The Renegade Rip

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...

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...

Childhood Dream

Childhood Dream

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

May 9, 2018

Filed under Columns

When kids were kids back in the day and actually wanted to be something in life other than famous, they would say they would want to be a doctor, a firefighter,...

Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide Prevention Resources

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

May 9, 2018

Filed under Columns

There are many resources for suicide prevention, and one of my newest findings are crisis hotlines that are online or through text. I believe this way...

Tattoos and piercings are an expression of my interests and a permanent record of my life

Tattoos and piercings are an expression of my interests and a permanent record of my life

April 30, 2018

My fascination with tattoos and body modification began when I was in elementary school. I have always loved elaborate piercings and artwork that incorporates...

“A Quiet Place” meets expectation

“A Quiet Place” meets expectation

Hector Martinez, Reporter

April 29, 2018

Filed under Reviews

The film “A Quiet Place” directed by John Krasinski, was released on April 6, and I just recently went to see it for the first time on April 21. I...

Prioritizing self-care

Prioritizing self-care

Paige Atkison, Reporter

April 16, 2018

Filed under Columns

Stress is everywhere. From the second you wake up and open your Twitter feed until your head hits your pillow at night- you will be exposed to stressors....

Shocker: Wrestling is scripted

Shocker: Wrestling is scripted

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Columns

I was that child that was very naïve when an adult would tell me wrestling was “fake.” Looking back at it now, they were an idiot as much as I was...

Society’s influence

Society’s influence

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Columns

There are many ways that society has heavily influenced people that are dealing with mental health issues, and it may be for the worse. One of the negative...

Karaoke Night at the new Downtown Red Zone

Diana Coronado, Reporter

April 15, 2018

Filed under Reviews

Friday night plans just became Karaoke Night at the new Downtown Red Zone. On April 6, I made my way down to the new Red Zone, given the fact that it was my first bar experience it was unexpectedly a fun night over all. Every Friday they have hosted these karaoke nights to boost up their ratings. The event is from 9 p.m.-1a.m., the music selections ranged from Latin,...

Snowboarding at Mountain High

Sabrina Lopez, Reporter

April 4, 2018

Filed under Adventure

It was the New Year with new experiences to be made, so when I was invited to go snowboarding, I had to say yes! But there was one problem the closest I had ever come to snowboarding, was skateboarding and that was a big fat fail. I didn’t believe it when people told me, “Skateboarding and snowboarding are very similar if you can do one you can definitely do the ot...

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