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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...

A Farewell to “Teen Wolf”

Valeria Ostorga, Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

In the summer of 2011, the TV drama series, “Teen Wolf” premiered on MTV, but now after six years on air, the series will hit its hundredth episode mark on Sept. 24, as well as the series finale. The executive producer, Jeff Davis, announced at the 2016 San Diego International Comic-Con that the show ...

Does mother! Have Meaning?

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

After the release of multiple ambiguous trailers relating to the film, Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller mother! premiered worldwide on Sept. 15. Originally being anticipated by audiences and fans of Aronofsky’s work, the film has since received mixed reviews ― likely due to the abstra...

Upcoming Fall T.V. Shows

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

Fall is on its way and so are the return of many beloved shows and the debuts of new series. Fans wait for the arrival of new seasons for The CW’s "The Flash," ABC’s "Grey’s Anatomy," FOX’s "Empire," and plenty of other favorites. Highly anticipated shows such as CBS’s "Star Trek: Discove...

From Novel to Netflix Series: 13 Reasons Why

Alexandra Rapalo, Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

13 Reasons Why, written by Jay Asher, was originally published in 2007 and now 10 years later it is one of the most raved about Netflix Original Series with 3.5 million social media impressions within the first week of its release. This show encapsulates the essence of high school pressures, the eff...

Tribeca Film Festival 2017

Oscar Flores, Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorial, Entertainment, Movies

Highly regarded as one of the central hubs for showcasing upcoming independent films, the Tribeca Film Festival began April 19 and ended on April 30.  The event provided attendees with a wide spectrum of films along with panels featuring known performers and directors such as Alejandro Inarritu and ...

#WhatsTrending: Harry Styles

Allie Gurrola, Writer

April 14, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Entertainment

  After Zayn Malik left One Direction, the remaining 4 boys were able to create one last album before they went their separate ways in January 2016. Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson, both went under the radar, while Niall Horan went on to create music. Harry Styles, in particular, has caught the e...

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