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SpaceX Launch

SpaceX Launch

Michael Pasaye, Writer

October 30, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending

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

Filed under #WhatsTrending

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...

No Tears Left to Cry

Victoria Arguello, Writer

May 21, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Music

Ariana Grande made her grand return to the music world with her upbeat single “No Tears Left to Cry” on April 20. The singer followed up the premiere with a gravity-defying, Inception-like video and even debuted the song live during a surprise Coachella appearance in the same day. Now, Grande is giving f...

Coachella 2018

Corey Ocasio, Writer

May 1, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Community

Every April, thousands of California natives gather collectively to one place —the city of Indio, CA— to attend The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, an annual outdoor event, introduced in 1999, featuring headliners from some of the biggest names in music such as Lady Gaga and Jay-Z along wi...

A Quiet Place

Vicky Arguello, Writer

April 30, 2018

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

Garnering $50 million at the box office, according to studio estimates, A Quiet Place is a horror movie about a family that must live in complete silence or risk alerting mysterious monsters. This film was released on Apr. 6 and is the second-biggest opening this year after Black Panther with a budget of le...

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