Top 5 classics that need to be on Netflix
BY ALYSSA KHAN More than ever, boredom is hitting as the time spent in quarantine goes on. Netflix and other streaming services have been dropping new movies and television shows, but there are some classics that also need to be added and people are waiting to see. 1. “The... Read more
An escape or a prison?: The wide scope of video game addictions
BY SANDRA GARCIA Many video game players anxiously await rumors regarding new gaming consoles, including Sony’s PlayStation 5 or Microsoft’s renovated Xbox. For Nintendo fans, the release of the game “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” couldn’t come any sooner. Even the arrival of new characters in video games is highly... Read more
JK Rowling keeps the story going: Unnecessary commentary on her former characters is an attempt to stay relevant and seemingly progressive
BY ELENA VALDEZ It is not uncommon for authors to leave their readers wondering about certain aspects of their characters. In the case of JK Rowling, perhaps it would have been better if these questions were left unanswered. Nearly 20 years after the release of her very first book,... Read more
What is Goth?: A misrepresented and misunderstood subculture
BY ELENA VALDEZ Black clothing and chains don’t make a person goth; it simply makes them trendy nowadays. The rise of internet trends and hopping on the latest bandwagon has left people labeling themselves as one thing without knowing exactly what that entails. Goth culture has existed for years... Read more
21 Savage’s British citizenship is the least important fact about his arrest
BY JOSEPH STURGEON Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, better known as 21 Savage, was arrested Sunday, February 3 by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), who claims the rapper overstayed his non-immigrant visa and is actually from the United Kingdom. Savage was said to have been driving recklessly, and allegedly was... Read more
Read or watch: Which to choose?
BY VICTORIA MARTIN Theaters are filled to maximum capacity with avid book lovers. A cloud of anxiety and wonder hangs over the heads of the occupants in the theater as they wait in heavy anticipation for the movie to start. Many who fill those seats understand that this movie... Read more
A regretful rewind: YouTube Rewind 2018 was a disaster
BY EMMA HUERTA On December 6, 2018, the popular video-publishing platform, YouTube, released its most anticipated video of the year: YouTube Rewind 2018. Full of overly cheesy throwbacks and awkward jokes, the video has received loads of backlash from its esteemed viewers. YouTube has been putting out such “rewind”... Read more
Streaming wasteland: Quality versus quantity on Netflix
BY ISABELLA MARCON There is little doubt that the media-streaming provider, Netflix, has become so popular that it has become more than just an entertainment option. It has assumed the role of shaping American culture itself. Having original content and a massive collection of movies and television shows, Netflix... Read more