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Love Filters Hate

Karina Quiran-Juarez

January 21, 2018


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"Love, Hate & Other Filters" by Samira Ahmed is a compelling young adult debut that balances heartwarming contemporary moments with the honest and sadly all too current issue of Islamophobia.Told through a first person point of view, the reader gets to know Maya Aziz, a 17-year old Indian Muslim-Am...

‘The End of the F***ing World’ for cliche teens

Carmelita Islas Mendez

January 16, 2018


Filed under College Life, Movies, Reviews

Netflix’s British comedy "The End of the F***ing World" is a prime example of shows who use teenage angst as a peg. A show with teenage angst is nothing new or interesting, if anything that makes a show boring and cliche.How does the show overcome this? Great character development that explains and ...

Top Chef starts 15th season off great

Nicholas Johnson

December 14, 2017


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Top Chef returned for their 15th season on Dec. 7 on Bravo.The Judges are:Tom Chef, who has appeared in every season and serves as the head judge who makes the final decision.Gail Simmons, who has been a judge since the very beginning, is a successful Canadian food writer.Richard Blas, who joined the ...

Knightfall is a must see

Nicholas Johnson

December 14, 2017


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Knightfall is a new series that premiered on Dec. 6 on History.The full time cast features:Tom Cullen as Larry, who is the leader of the Knights Templar and a veteran of the Crusades.Sam Hazeldine as Godfrey, Masters of the Templars, mentor and father figure to Larry.Padraic Delaney as Gawain, formerly the greatest Tem...

Black Ink Crew is back and better than ever

Nicholas Johnson

December 14, 2017


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Black Ink Crew: New York returned for their 6th season on Dec. 6 on VH1.The full time cast features:Ceasar Emanuel: The only original cast member is known for Dutchess Lattimore's ex-boyfriend and a fling of Karlie Redd, who stars on Love and Hip Hop AtlantaSky Days: Promoted to the main cast in season thr...

Twilight Los Angeles 1992 rivals reality

Benjamin Garcia

December 5, 2017


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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...

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel demonstrates that women are badass

Bianca Martinez

December 4, 2017


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“‘Я живу в большом доме на холме,’ That’s Russian, motherfucker!”This a line from the new Amazon Prime show, The Marvelous Mrs. Mais...

Netflix finally meets The Punisher

Erik Estrada

November 25, 2017


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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...

DAMAGED, “Punk rock for the new millennium”

Julissa Villalobos

November 15, 2017


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Shephard Fairey, street artist and founder of OBEY clothing who is most known for his creation of Barack Obama’s “Hope” campaign poster is known for being vocal about politics through his artwork and is back to throw more dirt on an extremely damaged system we call the United States of...

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