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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...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ beautifully wraps up an end of an era

‘Avengers: Endgame’ beautifully wraps up an end of an era

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2019

“Avengers: Endgame” is one of the greatest superhero films ever made, delivering an explosion of nostalgia and emotion that pays a final tribute an era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After Thanos desolated half the universe from the events of “Avengers: Infinity War,” the remaining Avenger...

‘Game of Thrones’ returns to captivate its viewers

Francisco Medina, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019

Beginning with its improved opening, the highly anticipated HBO series “Game of Thrones” premiered its first episode of the eighth season, sending chills down the spines of millions of fans. After two years since its last air date, the series returned on April 14 with its final season. The ep...

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ unoriginal yet spooky

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ unoriginal yet spooky

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019

“The Curse of La Llorona” is filled with shocking scares but lacks a solid identity, diluting Mexican folklore with horror tropes. This horror film, directed by Michael Chaves, follows Child Protective Services worker Anna Tate-Garcia, played by Linda Cardellini, and her two children as she i...

The world is not ready for Google Stadia and Apple Arcade

Don Le, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2019

Google Stadia, a cloud-based gaming service announced at the Game Developers Conference on March 19, will not improve on current subscription platforms because of latency and quality concerns. Stadia promises games played in 4K resolution and 60 frames-per-second on any device with Google Chrome i...

Student directed films showcase talent at Cinequest film festival

Student directed films showcase talent at Cinequest film festival

April 17, 2019

Former student Zheng Yuan adds a fresh take on Chinese cuisine and heartbreak with his short film “When an Egg Meets a Tomato,” directed and produced during his time at De Anza College. Yuan's short film narrates a poem connecting the traditional Chinese platter of eggs and tomato to the end of a relationship with drama and comedy. Yuan plays a lonely man who reminisces about his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, comparing their love to that of an ...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ defeats all modern horror films with its plot twist

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ defeats all modern horror films with its plot twist

Ashley Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2019

Jordan Peele’s “Us” is a brilliant nerve-racking modern American nightmare with a plot twist that boggles the mind. The horror revolves around the story of Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong’o), who vacations in Santa Cruz with her husband Gabe (Winston Duke) and her two children. She grows paranoid from unforeseen coincidences make her reminisce a traumatic experience from her childhood. The Wilsons are left to fight for their lives when an unknown family o...