above average

<i>Book Review</i>: 'Interestings' is above average
Christina Collins Burton Book Editor Picking up Meg Wolitzer’s “The Interestings” and trying to read the book between projects is a mistake. After getting past a plot set-up that takes a while to get off the ground, there is no going back. This book will entertain and completely absorb readers. This story of friendship that is followed from the 1970s to the modern world is like trying to get... 

Germany shows its soft side in film

Erica Maurice Staff Writer Students gathered Wednes­day afternoon in the Arts and Communications Building to watch “Soul Kitchen,” hosted by the Foreign Languages Enhancement Activities club, to wrap up its German Cinema Month. “This is a way of enhancing foreign language on campus,” said Josue Alvarez, the Spanish instructor who heads the club. This film focuses on a Greek immigrant, Zinos,... 

Social media inspires new exhibit

Social media inspires new exhibit
At the reception for “Geolocation: Desert­scapes,” senior communications major Anthony Juarez speaks to featured photographer Marni Shindelman via Skype and an iPad because the photographers could not make it to the reception. The exhibit, also featuring the work of Nate Larson, runs through May 24 in the Carlson Gallery on the ground floor of Miller Hall. / photo by Ryan C. Gann Karla Rendon Staff... 

Art tells personal story

Art tells personal story
Junior art minor Nikki Godinez tells graduate student Mauricio Medrano the story behind her art installation. The piece represents what Godinez perceives to be her parents’ disapproval of her art – and society’s eyes always on her, Godinez said. The art department displayed students’ art at the West Gallery in the Campus Center, for one day, April 30. / photo by Stephanie Ball  Read More →

Theater Review: ‘Merchant of Venice’ does the Bard justice

Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer What started as a typical light-hearted comedy turned out to be a show covering different social issues, from anti-semitism to feminism to the struggle of class within a wealthy Venetian society, as the Dailey Theater premiered William Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice.” The show opened with warm, inviting chaos, with sounds of the bustling town square echoing... 

Happenings

‘The Merchant of Venice’ The theater department presents William Shake­speare’s “The Merchant of Venice” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Dailey Theatre. General admission is $10, staff admission is $8 and students are $5. For reservations call 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. Rose Trio The Rose Trio will perform at 8 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $5... 

Art of the past returns to Harris Gallery

Art of the past returns to Harris Gallery
Sophomore Jake Simpson enjoys a piece of art while junior Danielle Zamora and senior Daniel Sillas mingle at the reception for “Campus: Selections from the La Verne Art Collection” that was held on Tuesday in Harris Art Gallery. The exhibit features several artists’ work that was curated and organized by Dion Johnson, the Director of University Art Galleries. “Campus,” which opened on April... 

Preparing the Dailey Theatre for Shakespeare

Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer William Shakespeare took center stage at Dailey Theatre last night as the theater department presented “The Merchant of Venice.” Directed by theater arts professor David Flaten, “Merchant” was put together in less than two months and will be premiered tonight at 7:30 p.m. as “the biggest show of the semester,” junior theater major Cody Goss said. “I’m really... 

Mei Duo honors Boston composer

Mei Duo honors Boston composer
Rachel V. Huang plays during the Friday Noon Concert series at Scripps College April 19. Huang played Amy Beach’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in A minor, Op. 34. The concerts are every Friday at 12:15 p.m. in Balch Auditorium. / photo by Stephanie Ball Monica Dien Staff Writer The sweet sound of the violin accompanied by the piano came together as the Mei Duo performed their rendition of Amy Beach’s... 

Music Review: Cudi burns up on ‘Indicud’

Robert Penalber Managing Editor Hard-set on producing all of his own music, it seems Mr. Rager’s latest album attempts to live up to the commercial success of 2009’s “Man on the Moon: The End of the Day,” looking for the next “Pursuit of Happiness.” But try as he might, the pursuit continues, as Cudi falls just a bit short on “Indicud.” While he will not gain any new fans, he will certainly... 
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