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“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...

‘Detective Pikachu’ has potential to wow Pokémon fans, new and old

‘Detective Pikachu’ has potential to wow Pokémon fans, new and old

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019

Don’t worry, this review is spoiler-free. From the TV show to the video games, to the toys from McDonalds and Burger King, who knew that after 20 years Pokémon would finally get a live-action movie. Many people wondered how they would pull it off. With computerized technology becoming the nor...

“Avengers: Endgame” caps Marvel’s infinite saga

“Avengers: Endgame” caps Marvel’s infinite saga

Joey Garcia, Sports Editor

May 1, 2019

According to Forbes senior contributor Scott Mendelson, Endgame is nearing the $1.4 billion mark topping black panther. When I went to go see the movie at my local AMC and it was absolutely packed. The lines for the concession were also crowded as not even the VIP line was moving. The Ice Machines were...

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