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Album review: “Wiped Out!”

Album review: “Wiped Out!”

Nora Sanchez, entertainment editor

November 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

It’s been 2 years since the debut of The Neighbourhood with the album “I Love You.” which included the viral hit “Sweater Weather.” On October 30, the band released their second album “Wiped Out!” The Neighbourhood is known for their emotional and dark brand of pop. The band’s sound...

Introducing the first Polynesian princess, Moana

Introducing the first Polynesian princess, Moana

Brianna Jenkins, staff writer

November 5, 2015


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Audiences were excited by the footage shown from Walt Disney Studios upcoming animated adventure Moana, during the 2015 Disney D23 expo. Moana will be the first Polynesian princess. The film was originally described as a "mythic adventure set around 2000 years ago and across a series of islands in the South Pa...

Album review: “Caracal”

Album review: “Caracal”

Nora Sanchez, entertainment editor

October 16, 2015


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“Caracal” is Disclosure’s follow up to their breakthrough debut “Settle,” released in 2013. This album featured “Latch,” the single which skyrocketed them to the top of the charts with the help of fellow British pop musician Sam Smith. On brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence’s sophomore ...

The other side of Sia Furler

The other side of Sia Furler

Pramod Mamillapalli, staff writer

October 8, 2015


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As most of you probably know, Sia, best known for her hit 'Chandelier' in 2014, recently came out with her new single 'Alive'. Though this upbeat, amazing song sounds fantastic, this hit was meant to be sung by Adele! What?! For ‘Alive’ in particular, Sia worked with Adele and with noted lyricist, ...

Movie review: ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’

Movie review: ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’

Carlos Lenz, staff writer

October 7, 2015


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“The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials” continues the mysterious and action-packed adventure that follows Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and his fellow Gladers as they journey through a new world in order to find the answers to their unfulfilled questions. Taking place shortly after the ending of the first film, ...

Which Chanel are you?

Which Chanel are you?

Brianna Jenkins, staff writer

October 6, 2015


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On September 22, Scream Queens had its two-hour premiere on Fox. The first season is centered on a series of murders involving the Kappa Kappa Tau sorority. The cast includes Emma Roberts, who plays Chanel Oberlin, the main character, and leader of The Chanels. Other cast members includes Lea Michele,...

Earth Day event returns to D.C.

Earth Day event returns to D.C.

Manaal Farhan, Copy Editor

May 12, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This year, an Earth Day event returned to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The event was April 18 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Earth Day Network partnered with the Global Poverty Project to host a large-scale concert celebrating the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. The event joined the climate movement...

Microsoft moves past Internet Explorer

Microsoft moves past Internet Explorer

Sami Saab, executive editor

March 18, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Microsoft has officially confirmed that their new operating system, Windows 10, will not be using Internet Explorer as its primary web browser. The Redmond firm stated that it is currently researching the market to determine what name and brand will be appropriate for their next web browser, but they...

Album Review: Old school in a young voice

Album Review: Old school in a young voice

Nora Sanchez, entertainment editor

March 11, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

Joey Bada$$’s debut studio album is a dynamic mix of styles and modern New York rap. The album’s first track “Save the Children” reflects classic rap with elements like trumpet, piano, bass, and jazz drumming. The album progresses to more modern instrumentals, which incorporate heavy bass,...

Back to the Future Part Two comparisons

Back to the Future Part Two comparisons

Meaghan McIntyre, opinion editor

March 3, 2015


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In the 1989 movie Back to the Future Part 2 , three of the characters, Marty McFly, Jennifer Parker, and Doc Brown, must travel to the year 2015 in order to save McFly’s and Parker’s future son from being thrown into jail. As seen in the trailer, they arrive in 2015 Oct. 21 by using the same DeLorean...

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