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Practicing the craft

Practicing the craft
Myron Woods practices for his piano test on the top floor of the Campus Center on Monday. Woods, a junior criminology major, has been playing piano for about a year, and enlisted the help of freshman music major Khayree Jones to help him practice. / photo by Warren Bessant  Read More →

Happenings

‘The Agony of Colin Powell’ Dailey Theatre will host performances of Ralph Soldana’s senior directing thesis “The Agony of Colin Powell” at 7:30 p.m. April 19 and 20. Written by Professor of English William Cook, the play is a dramatic monologue in one act. It is a fictitious portrayal of a person in spiritual and emotional pain confronting his dark night of the soul. Tickets are $5 for general... 

Panel addresses mining conditions in Peru

Panel addresses mining conditions in Peru
Hector Delgado, professor of sociology; Jay Jones, professor of biology and biochemistry; and Michael Robinson Chávez, Los Angeles Times photographer, discuss the effects of gold mining in Rinconada, Peru, during a panel discussion March 8 that also included, Professor of Spanish Gabriella Capraroiu and Professor of Political Science Gitty Amini. The panel, which took place in Morgan Auditorium, dicussed... 

Pomona draws crowds for Art Walk

Pomona draws crowds for Art Walk
David Cone helps artist Rachel Walker sell her drawings at the Pomona Art Walk on March 10. Cone was also selling skateboards with his own personal designs. The Pomona Art Walk starts at 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month and 6 p.m. on the last Saturday. The Art Walk serves as a place to admire local talent as well as a place for artists to sell their work. Various art galleries take part... 

Class works on new set

Class works on new set
Sabrina Consiglio, a sophomore theater major, works on the set for the theater program’s next play, “The House of Atreus,” which opens May 3. Her stagecraft class is responsible for building the sets for all the theater program’s productions. / photo by Katherine Careaga  Read More →

Theater Review: ‘American Idiot’ fights ordinary beat

Alex Forbess Staff Writer When news spread that Green Day allowed musical drones from New York to create a Broadway musical based on their best-selling album “American Idiot,” I felt my heart sink. I never felt more betrayed to know my idols – wise men who raised me with the sacred gospel of punk – sold out in such a fashion that I considered sacrilegious. Before throwing them out of my life,... 

Movie Review: ‘80s show ’21 Jump Street’ makes film debut

Christina Collins Burton Editor in Chief An update of the 1980s television show of the same name, “21 Jump Street,” comes a surprisingly entertaining comedy that strays from the stereotypical slapstick film. The duo Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill created great situational comedy and plenty of laughs for the audience to enjoy. Instead of stealing the original story of a cop being taken off the street... 

Band bursts from Icelandic forest

Amanda Nieto Arts Editor On Tuesday night at the Troubadour two members of the band Of Monsters and Men walked through the crowd and into their backstage dressing room without a single member of the sold out show noticing. Unlike the way the two bandmates went by unnoticed, their hit single “Little Talks” has become so well known that many claimed love for the band after one listen. Beverly Duncan... 

Happenings

‘Mirror of the Soul’ The Harris Art Gallery presents “Mirror of the Soul,” an exhibition of 27 bronze sculptures by French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation lent the sculptures to the Univer­sity. The exhibit closes March 29. Admission is free. ‘Rinconada de Oro’ The Carlson Gallery is hosting an exhibition titled, “Rinconada de Oro” by Los Angeles Times... 

Bonita bands swing big for fundraiser

Bonita bands swing big for fundraiser
Cassidy Furnari, Bonita High School senior, sang “How High the Moon” along with the Bonita High School Jazz Ensemble for “Swingin’ with the Big Bands” dinner and concert fundraiser March 2 at the Fox Theater in Pomona. Furnari plans to be a Marine Biology major when she gets to college, and hopes to continue singing throughout her student career. / photo by Debora Escobar Ingrid Rodriguez ... 
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