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Music: what’s hot, what’s not

Music: what’s hot, what’s not

Danielle Carson and Einar Sevilla, Staff Writers

January 22, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Showcase

Against Me!: "Transgender Dysphoria Blues" Like a less melodic Distillers and a rougher Alkaline Trio, Against Me! has always been the punk band with politically charged yet simple, sing-a-long lyri...

The new world of Super Mario 3-D

The new world of Super Mario 3-D

January 21, 2014

From the ground-breaking new cat suit to the smart level design, Nintendo’s skillfully designed games never cease to amaze. Super Mario 3-D World (SM3DW) is Nintendo’s latest entry in the long-running...

Audiences will fall in love with “Her”

Audiences will fall in love with “Her”

January 20, 2014

“Her,” written and directed by Spike Jonze, is a unique blend of science fiction and romance that inevitably compels audiences. “Her” is realistic enough to grasp audiences and unique enough...

Albums of the year

Albums of the year

Jesus Ambrosio, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Showcase

Most psychedelic experience Washed Out – Paracosm For those who are not familiar with the word paracosm, it is a term used to describe an imaginary world of fantasy. For forty minutes, anyone who liste...

“Saving Mr. Banks” is a crossover hit

“Saving Mr. Banks” is a crossover hit

December 8, 2013

Minus the usual faith, trust and pixie dust, Walt Disney Studios does it again with “Saving Mr. Banks.” Featuring an all-star cast starring actors like Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson, the movie captures...

Love takes over the mind in “The Raven”

Love takes over the mind in “The Raven”

Katie Anderson, Contributing Writer

December 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews, Showcase

Love reigns over one man’s sanity when a broken heart controls the mind in “The Raven,” a play directed by undergraduate student Lizzy Ferdinandi. Cal State Long Beach undergraduate students performed...

‘Catching Fire’ burnin’ up the box office

‘Catching Fire’ burnin’ up the box office

December 4, 2013

Landscape visuals, award-winning acting and a powerful plotline make “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” a fan-favorite among movie ­goers. The totalitarian world of Panem grows increasingly darker...

“Foreverly” remembers Everly brothers

“Foreverly” remembers Everly brothers

Priscella Vega, Assistant Diversions Editor

December 3, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

If someone mentions rock ‘n’ roll blues duo The Everly Brothers, chances are many won’t recognize the moniker. Jazz vocalist Norah Jones and Green Day’s front man Billie Joe Armstrong, however,...