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The common bohemian-hippie pants with the balance of a lose, fitted and thin fabric  has risen in popularity at music festivals. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

What you wear to Coachella matters more

May 12, 2015

I remember seeing clips of Woodstock on MTV when I was growing up. Everyone looked like a hippie and shared a raw passion for the musical skill that performers...

Racial shots outside the boxing ring

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

May 12, 2015

The hype of the century, since Tyson and Holyfield or Muhammad and Joe Frazier, the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather was destined to be a classic told by the media and sold by the drama. It was a fight you could say that should of already happened, but with boxing politics and money-hungry promotion teams couldn’t lock down any deal sooner. With two fighters...

The album artwork for Kendrick Lamar's “To Pimp a Butterfly”. Official image.

Album Review: Kendrick Lamar releases a contemporary hip hop classic with ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

April 24, 2015

“Don’t be quick to thought to instant classic … let it live a little bit,” Kendrick Lamar responds on New York’s famed hip hop radio station...

The second annual Women in Light Show opened its doors on March 2 at the Luxe Gallery featuring female artists from City College’s photography program. The work of students, staff and faculty come together to celebrate Women’s History Month. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Female photographers illuminate and inspire at Luxe Gallery

March 27, 2015

What started as a way to open conversation and connect through sharing each other's photographs, a group of female photographers came together and gave...

Illustration by Edgar Inda.

Pro: Emoji-nius ways for Apple to insert cultural diversity

March 24, 2015

Apple users can now test beta iOS 8.3, which has prompted some raised eyebrows about the 300 new emojis with five new racially diverse skin tones. The...

Editorial: Security in question

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

March 10, 2015

Safety on campus continues to be troublesome. On March 3, a student was reported victim to a sexual battery incident behind a dumpster on the west side of the Learning Resource Center, which occurred late in the evening. It's brought up an important question about police presence at night. Is campus police paying greater attention during peak hours and not surveying as...

Perspective: I am ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ and American

Official TV show poster. ABC.

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2015

I told my parents ABC was going to premiere a show based on an Asian-American family— they didn’t know what to expect. My dad immediately remembered...

Hip hop revolutionizes social media platforms

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2015

Hip hop has always been an outlet of expression to bring social change and to address identity. When hip hop took off back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, music was a response to black oppression resulting in songs like “Fight the Power” by Public Enemy. Now with the means of social media, it’s another form of reaching out to fans outside of the music. Rather than waiting...

Actors during one of the final numbers of San Diego City College’s 2006 production of “Grease” co-directed by June Richards and Alicia Rincon. Photo by Manuel Rotenberg.

‘Grease’ auditions begin Feb. 7

February 6, 2015

Singers, dancers and artists of all kinds are invited to audition for San Diego City College’s upcoming spring musical, “Grease,” in...

Construction for the new Cesar Chavez continuing education building is set to be completed in June. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

A new barrio for education

February 3, 2015

Standing at the intersection of National Ave. and Cesar E. Chavez Prkwy. stands a new parking structure, the sun reflecting off the sparkly glass windows....

In a world of Abjo

Abraham Joseph Sanders, also known as Abjo. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Richard Lomibao

December 9, 2014

“If you are calling it ‘electro soul’ I’m not going to disagree with you. Maybe it’s because I’m tired of trying to put it in a box. People...

Flying Lotus performs at the First Avenue Mainroom in
 Minneapolis on Oct. 25. Justin Sengly, official Facebook photo.

Flying Lotus releases mind-bending new material on 5th studio album

November 19, 2014

Through each release, Flying Lotus builds and reveals new-found existence. With his most recent release, “You’re Dead!” 30-year-old Steve Ellison’s...

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