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Beyoncé is one of several arts and entertainment figures who made headlines this February. Both her twin pregnancy announcement and loss to Adele at the Grammys stirred the entertainment community this month. (Creative Commons photo by California Cow via Flickr)

Pop culture recap: ‘SNL’ continues political comedy, ‘The Bachelorette’ attempts at diversity

Many news stories broke in February across the United States. And while most of the national attention has focused on the Trump administration, American pop culture has also stirred up controversy in the past two weeks. Read more...

Photo: Beyoncé is one of several arts and entertainment figures who made headlines this February. Both her twin pregnancy announcement and loss to Adele at the Grammys stirred the entertainment community this month. (Creative Commons photo by California Cow via Flickr)

Beyoncé is one of several arts and entertainment figures who made headlines this February. Both her twin pregnancy announcement and loss to Adele at the Grammys stirred the entertainment community this month. (Creative Commons photo by California Cow via Flickr)

Alumnus Misha Riley was an assistant producer of the production "Future Sex, Inc.," a hip-hop musical about a monopolistic company during a sex prohibition era. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

Theater alum helps cast, produce dystopian play ‘Future Sex, Inc.’

Misha Riley listened to theatrical pop and hip-hop numbers emanating from the 99-seat theater. He was sifting through tech rehearsal schedules and publicity statements before opening night. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus Misha Riley was an assistant producer of the production "Future Sex, Inc.," a hip-hop musical about a monopolistic company during a sex prohibition era. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

Alumnus Misha Riley was an assistant producer of the production "Future Sex, Inc.," a hip-hop musical about a monopolistic company during a sex prohibition era. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

The Study at Hedrick offers crepes, tartines, salads, desserts and sandwiches for eating in its many study rooms. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

Review: The Study at Hedrick provides a variety of culinary extravagance

Students will be shocked by the bourgeois selection of foods at The Study at Hedrick if they thought dining halls couldn’t top the flamboyance of Bruin Plate with its ambient jazz music and organic tempeh and quinoa bowls. Read more...

Photo: The Study at Hedrick offers crepes, tartines, salads, desserts and sandwiches for eating in its many study rooms. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

The Study at Hedrick offers crepes, tartines, salads, desserts and sandwiches for eating in its many study rooms. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

Third-year political science student Maxwell Martin works as a marketing ambassador for the gourmet cookie company Dozen’s Cookies, which ships the desserts from Michigan. (Eileen Lising/Daily Bruin)

Student brings innovative flavors of online cookie company to LA

Maxwell Martin first became involved with the culinary arts in middle school, after learning to prepare homemade lasagnas and upside-down cakes at weekly cooking classes in Culver City. Read more...

Photo: Third-year political science student Maxwell Martin works as a marketing ambassador for the gourmet cookie company Dozen’s Cookies, which ships the desserts from Michigan. (Eileen Lising/Daily Bruin)

Third-year political science student Maxwell Martin works as a marketing ambassador for the gourmet cookie company Dozen’s Cookies, which ships the desserts from Michigan. (Eileen Lising/Daily Bruin)

Benjamin Scheuer will perform his one-man autobiographical musical "The Lion" at Westwood's Geffen Playhouse. The show documents his personal journeys using seven guitars that are tuned differently to create a variety of sounds and moods. (Courtesy of Shervin Lainez)

Q&A: Benjamin Scheuer talks candid emotions of one-man musical ‘The Lion’

Two-year-old Benjamin Scheuer received a banjo that was constructed by his father using a cookie tin, rubber bands and a red necktie – his first exposure to music. Read more...

Photo: Benjamin Scheuer will perform his one-man autobiographical musical "The Lion" at Westwood's Geffen Playhouse. The show documents his personal journeys using seven guitars that are tuned differently to create a variety of sounds and moods. (Courtesy of Shervin Lainez)

Benjamin Scheuer will perform his one-man autobiographical musical "The Lion" at Westwood's Geffen Playhouse. The show documents his personal journeys using seven guitars that are tuned differently to create a variety of sounds and moods. (Courtesy of Shervin Lainez)

The Netflix original "Stranger Things" became one of the best television shows of 2016, blending science fiction with a story of friendship. (Netflix)

Missed reviews of 2016: ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘Joanne’

Daily Bruin A&E spent the year reviewing films and albums to help students decide which art is worth their time and money. By the end of 2016, A&E had foregone opportunities to share thoughts on some of the year’s most popular and promising projects. Read more...

Photo: The Netflix original "Stranger Things" became one of the best television shows of 2016, blending science fiction with a story of friendship. (Netflix)

The Netflix original "Stranger Things" became one of the best television shows of 2016, blending science fiction with a story of friendship. (Netflix)