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Twilight Los Angeles 1992 rivals reality

Benjamin Garcia

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, College Life, Reviews

There are plays such as Romeo and Juliet that are too fantastic to be believable; then there are some such as Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 ( written by Anna Deavere Smith and Directed by Brandt Reiter) that are to real to be beautiful.In short, the play currently being put on by the theater arts depart...

Student shares her story as a Muslim woman in America

Student shares her story as a Muslim woman in America

Jocelyn Torralba

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

  Reham Eihab Zin migrated from Egypt five years ago with her mom and siblings to the United States where she thought it would be a nice place to start a new life. When she got to the United States she had a hard time adapting to customs, the most difficult thing for her was English. "I...

Netflix finally meets The Punisher

Erik Estrada

November 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, College Life, Reviews

Marvels Netflix series continues to expand as the long-awaited gruesome anti-hero. The Punisher finally arrived on Nov.17. A continuation of Marvel Netflix comic book series following Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist is more difficult to tell since the current climate of mass shootings...

Lady Dynamite season two loses plot

Benjamin Garcia

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, College Life, Reviews

Netflix dropped season two of the hit original series Lady Dynamite starring comedian Maria Bamford -- which is carried solely by her strings of bits and celebrity cameos.Whether it was on purpose or by accident, the final episode's title, "Little Manila," may or may not be a double entendre for hypom...

Real Housewives of Atlanta starts the season off great with fresh storylines

Nicholas Johnson

November 7, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Real Housewives of Atlanta returned for their 10th season on Nov. 5th. on Bravo.The full time cast features six women:NeNe Leakes, who is an original cast member, starred on this show the first, then left after a season and returned full-time for season 10, she is known for her outspoken persona...

Film screening leads to discussing religion’s place in society

Benjamin Garcia

November 7, 2017


Filed under College Life, Movies

English major Ainee La Madrid found out about the screening of Guillermo Del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth held on Nov. 2 through the Falcon Newsletter.Being a huge fan of the film and loving the director, she commented, "Of course I came here. I wanted to see it with other people who I knew would appreciat...

Dreamer appreciates DACA Advocacy Week

Jose Flores

October 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Features, Showcase

Mariela Quinonez was driving one day when she heard the announcement over the radio that President Trump had removed Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals legislation. After the Trump administration received a threat from Texas Attorney Generals and other states to remove DACA or face t...

Cast gives shakespeare a try

Cast gives shakespeare a try

Bianca Martinez

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Performing Arts, Showcase

For students such as Jacob Rodriguez, who plays the male lead in Cerritos College’s Romeo and Juliet, the rhythm of iambic pentameter was a “challenge” according to Director Reed Brown. Brown said it is one of the many reasons he decided to become an educator. When asked about difficulties...

RHONJ new season premiere kicks off to a great start

Nicholas Johnson

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Real Housewives of New Jersey returned for it’s eighth season that premiered on Wednesday, Oct. 4.The full time cast features five women:Teresa Giudice, who starred on this show in season one and is the only original Jersey housewife and she is known for having a strong personality and is n...

New creeper movie kills it’s own franchise

New creeper movie kills it’s own franchise

Jose Flores

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Movies, Reviews

Jeepers Creepers 3, set to be released on Oct. 4, had a one-day promotional preview on Sept. 26. The franchise, which debuted in 2001 as Jeepers Creepers and its sequel as Jeepers Creepers 2, was considered a success, coming close to being considered a cult classic. The first film, directed by...

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