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“Game of Thrones”, “Flash” stars coming to Comicpalooza

“Game of Thrones”, “Flash” stars coming to Comicpalooza

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Winter is coming in Houston. Wait, what? Brace yourselves, Houston. Comicpalooza announced Game of Thrones actresses Emilia Clarke, Nathalie Emmanuel, and The Flash’s Grant Gustin as headliners to the 2019 comic convention, which will run from Friday, May 10 to Sunday, May 12 at George R. Brow...

Nipsey Hussle’s death leaves community grieving

Nipsey Hussle’s death leaves community grieving

Vivian Reyes and Frederick Barnes

April 10, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Ermias Asghedom, a Los Angeles-based rapper better known as Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot on Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Los Angeles, California outside his own store he owned in South Los Angeles. Sources say that Nipsey’s team was not notified about his appearance to the store. Following his appearance,...

Old video of Cardi B resurfaces; responds to past claims

Old video of Cardi B resurfaces; responds to past claims

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

"All I can do is be a better me for myself my family and my future."

From a first timer: how to survive SXSW

From a first timer: how to survive SXSW

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under Culture

Welcome to Austin, the official home of SXSW; bringing you multiple conferences, festivals, and parties all over Downtown. For a first-time attendee, it may be a lot to take in. You won’t know what to do, or where to start. You kept hearing rumors that there’s free food, or open bars with no badge...

Los Tigres del Norte set new RodeoHouston attendance record

Los Tigres del Norte set new RodeoHouston attendance record

Vivian Reyes, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

“Go Tejano Day” was held Sunday, March 10 at RodeoHouston by the group Los Tigres del Norte. Los Tigres del Norte are a renowned norteño band made up of five Mexican-American brothers from California. The band of brothers have been performing together since 1970. Their breakout single, “Cont...

Friends, fans and family grieve Luke Perry’s death

Friends, fans and family grieve Luke Perry’s death

Vivian Reyes, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019


Filed under Culture

Luke Perry was a TV icon and a heartthrob who rose to fame on Beverly Hills, 90210. Luke died after suffering a massive stroke on March 4. He passed away early that morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank. Perry was surrounded by his children Jack and Sophie, fiancee Wendy Madison Bauer, moth...

Houston partied with Cardi B at sold-out, re​cord-breaking Rodeo performance

Houston partied with Cardi B at sold-out, re​cord-breaking Rodeo performance

Sarah Al-Shaikh, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Twerking, “Okrrrrt’s,” and hot pink cowgirl boots. Cardi B’s Rodeo Houston concert was a record-breaking, one of a kind performance. Not a seat was vacant in NRG Stadium during Cardi’s performance Friday, March 1st. Exactly 75,580 people were in attendance that night, making it the most...

Steven Spielberg clashes with Netflix; faces backlash

Steven Spielberg clashes with Netflix; faces backlash

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Recently in the past weekend, Film Director Steven Spielberg has faced backlash for his plans to exclude Netflix from the Oscars. I must admit, I'm a big fan of movies like Jaws and Poltergeist; two movies that are currently available on Netflix. But, Spielberg believes Netflix should only compete for ...

Self-proclaimed “king of R&B,” Jacquees, shows love to Houston at House of Blues

Self-proclaimed “king of R&B,” Jacquees, shows love to Houston at House of Blues

Sarah Al-Shaikh, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

The self-proclaimed “king of R&B,” Jacquees, hit the stage with an energetic and soulful performance Valentine’s Day at Houston’s House of Blues. The crowd was filled with couples celebrating their love and friends enjoying each other’s company, all while jamming out to Jacquees’ songs. It w...

Grammys bring a “huge impact” in the music world

Grammys bring a “huge impact” in the music world

Vivian Reyes, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

The Grammy Awards was held Sunday, February 10. The night was hosted by Alicia Keys which lasted nearly 4 hours. The Grammys are known as the annual award show that is given by the American National Academy of Recording Arts for achievements in the record industry. The Grammys had a view rating at nea...

Latest Nintendo Direct brings more Mario, Fire Emblem, plus other new games

Latest Nintendo Direct brings more Mario, Fire Emblem, plus other new games

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Gamers, time to throw your wallet at Nintendo once again; as they have announced brand new games as well as upcoming titles coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year. Yoshiaki Koizumi, Deputy General Manager of Nintendo, anchored the 36-minute-long Direct. It was Nintendo’s way of broadcasting...

“Fluffy” brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

“Fluffy” brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

About a year after Hurricane Harvey brushed through the Houston area, Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias announced that he would film a Netflix special titled “One Show Fits All” at the Toyota Center. On January 29, that same special was dropped on Netflix. The 42-year-old comedian did...

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