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Oscars 2019: Hollywood’s biggest night honors inclusiveness and diversity

Eunice Barron

March 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

ABC broadcasted the annual 91st Academy Awards, the event honored women, minorities and celebrated diversity despite not having a host. The three hour event was mainly focused on recognizing the hard work of women in the film industry and people of different ethnicities. The Academy Awards improved ...

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards salutes women and diversity

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards salutes women and diversity

Eunice Barron, Co-Online Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music, Reviews

CBS broadcasted the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, which sensationally demonstrated both the celebration of cultural diversity and female empowerment, despite some minor flaws during the event. The Grammys was mainly focused on empowering women by including the Gender-equality theme stole the...

Metalcore to Pop- Bring me the Horizon’s New Sound

Metalcore to Pop- Bring me the Horizon’s New Sound

Julissa Villalobos, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

Taking a drastic turn, Bring Me the Horizon has released their first pop album, yes dare I say POP album, “Amo” on Jan. 25. Although the desire was a metal album, "Amo" did not disappoint. It delivered. Tarring away from their metalcore roots BMTH has their fans questioning the future of this...

AirPods are just a trend and full of hype

Keanu Ruffo, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The Apple AirPods are not as spectacular as people think they are. Yes, they’re the first ever totally wireless earbuds, and yes they're comfortable to workout in. Too bad the poor sound quality and the ridiculous high price kills the hype for some people. Are they worth buying? People should...

‘The End’ of times of AHS is not that frightening

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

One of fall's most anticipated series, "American Horror Story: Apocalypse," premiered with much excitement, but it was a disappointment due to it not being sufficiently scary and disturbing as expected. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function...

‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser’ could’ve been better

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Netflix original "Sierra Burgess Is a Loser" is one of the latest young adult modern Rom-Coms that streamed on Sept. 7, delivering admirable messages of self-acceptance and self-confidence towards young individuals. http://gty.im/1025422168 It centers on Sierra Burgess, played by the brilliant...

Garner makes dazzling return to big screen with ‘Peppermint’ film

Naila Salguero, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

http://gty.im/1024971538 Refreshing as a peppermint, it’s nice to see Jennifer Garner back on the big screen as the lead role in an action movie. Since her breakout role as Sydney Bristow in the television series "Alias," it has been over a decade since we’ve seen Garner in a thriller movie. She...

Netflix’s ‘The After Party’ is a complete miss

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

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Crazy Rich Asians: Hollywood’s huge milestone for rom-coms

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

One of this summer's highly anticipated movie releases, "Crazy Rich Asians" became an important film to see, mainly for its praise as the first Hollywood studio movie in 25 years to feature and breakthrough representation of an all-Asian or Asian-American cast. The last time Hollywood had an all-As...

“To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” the cute, sappy little rom-com

“To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” the cute, sappy little rom-com

Elizabeth Corcoles, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

"To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before", Netflix’s original film, is a sappy romance story with a few rough patches along the way, but delivers a rom-com. Although the film is a bit dramatic, it is worth the watch on a lazy Saturday afternoon. The film in itself has a colorful soundtrack. With...

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