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Song of The Week: Morrissey’s “Spent the Day in Bed”

Dennise Reynoso, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

World renowned musician, Morrissey, also known as lead singer of the popular 80s’ rock band, “The Smiths,” released his 11th album since going solo in 1987. The record, released Sept. 18, was tilted “Low in High School”, which was Morrissey’s way of naming the album after its core focus:...

Animal Crossing Takes the Gaming World By Storm

Jasmine Fernandez, Copy Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Entertainment

Five years after New Leaf and 16 years after the series’ inception in 2001, Nintendo released the newest installment of Animal Crossing – this time as a free-to-play mobile game. Overall, fans of the series have responded with excitement at the prospect at a new chapter in the Animal Crossing un...

Stranger Things Season 2

Valeria Ostorga, Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

Leading to be called one of the most popular original series on Netflix, Stranger Things resurfaced after a year from its first premiere date with a second season on Oct. 27. Now, the second season entails new characters, antagonists, and situations for the characters. In this case, Downey High Scho...

Paris Game Week

Hector Diaz, Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

Sony launched their annually scheduled Paris Games Week beginning on Nov. 1. Gaming companies such as Sony and Microsoft announce, demonstrate, and elaborate on upcoming games and expansions for consoles and PC alike. One of the more prominent and most anticipated of these games, is the upcoming The Last...

Happy Death Day

Vicky Arguello, Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

From the producer of Get Out, The Purge, and The Visit, the film Happy Death Day was released on Friday the 13 and has grossed $26.5 million in ticket sales in the United States and Canada alone. The film follows a college student who is murdered on her birthday, and who then begins reliving the day over and over...

L.A Fashion Week’s Emerging Designers

L.A Fashion Week’s Emerging Designers

Ysabelle Canilao, Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Featured A&E, Top Stories

Fashion Week 2017 is an event that lasts for almost seven days in fashion cities, and allows designers to showcase their designs and giving way to new emerging fashion designers ready to hit it big. It gives a chance to show all of the trends, current and upcoming. Los Angeles Fashion Week is a ...

Beyoncé Contributes Her Voice Towards Hurricane Relief

Corey Ocasio, Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

After taking a hiatus due to the birth of her twins, singer-songwriter Beyoncé surprised fans around the the world when she featured on a remix of “Mi Gente”, originally recorded by Colombian artist J Balvin and French artist Willy William, that was released on iTunes Thursday, Sept. 28.   ...

Playing with Power: Guide to the SNES Classic

Oscar Flores, Co-Copy Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

The recent surge in 80s and 90s pop-culture continues with the return of a beloved console, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.  The classic iteration of the console, released on Sept. 27, brings back the 16-bit era of video games – the era responsible for genre-defining games such as Super Mario World...

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Beta

Hector Diaz, Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Entertainment

Battlefront 2 is an upcoming multiplayer-shooter video game based on the long-running Star Wars franchise and serves as a sequel to DICE’s Star Wars Battlefront (2015). Set for release on November 17, EA has announced an open beta for the game beginning on October 4 for those who preordered the ga...

Heathers Reboot

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorial, Entertainment

On Aug. 27, the Heathers T.V. reboot teaser trailer debuted during the MTV Video Music Awards. The trailer opens with a fellow student informing the lead character, Veronica Sawyer, that Heather Chandler is looking for her. The scene transitions to the new, diverse, and rebellious looking Heathers that...

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