Twilight Concerts returns to the Santa Monica Pier

It is almost officially summertime and the living should be easy, but sometimes (for some of us) money can be tight. Luckily for those in Southern California this summer, Santa Monica’s annual “Twilight Concerts” will return and will be free to the public. Santa Monica’s annual summer concerts tradition first started in 1983 to bring […]

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Halsey lacks originality in sophomore record

When pop sensation Halsey first stepped onto the music scene with her debut album Badlands, she exhibited the beginnings of an impactful and lasting talent within the music industry. She broke ground with “New Americana,” which has since been deemed by publications such as The New York Times and Billboard Magazine, as a “generational anthem.” […]

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The latest craze: Voodoo Doughnut reaches Los Angeles

Among the many eclectic storefronts at the University CityWalk, one particular shop has caught the attention of visitors across Southern California and all around the world. With a hot pink exterior and a giant replica of its signature Voodoo Doll doughnut, Voodoo Doughnut stands out as one of the newest additions to Los Angeles’ dessert […]

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Lil Yachty reaffirms his rap style in Teenage Emotions

At only 19 years old, Atlanta-based artist Lil Yachty released his debut album Teenage Emotions on Friday following the release of two mixtapes and amid heavy backlash. His appearance, including his iconic Twizzler-red locks and goofy smile, mirror his musical style, which fuses upbeat pop with trap. The combination is not only distinct, but also […]

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JazzReggae Fest brings noteworthy performers to UCLA

If you were driving through Westwood on Memorial Day it might have sounded like an afternoon in the streets of Kingston, Jamaica. UCLA held its 31st annual JazzReggae Fest, a student-run event dedicated to showcasing artists who are making waves in their respective genres. In the past, performers such as Erykah Badu, Damian Marley and […]

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Esteemed authors to speak at National Book Awards panel

Some of the most talented literary masterminds will gather at the Skirball Cultural Center on Wednesday for a night of storytelling and reflection. Hosted by the prestigious National Book Foundation, “An Evening with the National Book Awards” provides an intimate space for readers to speak to some of today’s most popular authors. The event will […]

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USC sophomore finds business inspiration from Shark Tank

  When Daniel Newman heard that a group of student entrepreneurs in New York had created a Shark Tank-style competition for undergraduates, he realized USC would be the perfect venue for the West Coast counterpart. “I thought, we need to bring this to L.A.,” said Newman, a sophomore majoring in business administration and real estate […]

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