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Second season of “13 Reasons Why” shows cruel realities of High School

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

Story continues in second season of “13 Reasons Why” and proves that the cruel realities of high school controversy is something worth highlighting. The much disputed Netflix original teen drama is based on a novel by Jay Asher and covers sensitive issues such as underage rape, bullying and ...

New Hop Along album displays expert and unique performances

John Bricker, Opinions Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Music, Reviews

Indie rock band Hop Along’s latest album “Bark Your Head Off, Dog,” is easily one of the best records of 2018 so far, an addictive display of expert songwriting and vocal performances. The Philadelphia band’s lead singer, Frances Quinlan, delivers an incredibly unique and varied performance ...

Back to his old days, The Weeknd’s EP hits with longtime fans

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Music, Reviews

“My Dear Melancholy,” is a return to the explicit R&B that made The Weeknd famous and his third Billboard No. 1 album in a row. The thematic conflict exposes his disconnection from the emotions of heartbreak with drug use and fully-enabled lust.     At this point in his career The Weeknd is a ...

De Anza Anime Club brings a sense of community for its members

Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse

Council chamber A is filled with chatter as both new and old Anime club members arrive for the first meeting of the spring quarter. Extra tables are pulled out and pushed to the back of the room for those who want to use their electronics during the meeting. Food is opened in plastic containers a...

Dancers’ energy belies trouble ahead for De Anza department

Dancers’ energy belies trouble ahead for De Anza department

William Roman, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Showcase

“Take a dance class and save your life,” dance instructor Warren Lucas implored the audience at the DA Dance Demonstration held on Thursday, March 22 at De Anza Collge. What started off gently with a ballet performance soon turned into a highly energetic show. Contemporary, salsa, freestyle an...

‘Love, Simon’ a solid venture into LGBTQ teen rom-coms

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

“Love, Simon” has huge significance as the first widely-distributed LGBTQ teen romantic comedy films, the start of a potentially new wave of LGBTQ mainstream representation in the film industry. But does it live up the expectations as a film? In short, while it has the idealized sheen of a Hollywood f...

‘Get Out’ deserved more consideration from the Academy

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Uncategorized

Annually Hollywood’s most impressive celebrities walk the red carpet, looking their best to see who the Academy will present the 24 Oscars for different categories of excellence in filmmaking. March 4 the 90th Oscars award show was hosted by a tuxedo wrapped Jimmy Kimmel. “Oscar is 90 years old tonight … after a...

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. ...