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Play takes audience back in time

Monica Velez

March 14, 2015

“Twilight: Los Angeles” was more than watching a remarkable cast of seven Sacramento State students transform into contrasting gender and racial characters from themselves; it was an eye-awakening experience from the moment the ticket stubs were ripped until the audience filtered out of the Playw...

Theater department reenacts ’90s L.A. riot era

Jessica Vernone

February 18, 2015

Police brutality has been one of the most controversial topics in society. The frustration of the public continually feeling justice is not being served sometimes turns into protests and riots.The Rodney King case is one example that went down in history, causing 53 deaths and over 2,000 injuries du...

Books to movies don’t always work

Fabian Garcia

November 15, 2012

Turning books into movies has been one of Hollywood’s most-used gimmicks since the early 1900s with silent films like “Les Misérables” (1909) and “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” (1908). It’s really nothing new. Lately, however, a horde of popular fantasy novels have been adapted to the screen i...

New ‘Twilight’ captures book’s corniness

Chanel Saidi

December 2, 2011

By now we are all used to the Twilight Saga's teenage love story's corny lines, such as the now-infamous "spider monkey" line, but the lines in "Breaking Dawn – Part 1" took the cake. Do not get me wrong; I absolutely loved the movie, even though it was inevitable that I would be giggling at all ...