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Apple has created the Apple Card

Apple has created the Apple Card

Mariah Hernandez, Staff Writer

June 9, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Apple will soon be releasing their own credit card called the Apple Card. Apple claims the card is built on “Simplicity, Transparency, and Privacy” while being “Designed to help customers lead a healthier financial life”. The Apple Card will be built into the Apple Wallet on iPhone devices, which will offer ...

“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...

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


Filed under Culture, Showcase

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...

MOD(ERN) Pizza: It’s not just the cheese.

MOD(ERN) Pizza: It’s not just the cheese.

Milton Johnson, Staff Writer

June 9, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Showcase

Subway and Chipotle have the best competition ever and it’s a pizza joint so good it’s literally the Chick Fil A of Pizza . The place is called MOD’s pizza and as a worker of the chain I’m here to review this place for food and working there . I have worked in places like Breakfast Klub, HEB and even a movi...

Know before you go: how to survive Comicpalooza

Know before you go: how to survive Comicpalooza

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2019


Filed under Comicpalooza 2019, Showcase

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...

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

Graduation is on the horizon for Houston Community College. The District announced the keynote speakers for all four of HCC’s ceremonies, including the VAST and TxCHSE Academies. The VAST Academy graduation ceremony will be held at the San Jacinto Memorial Auditorium at HCC Central on Saturday,...

Comicpalooza to host first-ever esports championship

Comicpalooza to host first-ever esports championship

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019


Filed under Comicpalooza 2019, Showcase

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


Filed under Comicpalooza 2019, Showcase

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


Filed under Culture, Showcase

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


Filed under Culture, Showcase

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...

Dynamo shuts out Crew, remain unbeaten at home

Dynamo shuts out Crew, remain unbeaten at home

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Dynamo defeated Columbus Crew Saturday night at the BBVA Compass Stadium. Anticipation for the game was very intense with fans showing full support wearing their orange Dynamo jerseys. The Houston Dynamo (4 and 0 at home), wasted very little time scoring. Within the first three minutes...

Rockets advance to NBA playoffs, facing Golden State

Rockets advance to NBA playoffs, facing Golden State

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Rockets will advance to the second round of the NBA Playoffs. Wednesday night April 24, the Rockets defeated the Utah Jazz 100 to 93. During the first quarter James Harden could not find a rhythm. Harden started the game 1-of-11 and looked as though he was still on a shooting slump from...

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