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The Heroes at LA Comic Con: Heartsong

Adrian Soto, Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

At conventions, or “cons,” the main enthralling elements are the vendors, panels, and of course the cosplayers.  Fictional characters and heroes are often found in copious amounts around all cons as cosplayers mimic them; at LA Comic Con, from Oct. 26 to Oct. 28, the hidden heroes among the cos...

Saturday Vendors of LA Comic Con

Saturday Vendors of LA Comic Con

Nathalie Sibal and Oscar Flores

November 13, 2018


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

Formerly known as Stan Lee's Comikaze, Los Angeles Comic Con was held at the LA Convention Center from Oct. 26 through Oct. 28. On Saturday Oct. 27, the main hall opened at 10:00 a.m. which allowed attendees to explore the large selection of vendors. From customized notebooks to complete book series, e...

Fight Breaks Out In Lakers vs Rockets Game

Jesus Aguayo-Cerda, Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Sports

It’s rare to see NBA players actually throw punches, but it happened in the first home game of Los Angeles Lakers against the Houston Rockets on Oct. 22. With about four minutes left in the fourth quarter of the game, a frustrated Brandon Ingram of the Lakers shoved James Harden of the Rockets in ...

SpaceX Launch

SpaceX Launch

Michael Pasaye, Writer

October 30, 2018


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On Oct. 7, SpaceX launched their Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The goal of this mission was to send a satellite into orbit for the Argentina Space Agency.   SpaceX was attempting their first Falcon 9 landing on the West Coast. They were successful in thei...

Horror Movies to Watch for Halloween

Lukas Luna, Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Movies

With Halloween right around the corner, now is a perfect time to catch up on some scary movies.  Luckily, Netflix is home to a variety of horror films to get you in the Halloween spirit.   The Conjuring   Released in 2013, this James Wan feature tells the story of two paranormal investigators who conf...

The Undeniable Obsession with Apple

Nicole Alvarez, Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Editorial

On Sept. 14, Apple’s event announced their newest iPhone, the iPhone Xs and Xs Max. The iPhone Xs and Xs Max promises an improved camera, sharper screen, and other new features that make anyone want to rush out and buy it. However, most of the new and exciting features are not too different from...

BTS Takes the World by Storm

Francesca Ortiz, Writer

October 10, 2018


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

During the month of Sept. popular K-Pop band BTS travelled to America to promote their new album Love Yourself: Answer. Toward the end of their visit, the group stopped by UN event to represent their country. Kim Namjoon, known as RM, is the leader of BTS who is actually fluent in English. His speech a...

Nicki vs. Cardi

Sebastian Cornejo, Co-Business Manager

October 5, 2018


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According to popular belief, the two most influential women in rap today are Nicki Minaj, also known as Onika Tanya Maraj, and Cardi B., also known as Belcalis Almanzar. These two women are currently clashing because of Maraj’s remarks towards Almanzar. Maraj reportedly questioned Almanzar as a mother. Th...

Nike vs. America

Francesca Ortiz, Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, News

On Thursday, Sept. 6, Americans around the nation tuned in to the opener of the 2018 NFL season between the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles. As part of the opening day advertisements, Nike ran their “Just Do It” campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick as the narrator.   Kaepern...

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