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Jason Mraz rocks Hollywood Bowl

  Marguerite Alberts, staff writer Jason Mraz rocked the stage and charmed the crowd at the Hollywood Bowl on the night of Friday, Oct. 10, after Christina Perri played to a very welcoming crowd as the opening act. Her seductive tones flowed throughout the crowd. Perri was an interesting choice to open for Mraz because […]

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Q&A with “The Iran Job” director Till Shauder

Benjamin Hannani, print spotlight editor Ever since its sold-out premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June, “The Iran Job” has received positive reviews for its humanity and storytelling. Director Till Schauder and his wife, producer Sara Nodjoumi, follow American professional basketball player Kevin Sheppard as he plays in Shiraz, Iran for the A.S. […]

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Burger lounging on Beverly Drive

Alex Menache, staff writer and photographer Burger Lounge, best known for their retro concept, crispy fries and impeccable service, is one of the latest and newest contributions to South Beverly Drive. Burger Lounge in Beverly Hills, one of its many locations, offers a bold yet architectural environment that provides for a special dining experience. Although […]

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‘Finding Nemo’ revives itself in 3D

Parmis Sahrapima, staff writer “Finding Nemo,” which re-released this year after the original release 10 years ago, is definitely a movie to watch for those who never got a glimpse of the movie and even for those who are planning to watch it again. The release of this classic in 3D is definitely worth the […]

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Olympic Voyage

Ryan Feinberg, print editor-in-chief This summer I was fortunate enough to voyage to London, England, to be a spectator at the 2012 Olympic Games. The Games During my week in London, I watched men’s volleyball, men’s and women’s gymnastics finals, and track and field. Men’s volleyball was much different from what I had anticipated. Being […]

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Sprinkles Ice Cream attracts massive lines

Parmis Sahrapima, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief Sprinkles Cupcakes isn’t the only place in town that has a line extending outside its doors; the Sprinkles branch has introduced its new member, Sprinkles Ice Cream, which has also attracted huge crowds to its doors. Sprinkles Ice Cream is located on 9631 South Santa Monica Boulevard and has seen a […]

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‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ proves compelling remake

Parmis Sahrapima, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief “Snow White and the Huntsman” was a great remake of the original German fairy tale that was best depicted by the Brothers Grimm. Not only does the remake depict the fairy tale with more accuracy than the Disney version “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” but it also does a great […]

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Sausage kings, time machines and 80’s movies grant blast from the past

Julia Waldow, Print Arts & Style Editor Since APs are over, my history class is studying pop culture. Every day, we answer a journal question about our favorite songs, films, actors or actresses. Friday’s  journal was, “What are the best movie lines?” Students said lines from “Star Wars” or “Mean Girls” (“you go Glen Coco!”), […]

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Tycho soothes the Troubadour

Robert Katz, Staff Writer On Friday night, graphic designer-gone-electronic musician Scott Hansen, under his professional name, Tycho, played a sold-out show at the Troubadour. One of the first shows of his summer west coast tour to showcase his newest album, Dive, the performance presented Tycho’s ambient, dreamy soundscape as something more visceral and frenetic, while […]

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‘Wingshooters’ appeals to readers through genuine depiction of cruelty

Parmis Sahrapima, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief In honor of this year’s Hero Project featuring Nina Revoyr, this review is one in a series. “Wingshooters” is a novel written by Nina Revoyr depicting the relationship between a nine year old mixed-race girl (Japanese mother, American father) and her white grandfather. As the plot develops, Revoyr portrays the violent […]

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