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‘Sixteen Candles’ need to be blown out

Crystal Valdez, Features Editor

May 3, 2016

Filed under Reviews

So for this movie review, I was asked to spice it up. Instead of going to see a movie in theaters, the suggestion was made that I should watch an older movie on Netflix, something from the 60s, maybe 70s. I was down for the... Read more »

So-so view on Drake’s ‘Views’

Mohamed Bafakih, Contributing Editor

May 3, 2016

Filed under Reviews

Four studio albums and seven years into his music career, and the question still remains: Are we going to get the Drake that provides therapy sessions to help get us over an ex, or the Drake that will bring lyrically-decent bars... Read more »

Rock band punks out at own show

Misty Severi, Reporter

April 19, 2016

Filed under Reviews

As a first time reviewer and viewer of the punk rock band SWMRS, I had pretty high expectations of the concert. However, when SWMRS took the stage, I expected them to be leagues ahead of the rest of the bands in talent, but... Read more »

Von Zimmer’s album is decent

Misty Severi, Reporter

April 19, 2016

Filed under Reviews

As someone who pays more attention to the lyrics than if a song is musically complex, I would say that lyrically, the artist Von Zimmer has a real talent. Von Zimmer, a songwriter from South Dakota, just put out a new album... Read more »

Parody movie has much laughter to all the viewers

Mason J. Rockfellow, Editor in Chief

April 5, 2016

Filed under Reviews

“Meet the Blacks” is a comical take on the past suspense movie series “The Purge.” Carl Black, played by Mike Epps, is a resident of Chicago who has his own wiring company and ends up robbing drug dealer Key Low, played... Read more »

‘The Life Of Pablo’ is a new hit

Jacob Tovar, Photographer

April 5, 2016

Filed under Reviews

Kanye West is my second favorite artist after Logic, but this album review on The Life of Pablo will be completely in favor of Yeezy. From the get go, “Ultralight beam” is very gospel-like with a church choir on the hook.... Read more »

‘Daredevil’ makes Marvel Studios look good

James Macias, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Reviews

Daredevil is a marvel comics “O.G.” (Original Gangster). This term is commonly applied to unmitigated bad-asses who have been around since as long as anyone can remember. The Netflix original series: “Marvel’s The Daredevil:... Read more »

Best cell phone carrier is Verizon

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

From someone with Verizon wireless as his carrier, I can honestly tell you it is by far the best wireless service out there. Better than Sprint with its hidden fees, and don’t even get me started on those lackluster Boost and... Read more »

‘Into the Badlands’ is a great new show

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

In the summer of 2015, the AMC (American Movie Classics) channel announced a new series they said would rival the already critically acclaimed “The Walking Dead.” On Nov. 15, 2015, they delivered on that lofty promise with... Read more »