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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 ...

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...

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...

Review: Mockingjay, Part 1

Amy Pham, Print Managing Editor

December 18, 2014

The third installment of the "Hunger Games" series: "Mockingjay" Part 1, depicted the beginning of a rebellion forming amongst those against the Capital, with the majority of the movie focusing on Katniss filming propaganda clips to promote the rebellion. The film’s production value was prominent,...

“Catching Fire” movie review

Anahi Castro

December 1, 2013

“Catching Fire” is the second installment of the Hunger Games trilogy. In the first movie, “The Hunger Games,” the post-apocalyptic North America is transformed into Panem accounting with 12 districts. The districts are divided by their specialty like agriculture and coal miners. As punishment...