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Throwback Review: Manhattan

Throwback Review: Manhattan

by Andrew Ochoa, Features editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Comedy films, much like horror, action, or other divisive, sometimes broad, genres, aren’t quite known for their artistic merit. With the public’s sense of humor varying, and an ever growing number of creators trying their hand at the difficult to master artform, comedy movies have always been a hit o...

Thor Ragnarok Review

Thor Ragnarok Review

by Alexandria Margo, News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Director:Taika Waititi MPAA: PG-13 Thor is back in an all new adventure. This time the all mighty god of thunder is trying to save Asgard from the powerful villainous Hela (Blanchett). Along the way he forms a team with some familiar and not so familiar faces to try and take her...

Maroon 5’s “Red Pill Blues” Album Review

Maroon 5’s “Red Pill Blues” Album Review

by Brittany Blanco, Junior Editor

December 2, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Red Pill Blues Record Label: Interscope Records Release Date: November 3, 2017 Rating 9/10 Maroon 5 has been releasing music for years and years, but they have recently evolved their sound to show off their talents in a more modern way. Red Pill Blues, their sixth studio album, may be...

Jadyn Smith’s “Syre” Album Review

Jadyn Smith’s “Syre” Album Review

by Brittany Blanco, Junior Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

  Album Title: SYRE Record Label: Roc Nation Records Release Date: November 17, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Jaden Smith never fails as an actor, musician, or rapper, and his newest album, SYRE, proves that he is just unstoppable. Smith packed this album with deep thoughts and his honest op...

Call of Duty: WWII Review

Call of Duty: WWII Review

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Rating: 4/10 Publisher: Activision/Sledgehammer Release Date: Nov. 3, 2017 MSRB: Mature   The fourteenth game in the Call of Duty franchise has been a long awaited homecoming. For the first time in almost a decade, we are sent back to the brutality of World War II. In the starting...

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” review

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” review

by Dominique Allen, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Reputation Record Label: Big Machine Records Release Date: November 10, 2017 Rating: 9/10   From lyrics of one heartbreak to another to yet another breakup making a sharp turn to love songs, and rivalry with big star's, Reputation is full of lust, love and revengeful moments. “Are you. . .Ready For It?” Lust is one of Taylor...

Niall Horan’s “Flicker” Album Review

Niall Horan’s “Flicker” Album Review

by Janel Delgado, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Flicker Record Label: Neon Haze Music Ltd Release Date: October 20, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Niall Horan, a member of One Direction, has come out with his debut solo album. After listening to Horan’s two singles, “This Town” and “Slow Hands,” released previously to his album, nothin...

The Future of Outlaw Country

The Future of Outlaw Country

by Cody Reymond, Reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Grit, struggle, and pain. Maybe the rawest form of country, the outlaw movement brought country back to its Americana and folk roots, and now Colter Wall is leading a new outlaw movement. Originating in Texas and Tennessee in the 60’s, the genre was popularized by Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings,...

Diary of an Oxygen Thief

Diary of an Oxygen Thief

by Brisa Muscaglione, Features editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under books, ENTERTAINMENT

Publisher: Gallery Books Published: May 23, 2016 Rating: 10/10   “I liked hurting girls.” Right from the start, the first sentence from Diary of an Oxygen Thief, written by an anonymous writer from Kilkenny, Ireland, captivated my attention. Reading “I liked hurting girls” no...

Pink’s “Beautiful Trauma” Album Review

Pink’s “Beautiful Trauma” Album Review

by Brittany Blanco, Junior Editor

October 28, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Beautiful Trauma Record Label: RCA Records Release Date: October 13, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Pink recently released her seventh studio album, Beautiful Trauma, on October 13, 2017, making it two years since her last album. Her fans have definitely missed her empowering music...

The Front Bottom’s “Going Grey”

The Front Bottom’s “Going Grey”

by Erica Jane, Entertainment Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Going Grey Record Label: Fueled by Ramen Release Date: October 13, 2017 Rating: 7/10 Looking for an album that’ll totally make you revisit your angsty past? Going Grey is just for you! The Front Bottoms, a fiery electric-pop duo, started with their debut, I Hate My Friends in 2008. Come 201...

Remembering Petty: Top 10 Underrated Petty Songs

Remembering Petty: Top 10 Underrated Petty Songs

by Lainey Harlow, Junior editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music

You might not know him by name, but odds are you’ve heard one of Tom Petty’s many hits. Songs like “Free Fallin’” and “American Girl” never fail to draw a smile or a pleasant memory. Tom Petty, a key figure of 70s, 80s, and 90s rock, suffered cardiac arrest on the second of October, leadi...

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