Recent production doesn’t quite capture spirit of the original

A Chorus Line set itself up for easy billboard praise the moment the lyric “one singular sensation” was included in its signature song, and when it opened on Broadway in 1975, that’s exactly what the musical deserved to be called. Picking up nearly every award that mattered, including a Pulitzer Prize and an embarrassment of […]

Getting oriented

A tour guide leads a group of potential students around campus as the university readies itself for the first batch of matriculated students to attend summer orientation, which begins today.

Spin-off fails to recapture Brand’s eccentric humor

Two years ago, Forgetting Sarah Marshall made for another hit in the series of Judd Apatow-produced comedies. Penned by star Jason Segel, the film introduced audiences to the rock star Aldous Snow (Russell Brand). With its witty jokes and subtle gags, Forgetting Sarah Marshall proved hilarious and showcased Brand’s scene-stealing Aldous as a breakout character. […]

Band’s latest lives up to its strong debut

Like most newly formed bands attempting to secure a place in the contemporary music industry, Delta Spirit sought to re-establish itself as a band and build on its initial success with the release of a purposeful sophomore record. The band’s first album, 2008’s Ode to Sunshine, was hailed as a success by fans and critics, […]

Mustain still waiting in the wings for his turn

Oh, the joy of living in Los Angeles. From the glitz and glamour to the A-list celebrities to the high-profile athletes, there is nothing better than Hollywood, right? The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Dodgers are good enough for this town, and so are the USC Trojans — you might as well call them […]