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Steven Spielberg clashes with Netflix; faces backlash

Steven Spielberg clashes with Netflix; faces backlash

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

Weezer “blessed the rains” with a new cover album

Weezer “blessed the rains” with a new cover album

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

January 26, 2019

Many of you may have heard of a different version of Toto’s “Africa” played on our Houston-area radio stations in the past eight months. If you were wondering who was the band behind it, it’s none other than Weezer, the same band that brought you “Beverly Hills”, “Say it Ain’t So”,...

Chinedu brings the laughs at Humble

Chinedu brings the laughs at Humble

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

November 14, 2018

You may have come across one of his videos on Facebook, and you probably have seen him on KHOU 11 a few times. Chinedu Ogu is touring all over the Houston area, making thousands of people laugh with his hometown comedy. The November 10 comedy show was held at the Rising Sun Sushi & Fusion Restaurant...

Movie review: Bohemian Rhapsody goes much deeper

Movie review: Bohemian Rhapsody goes much deeper

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

November 14, 2018

I usually tend to follow reviews when it comes to hit movies. But for Bohemian Rhapsody? I question myself this: are you really a Queen fan? Bohemian Rhapsody is a biopic that tells the story of classic rock band Queen, led by frontman Freddie Mercury, whose real name is Farrokh Bulsara. It becam...

Artists on the spotlight at Texas Contemporary Art Festival

Artists on the spotlight at Texas Contemporary Art Festival

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

October 11, 2018

Hundreds, if not thousands of artists and art enthusiasts flocked over to the George R Brown Convention Center during the weekend of October 4 for the Texas Contemporary Art Fair. The fair welcomed more than 3,500 guests into the convention center, which became a massive turnout. Curators, art ...

“End of the Road”: KISS to tour for one last time

“End of the Road”: KISS to tour for one last time

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

October 4, 2018

KISS are hanging up their boots, their guitars, and their mics, as they have officially announced that they are saying goodbye after 45 years in the music industry. The hard rock band, whose members consist of vocalists Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, guitarist Tommy Thayer, and drummer Eric Singer,...

Splatoon 2: Still fresh and off the hook

Splatoon 2: Still fresh and off the hook

Ana Gonzalez, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Are you a squid, kid, or even an Octo? The world of Splatoon transforms once more with an expanded world, as well as new weapons and stages. During the course of E3 2018, gamers all over the US were gazing upon the upcoming releases of the latest games from consoles such as PlayStation 4, XBOX, and...

’15:17 to Paris’ is an interesting experiment that ultimately fails

’15:17 to Paris’ is an interesting experiment that ultimately fails

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian Staff Writer

February 18, 2018

When an Islamic terrorist opened fire in a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris in August 2015, three American friends were able to overpower the attacker and save hundreds of lives. Clint Eastwood made a film about this incident and, surprisingly, he cast the three actual heroes—Anthony Sadler,...

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