The third annual Swing 'N Hops Street Party was held on Feb. 4 at the city of Palm Desert's esteemed El Paseo shopping district. Lasting from noon to 5 p.m., this retro-themed event paid homage to the classic era of the 1940s with a dance floor, vintage cars, craft beer and vendors, and artwork inspired by that era. The Swing 'N Hops Street Party is part of a program called First Weekend, which is an arts and culture event that takes place in Palm Desert every first weekend of the month from November to May. Its many sponsors include The Gardens at El Paseo, El Paseo Cruise Night, CV Weekly newsletter, the Coachella Valley Art Scene, Alpha Media Group and the Sunny 103 radio … [Read more...] about Swing ‘N Hops Street Party dances back in time
Latin Night is just around the corner, as it will be taking place on Friday, Nov. 17 at the Santos Manuel Student Union (SMSU) Lobby and Events Center, where everyone is invited to dance the night away to Latin music. "It brings the Latino culture and a lot of people get excited about it," said Programming Student Assistant for Program Board Destiny Lara Benzor. Program Board works with different organizations on campus and is dedicated to promote a sense of community at CSUSB through free, exciting, and entertaining events. It is well known for their annually dances they host such Latin Night, sponsered by the Latinx Center and Sigma Lambda Beta. "Latin Night started about five … [Read more...] about Latin Night is Here!
By Robert Klimper |Staff Writer| Downtown San Bernardino gave two nights to the importance of art for the San Bernardino Art Night from April 21st to the 22nd. A new shared location with Carousel Mall and Court Street Square was selected for the second annual San Bernardino Art Night. On Friday night, the event was started with small speeches from San Bernardino mayor R. Carey Davis, city manager Mark Scott and community development director Mark Persico who also was one of the driving forces behind the San Bernardino Art Night. “Arts are a way of rebuilding downtowns...and we are trying to get people to rediscover downtown San Bernardino,”said Mark Persico According to … [Read more...] about San Bernardino Art Night
By Robert Klimper |Staff Writer| A few people may know that an ABC Dance usually stands for anything but clothes, which usually involves wearing outfits that are made from various materials. The CSUSB ABC Dance shares its name with this, but at CSUSB it stands for anything but casual. The event brought the night alive at the San Manuel Student Union with good music and allowed students a place to mingle on April 14. The CSUSB Program Board held ABC Dance, a Halloween event in the spring. “We thought [ABC Dance] was something different, something we haven’t done before, we wanted to give it a theme and we had never done an ABC Dance,” said Leslie Delgadillo, Program … [Read more...] about ABC Dance
By Erika Aguilar |Staff Writer| CSUSB is celebrating its fifth Homecoming and its second Bash, previously known as the Kick off on Oct. 17-22. To commence this week, on Monday, the Spirit Storm , coordinated by Student Engagement, will be taking place at the Library Walkaway and Jack Brown Hall. “I think it’s great that they plan an event like this. Seeing the CSUSB community get together and have these fun activities on campus will get more people to see how great this campus is,” stated student Sandra Gonzalez. "I encourage students to attend the events since it is a great opportunity to meet people with same interests such as same major and could help build connections … [Read more...] about The ins and outs of Homecoming!
By Seungkyung Baek |Staff Writer| There are various events held on campus to celebrate the beginning of the new academic year. Night Terror, a part of the movie night event series will be held on campus Oct. 6, 7-9 p.m. at the Santos Manuel Student Union (SMSU) room 107. "Students can bring their own popcorn,” said Leslie Delgadillo, program assistant of program board. “And we haven't got the name of movie yet. So they can guess and find out that day." “We are going to show a scary movie, but it is not a specific event to make Halloween atmosphere. Just watching together to enjoy...moreover, it is a good chance for freshmen to participate,” continued Delgadillo. Program board … [Read more...] about Get Ready for the new academic year events
By Janet Curiel |Staff Writer| Enriched with food, dance, traditional Korean performances and stunning attire, the Second Annual Korean Festival took us on a journey to experience the roots and future of Korean culture. Presented by the Cross Cultural Center, the festival was held in SMSU on May 6, for a $5 entry. Guests were greeted with a bowl of Bibimbap, a traditional food eaten since the 16th century, according to the presentation by the Bibimbap Backpackers. Traveling to over 20 different countries and 40 cities, the backpackers are a group of young energetic advocates who aim to spread healthy eating habits by introducing healthy foods, especially Bibimbap through … [Read more...] about Second Annual Korean Festival
By Natalie Padron |Staff Writer| Niles Hollowell-Dhar, better known as KSHMR, is an EDM producer hailing from Berkeley, Calif. Dhar is Kashmiri-American and got his stage name from a province of India called Kashmir, also referred to as, “paradise on earth.” He originally was part of the hip-hop production duo The Cataracs, who released hits such as; “Like a G6” with Far East Movement, “Bass Down Low” with DEV, and Selena Gomez’s second hit off her debut album “Stars Dance.” It was just 2014 when KSHMR debuted solo, and in 2015 landed no.23 on DJ magazine’s Top 100 DJ’s of the year, also he earned himself the award for highest new entry of the year. He also took the stage at … [Read more...] about KSHMR bring new talent to EDM
By Lupe Perez |Staff Writer| Cross Cultural Center presented World of Dance, a showcase of diverse dance styles including hip hop, ballet folklórico, and traditional Filipino folk dance. The SMSU held approximately 60 people including students and members of the community coming to support. "I really enjoyed World of Dance, I usually don't go to school events but after experiencing this I would love to come to another," said student Lizbeth Flores. All of these performances were a great way to represent the diversity present on campus. World of Dance was an incredible event where students and our community got to show their passion and express themselves. The show kicked … [Read more...] about World of Dance: SMSU hosts night of diversity
By Cassie Coughlin |Staff Writer| College students are known to be skilled at juggling multiple obligations, but for some students these obligations consist of being a member of a professional soccer team and a professional dance squad. This scenario is a reality for fellow 'Yotes, McKenzie Gutierrez and Charlie Gonzalez, who are not only full-time students, but also full-time members of the professional indoor soccer organization, the Ontario Fury. "I’m going to school full-time, I work, we have to be on our fitness so working out almost every day, and then doing all that on top of appearances, so it definitely does get overwhelming, but it’s all about prioritizing and keeping on … [Read more...] about Coyotes balance school and the Ontario Fury