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The struggles of being a Black K-pop fan

The struggles of being a Black K-pop fan

September 23, 2018

“Yo, what did you say, girl?! Mhm, you ain’t doin’ that!” My face twisted with disgust while I watched the over-exaggerated impression of a Black woman play out by Korean girl group Red Velvet member, Wendy. The wagged finger, neck rolling and gravelly v...

Matt’s Munchies: Hello to you, Bai Plu

Matt’s Munchies: Hello to you, Bai Plu

Matthew Ramirez, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Columns, Today

Sometimes people want a nice, quiet space to collect themselves and escape for a bit. The atmosphere at Bai Plu Thai and Sushi Bar provides just that, along with a filling meal. Over its 10 years of ...

Marvel’s femme fatale take the spotlight

Marvel’s femme fatale take the spotlight

May 6, 2018

With the recent release of the highly anticipated “Avengers: Infinity War,” Marvel Studios has yet again proven that it knows how to release a summer blockbuster that can be enjoyed by people of all walks o...

‘Saturday Night Live,’ just as lively as ever

‘Saturday Night Live,’ just as lively as ever

April 25, 2018

As a fan of both the Arts & Life section of the Daily 49er, and “Saturday Night Live,” it hurts me to see them not in harmony with one another. This is a response to the April 18 article, “S...

Fade In: ‘Most Beautiful Island’

Fade In: ‘Most Beautiful Island’

April 17, 2018

Demons, monsters and mutation can be scary, but they don’t match the fear of being penniless in a society that values people based on their wealth. “Most Beautiful Island” explores this all too real nightmare while remaining a deceptive a...

‘Saturday Night Live’ needs new scripts if it wants to stay alive

‘Saturday Night Live’ needs new scripts if it wants to stay alive

April 17, 2018

“Saturday Night Live” is a renowned name in the world of sketch-comedy. Everyone has heard of it and most have watched an episode. However, for the millennial generation, “SNL” has fallen short of t...

Canonizing comics: Marjane Satrapi’s ‘Persepolis’

Canonizing comics: Marjane Satrapi’s ‘Persepolis’

April 11, 2018

The most admirable quality of “Persepolis” is its sincerity. The author never hesitates to critique foreign powers meddling in her home, or herself. At over 300 pages in length, “Persepolis...

Longing for lost bartenders

Longing for lost bartenders

April 4, 2018

Going to a brewery isn’t just a means to an inebriated bus ride home, it’s also a means for me to tip bartenders into talking to me. Moving to Los Angeles County left me with a sense that I lost so...