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Halloween Horror Nights is among us!

Halloween Horror Nights is among us!

Imagine blood thirsty clowns roaming around trying to find recruits for their ice cream factory. Or trying to survive a post-apocalyptic world infested with zombies or imagine what it’s like to be a tourist bitten by a werewolf? This year’s Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights will include all of the above, and it will be […]

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The Simpsons take over the Hollywood Bowl

The Simpsons take over the Hollywood Bowl

Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie took center stage this weekend at the Hollywood Bowl to celebrate the music of the beloved animated sitcom, “The Simpsons.” The event was hosted by Hank Azaria (voices of Moe Szyslak, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon and Bumblebee Man). “The Simpsons Take the Bowl” presented music played by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, […]

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Downtown LA alleyway inhabited by Arts District Flea Market

Downtown LA alleyway inhabited by Arts District Flea Market

While roaming the streets of the Art District in Los Angeles you are sure to come across many sporadically placed artistic gems. Coffee shops and graffiti art linger around nearly every corner. Industrial warehouses juxtapose sky-high portraits painted on brick and concrete walls. And down one unsuspecting alley in the heart of the district, there […]

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Interpol delivers fifth studio album after four year absence

Interpol delivers fifth studio album after four year absence

  It’s difficult to imagine that Interpol would have as much a toehold in the indie scene today as they did in their pre-Obama years. What was once a group of championed indie darlings quickly became an entry on driving mixtapes long past. While the careers of Dan Auerbach, Alex Turner and Brandon Flowers saw […]

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Apple vs. Samsung, the smartphone battle continues

Apple vs. Samsung, the smartphone battle continues

The battle of the smart phones seems to be an endless feud between suppliers and consumers. As undergraduates it’s important that the right phone is chosen to suit everyday student life.  While many may argue that cost might be the most crucial factors in choosing a phone, Samsung and Apple products seem to be worth […]

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Geek Clash dishes on movies and disabling their cable

    It’s another Geek Clash, and this week we’re on a tangent marathon. That’s right, the crew is pretty dry this week, so listen in as Lita, Josh and Trevor talk about disappointing movies based on video games, terrible scripts, and getting rid of our cable. Geek Clash is available every Wednesday on the […]

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Geek Clash welcomes third host

It didn’t take long for “Geek Clash” to evolve into its new, triple threat form. This week we welcome Lita Van Houten to the show, joining Josh and Trevor as your hosts. In her inaugural episode, Lita continues our fall preview from last week, geeking out over some of the upcoming television shows. Also on […]

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Summer exhibits showcase classic photography and memorabilia

Summer exhibits showcase classic photography and memorabilia

If you’re a music lover, you are not going to want to miss the summer exhibit, “California Dreamin:’ The Sounds of Laurel Canyon 1965-1977” featured in the Grammy Museum, located in the heart of downtown at LA Live. The exhibit features photography, music and memorabilia from artists of the Laurel Canyon music scene and showcases […]

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House of Blues scheduled for demolition

House of Blues scheduled for demolition

  The Hollywood House of Blues, the iconic venue and home to many bands, musicians and entertainers, is reported to close and will be replaced with a hotel development. Pre-construction and demolition is scheduled to begin toward the end of 2015. This 1500 capacity venue opened in 1994 and has shared its stage with hundreds […]

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Will Netflix be the end of the studio era?

Will Netflix be the end of the studio era?

  The way viewers consume media is drastically different today than 20 years ago.  Many Americans, especially the younger generations, have probably not rented or bought a physical copy of a movie in ages. Today, audiences are watching media via DVR or online streaming instead of viewing during the broadcaster’s original time slot.  Youtube reported […]

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“Sparks” fly on Imogen Heap’s fourth studio album

“Sparks” fly on Imogen Heap’s fourth studio album

British singer- songwriter Imogen Heap celebrates this year with her summer release of Sparks, her fourth studio album. Heap is well known in the electronica-ambient scene dating back to 2005 with her hit “Hide and Seek,” which topped both British and American charts. Heap has also won awards for “best engineered album,” and has climbed […]

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New Zealand singer Kimbra, incorporates art with her latest album “The Golden Echo”

New Zealand singer Kimbra, incorporates art with her latest album “The Golden Echo”

Though most people know of 24-year-old New Zealand native Kimbra from her 2013 power duet with Gotye, she is proving herself to be much more than a featured voice. Her newest album “The Golden Echo” was released last Tuesday and features an evolved sound that stands out on its own. Since the sultry sounds of […]

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