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Ed Sheeran Gets Engaged

Ysabelle Canilao, Photographer

February 14, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Entertainment

Ed Sheeran recently got engaged just before the new year to his childhood friend Cherry Seaborn. The two began dating in 2015. They both met up at Swift’s fourth of July party, rekindling their friendship.   Angelina Lamas, a junior, heard about the news from her mother the day it happe...

Monster Hunter World Releases

Hector Diaz, Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Entertainment

Monster Hunter World is one of the first major games to come out in 2018. The game was announced at Sony’s E3 2017 conference and serves as the sixth main entry in the Monster Hunter franchise. In addition to new monsters and environments, the game also adds new mechanics and tools, such as the slinge...

The Razzies Announce Their Nominations for the Worst in Film

Dennise Reynoso, Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

The Golden Raspberry awards, more commonly known as The Razzies, announced their nominations on January 22, exactly a day before the Academy Awards nominations were revealed. The Razzies is an award ceremony that acknowledges the worst in the film industry of that year.   Categories includ...

“Finesse” by Bruno Mars

Nicole Estrada, Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

“Finesse” appeared in Bruno Mars 24K Album, but was later revamped by Cardi B. “Finesse” brings a little 90s style, with the beat and clothing used in the colorful music video. Since the single’s release on Jan. 4, fans have gone crazy dancing to this upbeat jam!   “Finesse...

Song of the Week: ‘God’s Plan” by Drake

Makayla Riley, Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

Three time Grammy-award winning rapper Drake released his EP titled Scary Hours late January 19 to all music streaming services.  One of the songs on the EP called God’s Plan has gained a lot of popularity and has surpassed a million views, whether it be on Spotify or Apple Music.   God’s Plan has re...

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Reveals Nominees for 90th Annual Oscars

Oscar Flores, Co-Copy Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed their nominees for the 90th Annual Academy Awards on Jan. 23 at 5:25 a.m.  The announcements were livestreamed simultaneously via Twitter and their actual website.     Hosted by Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis, the event revealed th...

Song of the Week: “The Good Side” by Troye Sivan

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

A week after the release of “My My My!”, Troye Sivan released his new single, “The Good Side”, on Jan. 19 and has already surpassed one million views on YouTube.   Throughout the song, Sivan narrates a story of a relationship that did not end on great terms. He expresses regret ab...

60th Annual Grammy Awards

Corey Ocasio, Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

For over 50 years, the Grammy Awards have been used as an opportunity to recognize achievement within the music industry covering a variety of genres ranging from pop to country. For the first time in 15 years the 60th annual ceremony returned to its home in New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday...

Score of the Week: The Shape of Water by Alexandre Desplat

Oscar Flores, Co-Copy Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

“For it seems to me that when we speak of love – when we believe in love – we do so in a hopeless way.  We fear looking disingenuous. But Love is real – absolutely real – and, like water, it is the most gentle and most powerful force in the Universe.  It is free and formless until it pours in...

Did Lana Del Rey Steal “Creep”?

Corey Ocasio, Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey may have just intertwined herself in a potential lawsuit with the English rock band Radiohead. Almost six months after the release of the singer’s critically-acclaimed album Lust for Life in July, she has since been accused of borrowing elements from the group’s hit “Creep...

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