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“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


Filed under Culture, Showcase

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


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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


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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...

‘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


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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


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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...

“Game of Thrones” hits high gear in final season

“Game of Thrones” hits high gear in final season

Joey Garcia, Sports Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Game of Thrones, originally published as A Song of Ice and Fire is a series of books written by American novelist George R. R. Martin. A Song of Ice and Fire consists of seven books, the first being “A Game of Thrones” was first published in 1996. As the month of April is coming to a close, l...

Loughlin hit with consequences in college admissions scandal

Loughlin hit with consequences in college admissions scandal

Vivian Reyes, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


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Actress Lori Loughlin and fifteen other parents have been charged in the connection with the college admissions scandal. The parents include actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli. The accused parents are asking prosecutors to hand over evidence, according to Monday’s court case. The ...

Nipsey Hussle’s death leaves community grieving

Nipsey Hussle’s death leaves community grieving

Vivian Reyes and Frederick Barnes

April 10, 2019


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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

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From a first timer: how to survive SXSW

From a first timer: how to survive SXSW

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019


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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...

Lance Bass dives deep in 90’s boy band scam

Lance Bass dives deep in 90’s boy band scam

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase, SXSW 2019

If you have heard about Lou Pearlman, you may become aware of his history. Otherwise, you are in for a heck of a ride. If you were a 90’s girl like myself, I’m sure you remember those days when two of the biggest boy bands took over the world, and your bedroom walls. Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC were rival groups back in the day, however, no fan knew about what was happen...

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...

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