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Book Review: Cracked writer tackles Internet crash

<i>Book Review</i>: Cracked writer tackles Internet crash
Michael Saakyan Book Editor The Internet. Where would we be without it? What would you do with those photos of every single meal you have ever eaten and who would see those duck faced selfies? We as a generation rely heavily on the Internet. We go to restaurants and bars and before giving a drink order we ask, “What’s the Wi-Fi password?” Some students may recall a time where there was no Internet.... 

Saints, sinners explored in re-enactment

Saints, sinners explored in re-enactment
Julia Reinhard Lupton, a professor of Shakespeare Studies at UC Irvine, discusses ‘Measure for Measure’ in Dailey Theatre on Saturday. She addressed the characters’ backgrounds and certain scenes with the audience in introducing the play that followed the lecture. Some of the audience volunteered to read lines from scenes and explain what they thought each scene was about. / photo by Austen Beck Cody... 

Happenings

Student Recital The piano and voice student recital will be at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Guest Recital A guest recital with Jackie Petitto on piano and Paul Stein on violin will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $5 and students are free. ‘Choral Classics’ The ULV Chamber Singers will perform in “Choral Classics” at 6 p.m.... 

‘Measure For Measure’ delivers laughs

Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Trapped in the hands of a ruthless hypocrite, nun Isabella cannot release Lord Angelo’s lustful grip as he groped her body, pleading for Isabella to give up her chastity. Angelo releases his grip, failing to convince Isabella, as she leaves him shattered and ignites a fury in his unrelenting soul. The main characters in William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” deal... 

Pitzer College addresses queer, feminist issues

Gabriela Krupa Staff Writer Students who encourage queer and feminist ideals gathered at Pitzer College to support the series “Wrong is Not My Name” April 24. The series originated in a Black Queer Theory class, and the students continue the series even when the class is not in session. “I wanted to shed light on issues that didn’t have much attention,” Channing Martinez, a Los Angeles artist... 

Theater Review: Ballet enchants crowd with ‘Beauty’

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer The Inland Pacific Ballet told a tale as old as time in its adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” at the Bridges Auditorium in Claremont on April 26. The ballet featured soloist Shelby Whallon as Beauty and guest artist Cameron Schwanz as Beast in Victoria Koenig and Kevin Frank Meyers’ original production. In just two acts, the unlikely pair of Beauty and Beast grow to... 

Happenings

‘Measure for Measure’ William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure,” directed by Sean Dillon, will run at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Dailey Theatre. General admission is $12; faculty, staff and seniors is $8; student is $5. Shakespeare Lecture La Verne Shakespeare Experience is sponsoring the “Sovereigns, Citizens and Saints” lecture 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday... 

Orchestra reaches to new heights

Orchestra reaches to new heights
The La Verne Chamber Orchestra, formed last semester, has added a piano, flute and trumpet to the ensemble. Conductor Emmanuel Lagumbay directs a rehearsal in Morgan Auditorium. Directly in front of him is adjunct professor Danielle Cummins, violinist, founder and musical director of the ensemble. To the right are Alicia Rodriguez and Catherine Bacus on the cellos. Their next performance will be May... 

Dinner served with side of poems

Dinner served with side of poems
Senior liberal arts major Mathieu Koontz recited a poem at the spoken word plays open mike night on April 17. The club holds an open mic night one Thursday a month at Pappa’s Artisanal, where anyone is welcome to sing, recite poetry, and in some cases even tell jokes. / photo by Stephanie Ball Bernarda Carranza Staff Writer Pappa’s Artisanal served something more than a fine menu as it opened its... 

Commentary: Coachella confuses appropriation for style

<i>Commentary:</i> Coachella confuses appropriation for style
Karla Rendon, Arts Editor The past two weekends gave music enthusiasts the chance to see their favorite musicians in Indio during the annual music festival, Coachella. While crowd favorites such as Arcade Fire, Outkast and Queens of the Stone Age were in attendance, so were people wrongfully sporting cultural symbols of importance such as bindis and Native American headdresses for the sake of fashion. Among... 
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