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Self-Betterment Through Art: The Bright Side Of Quarantine – Part 2

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor November 3, 2020

In my search for another novel that spoke to me in the same way that The Great Gatsby did, I eventually came to the conclusion that no book would ever match it for me. While others may be more sharply...

Self-Betterment Through Art: The Bright Side Of Quarantine – Part 1

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor October 22, 2020

I have always turned to art for entertainment, but rarely for anything else. While the odd book or film might inspire something resembling a feeling, I only ever really cared about the unfolding of the...

Will you still love me

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Cheif May 24, 2013

Alternative, soft rock singer Lana Del Rey co-wrote the song “Young and Beautiful” with co-producer and film director Baz Luhrmnn for The Great Gatsby’s soundtrack. The track was released April 22,...

On Friday, May 10, at the Krikorian Theatre, Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 American novel is released, portraying the lives of those who lived during the Roaring 1920s. Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, and Joel Edgerton star in this film along with other familiar names.

Great Gatsby

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif May 20, 2013

Director Baz Luhrmann brings F. Scott Fitzgerald’s third novel, The Great Gatsby, to life to tell the tragic story of Jay Gatsby on the big screen.   The movie stays accurate to the book as...

Recommended Reading for the “books are boring” high schooler

Recommended Reading for the “books are boring” high schooler

Thomas Beltran, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 15, 2011

For some teenage students, reading is looked at as a punishment more than a pleasure; getting a student to actually enjoy a book is nearly impossible. Though reading is somewhat frowned upon, there are...

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