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Comedian performs online for BC students

Humberto Chairez, Reporter

April 23, 2020

Stand-up comedian Brent Pella performed a stand-up routine from Los Angeles for BC students on April 14 through a Zoom conference call. Pella incorporated a lot of his YouTube videos into the hour-long event. Most of his videos featured Trevor Wallace, a well-known online comedian, and those videos garnered the most reactions from the sidebar chatroom. Pella also did a lo...

Childish Gambino teases upcoming music with a surprise album

Humberto Chairez, Reporter

March 17, 2020

Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, released a surprise collection of new music on March 14 named “Donald Glover Presents,” on his website. Glover released the new album exclusively online through his streaming website for a limited time. It was taken down mid-day on March 15. It has been four years since the release of his last album “Awaken, My Love!,”...

Changes made to season 28 of “Dancing with the Stars”

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

November 30, 2019

Season 28 of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” has come and gone with a new champion crowned. The most recent star of “The Bachelorette” Hannah Brown, and her partner, professional dancer Alan Bersten, were named the winners of the 12-week dance competition on Nov. 25.  While the new champion has faced backlash on her win, the majority of complaints have been wi...

Do not waste your time with Bucky’s Hot Chicken

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

November 20, 2019

Anyone who had been waiting for Bakersfield to get a delicious Nashville Hot chicken sandwich spot will have to continue waiting. The fairly new food truck, Bucky’s Hot Chicken, is bland and over-compensates for its lack of flavor with an overbearing bomb of powdery seasoning. Over the past couple of years, Nashville Hot chicken sandwich restaurants, like Howlin’ Ray’s...

Foreign film “Parasite” is a must-see

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

November 20, 2019

New and exciting material can be hard to come across in an age where everything seems to have already been done, and remakes are all the rage. Bong Joon-ho’s award-winning film “Parasite” is smart, hilarious, thrilling and exciting, and most importantly, original. The film centers around the Kim’s, a family of four living well below the poverty line in South Korea....

Apple TV+ debut overshadowed by the lackluster drama “The Morning Show”

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

November 18, 2019

The highly anticipated launch of Apple’s new subscription service, Apple TV+, was extremely disappointing. Much of the buzz surrounding the new streaming service was attributed to the debut of their original drama series, “The Morning Show.” But despite major star power and a socially relevant premise, the first episode of “The Morning Show” is dull, and Apple should...

Overwatch 2 coming soon

Alex Gutierrez, Reporter

November 18, 2019

Earlier this month at Blizzcon, an annual gaming convention hosted by Blizzard entertainment to discuss new games releases, features, and content, Blizzard announced a new highly anticipated sequel or expansion to the “Overwatch” franchise. Jeff Kaplan and the “Overwatch” team introduced a new series to its already popular “Overwatch: Origins” series at the convention...

Riverdale is worth seeing

Jacqueline Aquian, Reporter

November 18, 2019

The death of Jason Blossom, The Black Hood murders, The Gargoyle King, G and G. What do all of these things have in common? They all started in the town of Riverdale. Riverdale is a small-town split into two, the Southside and Northside. It should be the same as any other town, but it is far from it. The show’s characters are based on the Archie Comics company. Jughead...

The Good Doctor doesn’t disappoint

Jacqueline Aquian, Reporter

October 21, 2019

A surgical resident is needed in the operating room. Who better than the infamous Shawn Murphy (Freddie Highmore). He is the newest surgical resident at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital, the hospital in the show. The actors were amazingly cast for their roles. The show tries to teach many things in the medical world and outside of it by involving lives that are not only Murphy’s...

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IT Chapter 2 is the real nightmare

September 18, 2019

The only frightening thing about “It Chapter Two” is its excessively long, three-hour run time and the lost opportunity to cast Amy Adams as the grown-up...

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...

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