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“CIVILIZATION VI” allows players to role-play as world leaders from ancient civilizations that once dominated the world.

Games: ‘Civilization VI’

11 Nov 2016

By Ryan Beckman Sid Meier’s Civilization VI was developed and released by Firaxis Games on October 21, and after the disappointing previous entry, Beyond Earth, this follow-up is one of the best Civilization games yet and is ... more
SOLANGE KNOWLES “A SEAT AT THE TABLE” addresses many

of society’s controversies and issues on the treatment of African-Americans in the U.S.

‘A Seat at the Table’ by Solange Knowles

21 Oct 2016

By Jaime Gonzalez Solange Knowles’ third studio album, “A Seat at the Table,” offers a seat for listeners into the turbulent and oppressive world that the black community faces. However, the album nods to self-empowerment and perseverance ... more
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MATTEO’S MENU: Maccheroni Republic

30 Sep 2016

By Matteo Mendoza Nestled inconspicuously underneath twinkling string lights across from Grand Central Market, Maccheroni Republic is a hidden gem in the heart of Downtown LA.  Wholly authentic—yet almost unbelievably affordable—the restaurant transports its patrons to a ... more
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‘Skin’ by Flume

30 Sep 2016

By Michael Sullivan On May 27, 2016, Australian DJ Harley Streten, better known as Flume, released his sophomore album, “Skin.” After releasing his first album in November of 2012, Flume kept his fans waiting over three years ... more
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TELEVISION: ‘Stranger Things’

30 Sep 2016

By Luke Ebora In a summer marked by intense political debate, incredible displays of international athleticism and tragic terrorism, new television series and movies can easily get lost in the tracks; however, this was not the case ... more
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DISCOVER LA: Venice Beach Canals

09 Sep 2016

By Alec Zbornak   As the gondola calmly makes its way across the serene waterway, ripples rhythmically fill the space. The cloudless sky is the same crystal blue tint as the water below, and the sun warms ... more
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Blonde by Frank Ocean

09 Sep 2016

By P.J. Shoemaker   Blonde (also spelled Blond), Frank Ocean’s much anticipated sophomore album, is a modern music masterpiece and has made waves in the music industry since its release on August 20. Since then, the Contemporary ... more
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Matteo’s Menu: Poke

09 Sep 2016

My name is Matteo Mendoza, Class of 2017.  I’m excited to announce my food review column, “Matteo’s Menu,” which will cover a wide range of my favorite places to eat around the metropolitan Los Angeles area.  Food ... more