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Anticipated album ‘iridescence’ by BROCKHAMPTON does not disappoint

Anticipated album ‘iridescence’ by BROCKHAMPTON does not disappoint

John Michael Bricker, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018

BROCKHAMPTON’s fourth studio album, “iridescence,” released on Sept. 21, is the hip-hop boyband's most ambitious work yet, fueled by flawless chemistry and artistic growth from their members. After breaking out with their 2017 “SATURATION” album, BROCKHAMPTON scrapped their fourth project “Puppy,...

Summer Music: New Jersey band delivers 2000s throwback

Summer Music: New Jersey band delivers 2000s throwback

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2018

New Jersey rock band Save Face released their full length debut, “Merci,” on July 13, delivering a solid throwback to the emo alternative-rock and pop-punk of the 2000s. The band’s performances are punchy and polished across the album. On tracks like lead single, “Bad,” their combination of...

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

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2018

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

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

“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 ...

“Isle of Dogs” masterful animation, shallow characterization

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

Wes Anderson’s return to the big screen with animated film “Isle of Dogs,” has the potential to be a great film, but lacks the heart to achieve it. “Isle of Dogs” takes place in the fictional Japanese city of Megasaki City in the near future. It tells the story of Atari Kobayashi and his...

“Oxenfree” brings digital reality to life with interactive games

Keenan, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017

You’re sitting around a bonfire on the beach. Only one other person here is somebody you can confidently call your friend, but you’re trying to make the best of it. The sound of waves keeps you calm. But it’s still pretty uncomfortable. You’re not necessarily the most outgoing person, and in fa...

Mitasu: Ramen and other Japanese cuisine

Mitasu: Ramen and other Japanese cuisine

Jirla Jem Salvador, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015

Tired of the typical pastas served at the cafeteria, the sandwiches from Ike’s, the barbeque from J&J’s and itching to try something new? Let your taste buds explore some fine Japanese cuisine from Mitasu. The Japanese restaurant just opened on Feb. 25 at 21265 Steven’s Creek Blvd, right across...

Better call all “Breaking Bad” fans: “Better Call Saul” is here

Better call all “Breaking Bad” fans: “Better Call Saul” is here

Yousif Kassab, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

Cinnabon employees prepare food as a late 30’s jazz ballad plays. All the while, “Breaking Bad” nostalgia fills the scene. As most of “Breaking Bad” episodes did, “Better Call Saul”’s masterful debut starts with a scene that is seemingly unrelated to the rest of the show. But then the...

Feature: Movie Review – Taken 3

Feature: Movie Review – Taken 3

Geena Gonzales, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015

Taken 3 is an action film about ex-covert operative Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson), that is framed for the death of his ex-wife Lenore (Famke Janssen). Once being accused of committing the crime, Mills escapes from police custody, on the run from the police, he goes on endless pursuit to not only find out...