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What’s in your face wash?

Christopher Ly, Staff Writer
October 26, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

Not too many people think ahead by checking the ingredients listed in their facial washes. Most people look at what the product can do for ‘you’ as the recipient of the product. Instead of trying to look more into their products, they sometimes go by just the smell of the facial wash and finding...

DIY Halloween Costumes For Women

DIY Halloween Costumes For Women

Brenda Ruedas, Staff Writer
October 23, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

Halloween is next week and there are still plenty of people that have not found the perfect costume. Many people can not make up their minds on selecting the perfect unique Halloween costume. Then others don't want to spend a lot of money on Halloween costumes since they are only going to use it one...

Taste of Soul celebrates 10th anniversary

Taste of Soul celebrates 10th anniversary

Armand Santos, Senior Staff Writer
October 23, 2015
Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, News, Top Stories

The Taste of Soul Family Festival turned 10 this year. This is the largest festival in Los Angeles, with crowds approaching 400,000 for the single-day event. Crenshaw Blvd. was closed to vehicular traffic between Stocker St. and Rodeo Rd. Oct. 17 for the event. Boasting four full stages,  h...

Food-Based Vitamins?

Food-Based Vitamins?

Christopher Ly, Staff Writer
October 21, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

Hey look! That looks useful, I think? A multi-vitamin that’s supposedly healthy for you recommended by some TV advertisement down the aisle of the health section, I think it was Centrum. Looking at the bottle with speculation, is it really good for you? I thought the same too when I took to the...

Oktoberfest comes to Los Angeles

Oktoberfest comes to Los Angeles

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer
October 21, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer festival and brings a drop of Germany to Los Angeles at the Fairplex, home of the L.A. County Fair. It began Oct. 9 and runs through Oct. 24, opening only Fridays and Saturdays from 6 pm-11 pm. Bringing Bavarian music, beer, German food, chicken dance,...

Restaurant Review: Alondra’s Hot Wings

Restaurant Review: Alondra’s Hot Wings

Dulce Flores, Staff Writer
October 15, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

Alondra's Hot Wings is a restaurant located in Montebello and has been open since 2009. Alondras Hot Wings is well known for their delicious hot wings that come in 18 flavors along with a secret sauce. Not only do they sell wings, they have many other dining options like pizza, hamburgers, sandwiches,...

The Queen Mary’s ‘Dark Harbor’

The Queen Mary’s ‘Dark Harbor’

Corrin Jimenez, Staff Writer
October 14, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

For those of you who love Halloween haunts the Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor is a must see. It’s an event unlike any other around the Los Angeles area. The legend of Dark Harbor is that on nights during the Halloween season, the spirits haunting the ship come out of hiding and temporarily reclaim ...

Fight Stress with Yoga

Fight Stress with Yoga

Corrin Jimenez, Staff Writer
October 8, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

As college students we deal with stress on a regular basis. We all have our different techniques on how to manage our stress but one way that has proven to be helpful is by practicing yoga. Yoga helps connect you not only with your psychical health but also your mental health. Its goal is to help you...

Halloween DIY Decorations Under $20

Halloween DIY Decorations Under $20

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer
October 8, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

It’s that time of year again. Yes, Halloween! It is time to decorate our homes with spider webs, jack-o-lanterns, and other spooky decorations. For students who are in the spirit of decorating their homes, but are trying to keep a budget of spending less than $20, here are a few things you ca...

Adidas, Bape, and Undefeated slated to release collaboration

Adidas, Bape, and Undefeated slated to release collaboration

Elder Hinojosa, Staff Writer
October 4, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

Adidas, A Bathing Ape, and Undefeated are back at it again with an exclusive collaboration slated for a fall release. For the second time, the three street wear companies will be collaborating on the classic Superstar 80v for the Adidas Consortium, for Autumn 2015. The second coming of the Bape...

Grape Seed Oil? Oily Face? What?!

Grape Seed Oil? Oily Face? What?!

Christopher Ly, Staff Writer
September 26, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

Ever heard of grape seed oil?, me neither. Not for a long time until I read about it recently. It was this year through beauty blogs, which I stumbled upon it while looking through the various facial oils that were present on the website, totalbeauty.com where I found it. The reason why I happened...

Porto’s Bakery & Café is the local home away from home

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer
September 25, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

Rosa Porto, a talented cake maker was the one who established Porto's Bakery & Cafe and brought it from Cuba to California. Customers have traveled from all over, just to have a taste of their legendary potato balls, cheese rolls, red velvet cupcakes and the list goes on and on. Many years...

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