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‘Pokémon Sun’ is a triumph of new tricks in an old game

‘Pokémon Sun’ is a triumph of new tricks in an old game

December 2, 2016

It would be inadequate to say my love for Pokémon is anything but unhealthy. While I wasn’t as receptive to the game when it first came out and took... Read more »

Review: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sets up an exciting new series

Review: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sets up an exciting new series

Mario Saldana, Reporter

December 2, 2016

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“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is a new story in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter universe, which is fun and probably the darkest one you’ve... Read more »

Review: Doctor Strange

Review: Doctor Strange

J.R. Hensley, Reporter

November 16, 2016

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Marvel has done the impossible, creating the single thread of a story spanning over 15 movies. The most recent sub-plot in the overall arc is Doctor Strange,... Read more »

Review: Kernside DIY skatepark is a great way to try new things

Review: Kernside DIY skatepark is a great way to try new things

November 16, 2016

Last Saturday, I was able to go out and skate one of Bakersfield’s most secluded skate spots, Kernside. Kernside is a DIY (do it yourself) skate spot... Read more »

Review: Kanye concert impresses fans

Mario Saldana, Reporter

November 16, 2016

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This year was a big one for Kanye West, releasing his most recent album “The Life of Pablo” on Feb. 14, which had a huge amount of success. He is now touring around the U.S. on his Saint Pablo Tour. With 39 dates all around the country, Kanye had six shows in Los Angeles at the Forum, and I went to the last show on Nov. 2. It was my first time seeing him live, and he... Read more »

Album Review: Lions Names Leo

Album Review: Lions Names Leo

November 10, 2016

The notorious Lions Named Leo (LNL), which have left their mark on the Bakersfield music scene by blending ska with hard rock, are now back. They are currently... Read more »

‘Joanne’ is Gaga at her best

‘Joanne’ is Gaga at her best

J. R. Hensley, Reporter

November 6, 2016

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On Oct. 21, Lady Gaga released the album I have been waiting for since I finally broke down and accepted her into my life. I had resisted for so long... Read more »

‘13th’ tackles U.S. incarceration

‘13th’ tackles U.S. incarceration

Daulton James Jones, Reporter

November 6, 2016

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This month Ava DuVernay and Netflix blessed us with the ultra-woke documentary “13th”; the movie follows America’s mass incarceration epidemic and... Read more »

Album Review: Bon Iver delivers unique and unexpected sound

Album Review: Bon Iver delivers unique and unexpected sound

Mario Saldana, Reporter

October 18, 2016

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It’s been about five years since Bon Iver released their recent critically acclaimed self-titled album “Bon Iver.” That became a modern class... Read more »

Restaurant Review: Pieology offers pizza variety

Restaurant Review: Pieology offers pizza variety

October 18, 2016

On Oct. 5, Pieology Pizzeria opened the doors to a second Bakersfield location at 5503 Calloway Drive. Their other location is at 6509 Panama Lane. ... Read more »

Movie Review: Stone’s biopic reveals Snowden’s personal data

Movie Review: Stone’s biopic reveals Snowden’s personal data

Stephen Underwood, Reporter

October 5, 2016

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“Snowden” is a movie based on the real life controversy surrounding the man of the same name who exposed secrets of the United States government spying... Read more »

Game Review: ‘FIFA 17’ brings back the fun

Game Review: ‘FIFA 17’ brings back the fun

Mario Saldana, Reporter

October 5, 2016

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FIFA 17 is the latest game in the annual FIFA game franchise, and as a college student I don’t have enough money to spend on a game that is released... Read more »

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