Category: BIPOC Spotlight

‘Tunnel of Oppression’ exhibit presents minority experience
BIPOC Spotlight, LGBTQIA+, Social Justice, The Panther

‘Tunnel of Oppression’ exhibit presents minority experience

Published Nov. 15 Written by Mitali Shukla Each year, Chapman’s Residence Life and First Year Experience presents the “Tunnel of Oppression” gallery. Under normal circumstances, Residence Life dedicates the Sandhu Conference Center to the exhibit, where students can walk around and view performance art pieces on a variety of issues related to the BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ […]

Read More
Review | Black movies, TV shows and stand-up you need watch Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has won countless awards and gained recognition as the director of the Netflix documentary “13th” and the Netflix TV series “When They See Us.” DuVernay was the first Black woman to be nominated as a director in a feature category for “13th,” according to Vogue. WikiCommons
BIPOC Spotlight, Entertainment, The Panther

Review | Black movies, TV shows and stand-up you need watch

September 21 Written by Graham Byrne, Mitali Shukla and Micaela Bastianelli We missed out on a lot of things this year. But, thankfully, the pandemic has given us the opportunity to cuddle up with our pets or quarantine buddies to watch entertainment on a variety of streaming platforms. The Panther staff has compiled all the […]

Read More
Screen acting alumna Regina Bryant shoots pilot of web series ‘L.Y.F.E.’ Since alumna Regina Bryant graduated from Chapman in the spring, she has filmed the pilot episode of a coming-of-age web series titled “L.Y.F.E.” about four students at a historically Black college or university (HBCU) navigating their personal lives. Photo courtesy of Bryant.
BIPOC Spotlight, Entertainment, The Panther

Screen acting alumna Regina Bryant shoots pilot of web series ‘L.Y.F.E.’

September 21 By Mitali Shukla Regina Bryant had a difficult decision to make when choosing what college she wanted to attend. She knew she’d wanted to be an actor since she was six years old – when her mother first pusher her to participate in a play – so she settled on a decision between […]

Read More
Conservatory introduces Mariachi ensemble Music education student Erandi Sanchez, above, helped bring the Mariachi ensemble to Chapman’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music. Sanchez has been performing Mariachi since she was four years old, playing the violin, guitar, harp and the vihuela. Photo courtesy of Sanchez
BIPOC Spotlight, Entertainment, The Panther

Conservatory introduces Mariachi ensemble

September 7 | Written by Mitali Shukla There’s two key things College of Performing Arts professor Tammy Yi preaches to her musical education students: the importance of world music pedagogy and the ability to teach a diverse student population.  Yet, when she came to Chapman as a professor, she noticed there were no world music […]

Read More
The Collective kick-off event showcases art and music Processed with VSCO with a5 preset
BIPOC Spotlight, Entertainment, The Panther

The Collective kick-off event showcases art and music

Written by Mitali Shukla Published on 03/04/2020 After summer plans for establishing a music and arts festival on campus failed to materialize due to a lack of endorsement from Chapman administration, Phil Mentz, a junior business administration major, decided to change the direction of creating a festival to creating a club. In September, the group […]

Read More