Lora Kelley

Heads Up: New film ‘Prisoner’ screening this week

Cardinal Studios’ new student film premiers on campus this week! Written by Alexander Kucy ’17 and directed by Rebecca Aydin ’18 the film follows a man (Daniel Johnson’ 16) and a guard (Carlos Valladares ’18) trapped in a space together. It packs psychological reflection, physical aggression and intense glassy gazes into a 15-minute narrative. Watch…

Your Weekend–May 8

Your Weekend: May 8 It’s May, and chances are all of your friends from home are already finishing school for the year. Have you been getting non-stop snapchats of your friends at the beach? At Taylor Swift concerts in your hometown? Hugging your other friends from home with captions like “Reunited and it feels so…

Good reads: The Lomita’s picks for this week

Check out Lomita’s favorite reads from the web this week.   Cheese experts challenge the conventional origin myth of this dairy product in How a Massive Environmental Crisis Led to the Invention of Cheese (Mother Jones). The Magna Carta Myth (The New Yorker) highlights the uses (and, often, perversions) of the Magna Carta in the…

How to get a head start on the 2016 elections.

With Obama on campus last Friday, students are thinking about the White House more than usual. Not this white house, but, you know, the actual one where Malia and Sasha live. That leads to the question of who will be taking Obama’s spot in 2016. Here at the Lomita, we believe in making well-researched political decisions.…

Your Weekend: Valentine’s Day Edition

It’s time for Valentine’s day. Or, depending on your angle, National Condom Day. And a three days weekend! The good news is that you have options beyond romantic candlelit dinners and seeing fifty shades of grey(s). This weekend, talk about V Day or start prepping for VE Day and check out these events. ALL WEEKEND…

Sushiritto, or die trying.

This place in never open. You try for dinner: closed. You try for Sunday lunch and plan your whole day around it: closed. But the elusive Sushirrito, just opened in Palo Alto after popping up in San Francisco, can afford to be this hard (read: impossible) to get because it is, admittedly, that good. Back…

Your Weekend: January 23 – 25

Only do this stuff if you’re not too busy prepping for this mushroom hunt. (B.Y.O. mushroom photos and tales of “fungal exploits”) FRIDAY: Anthony Discenza: Trouble Sleeping WHAT: Opening! rotating exhibition with new stuff on display every week WHERE: Et Al WHEN: Saturday @ 7 p.m. COST: free   Poet’s Theater Night 1 WHAT: The…

Your Weekend: November 21- 23.

It’s big game weekend. Fortunately, there’s lots more than football happening on campus, in rival Berkeley territory, and all over the bay area. FRIDAY: Sunday at the Park with George in Concert WHAT: Asian American Theater Project has been doing big things lately. Check out its concert version of Sondheim’s acclaimed musical. Directed by Ken…

Listen to this: Serial.

In a highly visual culture, inundated with pictures of Kim Kardashian’s butt and infographics, I have managed to become obsessed with a podcast. Plugging in my earphones weekly to hear the story of a man who may have been jailed for no reason, I am completely hooked on Serial. Serial, the new This American Life…
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