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Myriad’s editor reaches for the stars

By Lorilynn Lomeli

March 25

Filed under Arts, Rising Star

She clasped onto her notebooks, brimming with meticulous and colorful notes, and her emerald eyes teemed with enthusiasm and determination. As a diligent student, she seemed to be steadfast and fast paced within an academic construct. Corrine...

Like father, like son

By Joel Leon

February 18

Filed under Arts, Rising Star

Usually a father teaches his son how to ride a bike, catch a ball, or how to drive, however, there might be other lessons that may just be a bit more important than knowing how to throw a curve ball. John Ross Gatlin, 28, graphic...

Drawing in the fast lane

By Rigo Bonilla

February 13

Filed under Arts, Rising Star

Dangling precariously from a woman's arm is a purse: an unmistakable symbol of femininity. He takes notice, and in his mind, the transformation begins; curves are carved, wheels materialize. Hector Gonzalez, 23, studio art...

A voice that rises above the rest

October 17

Filed under Arts, Rising Star

Brooke Buckaway Staff Writer As the accompanist vigorously taps on the piano keys, Pauline Tamale, 22, music major, feels the rush of adrenaline as her voice matches the pitch of the piano and her vocal chords rise to t...

Singer wins fourth place in Las Vegas

By Viridiana Vaca-Rios, Co-Opinion Editor

October 11

Filed under Arts, Rising Star

Walking onto the stage, he nervously looks at the faces of the people sitting in the audience in front of him. As he positions himself in the middle, the lights go off making the room pitch black and leaving nothing but a single...

Beyond the computer screen

By Viridiana Vaca-Rios, Co-opinion Editor

April 6

Filed under Arts, Rising Star

Sitting near his computer looking at the graphics on his screen, he reaches for his iPod, puts on his headphones and starts walking toward the door. With the breeze in his hair, he walks aimlessly outside listening to his favorite...

Rising Star: Finding art's passion through generations of family talents

By Lydia Kim

November 17

Filed under Arts, Rising Star

Vibrant colors-royal blue, tangerine orange and cherry red illuminate a painting of a Japanese landscape in the 18th century. Tony Waybright, art major, has always been surrounded and influenced by art, being the 4th generation...

Rising Star: Jenifer Washington

By Katrina Romero

November 3

Filed under Arts, Rising Star

Jenifer Washington knows what it's like to be under pressure. The 20-year-old respiratory care major, who has sung her way to auditions for shows like "Showtime at the Apollo" and "American Idol," has come across many mishaps...

Rising Star: Joanne Mallillin

By Laura Villalpando

October 13

Filed under Arts, Rising Star

She stands still on stage in her starting position and waits for her sound cue. The darkness in the auditorium surrounds her and she cannot see the audience, but she knows they're there waiting, watching. Finally, once the stage...

Rising Star: Julio Delgado

By Noraly Hernandez

October 6

Filed under Arts, Rising Star

Standing behind a thick, red curtain, beads of sweat form around his forehead and his hands tremble slightly. However, the enormous smile on his face reveals his excitement despite his apprehension. Although he has been performing...

Rising Star: Alexander Ryan

By Marna Beilby

September 29

Filed under Arts, Rising Star

Ever since hip hop culture was brought to mainstream in the early 1980s, it has become very influential in young America from the clothes they wear to the music they listen to. The fact that these artists do not sing, may...

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