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Upcoming Games For 2020

December 20, 2019 1:05am | Catherine Reyes

2020 is the year where stuff is going down, you thought 2019 was bad JUST WAIT TIL WE’RE THREE MONTHS IN 2020. EVERYTHING IS GOING DOWNHILL FROM THERE. So why not buy yourself a game to keep you distracted by the chaos around you. Here […]

Budget buying: 5 gift categories to consider this holiday season

December 19, 2019 1:52pm | Ashley Vazquez Ramos, '20

The holidays are getting closer and closer. When it comes to giving friends and family gifts, it can get pricey. According to ABC News, “The average American will spend $700 on holiday gifts and goodies this year.” That’s a lot of buckaroos to spend. Especially […]

Cookies to munch on this season

December 19, 2019 1:48pm | Yesenia Viveros-Saavedra, 20'

Christmas is just around the corner and there’s nothing better than starting off your holiday by eating some delicious cookies. Many people love baking cookies, others prefer buying them, it all depends on the person’s preference. So, as the sweet angel, I am, went ahead […]

Kanye’s awakening, is it legit? Who knows.

December 6, 2019 3:31am | Victor Valdez, ‘20

Although many may not believe it, Kanye West has proclaimed himself as a Christian. Some people say it’s an awakening while others say he’s just going crazy.  But is this all just a PR ploy? West was hospitalized in 2016 for an addiction to opioids […]

‘Cancel Culture’ may not be solution for resolving social issues

December 3, 2019 3:37am | Zenaida Vasquez, '20

Cancel culture has become more popular on social media, whether it’s cancelling your favorite artists like Kanye West, Taylor Swift, or anyone else or maybe cancelling wrong actions by a group of people. Whatever you may be cancelling, think about it first. Have you heard […]

The best and worst quick bites, sips for pumpkin spice lovers

November 8, 2019 3:53am | Zenaida Vasquez, '20

It’s October, that means it’s time to pull out your boots, spooky clothes, and that right you guessed it: your famous pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice is very popular around the fall time, that you can find it in almost everything. You can find it in […]

Joker redefines what it means to be a comic book movie

November 5, 2019 1:48pm | Neziah Osayi '20

The anticipation of going to see the newly released Joker movie was almost as scary as the movie itself. This year’s Joker film certainly isn’t the best movie of all time, not even the best superhero of all time. However, in the current landscape of […]

Like the Terminator, Spiderman is Back

November 4, 2019 3:53pm | Victor Valdez, ‘20

The world was shooketh upon learning that Sony and Disney had been through thick and thin trying to find an agreement when it came to money regarding the Spider-Man movie franchise. Sony’s face of the franchise at the moment is Tom Holland, the actor for […]

Local burger joints to try this summer

June 8, 2019 12:06am | Ashley Vazquez Ramos, '20 & Zenaida Vasquez, '20

May was burger month and a perfect excuse to eat burgers. Luckily for you, we reviewed some common burger joints to save your taste buds. We are rating these burgers out of five categories: Place, Time, Taste, Price, and if we would go again/worth.   […]

Spring meets Carnival season

May 23, 2019 4:46pm | Yesenia-Viveros Saavedra '20

Every Spring, the Carnival swoops in to Landover to kick off the change in weather and bring local residents excitement and joy. The carnival is made for the whole family to enjoy. This year the carnival came back around, it was AMAZING! It was full […]