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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... 

Cramped spaces and high hopes

Cramped spaces and high hopes
Beneatha, played by Bradlee Johnson in the theatre department’s production of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” faces dilemmas about her future and what kind of person she wants to be. “A Raisin in the Sun” is the senior thesis project for Gemma Alfaro, Lauren Erivn and Raymond Del Rio, who perform in the play, and Michael Roche, who is the technical director. The play’s run... 

Mt. Baldy becomes more eclectic

Karo Chakhlasyan Arts Editor Upstairs, three women, each wearing shorter shorts than the next began dancing down stairs to the Snowcrest Lodge bottom floor where Justin Taylor, singer of Jutty Ranx, expressed his gratitude towards the Crest Fest audience Saturday night. “You’re all part of something special,” Taylor said. “This is an underground community where we support each other.” The... 

Happenings

‘Raisin in the Sun’ The theater department’s fall production, “Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry, focuses on the financial and personal struggles of a poor African American family in Chicago. The play will run at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with the final performance at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dailey Theatre. General admission is $10, $8, and $5 for students. Photo Exhibit Photographs... 

Garcia helps others speak without words

Garcia helps others speak without words
Shannon Garcia, senior sociology and speech communication major. likes to hang out on the north or south steps of Founders Hall, doing classwork or reading. When not at school Garcia enjoys writing poems, working on art pieces, and making jewelry. She plans on graduating mid-year. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer When language creates barriers and limits to what one feels the... 

Music Review: ‘Battle Born’ is killed in combat

Katie Madden Staff Writer Those hoping to hear something radically new from The Killers’ fourth studio album, ‘Battle Born,’ are in for quite a letdown. Those waiting for more of that endlessly catchy formulaic approach got exactly what they wanted. Taking a departure from their more daring and whimsical third effort, ‘Day & Age,’ the new album transports listeners back to Las Vegas in... 

Concert Review: 2 Chainz raises the temperature in Pomona

Brian Velez Life Editor 2 Chainz, the rapper formerly known as Tity Boi, performed at the Glass House in Pomona on Wednesday night. After opening acts Jimbo Jenkins, Monsta and Cap One warmed up the crowd, an on-stage screen began to show clips of 2 Chainz music videos, interviews – and one of him riding a Segway. Although 2 Chainz appeared on stage 40 minutes past his scheduled time, the audience... 

Artists make ‘visible’ blends of pop culture

Mariela Patron Staff Writer The Harris Art Gallery showcased drawings from Los Angeles based artists Joel Biel, Patrick Lee, Mark Dean Veca and Eric Yahnker, which included head shot portraits and artwork that combined pop culture imagery on Sept. 13. The first thing that popped out of the white walls was Yahnker’s colored pencil painting, “Fat Bastard.” “It’s a kaleidoscope... 
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