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PS5 wins edge over Xbox Series X with exclusive games and sleek design

The PS5 has a slight edge over the Xbox Series X, with exclusive games and a sleek design.
January 10, 2021

The release of the new PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X has reignited the long time rivalry between fans of the gaming industry titans.  There’s a lot of debate on which console is better and which...

Best pop album of 2020:“Ungodly Hour” shakes foundations of pop music

Best pop album of 2020:“Ungodly Hour” shakes foundations of pop music
November 29, 2020

“Ungodly Hour,” the second studio album by artists Chloe x Halle, has raised the bar for pop music, and is undoubtedly the best pop album of 2020. Running around 38 minutes, the 13 song album may switch...

Three exceptional kid’s movies to watch with your family

Three exceptional kid’s movies to watch with your family
November 28, 2020
How do you go about judging the quality of a kid’s movie? If I ask my five year old cousin, the response would be “if I’m not bored!”, and quite truthfully, I think this is an excellent answer. 

Diwali must adapt to pandemic, but preserves its value

Masks and separate food trays allowed us to gather in a backyard.
November 23, 2020

Diwali, the Indian festival of light, is an opportunity for family and friends to gather celebrating the years passed and the years to come. We come together to wish prosperity, health, and happiness onto...

“The Liberator”: A captivating and innovative, yet artificial portrayal of World War II

“The Liberator”: A captivating and innovative, yet artificial portrayal of World War II
November 19, 2020

This Veteran’s Day Netflix released “The Liberator,” a four episode mini-series marked by its unique integration of computer animation and live-action footage.    The story of “The...

Pho Mai #1 Noodle House caters to late night clientele with friendly atmosphere

Pho Mai serves both Vietnamese and Filipino cuisine.
November 12, 2020
At 1 a.m., when most eateries are wiping down their last counters and locking their doors, the signs of Pho Mai #1 are still sporting neon outlines that fade to a warm ambiance inside the building, illuminating the diners hunched over tables or talking with friends. 

“The Meaning of Mariah Carey” gives insight into singer’s life, but falls short on storytelling

“The Meaning of Mariah Carey” gives insight into singer’s life, but falls short on storytelling
November 12, 2020
Mariah Carey’s authorized autobiography with co-author Micheala Anegla Davis, “The Meaning of Mariah Carey” provides readers new insights about Carey’s upbringing while simultaneously humanizing her.

Beautiful with an incomplete plot: A review of “The Queen’s Gambit”

Beautiful with an incomplete plot: A review of “The Queen’s Gambit”
November 12, 2020
In angled shots and sunken colors, “The Queen’s Gambit” chronicles the rise of chess starlet Beth Harmon, beautiful in direction and design, yet lacking in plot and substance. 

Holy Cannoli whips up more than sweet treats with goals of community rehabilitation

(Left) Cannoli coated with chocolate chips and pistachio flakes and covered with powdered sugar. (Right) A cinnamon bun topped off with walnuts.
November 10, 2020
In 2013, when Jamie Whitmire decided to pursue her passion for baking, she opened up her food truck selling cannolis and cupcakes. Seven years later, Whitmire turned Holy Cannoli into a brick and mortar restaurant in downtown San Jose.

PlantLush: Botanical boutique spreads roots in downtown San Jose

Plants and local art fill the boutique from wall to wall.
November 6, 2020

Local business owner Leandra Jordan lit up the grey commercial area of downtown San Jose with touches of lush greenery in her botanic boutique, PlantLush. PlantLush, on East Santa Clara Street,...

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