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VMAs Review

Jam-packed! The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) had plenty of live performances, spunky co-hosts and history with big wins, exciting announcements and even bigger performances. The night started with the opening performance of the night from co-host Jack Harlow and his surprise guest Fergie. The duo performed Harlow’s hit single “First Class,” which includes […]

The Cheech is a new museum in downtown Riverside full of art made by Chicano artists in the community, such as the De Latorre Brothers’ piece “Collidoscope” currently on display upstairs.

The Cheech art museum open now in Downtown Riverside

The Riverside Art Museum (RAM) gained a new member in its family this summer when The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art and Culture (The Cheech) opened on June 18. The museum is a private partnership between the City of Riverside, RAM and world-famous comedian and avid art collector Cheech Marin. At almost 61,420 square […]

Carly Brunner, freshman illustration major, sketches in her favorite spot at California Baptist University.

Artist of the issue: Illustrator Carly Brunner

Students enrolled in the CAVAD program at California Baptist University are all exceptional artists in their own way. Carly Brunner, freshman illustration major, is one of these students. She describes her work as “free-spirited.” “I create work that reflects my own feelings, and my style is also very similar to my personality,” Brunner said. Brunner […]

Lilliane Vargas, sophomore studio production major, takes time to perfect her skills on her guitar.

Artist of the issue: Lilliane Vargas creates music from the heart

The Shelby and Ferne Collinsworth School of Music at California Baptist University has made it its mission to inspire students to the highest standards of musical craft and prepare them for success in musical professions. “Music is a universal language — no matter where you are, no matter the place, music will always be there,” […]

New Briefs

Russian antiwar journalist Marina Ovsyannikova, a producer for Channel One Russia, made her mark on the evening news on March 14 by protesting the Russian war against Ukraine. As the broadcast started, Ovsyannikova ran into view of the camera crew behind reporters shouting, “Stop the war, say no to war,” and holding a poster reading […]