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Pitch Perfect 2 Preview

Jacob Jimenez, Asst. Entertainment

May 7, 2015

The acapella group called Barden Bellas is back and in a bad predicament. Elizabeth Banks who plays Gail in “Pitch Perfect 2,” also directs the movie. The film comes out May 15th with high hopes because the original did so well, making over $64 million in 2012. “Pitch Perfect” got a lot of...

A Tribute to Paul Walker

Jacob Jimenez / Asst. Entertainment Editor

April 22, 2015

The movie that Furious fans have waited so long to see has finally been released. “Furious 7” is the most anticipated movie of the “Fast and the Furious” saga because people want to see how the writers incorporated the death of Paul Walker, aka Brian O’Connor, who died in a car crash on Nov....

Musical performances saved “The Oscars”

Harry Phillips, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2015

On Sunday Feb. 22, comedic actor and Broadway singer Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 86th Annual Academy Awards (aka The Oscars) and made people laugh when he came out in his tight underwear, satirizing a scene from “Birdman.” Some scenes that went wrong with the Oscars were Harris’ suitcase...

Martin Luther King’s legacy still lives with us today

Amiah Woods, Reporter

March 6, 2015

The historical drama film “Selma” portrays a three-month long movement in 1965, when Martin Luther King Jr. led a campaign to pass a law that prohibits discrimination in voting. The movie shows the dangerous and heroic marches and violence that surrounded by the passing of this law. “Selma” tells...

“Interstellar” is out of this world

Christopher Acosta, Reporter

March 6, 2015

The dramatic action film "Interstellar" starts with the world set in a distant future where Earth is becoming a dust bowl. The planet is becoming uninhabitable, so humans last resort is waiting in the hands of Professor Brand (Micheal Caine), a physicist who plans to send a former NASA pilot Cooper...

SpongeBob is making waves in our world

Jacob Jimenez, Asst. Entertainment Editor

February 23, 2015

We all remember watching the adventures of that funny lovable yellow sponge and his five-pointed pink friend, Patrick. SpongeBob Squarepants is a T.V. show of our generation’s childhood, and now SpongeBob is back in his second movie called “SpongeBob Squarepants: Sponge out of water.” The m...

Rixton has almost no soul

Andrew Selvo, Reporter

February 20, 2015

Rixton is a talented up-and-coming band, whose premier album, “Let the Road,” has already earned them acclaim in the pop genre, yet it is their very genre that might be what’s holding them back. Their sound is on key, their singer on point, and their tune is clear and coherent. The real question...

Mockingjay, Part 1 not worth the money

Jacob Jimenez, Reporter

December 18, 2014

”The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” (directed by Francis Lawrence) got a brilliant rating from reviewers like IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes but for teens like me, it might be somewhat boring. The movie was released on Nov. 21 and has already made over $394 million. It made its money because of the...

Enjoi the Video

Enjoi the Video

Chad Sharrieff, Asst. Photo Editor

December 11, 2014

Enjoi, a skateboarding company, released their highly anticipated video, “Oververt,” Nov. 11, via iTunes. It was a very long wait since their last release, “Tweak the Beef”, which came out in 2012 and “Bag of Suck,” which came out in 2006. Fans were excited to see the new video. The video...

Popular Gifts For the Holiday

Martha Velasco, Reporter

December 10, 2014

Electronics Electronics have been the most popular gifts for the last couple of years. TVs, iPads, iPhones, Ps3s, X-box and Android phones seem to be the top selling electronics for the holidays. People camped out for these items on Black Friday, because stores had special deals. When I went shop...

Dumb and Dumber To review

Jacqueline Payan, Reporter

December 10, 2014

After 20 years since their first road trip (“Dumb and Dumber”), Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carey) and Harry Dunn (Jeff Daniels) go on a new quest to find Harry’s daughter who was given up for adoption. Throughout the trip, Harry and Lloyd overcome obstacles through the most idiotic ways possible. The...

A story: Horror in the desert

A story: Horror in the desert

Harry Phillips, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2014

It was a hot afternoon in October when my girlfriend Rose and I had our lives changed completely. We were on our way to tour Arizona State University, and were in the middle of the Arizona desert. I was just staring out the window, hoping that the car wouldn’t break down, since we had no cell recepti...