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Review: The strong stuff suits Jon Pardi’s new album

Ron Harris, Associated Press

October 9, 2019

Jon Pardi "Heartache Medication" (Capitol Nashville) Jon Pardi's third studio album, "Heartache Medication," is surely positioned to be a bartender's best friend. The traditional country release offers up a strong sampling of drinking songs about love lost. Pardi is a California native, but he's...

Travis Scott & Kylie Jenner Break Up

Travis Scott & Kylie Jenner Break Up

October 9, 2019

  This week had been a real shell shock for Houstonians and Travis Scott fans as the renowned rapper's name surfaced across mainstream media yesterday when an ex-girlfriend, Kylie Jenner announced their break up. Scott has one of the strongest and loyal fan bases rap music has seen in its history...

“Crash Team Racing” – a reboot we all wanted and more!

“Crash Team Racing” – a reboot we all wanted and more!

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

June 27, 2019

From a timeless classic in 2000s gaming, “Crash Team Racing (CTR)” wowed many “Bandicoot” fans on the first PlayStation. With the past success of “Crash Bandicoot: The N’Sane Trilogy”, developer Activision saw the positive outcry from the prized reboot, and they listened to fans wanting...

The art of “Into the Spiderverse”

The art of “Into the Spiderverse”

Milton Johnson, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

Art, when you think of art you think of a picture or something you will see at an exhibit, but art expands in TV, film, music, museum exhibits, logos and much more. Lots of movies won awards for visual and cinematography which are two key examples. With Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse won an Academy...

Nipsey Hussle: The art of being self-made

Nipsey Hussle: The art of being self-made

Jamal Brice, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

Ermias Asghedom who everyone knew as Nipsey Hussle was an artist who changed the world through his music. In 2008, Nipsey dropped two mixtapes, volumes one and two of “Bullets Don’t Have a Name” which speaks about his life and growing up in a gang culture through his music. Being original and...

Bushwick Bill’s legacy looms large

Bushwick Bill’s legacy looms large

DeRhonda Bankston and Jamal Brice

June 27, 2019

Owning his dance performance, as “Little Billy”. Quickly he gained his reputation, as one of “down-south” greatest Hip Hop storytellers. Capturing rapper fans by storm with his aspects of stature of 3'8 in height, born Richard Stephen Shaw, he was sent to America to attend a Bible school,...

“The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia” & Latin representation on Netflix

“The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia” & Latin representation on Netflix

Mariah Hernandez, Staff Writer

June 9, 2019

I am glad Netflix and Disney began to engage in adding a Latin representation in their selections of content. I feel that as a young woman who has grown up in a large city in America, that there was not a lot of Latin representation regarding shows with strong female lead characters. As I become a maturing...

New era of film: remakes, sequels, and television

New era of film: remakes, sequels, and television

Milton Johnson, Staff Writer

June 9, 2019

As an avid horror buff and fan, I’m super excited about Child’s Play remake with Mark Hamilton voicing Chucky and with the director of the IT remake. When you think of remakes or mainly me Platinum Dunes comes to mind with Michael Bay remakes of Texas Chainsaw Massacre duo sequels and Friday the...

Movie Review: Aladdin – a whole new world, a whole new cast

Movie Review: Aladdin – a whole new world, a whole new cast

Angelica Chavez, Staff Writer

June 9, 2019

As a child watching the Disney’s 1992 animated film “Aladdin” being captivated by the witty charm and humor of the Genie, voiced by late actor Robin Williams, the innocent mischievousness of the monkey Abu, and of course of the marvelous storyline of the film without excluding the fairytale romantic...

Know before you go: how to survive Comicpalooza

Know before you go: how to survive Comicpalooza

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2019

So, you’ve heard actress Emilia Clarke from Game of Thrones is coming to this year’s Comicpalooza, and you must be pretty excited! It is predicted to be one of the biggest must-see events, especially since VIP and the Mother of Dragons speed passes are selling out quick. At the same time, it’s...

Comicpalooza to host first-ever esports championship

Comicpalooza to host first-ever esports championship

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019

The esports community is about to get even bigger during this year’s Comicpalooza. ESPN will be coming to Houston to host its first annual Collegiate Esports Championship during the convention weekend. The CEC will be hosted by Twitch streamer Alex Mendez, also known as “Golden Boy”, and Twitch...

Valderrama, Cruz, added to Comipalooza lineup

Valderrama, Cruz, added to Comipalooza lineup

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019

The lineup for this year’s Comicpalooza is getting bigger with the addition of multi-talented actors Wilmer Valderrama and Wilson Cruz; both of which will be making their debut at the convention alongside headliners Emilia Clarke from Game of Thrones and Grant Gustin from The Flash. From “That...

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