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Daily dose of artists supporting the Black Lives Matter movement

Daily dose of artists supporting the Black Lives Matter movement

Alex Behunin, Reporter

July 7, 2020

Art, whether it be music, movies, or drawings, has the power to heal and educate. People are able to document movements and as time goes on, we look at it and interpret it through our lens.  As the world continues to fight for justice for George Floyd and others affected by police brutality, arti...

Carter Ace performs live at Vanalden Park in Northridge

Chris Torres and Michaella Huck

June 28, 2020

Carter Ace performed live at Vanalden Park in Northridge on Friday. The group consists of lead singer O’neil Carter Noah, back-up vocalist Alexus Andrade, bassist Daniel Durant, drummer Gio Alford, guitarist Fahem Erfan and keyboardist Jon Redwood.  The lead singer, who goes by Carter, met...

Watch these 10 movies and docu-series to learn more about racial injustice

(Image courtesy of mohamed_hassan from Pixabay)

Alex Behunin, Reporter

June 28, 2020

Racial awareness has always been important. With the death of George Floyd and others at the hands of injustice, it’s important to educate ourselves on the systemic racism this country has built itself on. Here are 10 movies and docu-series to watch that may increase your knowledge of racial injustice: “13th” (2016) ...

Artists’ Black Lives Matter murals deemed “too political,” removed temporarily from Hollywood Boulevard

Dezcjon Lathrop's mural, outside of the Hollywood Pantages Theater.

Sloane Bozzi, Reporter

June 23, 2020

As tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hollywood on June 7 to protest against police brutality, artists lined the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard to paint murals on boarded up shops.  Dezcjon Lathrop, a Black artist, had been working for hours on his mural in front of the ...

Battle of the streaming services: HBO Max enters the ring

HBO Max opening screen.

Michaella Huck, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 30, 2020

The stay-at-home order has given us an excuse to binge watch our favorite shows and some of us have most likely downloaded a few streaming apps on our devices for our convenience. Netflix and Hulu have been staples for years, but a few new front-runners have entered the race for consumer downloads. Maybe...

Weekly watch & listen May 18-24

Weekly watch & listen May 18-24

Alex Behunin, Reporter

May 22, 2020

As people continue to stay home due to the coronavirus pandemic, now is a great time to watch movies, binge television series, discover new music and listen to podcasts. Here are some recommendations to occupy your mind during lockdown. Movies and TV Shows: “Snowpiercer” The long-awaited TNT show has finally...

How a local bookstore is adapting to the pandemic

The interior of the bookstore before it closed in late March.

Michaella Huck, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 21, 2020

Wide aisleways, comfy chairs, soft background music and a wall dedicated to employee suggestions is what attracted book lovers to a local bookstore. As the coronavirus pandemic worsened, it has forced The $10 or Less Bookstore to adapt to these unusual times. The bookstore is a local budget-friendly...

Student director Dilek Ince wins an award at the CSUN / UNAM film festival

Amal, a short film directed by Dilek Ince

Alex Behunin, Reporter

May 19, 2020

CSUN Student Director Dilek Ince’s “Amal” joins three other student films to win an award at the CSUN and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Student Film Fest panel. Formerly known as the Latin American Film Festival, the event was relaunched this year by CSUN and UNAM with a focus on...

Weekly Pop Culture Round up: May 11 – May 16

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Michaella Huck, Opinion Editor

May 18, 2020

During the time of quarantine amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, creators have taken over social media platforms trying to cure your boredom. With so many things happening, you may have missed a few exciting things that may pique your interests. Here are some things that you may have missed from this week...

Weekly quarantine round-up

Weekly quarantine round-up

Deja Magee, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 11, 2020

Weekly A&E Quarantine Round-Up During the time of quarantine amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, creators have taken over social media platforms trying to cure your boredom. With so many things happening, you may have missed a few exciting things that could really pique your interests. Here are some posts...

‘Twilight’ author Stephanie Meyer announces ‘Midnight Sun’ release

The cover of Stephanie Meyer's

Samantha Bravo, Assistant Campus Editor

May 4, 2020

Fifteen years after the culture phenomenon “Twilight” was released, author Stephanie Meyer announced her new book, “Midnight Sun,” last night on her website. On August 4, “Twilight” fans will be able to read Edward Cullen’s perspective when he meets Isabella “Bella” Swan. The...

Weekly watch and listen April 27 – May 3

Weekly watch and listen April 27 - May 3

Alex Behunin, Reporter

May 3, 2020

As the world continues to stay home and quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has never been a better time to watch movies and television series and listen to music and podcasts. Here are some recommendations on media to occupy your mind during lockdown. Movies and TV Shows: With SXSW being cance...

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