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Spider-man “was never meant to last forever” with Marvel’s MCU

September 6, 2019

Where's Spiderman? A dramatic split between Disney's Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures has fans devastated over the uncertain future of the Spiderman character. Twitter...

Op-ed: Daily life with mental illness

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

September 6, 2019

It is 6:30 p.m., 30 minutes before I have to start getting ready for work, and I am sitting on my bathroom floor, crying hysterically. I am desperately trying to do my deep breathing techniques to calm my anxiety, but it seems impossible because it feels like my throat is closing shut. I cannot breathe, and I am starting to hyperventilate. My heart begins to race, and I am...

Problematic artists and their music

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

May 8, 2019

Everyone likes listening to music and that's a fact. It doesn't matter what genre or artists you listen to as long as it makes you happy! Sometimes we, as listeners, run into a problem on whether or not we should continue to listen to an artist who is considered problematic. For example, should we keep on listening to artists who are accused of sexual abuse. Kelly, despite ...

Stop by The Arizona, it’s well worth it

Logan King, Reporter

May 8, 2019

On any Sunday Bakersfield has a lot to offer. My preferred way to spend a Sunday morning is to go out for a meal. Breakfast is a meal I take quite seriously. Thus, I chose an old town Kern establishment, The Arizona Cafe. Located at 809 Baker Street since the 1970s, The Arizona has been serving Bakersfield since 1953. Nearby are other Bakersfield institutions like Woolgrowers,...

Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger breaks MLB records in historic April start

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

May 1, 2019

It’s no secret that Cody Bellinger had one of the best starts MLB history. Only 23 and just two years since he got called up to the big leagues, Bellinger is breaking MLB record after record this 2019 season. He does not show any weakness when it comes to playing the game. Bellinger ended the month of April with 14 home runs, tying the MLB record with Albert Pujols in 2006 and Alex R...

Winter has arrived! *spoiler*

Winter has arrived! *spoiler*

April 29, 2019

With two episodes down Game of Thrones wasted no time to give its fans and viewers the goods. With the first two episodes of the eighth and final season...

New Hellboy movie is more accurate but ultimately disappointing

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 29, 2019

The 2019 movie “Hellboy” is based on the Dark Horse comic book character of the same name created by Mike Mignola. It is a reboot of the  “Hellboy” film series that were released in the early 2000s directed by Guillermo Del Toro, and it draws inspiration from the comic books “Darkness Calls”, “The Wild Hunt”, and “The Storm and the Fury”.  Neil M...

Taking care of your body

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

April 26, 2019

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website, the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S. is heart disease. In a 2015 study, the CDC stated heart disease claimed the lives of 24.4 percent of males of all ages. As for women, it claimed 22.3 percent.  Besides heart attacks, what other heart diseases are there? But first what is heart disease...

Jordan Peele’s “Us” proves his writing chops once again

Amir Guyton, Reporter

April 26, 2019

In the second thriller since his “Get Out” debut, director Jordan Peele takes viewers on a wild ride in his new horror film titled “Us”. The film features cast members, Winston Duke, and the wonderful Lupita Nyong’o. Peele told Los Angeles Times, “Us” was inspired by the division and xenophobia he observed in post-election America. “The feeling that...

The fallen have certainly been avenged

The fallen have certainly been avenged

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 26, 2019

Holy guacamole Marvel Studios gave it their all and then some with “Avengers: Endgame,” and it did not disappoint at all. If you have not, and you...

Admissions scam rile up college students

Katalina Quintanilla, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019

As a college student, I’m pissed! I understand that money is a powerful tool in today’s world, but bribing your child's way into prestigious colleges is not fair for those who work their asses off. College is extremely competitive and expensive for a “regular” student so for these celebrities to easily pay off lawyers to get their kids an education is not lawful. "Full...

AAF investor snubs the league

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Like so many semi-pro and developmental football leagues before it, the Alliance of American Football League fell despite high expectations and favorable outlooks on its future. The once prosperous and innovative league wasn’t even able to fund its inaugural season or it’s the super anticipated championship game. The ending of football operations was so abrupt and...

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