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Movie Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Movie Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Raha Elahi, staff writer

April 16, 2019

  Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Is it? Could it be? Yup you guessed it, Bohemian Rhapsody!   I am a huge fan of Queen, so I knew that I had to go see this movie.   It centers around the life of Freddie Mercury as he shot to stardom.   Mercury is a man who struggles with...

Movie Review: Aquaman

Movie Review: Aquaman

Kate Fernandez, staff writer

April 11, 2019

With the striking visuals that the movie Aquaman brings to the screen, this DC blockbuster was bound to be popular.   At the start of the film, viewers are introduced to Arthur — a.k.a. Aquaman — who is played by Jason Momoa.  Arthur is half human, half Atlantean, born to a human father and an Atlantean mo...

Movie Review: Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse

Movie Review: Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse

Gwen Mynar, staff writer

April 9, 2019

  Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse is not only a good film but a good Spider-Man film.   Spider-Verse manages to rise above because it does what a lot of Spider-Man films prior haven’t done, the movie fundamentally understands the character of Spider-Man.   All previous Spider-Man films hav...

Movie Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Movie Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Eliott Hyman, co-editor-in-chief

April 5, 2019

  Mission: Impossible-Fallout is my favorite pure action flick that I’ve seen in quite some time.   While not being vastly groundbreaking or exploring untouched areas in the genre, Fallout takes the traditional action archetypes and delivers on them at the highest level.   With no short...

Movie Review: What Men Want

Movie Review: What Men Want

Michela Smith, staff writer

March 29, 2019

   In the comical yet inspirational film, What Men Want, the importance of hard work remedied with the value of family and morals is demonstrated.    Facing hardships at work, Ali - played by Taraji P Henson - conveys the difficulties of being an African-American woman in a male-dominated wo...

Artist of the Month: Heidi McKean

Artist of the Month: Heidi McKean

Kate Fernandez, staff writer

March 26, 2019

  When did you start doing art? “I started freshman year with Art one… and right now I’m doing AP Studio Art.” What has been your favorite piece that you have done so far? “One of my favorites was probably my first large still-life, because I got to explore how to paint basic things ...

Music Review: The Teal Album

Music Review: The Teal Album

Sidney Stipanovich, Sports editor

March 22, 2019

  The tweet that started it all. “@RiversCuomo it’s about time you bless the rains down in Africa.” The tweet that inspired Weezer’s 2018 single, a cover of Toto’s 1978 hit “Africa.”  After “Africa” skyrocketed to No. 1 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart, Weezer decided to ...

Music Review: Nod

Music Review: Nod

Kate Fernandez, staff writer

March 15, 2019

   If you’re looking to relax, “Nod,” by Louie Zong is the album for you. With each song being more unique than the last, new and old listeners will finds themselves quite content with this album.   Louie Zong is perhaps most well known for his single called, “Ghost Duet,” a simple song...

St. Patty’s Day Superstitions

St. Patty’s Day  Superstitions

Maya Snow, social media/online editor

March 12, 2019

   Pinch, punch, first of the month. Ireland in the 15th century was a very superstitious place. People would do that routine every first to banish the witches. Pinching would be taking a pinch of salt, because they thought it weakened the witches. Punching would get rid of the spirits.    In ...

Food Review: Bacon and Butter

Food Review: Bacon and Butter

Elliott Hyman, co-editor-in-chief

March 5, 2019

  Bacon and Butter is the best brunch place in the Sacramento area. I know that’s a bold statement, but I can back it up.   I’ve made the 30-minute trek to Sacramento many-a-morning only to stand in the cold for 30 more minutes – you see, if you don’t want to wait in line for an hour y...

Thrifty Thinking

Thrifty Thinking

Dylan Rowe, green screen/entertainment editor

March 5, 2019

  The clothing industry is one of the biggest in the world, with all of the clothes being made, new styles and shopping trends can emerge. One of these not-so-new shopping trends for young adults in this day has been secondhand shopping, also known as ‘thrifting’.   As newer generations become more and mo...

Food Review: Safeway Breakfast Food

Food Review: Safeway Breakfast Food

Akhil Shah, sports editor

March 1, 2019

  Safeway breakfast burritos are unquestionably the move when you wake up late on a Sunday morning.   The night before, when I’m out with friends, living up my senior year until 1 a.m, there is nothing I look forward to more than waking up at noon and driving to Safeway for a burrito. ...

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