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Students learn Spanish with horror

Veronica Orozco News Editor Students gathered in the Arts and Communications Building Wednesday afternoon for the continuation of the Language and Cinema film series presented by the department of modern languages. This week’s movie, “El Orfanato,” is a 2007 Spanish psychological thriller directed by Juan Antonio Bayona. The movie began by showing young children in an orphanage and a call being... 

Romance divided by a wall

Karo Chakhlasyan Arts Editor The lights dimmed, the applause came to a slow stop and the scene crew set up a brick wall dividing the stage. Thus began an unexpected tale of romance as “The Romancers,” a play directed by theater arts major Zachary Green began Wednesday night in Dailey Theatre. The play was presented to the University as a one-night-only show, part of homecoming week. “Given the... 

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Faculty Recital The next faculty recital will feature Danielle Cummins on violin, Benjamin Coyte on cello and Kevin Mills on piano. The recital starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. ‘Alumni Allegories: Dissent’ The Carlson Gallery presents a collaborative project between photography and writing. Students from Sean Bernard’s Writing 307 class will write a written... 

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... 
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