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Marley Chaney shares passion for photography, how it allows her to ‘creatively express herself’

Marley Chaney shares passion for photography, how it allows her to ‘creatively express herself’

By Liz Haltrecht, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA

Click! For rising photographer, Marley Chaney '19 this sound is music to her ears. Ever since Chaney was a young child, the arts have heavily influenced her. Chaney grew up watching her mother, a photographer, take photos of people and places and became fascinated by cameras and the field of photography...

Sarah Walston, Mari Goldberg use senior showcases as opportunity to prompt dialogue

Sarah Walston, Mari Goldberg use senior showcases as opportunity to prompt dialogue

By Harley Quinn Smith, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

As all soon-to-be Archer graduates do, student artists Sarah Walston and Mari Goldberg recently had their senior showcases. But, uniquely, both girls used their shows as an opportunity to comment on current societal issues. Walston and Goldberg held their shows in Archer's Eastern Star Galler...

Review: ‘Get Out’ sheds light on racial issues today through horror and satire

Review: ‘Get Out’ sheds light on racial issues today through horror and satire

By Logan Connors, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Are you a fan of satire? Or perhaps you gravitate more toward the horror genre? Whether you prefer a good scare or laugh while watching a film, "Get Out" appeals to all types of audiences. Written and directed by Jordan Peele, "Get Out" was released on Feb. 24, by Universal Pictures. The movie mark...

Photo Gallery: ‘Dimensions’ Dance Show

Photo Gallery: ‘Dimensions’ Dance Show

By Alice Grainge, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA

In the 2016-2017 dance show, "Dimensions," students were able to explore different aspects of art expressed through dance. The event took place the weekend of Feb. 25 with performances on both Saturday and Sunday. Each dance was inspired by a particular piece of art chosen by the choreographer. In...

Senior Jacqui Ambriz exhibits her photography in the Eastern Star Gallery

Senior Jacqui Ambriz exhibits her photography in the Eastern Star Gallery

By Logan Connors, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Seniors involved in photography or art have the opportunity each year to display their work in either the Eastern Star Gallery or the hallway gallery. This year, Jacqui Ambriz was the first senior to display her work in the Eastern Star Gallery. Her self-titled photography exhibit opened on March...

A Positive Verdict: NBC’s ‘Trial & Error’ is hilarious and brilliant

A Positive Verdict: NBC’s ‘Trial & Error’ is hilarious and brilliant

By Alexandra Chang, Culture Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Although most people tend not to associate murder with comedy, NBC's "Trial & Error" seamlessly intertwines the two completely different genres to create a laugh-out-loud, off-beat mockumentary series. The series was created by Jeff Astrof and Matt Miller, and "Trial & Error" is currently in i...

Zinqué brings French food to Los Angeles, includes diverse menu options

Zinqué brings French food to Los Angeles, includes diverse menu options

By Alice Grainge, Staff Writer
March 22, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

If you're looking for a trendy yet relaxed restaurant, you should absolutely dine at Zinqué. Located in the heart of West Hollywood, customers can sit indoors or outside on the patio, the latter of which features a rustic fireplace. Zinqué is open for every meal, and the restaurant brilliantly com...

Review: KazuNori, the first hand roll bar

Review: KazuNori, the first hand roll bar

By Liz Haltrecht, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

Los Angeles is an incredibly diverse city filled with countless restaurants, and one of the most popular types of food is sushi. With so much competition, it can be challenging for Japanese eateries to stand out. However, if you're looking for a sushi restaurant that is simple and holds a focus on hand...

Review: Blue Star Donuts vs. Sidecar Doughnuts

Review: Blue Star Donuts vs. Sidecar Doughnuts

By Ella Frey, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

There’s nothing I love to do more than eat. Pasta, ice-cream, cheese, you name it, and I'll eat it. However, I consider myself to be somewhat of a donut connoisseur. I often find myself wondering about where to find the best doughnuts in Los Angeles. While I admit that I haven't tried every donut...

Review: My bigg obsession

Review: My bigg obsession

By Anika Bhavnani, Editor-in-Chief
March 17, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

What does your average Friday night look like? Think about it — you probably have something different happening each week. Well, let me tell you a bit about my Friday nights. After a long week of school, I am about ready to go home and get to sleep — and that is what I plan to do. However, around...

Move over Beyhive — Little Monsters are taking over Coachella

Move over Beyhive — Little Monsters are taking over Coachella

By Ella Frey, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

On Feb. 1, Beyoncé's pregnancy photo became the most liked photo on Instagram, receiving over 10 million likes from fans across the globe. However, this caused Coachella Music Festival goers to anxiously await the news if Beyoncé, pregnant with twins, would continue to headline the show. Locat...

Go Greek offers authentic yogurt, becomes a Los Angeles staple

Go Greek offers authentic yogurt, becomes a Los Angeles staple

By Liz Haltrecht, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

If you are a frozen yogurt aficionado and have not tried Go Greek Yogurt, this eatery will be your new favorite place. Go Greek has three locations — Beverly Hills, Woodland Hills and Santa Monica. Go Greek Yogurt is an authentic yogurt bar inspired by Greek culture and cuisine. Their yogurt is rich, creamy, del...

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