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Killing a Whitewasher: Ghost in the Shell

Killing a Whitewasher: Ghost in the Shell

Noah Garcia, Co- Editor- in- Chief, Digital
April 17, 2017
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It’s always satisfying to find meaning in a film, especially when you had no preconceived notions  going into it. After watching the film Ghost in the Shell, I had my own personal realization about the film that I didn’t expect. This is the type of film which is crafted to be visually stunning but lac...

Mother Mare: Up and Coming Artists from L.A.

Mother Mare: Up and Coming Artists from L.A.

Luis Gutierezz, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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Mother Mare is a dynamic duo that consists of two talented people Robyn Maya the lead singer and guitarist and Julio Quijano the back up singer, guitarist and mixer. These two lovely people here sing straight from their soul in hopes of tugging at your heart. So that way you could connect with there...

Universal CityWalk’s cinema is an innovative masterpiece

Universal CityWalk’s cinema is an innovative masterpiece

Pete Escobar, Arts and Entertainment Editor
April 14, 2017
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The movie-going experience is something cherished by many for a variety of reasons. Immersing one's self into a films story is one; experiencing it with an audience is another. In my own experience, the modeling and design of a theater is something many people in this era (including myself) look over. After...

Riopalooza

Riopalooza

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017
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Gazebos filled the mid and lower quad at Rio Hondo for its first ever music festival titled Riopalooza, an event for Rio Hondo students to show their musical talents on stage to the attendees. One problem it faced was that not many students attended the event at steady numbers. Even with clubs like...

Running From a World of Dreams: Black Cloud #1 Review

Running From a World of Dreams: Black Cloud #1 Review

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor
April 10, 2017
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There is something incredibly gratifying about a story that seems to understands how to be complex. A lot of writers today try their best to craft a complex story, e.g. layered and specific, that they basically suffocate themselves and collapse under their own story details. The comic that’s able to corr...

Japandroids Declaration of War on Doubts and Fears

Japandroids Declaration of War on Doubts and Fears

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor
March 21, 2017
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The vibrations, notes, lights, and guitar flourishes: all converging as an exaltation of the senses. This musical wave, a euphoria that slapped me and wrapped around my very being came from the Indie rock band Japandroids. The opening act, Craig Finn and The Uptown Controllers, were slightly underwhelming....

The Venus Collective Hosts Spacegirl Gemmy, RIIOTTT, and more

The Venus Collective Hosts Spacegirl Gemmy, RIIOTTT, and more

Pete Escobar, Arts & Entertainment Editor
March 21, 2017
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The term “DIY” (do it yourself) can often be vague, especially when it comes to something like coordinating a music or art collective. The “yourself” part in the acronym will often refer to a group of people organizing to produce something, rather than someone actually doing it themselves. T...

Movie Review: “Personal Shopper”

Movie Review: “Personal Shopper”

Diego Crespo, Editor- in- Chief, Print
March 20, 2017
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Kristen Stewart stars as Maureen, a medium and personal shopper whose twin brother recently passed away. A hollowed shell of her former self, Maureen lives a life of impersonal fabric. She works as a personal shopper for a superstar, picking up extravagant outfits and waiting to respond to every bec...

Nintendo Switch Breakdown

Nintendo Switch Breakdown

Danny Celiz, Podcast Manager
March 15, 2017
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In November of 2012, Nintendo released the successor to the Wii called the Wii U. The Wii U is the first Nintendo console to support HD graphics alongside debut titles like “Splatoon” and “Super Mario Maker” in conjunction with sequel titles like “Super Smash Brother 4” and “Bayonetta...

Thor’s new look in Ragnarok

Thor’s new look in Ragnarok

Luis Gutierrez, Reporter
March 14, 2017
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It’s no secret that the director of the new Thor movie Taika Waititi is taking the prince of Asgard in a new direction. With the third installment to his franchise it’s time to make some serious changes. Just like it’s predecessors Iron man 3 with destroying his suits. Or Captain America with its...

Gallery: Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, Dread Mar I, and more headline Skanking Reggae Festival 2017

Gallery: Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, Dread Mar I, and more headline Skanking Reggae Festival 2017

Pete Escobar, A&E Editor
March 14, 2017
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Even with headliner complications, Ska, Punk, and Reggae lovers rejoiced at this years Skanking Reggae Fest, located at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. One day before the fest, it was announced that previous headliners Panteon Rococo and Antidoping would not be performing due to visa complications. Adri...

Rapper “Chance” Contributes $1 Million To Chicago Public Schools

Rapper “Chance” Contributes $1 Million To Chicago Public Schools

Marlene Espinoza, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
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Chance, the rapper, annunciates that he is contributing $1 million to Chicago public schools at a Westcott Elementary School conference on Monday. In addition, he disclosed that he will speak further about funding with "Common". According to pitchfork.com, his announcement followed his meeting...

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