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Bleach Review: Why you Should Join the Soul Society

Drawn by Bleach creator Tite Kubo

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter

May 15, 2020

Quarantine has hit many households alike , leaving people stuck at home desperate for a new form of entertainment as they wait for regular life to return. It’s been even harder without any sports to watch, so anime has been my safety blanket from the world of boredom.  The anime series Bleach is based off a shoun...

Avatar: An “Out of This World” Film

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Paola Hernandez Olvera, Co-editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2020

Almost the entire nation is in quarantine due to COVID-19. Confined in your own home for days on end, going out only to take out the trash or to get the mail. It’s no wonder people are losing their minds due to boredom. I get it. It’s understandable, because I, too, was bored out of my mind until ...

Movie Review: A Silent Voice

Movie Review: A Silent Voice

Katie Keovongphet, Reporter

May 7, 2020

A Silent Voice (Koe No Katachi) is a 2016 Japanese animated film by the company Kyoto Animation. The movie was an adaptation of the graphic novel series by Yoshitoki Oima and addressed several issues such as bullying and suicide. I watched this movie in quarantine with my sisters, and it was actually ...

Album Review: ’Reload’ The New Generation of KPOP

NCT DREAM, SM Entertainment

Devorah Segura, Reporter

May 5, 2020

The popular Korean based group NCT DREAM comes back after 9 months since their last release with their highly anticipated mini album ‘Reload’. The group accumulated over 500,000 orders in the 15-day pre-order window and gained over 380,000 in the first day sales.    The group has already proved themselves to b...

Movie Review: A Broadway Performance in Quarantine

Shows like this one and many others will be able to be streamed for a limited time on the YouTube channel The Shows Must Go On

Julius Perez, Reporter

May 5, 2020

Since April 12, all Broadway performances have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many fans of high production theater were disappointed to hear this news regarding one of their favorite forms of entertainment. Recently, however, one of the most famous composers of musical theater Andrew Ll...

Picturing New Achievements

Picturing New Achievements

Litzy Casas, Reporter

November 1, 2018

Vogue is a fashion and lifestyle magazine that began as a weekly newspaper in 1892, and became a monthly publication in 1973.  Photographers and models are selected for every monthly issue, but it was not until September 2018 that Vogue had a black photographer shoot the cover featuring the star, B...

Alice in Wonderland Review

Alice in Wonderland Review

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 28, 2017

Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll’s famous book about a young girl’s misadventures in a fantasy world, has been adapted as several different movies and plays. Arguably, the most well-known, is the animated Disney feature from 1951. Now, Raider Theater has taken their own swing at the play. The...

Review: Cutting Edge vs. Dark Hour

Review: Cutting Edge vs. Dark Hour

Hannah Majerczyk, Reporter

November 3, 2016

Halloween is a time for scares and haunted houses. I visited two of the most popular haunted houses recently to see which one I thought was the best. These included “The Cutting Edge” and “The Dark Hour.” I first went to “The Cutting Edge” in Fort Worth. The house plays on some common...

Review: ‘Blond’

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2016

Frank Ocean is back and better than ever. This R&B singer, rapper and songwriter definitely proved to his long-awaiting fans that his new album, “Blond,” was worth the wait. His last release, “Channel Orange,” is now four years old. “Blond” already feels like a transcending classic. ...

Movie Review: Hotel Transylvania 2

Connie Ho, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 3, 2015

Sony Pictures Animations recently released Hotel Transylvania 2, their second installment to the Hotel Transylvania franchise, on Sept. 25. The family movie is a mixture of funky, fun, and spooktacular scenes that tell the story of how Dracula attempts to guide his half-human grandson into becoming a...

‘Kindred’ Passion Pit Album Review

Amy Pham, Print Managing Editor

June 2, 2015

The third studio album of the electro pop group Passion Pit is encompassed in their characteristic high-pitched vocals and habitual bouncy sound effects, to the point that songs seamlessly mold into a metaphorical fabric of music, while becoming borderline indistinguishable from each other. Several tracks...

Review: Passion Pit’s Lifted Up (1985)

Abraham Deleon, Design Editor

February 20, 2015

After using their social media accounts to hint at new music, the electronic and synth-pop band Passion Pit released two new singles in the past two days; one of them being "Lifted Up (1985)." "Lifted Up (1985)" is the song that you can play in the background while doing work. The new single has a...