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“A Star is Born” will leave you in tears

“A Star is Born” will leave you in tears

Citlalli Martinez, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

The film “A Star is Born” was an unexpectedly refreshing film. It is directed by Bradley Cooper, an American actor and filmmaker who stars in the movie as Jackson Maine, along with Lady Gaga, an American singer, songwriter and actress,  as Ally. The movie felt very realistic. The performances in it were exqui...

TV Review: Fear the Walking Dead

TV Review: Fear the Walking Dead

Desmond Andersen, Web Editor

October 31, 2018


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*Warning: Contains Spoilers for Season 4 of FTWD* The Season 4 finale of AMC’s "Fear the Walking Dead" aired on Sept. 30, leaving viewers on a surprisingly upbeat note. Morgan, Alicia and the remaining band of survivors decide to stay in the Midwest, helping people in need by distributing boxes of ...

L.A. Spooky Legends

L.A. Spooky Legends

Sonya Curiel, Entertainment Reporter

October 30, 2018


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Ah! Los Angeles, the City of Angels. Like any other city in California, Los Angeles has a very unique and long history to behold. But, not every LA background is as joyful as it seems. Sometimes, it can even get a little dark and spooky. You’ve heard of the murderous Cecil Hotel as well as the haunt...

Spooky Crossword Puzzle: Halloween Movies & Treats

Spooky Crossword Puzzle: Halloween Movies & Treats

Destiny Clark, News Reporter

October 30, 2018


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ACROSS 4 - Taste the rainbow. 5 - A twisted red vine. 7 - A "lovable loser' who appeared in the Peanuts movie. 8 - His name can be called three times. He wears a striped suit and has green hair. 9 - Have a break with a chocolate-covered wafer. 10 - Your friendly neighborhood ...

Creeping It Real: Halloween Horror Nights Review

Creeping It Real: Halloween Horror Nights Review

Nevan Campos, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2018


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Going to Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) for the first time is almost like a coming-of-age ritual for teenagers, but is it worth all the hype? Universal Studio’s line-up of mazes are based on movies and shows the company has produced. This year’s seven mazes were based off of “The First Purge,” “...

Film Review: Hell Fest

Film Review: Hell Fest

Skye Dodd, Reporter

October 30, 2018


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“Hell Fest," released on Sept. 28, left the audience groaning at the characters and squirming in their seats as they witness an amusement park trip gone wrong. The movie follows a group of teenagers as they make their way through “Hell Fest,” a horror-themed amusement park filled with scary maze...

Halloween Horror-scopes

Skye Dodd, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Aries (March 21 - April 19) You are spontaneous and independent, but can also be impatient and hot-headed. Your leading planet is Mars and your element is fire. October has been filled with spooks, but that's not all. Be on the lookout for a new romantic relationship. You may have even reignited a s...

Meltdown: Youtube Beauty Community in Ruins

Meltdown: Youtube Beauty Community in Ruins

Ariel Reyes

October 25, 2018


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The beauty community of Youtube has been suffering serious backlash after the influencers have been revealed to be lying to the people they promised to be honest to and they have been arguing among themselves. Beauty gurus, as they are formally known, have been facing harsh critiques from viewers as...

Film Review: Searching

Film Review: Searching

Sonya Curiel, Entertainment Reporter

October 22, 2018


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The Searching movie had viewers joining in the search for David Kim’s (John Cho) daughter after she was last heard from a study night with a high school classmate. The movie plays from the point of view of smartphones, computers and other devices which makes the audience feel like they are a part of the inves...

New Netflix Original Movies

New Netflix Original Movies

Skye Dodd, Entertainment Reporter

October 22, 2018


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Teens and adults alike have been enjoying two charming teen romance films from Netflix since their release earlier this year. To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a movie about a teenage girl trying to cope with life when all of her love letters are released publicly;  Sierra Burgess Is a Loser...

New Seasonal Starbucks Drinks

New Seasonal Starbucks Drinks

Citlalli Martinez, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


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Fall has arrived and so have the beloved Starbucks fall drinks. These are the top four drinks of the season. Pink Drink This cold drink is a variation of their Strawberry Acai Refresher, but with creamy coconut milk and a pastel pink color. They scoop in real dried strawberries, which adds a swee...

Film Review: The Predator

Film Review: The Predator

Julian Pinto, Reporter

October 8, 2018


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The Predator (2018) is the newest installment of the Predator series. It sadly has taken the trend of other recent Predator movies, it's very forgettable. It has some enjoyable action scenes, but it never has you bracing against your seat. The movie was directed by Shane Black, who has previously acted in the ...