By Alex Student
On April 25, the Digital Journalism class at American Jewish University gathered at their regular meeting time to participate in a group reporting assignment. A few years ago, the newspaper staff travelled to Fairfax Avenue and provided an in-depth look at this LA neighborhood. But this year, not only did we venture out into LA, we also brought LA to us…in the form of hummus!
Hummus was brought in from three LA restaurants that are known for their hummus: Sunnin in Westwood, Haifa in West Los Angeles and Nagila, which is just a few blocks west of Haifa.
The 13 journalism students sampled the different types of hummus in a blind taste test fashion; only Professor Gordon Haber knew which ones were which.
WATCH THE VIDEO HERE.
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“Levitated Mass” at LACMA. Photo: modenadude via Flickr.
by Nicole Horowitz
As we discovered last week, most of us like to spend our downtime with friends and family or relaxing in front of the TV. This weekend, why not stimulate your brain? Here are some exhibits accessible to AJUers (or at least with student discounts). Read more »
Keep On Truckin': Food trucks bring international cuisine to L.A. streets. Photo: Alice Campbell
By Alice Campbell
Whether Los Angeles has been your home for many years or it’s new to you, there are still tons of interesting things to do that you may never have tried.
With the advent of food trucks in a variety of cuisines and styles, you can walk around some fun parts of the city while doing food truck tastings. The Westside, a popular destination for young media professionals, boasts a whole line of food truck cuisines. Read more »
by Cameron Dean
Although AJU does not possess the academic reputation of Harvard, or the athletic prestige of USC, it stands out amongst the pack of private colleges in the country. Our student body is small in comparison, but our heart, drive, and will are greater than many of the others’. Read more »
The Getty Museum. Photo: PB-PSBear
By Emily Bayer and Karin Ziv
Many students living on campus argue that once the week transitions into the weekend they are left stranded on Mulholland with a lack of activities. But do not fear! There is a free and fun local scene to be discovered! Museums, bars, live music and restaurants that are either free or offer student discounts all lie within a 15-mile radius of AJU.
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