By Gladys Oliva |Staff Writer| Kanye West made a classic "Kanye entrance" at The Forum, in Inglewood on Oct.26 . The Chicago born and raised artist opened up with the song “Father Stretch My Hands.” His stage setup was unlike any live performance that has been seen before. While performing his hit songs, West’s fans were right beside him and underneath him as he hovered over the crowd throughout the night. The stage was attached to massive cables that would allow it to tilt down and move to one side of the venue all the way to the other, making every seat in the house a great seat. The platform was lit with low key lighting and had orange beams that were shooting underneath … [Read more...] about From the pit of PABLO
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 Chelsea Galvez |Staff Writer| While student debt is on the rise, many students have realized that they can sometimes avoid paying full price. Many students have found that they are able to take advantage of certain offers and have discovered ways to save money through the use of student discounts. “It’s a great perk for just being a student and can sometimes give you up to 50 percent off,” said student Cindy Sandoval. Often times, student discount pricing isn’t listed on a general price sheet, but will be listed online. Therefore, it is always a good idea to ask an employee or check a location website beforehand. A CSUSB student I.D. card is a ticket to a world of … [Read more...] about Student discounts help cut costs
By Diana Ramos |Staff Writer| Mary Shelly’s “Frankenstein” hit the California Theater on Feb. 14 -16 bringing in a full house at $80 per ticket. This new thrilling spin-off of the classic tale Frankenstein takes a complete left turn with the monster’s character. Instead of having a dim-witted monster like most writers have in their version of “Frankenstein,” Mary Shelly had a fast learning monster with a robotic like brain that was able to learn how to read, write and reason all in less than a year. The actors that performed in “Frankenstein,” held in the California Theater were good at making you feel the emotions they were portraying. The actor that played Frankenstein’s … [Read more...] about The California Theater presents “Frankenstein”
By Julia Matulionis |Staff Writer| Due to resulting injuries and accidents on Highyway 18, nine new highway signs are being installed, instructing drivers to turn their headlights on during the day. This section of road starts at the Crestline Cut-off and continues until the Big Bear Dam. The plan for the new signs were put in place after local residents expressed their safety concerns for the highway at a community meeting last year. Present at the meeting was Caltrans, a state agency responsible for highway, bridge and rail transportation planning, construction and maintenance. "Some people brought this idea up to our panel members and our staff while we were there," said Terri … [Read more...] about Headlights or Bust
By Yetunde Keme |Staff Writer| Comedian Anjelah Johnson, known for her hilarious skits on "MadTV" and "Lopez Tonight," will be performing her stand-up skit Feb. 9 in the Coussoulis Arena at CSUSB. Johnson was slightly criticized last month for her lack of creativity on the Comedy Central special "That’s How We Do It." James Shotwell, a writer for the entertainment news column Under the Gun Review said, “I’m all for ethnic satire and tales of crazy nail salons, but you have to be unique.” Showtell added, “I get it; Latin women have an attitude, Asians drive poorly and mispronounce certain letters in our alphabet. Any comedian that has ever touched on these topics has highlighted … [Read more...] about “Rude!” comedian comes to CSUSB
By Jessica Ramirez |Staff Writer| Saving money is a goal of many people during this financial crisis. As they don’t have that extra money for those desired trips to Six Flags, Disneyland or even to the movies. It’s better paying $7 instead of $12, saving you $5 at the movies or paying $95 as opposed to a gross amount more for a two-day stay at Disneyland. Well, for students, they don’t have to look any further as Associated Student Inc (ASI) is offering the discounts you have been searching for. ASI is an organization on campus, that represent the needs and interests of our student body and promotes and organize many of the events held on campus. The ASI Box Office sells … [Read more...] about Tough times means looking for more discounts