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Jam club de-stresses with beats and strings

Jam club de-stresses with beats and strings
Junior art history major Lauren Rios, junior psychology major Jared Taylor, senior public affairs major Jesus Vargas-Lopez and junior multimedia and speech communications major Chris Pulu meet in Sneaky Park as part of the Jam Fam Club. In 2011 Pulu and others started jamming in Sneaky Park as a way to escape from school and other stress. As more people came to share music with them, they decided to... 

Sunday grooves with Latin beats

Michelle Nunez Staff Writer Faculty members and students grooved along with the Latin jazz rhythms from Reed Gratz on piano on Sunday night in Morgan Auditorium. Accompanying him on stage was fellow music faculty member Steve Alaniz on saxophone and University of La Verne students David Vorobyov playing bass and Phillip Greenwood on drums. The musicians started the performance with the song titled,... 

Happenings

‘Visible’ “Visible” is a group exhibition in the Harris Gallery featuring Los Angeles artists Joel Biel, Patrick Lee, Mark Dean Veca and Eric Yahnker. Veca and Yahnker draw upon pop culture figures to create visual absurdities, while Lee and Biel focus on head shot portraits. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The exhibit runs through Thursday. ‘The Romancers’ For... 

Festival bucks mainstream

Christian Orozco Sports Editor If you took a drive down Union Pacific in East Los Angeles Saturday you might have heard the ruckus that was coming out of an ominous warehouse. That ruckus was F*** That Fest The weird and the creepy came out to support the underground music scene of garage rock, surf, blues, psychedelic, folk and punk. “For five bucks and this many bands I had to come out,” Ontario... 

Music Review: Wake me up when ‘¡Uno!’ ends

Katie Madden Staff Writer The Green Day boys are at it again, and by “it” I mean releasing another disappointing record that confirms they just can’t make a truly exciting and unique album anymore. “¡Uno!,” the band’s ninth studio album, comes across as an attempt of a 40-something dad, desperate to appear as cool to his punk, teenage son. Following the release of one too many family friendly... 

Movie Review: ‘Hotel Transylvania’ spooks families closer together

Erica Maurice Staff Writer “Hotel Transylvania” is the perfect heart-warming children’s movie to connect the whole family. The film, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, tells the story of Dracula, voiced by Adam Sandler, as he tries to shield his daughter Mavis, voiced by Selena Gomez, from the human world. Tartakovsky has directed and produced some of the animated shows that 1990s kids grew... 

Happenings

Photo Exhibit Photographs from “East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A” and “Juvenile” by Joseph Rodriguez will be on display in the Carlson Gallery. The exhibit runs through Oct. 12. ‘Visible’ “Visible” is a group exhibition in the Harris Gallery featuring Los Angeles artist Joel Biel, Patrick Lee, Mark Dean Veca and Eric Yahnker. The exhibition features pop culture figures and absurdities... 

Rodriguez shares photography of gang life

Rodriguez shares photography of gang life
Photographer Joseph Rodriguez, right, tells the personal stories behind his photographs during a panel discussion Monday in Morgan Auditorium. He was joined in the discussion by Associate Professor of English David Werner, Professor of Sociology Sharon Davis and Professor of Religion Richard Rose. Rodriguez’s exhibit “Homegrown” features 51 photographs in the Carlson Gallery in the ground floor... 

Horror Nights offers frights

Michelle Nunez Staff Writer Last Friday Universal Studios Hollywood celebrated the opening of Halloween Horror Nights, when Universal Studios transforms the park offering terrifying mazes, shows and rides. On opening night Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper introduced “Alice Cooper Goes 2 Hell 3D,” a maze welcoming those who dare enter his nightmare. “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The... 

Lost in a modern language

Erica Maurice Staff Writer Imagine being in a foreign country without knowing the language or the culture. This sense of alienation was the theme of the latest film in the Language and Cinema film series hosted by the department of modern languages. The University of La Verne’s department of modern languages hosted “Lost in Translation” Sept. 19 in the Arts and Communications Building 212. Modern... 
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