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Apple products; smaller is better

Franco Castelo, Reporter

December 5, 2018

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Apple has impressed the world for over a decade now with their technology and has improved communication and made life easier for the individual. With new products coming out such as the iMac Pro, the iPhone XS and the iPad Pro ii, people have been excited to see what they can get out of these new products and they were not disappointed. Right now, in the market, the two...

“Creed II” becomes next best movie in the infamous “Rocky” series

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

December 5, 2018

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Following in his father’s footsteps, Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) fights through major life struggles and Viktor Drago (Florian Munteanu), who, in turn, seeks retribution for his homeland of Russia in the masterpiece of a film that is “Creed II.” This film is the 8thinstallment of the “Rocky” franchise and in the original films, the story was focused on Rocky B...

Ariana Grande’s latest music video “Thank You, Next” features a bevy of pop culture

Haley Duval, Reporter

December 5, 2018

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What teaches love, patience, and pain, with an ironic early 2000s and late 90s movie references and not just a regular mom but a cool mom? Ariana Grande's latest music video and single “Thank You, Next.” Grande is known for creating some amazing music videos, but she may just top them all with her “Thank You, Next” masterpiece and we stan. Released Nov....

The 1975 releases new album “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships”

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

December 5, 2018

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After two long years and months of cryptic social media posts, British indie/pop band The 1975 finally blessed fans with their third album titled, "A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships" (ABIIOR) on Nov. 30. The album takes you through time, wrecks your emotions (if you have any), and almost makes you believe in love. The 58-minute album begins with the self-titled intro "The 1975....

“The Hate U Give” captures both discrimination and racial biases

Ja'Nell Gore, Reporter

November 9, 2018

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“The Hate U Give” realistically captured the tension and discrimination between law enforcement and the black community. It also included the experience of a black teenager being around predominantly whites and the experience of being in a neighborhood ran by drug lords. For the most part, director George Tillman Jr. and screenplay writer Audrey Wells did a good job...

Netflix’s new reboot of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” brings a dark twist

Miranda Defoor, Web & Social Media Editor

November 9, 2018

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A new take on the 90’s sitcom, “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” took off on Netflix after its release. Though the new series features Sabrina (Kiernan Shipka), her aunts Hilda and Zelda (Lucy Davis and Miranda Otto), and her cat Salem - it is based on the 2014 comic of the same name, a darker version, and not merely a lighthearted remake of the old show. The show takes...

“A Star Is Born” suprises audiences

“A Star Is Born” suprises audiences

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

October 26, 2018

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The best rendition yet of “A Star is Born,” is a total knockout that will hit you with every emotion possible. It told a story of love, addiction, an...

Hozier wows fans with new EP “Nina Cried Power”

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018

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Hozier’s new EP “Nina Cried Power” wowed listeners upon its late September release. Hozier, a folk-rock artist from Ireland, first made waves with his single “Take Me to Church” in 2013. Since then, Hozier has collected numerous awards, including a Grammy nomination. Hozier’s self-titled album made its debut in 2014, and fans have patiently waited for the release o...

“American Vandal” keeps momentum in new season

Ruben Lira, Reporter

September 27, 2018

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“American Vandal” has released an amazing second season on Netflix. The show is a mockumentary series created by Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda. It is a parody of true crime documentaries such as “Making a Murderer” and “Serial.” The season starts after the events of the second season in which two students Peter (Tyler Alvarez) and Sam (Griffin Gluck) helped a stud...

“The Nun” doesn’t come through with good scares

Ruben Lira, Reporter

September 13, 2018

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“The Nun,” a horror film released Sept. 7, is not as great as it would seem. The movie is a spinoff of the Conjuring and part of the Conjuring universe. The film is set in 1952 and tells of a demon that resides in a church, killing nuns. The film explains the nun from the conjuring is part of the storyline in the universe it is shared in. The film starts with two nuns...

Happytime Murders is an absolute disappointment

Happytime Murders is an absolute disappointment

Ruben Lira, Reporter

September 5, 2018

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“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

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“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 ...

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