My family loves film. It’s integral to who we are. My mom acts. My dad works in box office data. I’ve worked at a movie theater on and off throughout college. To no one’s surprise, we take the Academy Awards very seriously. And the Smith family father-daughter Oscar pool is no exception. With that star-studded, […]
In a new book titled The Right Path, former Republican Congressman and current MSNBC host Joe Scarborough lays out a vision for politics, and the Republican party in particular, that is based not on ideology, but on pragmatism. The more ideological a particular candidate becomes, Scarborough argues, the more successful they become within their own […]
In this week’s installment of Screen on Sound, Lifestyle writers Landon McDonald and Nicolas Ransinangue talk about the recent and upcoming movie releases, as well as what’s hot on TV.
Upon hearing the story of the men and women working in the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives sections throughout World War II — aka the Monuments Men — who were fighting to reclaim art that had been stolen by the Nazis, I asked myself a series of “what if” questions. What if the Nazis had […]
As part of a new podcast series, Trojan Transcripts, managing editor Will Laws interviewed soccer star and lacrosse player Elizabeth Eddy about her recent draft to the NWSL’s Sky Blue FC, as well as her plans for the future.
A brief story illustrates the problem that arises when causation and correlation are mixed together. Take for example the tale of the misguided czar, who noticed that the province in his kingdom with the highest rates of sickness was also the province that contained the most doctors. His solution? He ordered that all of the doctors […]
In this week’s installment of Screen on Sound, Lifestyle writers Daniel Grzywacz and Landon McDonald talk about the recent and upcoming movie releases, as well as what’s hot on TV.
As Winston Churchill once said, “A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year and to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen.” President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address was, as expected, characterized by ambitious proposals. Some of President […]
Lifestyle writers Daniel Grzywacz and Landon McDonald talk about the Razzies as well as this week’s releases.
Over winter break, I came into the possession of a Los Angeles County Museum of Art pass. Being the broke college student that I am, I’ve spent a lot of time in recent weeks trolling the LACMA website, looking for exhibits to attend. One show in particular caught my eye: “Fútbol: The Beautiful Game.” I […]