By Gabbie Corral |Staff Writer| Professor Rod Metts has high hopes for CSUSB’s future in the television and video production department. There are more students who are minoring in film studies and the department is continuing to grow thanks to dedicated professors like Metts. He teaches a wide variety of courses including media and culture, the development of motion pictures and introduction to video production. “The production courses allow students to experience the process of trying to transpose something from one medium to another, like a scripted story board to a visual media,” said Metts when asked to describe one of his classes. His free spirit and passion for television … [Read more...] about Metts, the avant–garde professor
By Shanieka Perrier |Staff Writer| What is so suspicious about iced tea and a bag of skittles? A 17-year-old boy holding only those items and wearing a “hoodie” was shot and killed ion Feb. 26 in Sanford, Florida. Trayvon Martin was shot by George Zimmerman after he saw the boy walking around in his neighborhood and found him “suspicious.” I believe that Zimmerman brought this situation upon himself. According to the LA Times, he was instructed to go home and let the police handle the situation. In my opinion he acted purely on suspicion and ignored the police, as though he was above the law. I have a problem with Zimmerman never initially being arrested. There was a dead body … [Read more...] about Skittles are suspicious?