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Etsuo’s Corner: Japanese culture embraced in Los Angeles

Etsuo's Corner Spring Break Los Angeles

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

For the first three days of spring break, I went to Los Angeles. I have never been to the west coast and this break would be my last long break, so I felt it was necessary to visit the west coast during the time. I expected Los Angeles to be warmer than Greensboro. Unfortunately, it was almost the...

Leslie Odom Jr. closes the curtain on Bryan Series 2017

Bryan Series Leslie Odom Jr. Performance Hamilton

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017

“We are all in the presence of greatness,” said President Jane Fernandes on Nov. 15 as she introduced the last Bryan Series speaker of the fall semester. “He had his Broadway debut when he was only 17 … and is the winner of a Tony Award … and a Grammy Award. … Please help me welcome him.” As...

“L.A. Confidential” still relevant today

Since 2007, film/video professor Chad Phillips has been building a list he calls “Guilford’s Masterpieces.” He asks every student who takes his Masterpieces of the Cinema class for a list of their personal Top 10 “masterpieces of cinema” (and stresses to answer honestly). Ten years and almost 2,000 films later, these are the current Top 20.

McKinley Keener, Staff Writers

September 15, 2017

Despite appearances, Los Angeles in the 1950s was not all high-class café society and Hollywood glamour. At least not in Curtis Hanson’s 1997 film “L.A. Confidential,” which follows three Los Angeles police officers: Detective Lieutenant Edmund Exley, Detective Sergeant Jack Vincennes and plainclothes...

World & Nation News in Brief

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

September 11, 2015

Europe In Iceland, France and other countries around the world, families are opening their doors to thousands of refugee families. The migrants are coming from countries like Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea and Iraq. Many are staying at a transit camp in Hungary before they are carried to safe homes. I...

Christopher Dorner: LA police department hero or villain?

John Kluepfel, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

Five people shot dead. A 10-day manhunt. One final shootout, one burned-down cabin and one ex-cop on a killing rampage. Christopher Dorner, former Los Angeles police officer and United States Navy reservist, killed four and wounded three on Feb. 3 under the pretense of a vendetta with the LAPD. Dorner...