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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... 

Happenings

‘Merchant of Venice’ The theatre department presents William Shake­speare’s “The Merchant of Venice” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and May 2-4, and 2 p.m. on May 5 in Dailey Theatre. General admission is $10, staff admission is $8 and students are $5. For reservations call 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. LaVernapalooza ASULV, CAB and the Office of Student Life present the 4th Annual LaVernapalooza,... 

‘Geolocation’ show reveals transparency of social media

'Geolocation' show reveals transparency of social media
Junior photography major Hunter Cole peels plastic off the latest installation in the Carlson Gallery, called “Geoloca­tion: Desertscapes,” by photographers Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman. The gallery will hold a reception at 6 p.m. Thursday at which photographers will be available to talk via video chat. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Candice Nuñez Staff Writer One of the most popular social media... 

Book Review: ‘Stung’ leaves a scar on readers

<i>Book Review</i>: ‘Stung’ leaves a scar on readers
Christina Collins Burton Book Editor In Bethany Wiggins’ newest novel “Stung” the bees are disappearing and crops are dying. To help, the government has been breeding bees in labs to help save the population. Unfortunately, children stung by these super bees die. If they get vaccinated against the stings they end up turning to violent, killer beasts. Sounds like a good time right? This book is... 

Chalking it up in Glendora

Chalking it up in Glendora
Tami Reigner adds finishing touches to her chalk piece “Psalm 27” in Saturday’s Glendora Chalk Festival, sponsored by the Village Business Improvement District. The Ecuadorian native has participated in the last five chalk festivals. People of all ages from the San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire area came to create chalk drawings on the sidewalk and compete for cash prizes in five categories,... 

Movie Review: ’42′ takes Robinson’s story from the field to the screen

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor Jackie Robinson’s legacy is well known in the baseball world, and “42” is an attempt to spread the legacy to those who do not know his story. Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball on April 15, 1947, when he played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He endured hatred, name calling and death threats from fans, players of opposing teams and even his teammates.... 

Happenings

Poetry Reading The modern languages and creative writing department presents a poetry reading by poet Karen An-Hwei Lee at noon Thursday in the Chapel. Lee will be reading from her latest book of poems, “Phyla of Joy.” Admission is free. Gospel Concert The music department presents “Gospel Fusion: Gershwin and Beyond” at 8 p.m. on April 29 in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is a $20 recommended... 

Dark side revealed in student plays

Dark side revealed in student plays
Written and performed by Teresa Yslas Beardsley, “Mademoiselle X: Ourselves in Disguise,” is a one-woman show that displayed Beardsley’s acting talent in the form of several different characters. The main character was a French woman who told stories of different people she had met throughout her life, including a doorman, a homeless man, a Texas drunk and an Occupy Los Angeles protester. / photo... 

Faculty show revives classic pieces

Faculty show revives classic pieces
Tenor Jonathan Mack performs in Morgan Auditorium Sunday with Grace Xia Zhao providing piano accompaniment. Mack has also performed at the University of Southern California and Chapman University, among other venues across the nation. / photo by Zachary Horton Kristina Bugante Staff Writer The resonating vocal talents of soprano Carol Stephenson and tenor Jonathan Mack, accompanied by Grace Xia Zhao’s... 
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