An old eatery that never fails your taste buds

Elka Wyatt, Reporter
February 24, 2015

In the mood for some authentic Mexican cuisine but you’re in a hurry? Grab an amigo and head on out to the corner of Union and Pacheco to El Zarape. Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, El Zarape serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The first thing you... Read more »

Eminem’s latest album shows the rappers skills are lyrically flawless

Rhiannon Stroberg, Reporter
February 24, 2015

Eminem’s eighth studio album, The Marshall Mathers LP2, which spawned popular hits such as “Rap God,” “Headlights,” “Berzerk,” and “The Monster,” it is a brilliantly written sequel to 2000’s The Marshall Mathers LP. In this album, Eminem delves back into the twisted darkness that... Read more »

The movie you’ll love to hate

Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
February 24, 2015

First off all the bashing and negative publicity that this movie and book have been getting is ridiculous and unnecessary. I have not read the book and I’m sure many things that were probably important to the story were left out of the movie. “50 Shades of Grey” the movie where I was the only male... Read more »

New England Patriots the best NFL dynasty of all-time

Daniel Ojeda, Contributing Editor
February 24, 2015

Move over 49ers and Steelers, step aside Seahawks, there’s a new team that has shown beyond a doubt that they are the greatest dynasty in NFL history. Tom Brady and Bill Belichick’s New England Patriots have managed to achieve greatness on a consistent basis at a time while remaining a top team... Read more »

Saul shows that AMC still has it

Tyler Goucher, Reporter
February 24, 2015

The AMC follow-up to one of the most critically claimed shows ever made, “Breaking Bad,” manages to surprise fans with returning key characters and a story arch that explores events both before and after Walter White. Although the show was written by Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan with intentions... Read more »

PizzaRev allows customers to create their own pizza

Trina Goree, Reporter
February 4, 2015

The newest pizza chain to open in Bakersfield is PizzaRev, which was a hit and miss in my experience. I loved that I was able to take part in crafting my own pizza. The ability to design a pizza with whatever food cravings of the day was extremely satisfying to a foodie like me. The idea of crafting... Read more »

Belle and Sebastian’s new album features ’70s sound


Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief
February 4, 2015

“Nobody’s Empire,” the first track of Belle and Sebastian’s latest album, “Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance” sets the tone for the entire record: thoughtful lyrics set to a disco rhythm. While Stuart Murdoch usually writes his songs from an unrelated character’s point of view, the first... Read more »

‘Warlords’ brings old school feel for gamers


Brooke Howard, Reporter
December 3, 2014

At BlizzCon 2013, Chris Metzen, senior vice president at Blizzard, thrilled the World of Warcraft community with the announcement of the fifth expansion pack, Warlords of Draenor, which would take place in an alternate timeline and provide many players the nostalgia of the old Warcraft game play. With... Read more »

Back again: New Eminem album hits the high notes


Phillip Rodriguez, Reporter
December 3, 2014

  Guess who’s back, back again? The Real Slim Shady, Eminem, released his newest compilation album, Nov. 24, and per his reputation, he does not disappoint. With a burst of rhyme-packed words in the eponymously named first track, “Shady XV”, Eminem plays with rhyme schemes, and the listeners... Read more »

Newest ‘Hunger Games’ capitalizes on set-up of past story lines


Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
December 3, 2014

  From the moment Katniss Everdeen appears on screen, until the moment the movie abruptly ends, every piece of the movie is like reading Suzanne Collins’ book. The way I pictured Cressida was true, the way I thought the now distraught Effie would look and feel, all the way to the feeling of... Read more »

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