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Open Mic Night

Francisco Medina and Aaron Mata, Staff Reporters

July 1, 2019

Local artists perform at De Anza College's Open Mic Night, hosted by McTate Stroman.

‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ embraces incredible pure action

Mark Jensen, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2019

“John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum” rushes the audience into an action-packed thriller into where the second film left off. Yet, at the end of runtime, one can’t shake the feeling of being left unsatisfied. The film doesn’t disappoint in providing the well choreographed and imaginative fight s...

Vinyl record collections popular among young adults

Vinyl record collections popular among young adults

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2019

Brian Hartsell, co-owner of The Analog Room, a stereo and vinyl LP store in Campbell, took 11 boxes of records with him to a hi-fi show in New York in 1993, and returned to California with roughly $50,000. Hartsell said his wife, Kate Hartsell, suggested opening a record store soon after. “It was ...

Top three shows to watch on Netflix

Top three shows to watch on Netflix

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

June 16, 2019

One of the hottest new shows of the spring season is “Good Girls,” a unique suburban thriller that combines thrills, drama and comedy in an unexpected way. The show follows three financially struggling mothers who rob a grocery store to become financially independent and get tangled up in a world of crime and danger. Christina Hendricks and Manny Montana deliver astounding performances, mana...

‘Aladdin’ live action adaptation is musically thrilling but lacking

‘Aladdin’ live action adaptation is musically thrilling but lacking

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

The live-action rendition of “Aladdin” is one of Disney’s best attempts to create something family friendly, entertaining and accurate to its source material. “Aladdin” delivers a comical tale of banned love, where peasant Aladdin meets Princess Jasmine in his hometown of Agrabah. They fall in love despite Aladdin's reputation for being a thief.   Guy Ritchie, director of “Sherlo...

‘Detective Pikachu:’ super effective electrifying adaptation

‘Detective Pikachu:’ super effective electrifying adaptation

Ethan Bennett, News Editor

June 15, 2019

There is not a video game franchise that Hollywood is not interested in profiting off of by adapting it onto the big screen, and “Detective Pikachu” is no exception. Based on the Nintendo 3DS game by the same name, “Detective Pikachu” is the first live-action adaptation of its cinemati...

Mexican food truck offers classic options to students

Mexican food truck offers classic options to students

Francisco Medina, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2019

La Frontera Grill is a classic food truck located on De Anza Boulevard that serves unique Mexican dishes. Their tall and colorful flags advertise what kind of food they have available. The location of this truck is perfect because De Anza Boulevard is a busy street for the majority of the da...

Live action remakes are rewarding when done right

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2019

I remember the time when the most exciting thing was to watch a new Disney cartoon. Today, we are given special opportunities to relive a simpler time by watching new live adaptations of the classics we’ve all grown to love. When Seth Rogen was casted as Pumbaa for the upcoming Lion King live action...

First Thursdays Open Mic returns with new show-stopping experience

First Thursdays Open Mic returns with new show-stopping experience

Dominique Evangelista, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2019

The 4 Elements Hip Hop Club held their monthly open mic event at the Euphrat Museum on May 2 with a new colorful background stage of student crafted art. For ten years, McTate Stroman has been the host of each open mic event. Stroman shared original works requested by people in the crowd. Th...

BTS’ ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’ brings new style

BTS’ ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’ brings new style

Yoorim Cho, Staff Reporter

May 29, 2019

BTS’s “Map of the Soul: Persona” integrates new bubbly styles of Korean pop music that can satisfy newcomers and fans. The album kicks off with BTS rapper Kim Nam-joon’s performance on “Persona,” a hip-hop song incorporating unique rhythms and rock guitars. Nam-joon contemplates his identity...