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This Issue in Young Adult Culture: “The House of Hades”

Published on December 16th, 2013 | by Lillian Graham

SPOILER ALERT Rick Riordan, author of the best selling “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” series and ” The Heroes of Olympus” series, released Book 4 of “The Heroes of Olympus: The House of Hades.” Riordan, more commonly known ... Read More


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The A-Z of new “Pokémon X and Y”

Published on December 16th, 2013 | by Staff 12-13

“Pokémon X and Y,” recently released for the Nintendo 3DS, promises a grand adventure through the Kalos region with many features old and new. The game showcases many old features that Pokémon fans have fallen in ... Read More


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Photo by the Arts ReSTORE LA website

Arts ReSTORE L.A.: Westwood

Published on November 27th, 2013 | by Olive Sherman

For the month of November, the Westwood Village came alive with the creative force of L.A. artisans and craftspeople through the Arts ReSTORE L.A. program. The program aimed to re-energize Westwood by creating a pop-up village ... Read More


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New opera arrives via wireless headphones

New opera arrives via wireless headphones

Published on November 22nd, 2013 | by Olive Sherman

Usually when you’re going to see a show, you buy a ticket, find your seat, sit down and wait for the performance to begin. However, this isn’t the case with the opera “Invisible Cities,” which is directed by Yuval Sharon and is being performed by his production company, The Industry... Read More


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CHAOS ON STAGE: Arden Lassalle (’14), Caragh Tiernan (’14), Sofie Hubbard Warshafsky (’16), Sam Borghese (’14) and Julia Ruff (’16) struggle with their fictional play within a play. Photo by: JONES PITSKER

“Noises Off!”: Samo theater’s successful disaster

Published on November 22nd, 2013 | by Camille De Beus

Samo theater’s production of “Noises Off!” is a play about a play — “Nothing On,” the fictional play within “Noises Off!” is supposed to drive the stage’s comic tension with its failure. The actors and audience ... Read More


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It is the east, and Sweet Rose is the sun!

It is the east, and Sweet Rose is the sun!

Published on November 7th, 2013 | by Claire Goldberg

A rose by any other name might smell as sweet — but as far as taste goes, Sweet Rose Creamery is unmatched. And lucky for us Samo students, the artisan ice cream shop is expanding to two ... Read More


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This Issue in Young Adult Cutlure: “Allegiant”

Published on October 29th, 2013 | by Staff 12-13

Fans of the rebellious Tris Prior are in for a surprise in the final book of the “Divergent” trilogy, “Allegiant.” However, this surprise isn’t necessarily pleasant. Even though some parts of the book are interesting (i.e. ... Read More


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The Testostertones group performs "Good Life" by One Republic

Sweet Serenade

Published on October 22nd, 2013 | by Staff 12-13

Hundreds of people scrambled into the cafeteria on the evening of Oct. 12, waiting to see the choirs of Samo. While some people were finding seats, others were bidding on auction items that ranged from gifts ... Read More


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