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Lindsey Stirling Christmas Album Review

Lindsey Stirling Christmas Album Review

Sonya Curiel, Entertainment-Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Lindsey Stirling, an American violinist from Arizona, has recently come out with her new Christmas album named ¨Warmer in the Winter.” Stirling is talented but makes her violin the star of the show while dancing to the rhythm of her own music. The album, which is mostly instrumental, contains...

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Ella Kennedy, Entertainment Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

As the holiday season approaches and while the excitement for gifts, winter activities, holiday meals, and decorating the tree come into view, it’s also a good time to learn about holiday traditions around the world and what the holiday season means to different cultures. Finland: Christmas is taken...

Top 10 Chicano Batman Songs

Top 10 Chicano Batman Songs

Mireya Curiel, Photo Editor & Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Chicano Batman, an uprising band of four from Los Angeles, is slowly rising. They recently headlined in the Long Beach Tropicalia Festival along with groups like Los Tigres Del Norte and Kali Uchis. They also performed at Coachella in 2015 and 2017. The band has some mixture of tropicalia, funk, and...

Justice League Review

Justice League Review

Vayran Martinez, Entertainment Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

It would be an Injustice not to write a proper movie review to the first official DCEU team up film with four or more superheroes “Justice League”. Zack Snyder left us with a grieving ending in “Batman v Superman” when Superman was killed by the villain Doomsday. This film picks up right...

Thor: Ragnarok Review

Thor: Ragnarok Review

Ariel Reyes, Entertainment Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

The third movie in the Thor franchise, “Thor: Ragnarok,” has surpassed its previous movies in ratings as it proves itself and to many others that Marvel outdoes itself in their films. Many critics such as Rotten Tomatoes gave it 93% and IMDb gave it an 8.2/10 in their reviews and there is no mistake...

Taylor Swift “Reputation” Review

Taylor Swift “Reputation” Review

Jennifer Romo, Entertainment Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Taylor Swift’s third studio album “Reputation” album came out on Nov. 11. It’s been one year since Swift stepped away from the spotlight completely and she made an amazing comeback. The record has already been the bestselling album of 2017 within its first sales week, it has sold over one million...

Sam Smith Album Review

Sam Smith Album Review

Leslie Grijalva, Entertainment Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Samuel Frederick Smith is a pop singer and a songwriter who recently released his second album called, “The Thrill Of It All”.  For a year, he teased his fans with videos on social media of him working on his album and the process of recording it. In September, Smith released his first sing...

Netflix Shows You Should Watch

Netflix Shows You Should Watch

Leslie Grijalva, Entertainment Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Have you ever had one of those lazy days, where all you want to do is stay in and watch Netflix all day? But every show you click on doesn’t seem interesting.To save you some trouble, The Oarsman has selected the following shows due to their popularity. 1.Black Mirror: Black Mirror is a scary sci-f...

Holiday Hot Cocoa Recipe!

Holiday Hot Cocoa Recipe!

Ella Kennedy, Entertainment reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

As the holiday season approaches, everyone needs a go-to hot chocolate and whipped cream recipe for Christmas movie marathons and chilly days. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 cup of milk 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. cinnamon ⅔ cup sugar 2 tbsp. vanilla caramel coffee...

“Happily Ever Once Upon” to Open Soon

“Happily Ever Once Upon” to Open Soon

Jennifer Romo, Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

This upcoming school play “Happily Ever Once Upon” is a classical Cinderella and Prince Charming tale. After 20 years of marriage, Cinderella and Prince Charming have some problems.

Weezer New Album Review

Weezer New Album Review

Alejandro Sanchez, Features Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

On Oct. 27, the American rock band Weezer released their 11th studio album “Pacific Daydream.” Originally the album was going to be called “The Black Album” as a follow up to their self-titled album (also known as the “The White Album”) from 2016, but as songs were written, the band decided...

Cult of Chucky Review

Cult of Chucky Review

Leslie Grijalva, Entertainment Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

“Cult of Chucky,” that was recently released on Netflix and DVD, is the newest addition to the horror franchise revolving around the movie “Child’s Play” that came out in 1988.The movie is the seventh addition to the franchise. One thing to be admired of the franchise is its ability to reinvent...