Approved or Rejected? Criteria for Senior Film Projects

Last Fall, senior Production student Nicolas Alayo submitted a script to be considered for this year’s senior thesis films. “I was only aware of the types of projects that had been greenlit in the past, but I didn’t really use that as a guideline, I wanted to write something that was more ‘me’ – something I’d be proud and enthusiastic to put hours and hours of my time into.” A follow-up email two weeks later informed him that the project was a “go.” What made his script a good candidate for senior projects? Nicolas conceded, “I have no idea.” Continue reading Approved or Rejected? Criteria for Senior Film Projects

Mexican Black Bean and Corn Salad

by Nick Pini With the cold season behind us and warmer weather fast approaching, I would like to share a family recipe that is sure to keep you cool and refreshed. My mother loves to celebrate her Mexican heritage with recipes that have been passed down through the generations, and this salad is the perfect accompaniment.  Whenever we make this dish, we buy all of … Continue reading Mexican Black Bean and Corn Salad

Largest Catholic Gathering in Country This Weekend in Anaheim

Forty-thousand Catholics from all over the country are expected to arrive in Anaheim this Thursday for the Religious Education Congress sponsored by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.  This is the largest annual gathering of Catholics in the country – over 800 people registered from outside of the U.S..  The event takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center from March 15 through March 18, 2018. Continue reading Largest Catholic Gathering in Country This Weekend in Anaheim