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Science Behind Pixar Review

Science Behind Pixar Review

Emily Elias, Reporter & Assistant Opinion Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

You probably grew up watching and loving a lot of great Pixar movies.

Top 10 Song Recommendations

Top 10 Song Recommendations

Bryce Rodriguez

November 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

“Closer” by The Chainsmokers (featuring Halsey) “Poison” by Brent Faiyaz “The Greatest” by Sia (featuring Kendrick Lamar) “Swimming In The Moonlight” by Bad Suns “Stay True” by Phora “Starboy” by The Weeknd “Bang Bang” by Green Day “Me, Myself & I”...

Records & Record Players Making a Comeback

Mireya Curiel

November 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

When people think of records, they might think of the 1950s-1980s, but records have been making a comeback. Today many people have taken interest into vintage styles and go to thrift stores to shop or shop at stores that are inspired by vintage styles. Their interests include music; one of old-fashioned...

“The Magnificent Seven” is Indeed Magnificent

“The Magnificent Seven” is Indeed Magnificent

Sebastien Balembois

November 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

"The Magnificent Seven" is a remake of the 1960 western of the same name starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt. The film tells the story of a corrupt industrialist who takes control of a small mining town and then slaughters many citizens when they stand up to him. The wife of a murdered man...

BTS Soars Charts with New Album “Wings”

BTS Soars Charts with New Album “Wings”

Janelle Rose

November 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Bangtan Sonyeondan, better known as BTS, is a 7-member South Korean boy band. The group consists of vocalists Jin, V, Jimin, Jungkook, and rappers Suga, Rap Monster, and J-Hope. BTS released their second full-length album, Wings, on Oct. 10. This album is in Korean, but the songs feature quite a bit...

5 Books to Read this Month

5 Books to Read this Month

Ren Juarez

November 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

“Rainbow Boys” by Alex Sanchez The first novel in a trilogy focuses on not only out youth, but a closeted generation as well. This book is heartwarming and depicts some of the difficulties LGBTQ people must overcome. 2. “It’s Kind of a Funny Story” by Ned Vizzini This young adult ficti...

LACMA is “At Home With Monsters”

LACMA is “At Home With Monsters”

Maya Manjarrez, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

    The director and artist Guillermo Del Toro’s whimsical and wonderful mind is put on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in his current exhibit titled “At Home With Monsters”. It features many of his works from movies such as “Hellboy,” “Pan...

Disappear with Indie Folk Artist Makaena Durias

Disappear with Indie Folk Artist Makaena Durias

Ren Juarez, Reporter

October 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Disappear is a newly released Extended Player album by a young independent indie folk singer/songwriter, Makaena Durias, produced by herself and John Ross. She is an upcoming musician from Portland, Oregon who has been composing music from a young age and has recently kick started her debut album. D...

Enjoy October at Local Festivals

Janelle Rose, Reporter

October 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

With the arrival of the autumn season and Halloween just around the corner, October is a popular month for festivities. Here is a list of local events. If you’re looking for something active, the “Discover Marina Del Rey” festival takes place on Oct. 9 at Burton Chace Park at 13650 Mindanao...

Movies for Spooky Nights In

Movies for Spooky Nights In

Corina Pineda, Entertainment & Copy Editor

October 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

With Halloween just around the corner, here are 10 movies to watch for a spooky night in! You can find these movies online. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Perfect for those who aren’t into horror movies, this 1966 animated TV special follows The Peanuts gang. Linus (Chris Shea), hopes ...

Beyoncé is in Formation for the World Tour

Beyoncé is in Formation for the World Tour

Bryce Rodriguez, News Editor

October 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Beyoncé’s Formation World Tour came to Los Angeles twice, at the Rose Bowl on May 14 and at Dodger Stadium on Sept. 14. Both of Beyoncé’s Los Angeles shows were equally amazing experiences. Beyoncé puts on a very entertaining show, and she knows how to keep her fans intrigued the entire performance....

“The Baddest Female” Makes Her Way to Take Over America

Briana Marcial Castillo, Features Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

If you're into the K-Pop scene, then you know of girl group 2NE1 under the label, YG Entertainment. Chaelin Lee, otherwise known as CL, is the leader of this group and is attempting to start her solo career in the United States. CL released her "Lifted" single Aug.19 off her upcoming English EP, with...