By Katie Hepler and Tanya Jansen Most couples spend months, if not years, planning their weddings. Because of social distancing practices, many have postponed or cancelled their ceremonies. Alyssa Torres, a wedding coordinator in Riverside, has dealt with over ten couples who have had to postpone their weddings. Torres’s company does not offer refunds but does allow for couples to postpone their weddings with no extra fees. Weddings often take a great deal of time, money, planning and logistics. According to Torres, many couples spend upwards of ten thousand dollars on their venue and with the nonrefundable deposit, it creates a lot of incentive to postpone until next year … [Read more...] about Quarantine throws wedding plans into chaos
By Shannon Luster |Staff Writer “The Big Wedding,” promises to deliver comedic thrills that will make you laugh right out of your seat. The hilarious movie opened at number four and earned $7.59 million during its opening weekend, according to the IMDb Charts. The movie has similarities to the wildly popular, “Father of the Bride,” movie series, starring actor Steve Martin that revolves around a family reuniting for a wedding and the resulting craziness that ensues. “The Big Wedding” gives an updated twist that includes adoption, divorce, cheating spouses, and other surprises. Writer, director, producer Justin Zackham, writer of movies such as, "The Bucket List" and "Going … [Read more...] about You’re invited to “The Big Wedding”
By Shannon Luster |Staff Writer| The movies of 2013, coming soon to a theater near you, will make you laugh, cry or grab onto your theater seat horrified. Get your ticket stubs ready for these six highly anticipated movies. “The Big Wedding” revolves around a funny, dysfunctional, family, reuniting for a wedding. This movie sports a talented cast, including Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton. They bicker and joke at the dinner table and elsewhere for our entertainment. You’re invited to the wedding on April 26. “Pain and Gain” centers around two body-builders turned criminals, starring Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg. This action-comedy-crime movie, based on a true story, … [Read more...] about Coming to a theater near you!
By Megan Spencer |Staff Writer| My fiance, Mark Estrada, proposed to me on July 11, 2012 during my junior year of college at CSUSB. We had been together for almost six years, so we knew it was the perfect time. There was only one problem; planning a wedding is tricky and doing it as a full-time student can add a world of new challenges. With the excitement of our big day in tow, I found myself switching colors, picking flowers and going to bridal shows in the midst of writing papers, studying for exams and prepping for presentations. Not to mention, trying to figure out how we were going to pull off the wedding of our dreams on a student-friendly budget. My … [Read more...] about Planning a wedding on a student budget