Arts and Entertainment

Coco climbs to the top

Coco climbs to the top

This Thanksgiving, after a hearty meal of ham and mashed potatoes with my family, I had the pleasure of watching Disney’s latest masterpiece "Coco" in theaters. The movie centers around Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, a Mexican holiday about honoring those who...

Searching for happiness is a waste of time

Searching for happiness is a waste of time

Happiness is undoubtedly the most sought out emotion in life. Many of us are probably looking for it right this minute, or just waiting for the day when it’ll finally present itself to us and that’s when we’ll know everything will fall into place. Well, I hate to...

Wes Anderson: The man behind the lens

Wes Anderson: The man behind the lens

“I think we’re just gonna have to be secretly in love with each other and leave it at that,” says Margot in "The Royal Tenenbaums," the second film directed by Wes Anderson. Anderson has directed various breathtaking movies throughout his career, but does so in the...

Memes: The idiosyncrasy of our generation

Memes: The idiosyncrasy of our generation

Among the many names millennials have been dubbed, such as the “Internet Generation,” the “Selfie Generation,” and even the “Harry Potter Generation” by Buzzfeed, we’ve also been nicknamed the “Meme Generation.”  And I don’t think there’s any surprise there. But in...

Poem: City poet

Poem: City poet

I wish there was less ignorant drivers in East L.A., I want a city with more MMA gyms around East L.A. This city kept all my memories in East L.A. I remember seeing all the race cars in East L.A. I heard the dodge with 15 pounds of boost soar through Gage street in...

Poem: City poet

Poem: City of sins

My city, the prideful and cultural people This city, full of lights and food Everywhere you go, you feel good. I see a couple walking down the street And you feel their relationship was meant to be Los Angeles, known as the City of Angels But sadly, this city is full...

Poem: Where are you now?

Poem: Where are you now?

L.A., my beautiful City Like a blooming lily I hear the sounds of the streets Like a party beat I hear the language coursing through my brain Like a calm stream in the rain   L.A., my beautiful City There is graffiti and poverty But we still live in liberty We...

Poem: Misunderstood city

Poem: Misunderstood city

Overflowing with misunderstood generations The people who won’t go down without hesitation Outsiders are glad for what they have once they see us Helicopters keeps us up at night, telling us to stay inside I remember three guys enter a liquor store They come out with...

Poem: A city that I dreamed

Poem: A city that I dreamed

I want a city of purity and technology of knowledge in a device Than seeing the past 40 years of destruction and demise I want to see a fountain covered water and that can go any farther Than seeing a girl next to a grave looking at her dead father I want to see...