Takin’ It to the Streets
Gung hay fat choy! As some of us enjoyed the long President’s Day weekend, others celebrated Chinese New Year on Feb. 18. This year of 4705 is especially significant because it is the year of the Golden Pig. The combination of a pig year and fire element year happens only every 60 (some say 600) […]
Road to the “real” real world
Almost 22 years ago, a young journalist by the name of Edward Humes arrived in Los Angeles, anticipating the golden state’s beautiful, sun-drenched paradise. The Philadelphia native had flown to California for his first real job interview after working as a Hampshire College correspondent for two local newspapers in Amherst. Doubts entered Humes’ mind as […]
Most of us could admit to having collections when we were younger, be it stamps, baseball cards or pogs. But a new type of collecting has branched onto UC Irvine’s campus: shoe collecting. Although many of our minds immediately jump to the idea of collecting Manolo Blahniks like Carrie Bradshaw, that is not the type […]
‘The Danish Poet’ Ever wonder who write ‘Beowulf’? Well, wonder no more. This Oscar nominee in the category of Best Short Film, Animated answers all your questions and more about this epic poem. In a scant 14 minutes, Torill Kove’s short delves into the life of this eighth-century rock-and-roller, giving us just a taste of […]
If you think your family is dysfunctional, wait until you read ‘The Glass Castle’ by Jeannette Walls. In a startling memoir, Walls recalls her childhood from the age of three. The second of four children, Jeannette had an alcoholic father and a mother who would’ve rather been an artist than a mother. Jeannette talks about […]
DON’T: Get drunk, hit on other women and have your date pay a $235 bill.
DO: Make a genuine effort to celebrate the occasion with your loved one(s).
DON’T: Get Stoned