The Renegade Rip

Super Smash

Ruben Lira, Reporter

September 17, 2018

Filed under Columns, Commentary, Opinion

“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” comes out this holiday season for Nintendo Switch. It is a highly anticipated game for the end of the year as it will have every character ever. Over 67 characters have been announced so far and over 300 stages for combatants to take to the fight. This is the greatest franchise of all-star characters since its very first game back on Nintendo...

Streetwear takes over

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The unknown world of streetwear has been slowly creeping into the public eye with Hip-Hop artists, celebrities, and athletes alike choosing to rock brands like Supreme, Bape, and Palace to name a few. These brands have served a specific niche of customers for several years, but the proper exposure and just the right amount of hype has thrust their popularity to the center of...

WWE: Attitude Era

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

September 12, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Sports

The Attitude Era of the WWE was and is still known as the best era in the history of the industry. It was entertainment at its best. Each Monday night consisted of backstage and parking lot segments, edgy promos, hardcore matches, and sexuality. In 1996, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin gave his infamous “Austin 3:16” promo. This slogan became what was the WWE because it...

Happytime Murders is an absolute disappointment

Happytime Murders is an absolute disappointment

Ruben Lira, Reporter

September 5, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinion, Reviews, Uncategorized

“The Happytime Murders” is not a film worth a watch in theatres.

BlacKkKlansmen boasts surprising humor and lightness through a dark film

BlacKkKlansmen boasts surprising humor and lightness through a dark film

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Reviews

“BlacKkKlansman” is a great movie and worth the money.  The film is based off Ron Stallworth’s memoir, with the same title, about his time as an ...

Ariana Grande’s new album “Sweetener” is a sweet treat for fans

Ariana Grande’s new album “Sweetener” is a sweet treat for fans

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Reviews

Ariana Grande’s fourth album titled “Sweetener”was released Aug. 17 2018. “Sweetener”is a pleasant treat that subtly tastes somewhere between...

Op-Ed: Oversaturating songs on albums lessens quality

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Editorial, Features, Opinion

Music has always been a primary source for me to zone out on long drives, zone in while working out, or most importantly to express how I’m feeling in a particular moment. With that being said I’ve come a long way since buying explicit songs on my family’s shared iTunes account without my parents’ permission. As a college student it is invaluable to have the ability...

Mental health support can start with one conversation

Mental health support can start with one conversation

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It can be hard to deal with mental illness when you have no support at home or have friends who understand what you’re going through, but there are ways...

Managing schoolwork and depression

Managing schoolwork and depression

Paige Atkison, Reporter

March 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Though depression can be a taboo subject in American society, it is not uncommon. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, depression...

The big league is not all that great

The big league is not all that great

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When talking about professional wrestling, everyone thinks about WWE (or WWF as it used to be called back in early 2000s) and John Cena or The Rock. WWE...

Fulfilling my dream of visiting Brazilian landmarks including Christ the Redeemer and Copacabana beach

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

February 25, 2018

Filed under Adventure, Opinion

Ever since I watched the movie “The Bucket List,” I have worked on making my own list. So far, it has two pages worth of ideas and things that I want to do before I die. I must admit that some of those things are near impossible to achieve; for example, flying in my private jet will be a bit difficult considering that I am a broke college student. Still, a girl can d...

A story of mayhem, mystery, intrigue, and a successful escape at Bakersfield Escape Room

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2018

Filed under Adventure, Opinion

When I think of a fun day out, I think of going out with my family to eat somewhere, or hanging out at a friend’s place playing board games, eating junk food and just chatting the day away. Never in my wildest dreams would I think escaping a confined room within a set time limit “fun,” but that’s exactly how it went. I had the opportunity to participate in a popu...

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