A Trip Down Memory Lane to Mesoamerica and Colonial Mexico

Cal State LA hosts 2017 Mesoamerican Symposium in partnership with LACMA The Golden Eagle Ballroom was crowded with students, scholars, and community members this past Saturday, April 22. A true collaboration among Cal State LA students and top-notch scholars in the field of Mesoamerican studies made the symposium and exhibition happen. The Art History Society at Cal State LA partnered with the Los Angeles County … Continue reading A Trip Down Memory Lane to Mesoamerica and Colonial Mexico

Imagine a Future We Are Building Together

TEDxLA comes to Dolby Theatre on December 3rd https://csulauniversitytimes.com/8484/news/imagine-a-future-we-are-building-together/ Finals week is only a few days away, but many of us have already been drained in the transition of semester conversion, especially in need of inspirations for those final papers. Perhaps only a brainstorm led by innovative professionals would charge our batteries. Some would say that Ted Talk always helps, now what if you could … Continue reading Imagine a Future We Are Building Together

October, October, Beware of Witchcraft

Gender anxiety conveyed through witch trials in the 1600s https://csulauniversitytimes.com/7667/blogs/october-october-beware-of-witchcraft/ “A man was walking along one day and looking for a witch, he believed his penis was used for Maleficien and it was stolen. When he found the witch, he asked, ‘Please, please, can I have my penis back?’ And she said, ‘Alright, keep walking ahead and you will see a bird nest. Take any … Continue reading October, October, Beware of Witchcraft

What Does It Take to Be an Internet Celebrity?

https://beijingtoday.com.cn/2016/07/take-internet-celebrity/ A millennial explores the world of internet fame A young woman from the Central Academy of Drama made headlines in May by attracting 12 million yuan in investment funds. By the end of the month, everyone had heard of Papi Jiang. Papi Jiang started uploading original humorous videos to the Internet in October. She posted new videos every Monday to discuss social issues and … Continue reading What Does It Take to Be an Internet Celebrity?

Ramadan Mubarak!

Ramadan mubarak! Happy Ramadan! This year’s Ramadan month has officially started on June 6, and it will end on July 6. In this month of spiritual detox, Muslims around the world will fast and abstain from eating and drinking during the daylight hours. Once the sun sets, they are able to consume their meals. They also need to avoid conflicts, inappropriate behaviors, and negative thoughts. … Continue reading Ramadan Mubarak!

The Skater Girls Next Door

If you have seen the film “Whip It,” then you ought to know the L.A. Derby Dolls (LADD). The film was directed by Drew Barrymore and written by Shauna Cross, who was a former Derby Doll, code named “Maggie Mayhem.” The fire, the passion, and the dedication have been inherited by Derby Girls for generations since the sport was first created in 1935. L.A. Derby Dolls … Continue reading The Skater Girls Next Door

Hogwarts Comes to SoCal

After nine years since the last film of Harry Potter series premiered, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood is finally ready to welcome its fandom on April 7th, only 25 days from now. The Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry has nurtured our imagination since we were children- enchanting spells, monstrous books, magical creatures, Marauder’s map, and so much more. I … Continue reading Hogwarts Comes to SoCal