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Unnecessary Drama Boils from the Messy Kardashian-Woods Cheating Scandal

Minerva Theresa, Features Editor

March 11, 2019

Scroll through your Twitter feed and you’ll most likely find memes and tweets regarding the very public Kardashian-Woods cheating scandal that has left drama-savvy fans hysterical. Rising influencer Jordyn Woods, who was also a close family friend to the Kardashians, particularly to Khloe’s young...

Rapper 21 Savage Arrested By ICE

Rapper 21 Savage Arrested By ICE

Jack Wiener, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Grammy nominated rapper 21 Savage was arrested on Feb. 3 by the U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for overstaying his visa, which expired in 2006. The “Bank Account” rapper, whose real name is Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was thought to be from Atlanta, Ga. but he is a British citizen. In...

No Host for the 2019 Oscars

No Host for the 2019 Oscars

Skye Dodd, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

Initially, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences asked comedian Kevin Hart to host the Oscars this year. He promptly accepted their invitation. Then, controversy ensued over some previous comments made by Mr. Hart. He refused to apologize and then stepped down as host for the Oscars, leading to ...

2000’s Rom-Coms You Must Watch This Valentine’s Day

2000’s Rom-Coms You Must Watch This Valentine’s Day

Skye Dodd, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Feel like watching a romance or comedy movie? Why not try a little bit of both? A rom-com or romedy is a story of romance plus comedy, a movie theme of true love with a splash of humor mixed in. These types of storylines go back a long way in history. For instance, Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream”...

Valentine Horoscopes

Valentine Horoscopes

Genine Chavez, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 20 This Valentine’s Day make sure everyone who you love feels included. This year, be on the lookout for a new romantic relationship and new opportunities to spice up your dating life. Pisces  Feb. 19 – March 20   You’ve been having a challenging time with your relationship, but...

Hulu vs Netflix

Hulu vs Netflix

Daniel Ho, Assistant Editor

February 8, 2019

Hulu and Netflix are two of the most used streaming platforms right now. They both offer a variety of movies, television shows, and recently have begun to put out much more original content. While both Hulu and Netflix are similar in that they both are streaming companies, they offer different types ...

Netflix Series “You” Review

Netflix Series “You” Review

Genine Chavez, Reporter

February 7, 2019

If you haven’t watched the latest  Netflix series “You,” then you're obviously not up with the trend. Who can keep up nowadays? This Netflix show mainly asks the questions, “What would you do for love? How far will you go”? When a bookstore manager Joe Goldberg, played by Penn Bad...

James Charles: Is Loss of Privacy the Cost of Fame?

James Charles: Is Loss of Privacy the Cost of Fame?

Sonya Curiel, Entertainment Editor

February 7, 2019

James Charles, a YouTube makeup artist, released a video telling his fans to not come to his house. After moving from a downtown apartment to a bigger house in the LA area, Charles released a video tour of his house on YouTube and fans soon found out where he lives. They started invading Charles’ pro...

“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” Review

“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” Review

Skye Dodd and Evan Holter

February 5, 2019

The interactive film, “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” comes as the most recent entry in the “Black Mirror” anthology series, which was previously just a television series. The film follows a young man named Stefan Butler (Fionn Whitehead) as he attempts to adapt a choose-your-own adventure book into a video game in 198...

Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

Genine Chavez, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

2019 may be the year of hit movies you don’t wanna miss. Get your popcorn, sit and relax, it’s time to put down your phone and enjoy the upcoming movies of 2019. The Prodigy (Feb. 8) A mothers young son Miles' is showing disturbing behavior signals that an evil possession force has overtaken...

Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel

Ariel Reyes, Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2019

Marvel has been breaking barriers, first with “Black Panther” (2018) and now with the upcoming “Captain Marvel” played by actress Brie Larson, the second female superhero to have a movie. It’s long overdue that superhero films are able to represent and provide something relatable for female ...