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BTS V ‘Scenery’ gives fans the ‘chills’

March 5, 2019 7:38pm | Gissel Jimenez, '19

Taehyung, a member of the record-smashing Korean pop group BTS, is bringing ALL THE FEELS with his latest single, “Scenery.”  Fans had to wait quite some time to have access to this sweet melody, though. On December 30th, Jimin, a member of BTS, dropped a […]

Mexican restaurant puts others to shame

March 5, 2019 5:45pm | Ana Reynosa, '20

While it may just seem like any other Mexican restaurant, Uncle Julio’s restaurant will certainly surprise customers with their rich flavors and aesthetic. According to Piper Jaffray survey, Chipotle Mexican Grill tied to Olive Garden is the fourth most favored restaurants by teenagers in 2017. […]

The top 5 best cars for new road hitters

March 4, 2019 8:57pm | Jamal Anderson, '19

Teenagers have always been quite particular about their first cars. Although studies from The Atlantic show that only 25 percent of 16-year-olds had a driver’s license in 2014, getting behind the wheel and even owning a car is a big part of getting older. From transporting […]

New Dragonball film leaves fans wanting more

March 1, 2019 6:13pm | Justice John, '19

Calling all anime fans! This one’s for you. Dragon Ball Super: Broly, released on November 14, 2018,  is a fun, exciting must-watch for Dragon Ball Z and anime fans alike. While some references may go over their heads, even newcomers will enjoy the incredible fight […]

2019 movies bring action and horror to screen

February 21, 2019 5:41pm | Neziah Osayi, '20

The year 2019 is looking to be one of the biggest years for movies since the Big Bang. 2019 is the year of “The Franchise”, as it’s loaded with movies that bust every block and fill every seat in the theatre. Now, despite most of […]

Earl Sweatshirt defines art in new album

January 31, 2019 9:01pm | Tyler Carlson, '20

In November, Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, also known as Earl Sweatshirt, released his third studio album entitled “Some Rap Songs,” a critically acclaimed experimental hip-hop album that dealt with very personal issues of Kgositsile. “SRS” (Some Rap Songs) was a new artistic take for Kgositsile. The […]

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse: The most marvelous movie of the year

December 25, 2018 9:40pm | Neziah Osayi '20

“Spider-man: Into the Spider Verse” is not only the best Spider-Man movie since “Spiderman 2”, or even  one of the best movies of the year, it also proves that Hollywood movies can be creative,innovative, smart, and make bank at the box office without sacrificing quality […]

Beauty Industry opens doors to more male influencers

December 3, 2018 3:29am | Taylor Clark ‘19

Estee Lauder, NARS, Chanel, and Kylie Cosmetics. So many brands, and who do they cater to? If you think it’s just the ladies then think again. Darroyl Jackson Jr., known as King Koture on Youtube, is a male makeup artist who uses many of those […]

“The Grinch” gets a friendly makeover in the newest version

December 2, 2018 10:59pm | Zenaida Vasquez, '20

Yet another version of Dr.Seuss’ “ How The Grinch Stole Christmas” has come to the big screen with a new name, a new look, and less disturbing for the young ones.  Now called “The Grinch”, such an original name, instead of following its other predecessors. […]

Childish Gambino’s This is America video takes America by storm

May 24, 2018 12:32am | Neziah Osayi, '20

Usually celebrities embarrass themselves when discussing politics, but actor/rapper/singer/writer/producer/what can’t he do? Donald Glover shows that the discussion can be more enlightening than cringe-inducing. During his Saturday Night Live appearance on May 5 Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, debuted the song This Is America. […]