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San Diego, As Told By Locals

San Diego, As Told By Locals

Inspired by VICE News, Legend magazine staffers give their take
 on the hot spots that don’t appear on travel guides or destination shows
Angelica Wallingford May 21, 2015

San Diego has been covered by almost every travel show imaginable. There have been guides upon guides writing about where to and what to see while vacationers spend a week or two here. Those are all...

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Cory Markiest. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Lyrics to Inspire the Youth

Franchesca Walker and Richard Lomibao May 19, 2015

Cory Markiest waits on a ledge area of the rooftop of a parking structure eager to begin production for a "One Shot" video submission. A joking argument about constellations arises between Cory and Jake...

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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

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor 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 like Jimi Hendrix showed off. More surprised...

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Racial shots outside the boxing ring

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor May 11, 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...

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The album artwork for Kendrick Lamars “To Pimp a Butterfly”. Official image.

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

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor 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 Hot 97, weeks after the release of his anticipated...

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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

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor 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 birth to what we know as The Women of Light. “We...

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Illustration by Edgar Inda.

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

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor 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 company softly introduced these drastic changes...

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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...

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Official TV show poster. ABC.

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

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 the time when, comedian Margaret Cho’s “All-American...

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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...

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The Black Keys performing during a concert in Brooklyn, New York in Sept. 2014. Official Facebook image. Photo by Melinda Oswandel.

Songs for the lovers, the haters and everyone in-between

Angelica Wallingford and Richard Lomibao February 14, 2015

Every Feb. 14 people in relationships do the exact same thing. Grab some flowers, a heart-shaped box of assorted chocolates, a generic Hallmark card with a generic ‘I’m yours, be mine I love you, hooray...

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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

Richard Lomibao 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 the Saville Theatre Feb. 7 at 12 p.m.. The 1971 musical...

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