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The Real Influencers – bell hooks

The Real Influencers - bell hooks

Fatimah Jackson, Contributor

September 25, 2020

“The Real Influencers” is a series that highlights important figures whose ideas and work continue to be relevant to younger generations. Every episode is released to coincide with the figure’s birthday. In this episode, contributor Fatimah Jackson explains how author and feminist bell hooks hig...

La Llorona

Contributor

November 19, 2018

Fernando Antonio Martinez, grad student Once I dreamt I was nine years old, stuffed in an eight-seat Chevy Astro with nine other people Cruising down the empty streets of Guanajuato in the dead of night A moment of relaxation we so desperately needed See, we just spent the last 10 hours ...

The Adventurous World

rainbow hair drawing

Contributor

November 19, 2018

Minley Moradian, graphic design major, sophomore“The Adventurous World” When I am asleep I visualize myself being a professional artist, working with different companies by doing what I love. Some interests that I have that are flowing in my hair, such as weight for working out, books, tho...

Wild Flower (Born To Be Wild)

glass helmet

Contributor

November 19, 2018

Iris Peretz, an art major, seniorThis sculptural piece named "Wild Flower (Born To Be Wild)" actually came to me in a dream. I was in bed with my husband and had a dream about a flowing artwork made from used helmet visors that have been in a crash. My husband and I were in a crash on PCH a few months...

True Magic

painting of a woman

Contributor

November 19, 2018

Ariella Kaniel, seniorMy concept is a true inspiration to the magic that manifests in the darkest hour. It lights up the sleeping subconscious. To illustrate this, I painted an underwater scene as an allegory for the mental struggle. The figure summoning the school of fish from the glowing orb of lig...

Déjà Vu

male singer

Contributor

November 19, 2018

Salma Bustos, electronic media management major, sophomoreOnce I dreamt about an experience that at the time I didn’t know would happen to me in the future. I had dreamt that I had been walking down a path near the beach at dusk after a long day, the breeze was blowing and I was content with wha...

Once they dreamt…

Contributor

November 19, 2018

Noemi Tovar Terrazas, grad studentSerene days and a night gone by.So much to say, yet I find so little time.Watching the birds on a sunset cold and steep,She lost hope and fell blindly to his feet.What was he, if not the tears that fell from her eyes.What was he, if not her strength falling helpless to his...

Land of Fantasy

Contributor

November 19, 2018

Laurenze Dela Luna, psychology honors, seniorAre we dreaming or are we awake, every single day of our lives?Or are we simply living in a world with deception and lies?In my dreams I can be mistakened just like in real life I canI can see, smell, touch, taste and hear in this realityThat we tend to e...

Liberty & Ego

kitchen appliances

Contributor

November 19, 2018

Holly Stuczynski, senior"Liberty"Dreams seem to be an extension of my daily process, worries, tasks. I dream of being able to have the power over the endless chores, taking control of the tools that encapsulate my time. Eugene Delacroix’s painting "Liberty Leading the People" has always been a strong i...

Neither Toil nor Spin

Contributor

November 19, 2018

Christian Barragan, screenwriting major, sophomoreResist the weight so grudgingly defined; To stand alone is not upon our will. Hold firm, with steady hands upon your mind. The proud, with none to fight but them, confined in hubris faults left stagnant to distill; Resist the weight so grudgingly defin...

The Nightmare

airplane drawing

Thania Garcia

November 19, 2018

Brenda Munguia, seniorMy painting connects to the “I once dreamt” theme because I’ve had many dreams about the ocean. I am a Mexican American and we believe that dreaming the sea symbolizes sadness and death. Others think it symbolizes being in deep water and being in the high water...

Floating Island & Ferris Wheel

orange fish in the sky

Contributor

November 19, 2018

Betsie Garcia"Floating Island" This piece is titled "The Floating Island." What this piece represents is a loss of ambition. One of the biggest inspirations for this piece was the Windmill Island from Gorillaz and like the Windmill Island, it is being steered away and is decaying away slowly."Ferris Whe...

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