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Altered Carbon shows new Netflix ambition

Altered Carbon shows new Netflix ambition

Elijah Calderon, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Viewers of the trailer for Altered Carbon, can be forgiven if they thought they were seeing a preview of a major blockbuster movie. However, it turns out that it is actually a Netflix series with special effects and production values, showing how ambitious the streaming service is getting with its own...

Downloadable content ruining fun of gaming

Downloadable content ruining fun of gaming

Bee Barto, Editor-In-Chief

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

While video games ordinarily bring great joy to players, the system of paying for game development can be a source of huge frustration. In the last few years, the business models of the gaming industry has shifted in huge ways. Increasingly, companies are resorting to squeezing more mo...

‘Underground’ rap scene offers alternative for hip-hop

‘Underground’ rap scene offers alternative for hip-hop

Eli Gutierrez and Sheyenne Riojas

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Underground hip hop is a genre that bends the ordinary rules of rap. Blending bassy-trap-beats with the same headbanger energy from a metal band, it is perfect for anyone that wants to get a stronger or heavier sound from rap. The genre leaders are the artists who founded and or have perfected the...

Theatre program wins 7 award nominations for Hairspray production

Theatre program wins 7 award nominations for Hairspray production

Elijah Calderon, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

The Akins Journey Theatre took audiences on a journey to 1960s Baltimore in late January with the musical version of Hairspray. The production’s songs and dances brought smiles and joy to the audience, making it all look easy. Having a production look effortless is key to a good theatre performance,...

Cultural signifigance in Black Panther

Cultural signifigance in Black Panther

Nathan Martinez, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

When it comes to portrayal of black people as heroes, things have been historically lacking. There is the occasional sidekick, typically with similar sets of powers to one another and not much development. But this month promises the release of a film that intend...

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Akins Journey Theatre took audiences on a journey to 1960s Baltimore in late January with the musical version of Hairspray. The production’s songs and dances brought smiles and joy to the audience, making it all look easy. Having a production look effortless is key to a good theatre performance,...

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp is a stress-free joy to play

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp is a stress-free joy to play

Henry Dominguez, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Reviews

Almost five years since Animal Crossing: New Leaf was released on 3DS, the latest version of the game is finally out, although Pocket Camp might not be what fans were expecting. I’ve been playing for a couple of weeks now and while I have enjoyed the game for the most part, my overall experience...

Justice league is an example of Hollywood’s worst

Justice league is an example of Hollywood’s worst

Jon Garza, Guest contributor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Reviews

Is the superhero movie dead? That’s the question that ran through my head after watching Justice League. Audiences are being hit by a tsunami of blockbuster superhero films and generic comedies every year, making me worry that filmmakers are starting to lose their integrity. Every year we see...

Pixar’s Coco hits the right notes to honor Mexican culture and traditions

Pixar’s Coco hits the right notes to honor Mexican culture and traditions

Alejandra Arguello, Entertainment Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Reviews

Arriving a day before Thanksgiving in the United States, Coco swept the theatres and audience alike in a wind of marigold petals and vibrant colors. Topping the charts for the third week in a row, Coco continues to move and wow audiences of all ages. Coco truly is unlike any other attempt I have seen...

Netflix updates Punisher for TV series

Netflix updates Punisher for TV series

Nathan Martinez, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Reviews, Uncategorized

Obsessed with vengeance. That is the most concise way to describe the key character element of The Punisher. He’s always been an anti-hero character who is out for revenge and will go to extremes to punish those who have wronged him. The latest iteration of The Punisher on Netflix is consistent...