Weekly book column: anti-Valentine’s Day

With enough love going around to satisfy even the most romantic of people, take a moment to escape with these books.

A taste of Cuba

As the door opened, a sensual aroma of citrus and garlic called my name. We were welcomed by two gentleman dressed in typical Cuban...

Trendy isn’t a key ingredient for Bizen

Nestled between a reading shop and one of several eclectic antique stores, Bizen Sushi and Japanese cuisine isn’t your average assembly line sushi restaurant. This...

Jordan Leicht’s early musical aspirations spawns love for Jazz

Talented and motivated, Jordan Leicht takes on CSUN with a jazzy approach.

Cassette tapes find revival through record stores

By Fredrick Balian, contributor Earlier last year, a record company by the name of Penniback Records was founded and created to give local bands recognition by...

Atlas Genius is the band you should be listening to

Three brothers, an English friend, a home studio,performances at local bars—within three years the results are stardom. That’s the way to do it in...

Review: “The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice”

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With the canonization of Mother Teresa, people need to look back on her background to make sense of why she may not deserve it.

New show ‘Narcos’ depicts Pablo Escobar’s infamous history

Students react to Netflix's portrayal of the brutal drug lord.

Finding the perfect brew for your food

Most things in life are about balance; trying to find someone or something that compliments our attributes. The same could be said about beer. When...

Apple’s fight for encryption vs. FBI’s plan for safety

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The Apple and the FBI encryption case should be a matter that everybody needs to know about.

Video Game Podcast: Virtual Reality Manipulates Gaming, Titanfall

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/140812281" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=true" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] This time on Josh and Trevor's Gaming Podcast, the boys discuss Sony's unveiling of their new virtual reality...

Museum of Neon Art lights up Glendale

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For decades, neon art illuminated our city streets with florescent lights and radiant colors. As the lights began to dim, and the neon signs began to disappear, it seemed like the end of our city's glow.