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Student vision: bring De Anza dancers together

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse

Spotlights flare and weave across the auditorium, illuminating a troop of dancers staggered side-by-side on stage. Their faces look intensely focused, passionate and their movements, synchronized. Dancing among them is a student who has been there since the inception of this dance collective almost fo...

‘Bayonetta 2’ offers higher quality for Nintendo Switch

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

Ding-dong, the witch is back as Bayonetta leaps onto the Nintendo Switch and takes center stage nine years after her appearance on the Wii U. Relive the story of the famed Umbran witch as she adventures to recover her lost memories, make a wide roster of friends and unleash devastating witch powers on her...

MGMT evolve its sound in ‘Little Dark Age’ album

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

MGMT’s fourth album, “Little Dark Age,” released on Feb. 9, is a captivating display of varied synth pop production, with lyrics that speak to the millennial generation. Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden’s previous music under the name MGMT sounds drastically different from this new album. ...

“The Shape of Water” a rare love story

Rebecca Arnone, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018


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With 13 Oscar nominations, The Shape of Water brings a woman’s love affair with a rare species to the big screen. The subtle drama was carried by intimate moments between the leading characters, a thrilling race against the clock and even a short one-time black and white musical number by the lead actr...

“Pop Team Epic” mixes old-fashioned anime, modern pop culture

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018


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The anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa’s surreal four-panel comedy manga, “Pop Team Epic,” premiered on Jan. 6, to the delight of manga fans and to the confusion of newcomers expecting a typical comedy anime. The first episode starts with a fake-out opening of a generic idol rom-com entitled “Hoshii...

“Black Lightning” a modern super-hero story

William Roman, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews, Uncategorized

On a dark and rainy night, Jefferson Pierce is pinned face down on the hood of a police vehicle while his daughters watch with expressions of anger on their faces. After avoiding giving him an explanation for why they pulled him over in the first place, one officer eventually says that a local liquo...

“Fifty Shades Freed” should have been free

“Fifty Shades Freed” should have been free

Alaizza Rato, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

“Fifty Shades Freed,” the final film of erotic romance series “Fifty Shades of Grey,” ends in disappointment. Known for its love story and sex scenes, it falls more on the lines of a thriller compared to the two previous films. The movie focuses on the main female character’s new life marr...

Foothill Theater perform a Broadway Musical

Donnesh Farmanfarmaian, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Foothill College Music Theater program will perform a rendition of Dolly Parton’s Broadway musical “9 to 5,” from March 1-18. This will be Foothill’s theater director, Milissa Carey’s twelfth directed production with the college, and will feature many talented thespians from around the Ba...

Students celebrate love during Valentine’s Day

Audrey Marques, Impulse Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Showcase

Valentine’s Day at De Anza College celebrated love and reflection on hate in the Main Quad. The DASB Diversity & Events committee organized the “Valentine’s Day - Love Has No Labels” event with games and activities with clubs. Professor Apryl Berney, instructor for the Creative Minds c...

Pop Music Club invites everyone to share their music

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse

De Anza’s loudest club, the Pop Music club, is always seeking members, forming bands and planning concerts. If you like to sing, play an instrument or just appreciate music, members meet almost every week to play. Their next performance will be Feb. 17 at San Jose State University after being invited ...