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Pokémon trading card game captures experience

Chris Miller, Reporter

September 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

The official Pokémon Trading Card Game Online card simulator captures the experience of playing with and collecting Pokémon Cards almost perfectly. The PTCGO is a free downloadable card game simulator for PC found on the official Pokémon site. The PTCGO is a card game simulator that allows players to battle with, collect, and trade virtual Pokémon Cards with its online...

N.W.A. biopic promises not to disappoint fans

N.W.A. biopic promises not to disappoint fans

Crystal Valdez, Reporter

September 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

  “Straight Outta Compton” is the perfect movie to watch if you want to end your summer with a bang. Its music and its LA vibe will have you...

“Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” sheds new light on the religion

Tyler Goucher, Reporter

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

In the HBO documentary “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief”, Director Alex Gibney manages to give us an inside look at the controversial religion, which proved to be both interesting and deeply disturbing. Throughout the course of the 2-hour long documentary, several ex-members are interviewed about their time spent as dedicated followers of the cult-like...

Matt and Kim disappoint with latest album

Matt and Kim disappoint with latest album

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Matt and Kim’s latest album, “New Glow”, is a lackluster record that doesn’t even shimmer, let alone glow. The 28-minute album is filled with thrown...

Frederick Douglass comes to life in BC indoor theater

Frederick Douglass comes to life in BC indoor theater

April 22, 2015

The play chronicling the life of Frederick Douglass was an amazing event held April 8 in the Bakersfield College new indoor theater. Phil Darius Wallace...

The highly anticipated film ‘Furious 7’ speeds into theaters

Marcus Castro, Reporter

April 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

“The Fast and the Furious” movie series has once again made an instant hit. “Furious 7” is a film that is the most recent in the timeline of the movie series. The way this film tied in the third movie in the series, “The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift,” was perfect. This film is about a crew of old street racers and heisting pros. Right when the crew thought...

New album may give rappers a fight for the top of the charts

Vanessa A. Munoz, Opinions Editor

April 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

There’s a certain sense of depth when it comes to Kendrick Lamar’s new album “To Pimp a Butterfly,” which released a week earlier than thought in March. No doubt Kendrick Lamar has rhythmical talent that goes beyond the typical rapper these days, and in his new album he and his band, along with collaborations with other rappers make this album a hip-hop success that...

Sandwich shop really hits the spot

Sandwich shop really hits the spot

April 8, 2015

City Sandwich Company proves that looks can be deceiving. When I walked toward the shop, I actually thought the place was closed because of the bars on...

Liam Neeson changes it up in his new movie

Liam Neeson changes it up in his new movie

March 19, 2015

Liam Neeson in “Run All Night” plays another hero with a bit of a twist to his character. “Run All Night” is a film about a man named Jimmy...

College Coffee and Donuts glazes on

College Coffee and Donuts glazes on

March 19, 2015

College Coffee and Donuts adds a sweet kick to the college students’ taste buds. The shop is located on Mount Vernon Avenue just a short drive away from...

Kid Rock reinvents himself with release of latest album

Kid Rock reinvents himself with release of latest album

Elka Wyatt, Reporter

March 19, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

It’s always good to come across an artistic chameleon. Kid Rock can blend in with just about any genre of music. He is one of those artists that can...

A punk band goes classic in new album

A punk band goes classic in new album

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

March 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Six studio albums into their career, Screaming Females turn down the lo-fi and turn up refinement with their latest record, “Rose Mountain.” The album...

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