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‘The Laramie Project’ delineates heavy emotion

‘The Laramie Project’ delineates heavy emotion

Jake Laurell and Diana Juarez
November 15, 2016
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The Laramie Project play premiered at the Wray Theater Nov. 3, running through Nov. 6, and did not hold back in stirring up emotions. It held up a mirror to our society, forcing the viewer to self-reflect. The play depicted the aftermath of the death of Matthew Shepard, a gay college student that ...

‘Jackie’ is a meditation on death and legacy

‘Jackie’ is a meditation on death and legacy

Diego Crespo, Editor- in- Chief, Print
November 15, 2016
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At one point in Pablo Larraín's "Jackie," the titular First Lady discusses funeral plans for her late husband, President John F. Kennedy, with Jack Valenti. She subtly usurps the procession plans for JFK's casket as Valenti grows increasingly frustrated at the First Lady before asking why she insists o...

From Networking to Gaming: Gameroom

From Networking to Gaming: Gameroom

Andrew Rudin, Science and Technology Editor
November 15, 2016
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Facebook has made an attempt into the pc gaming market, challenging distributors like Valve’s Steam client. Facebook announced its desktop app Gameroom, which brings Facebook users into a gaming experience outside of their browser. Facebook initially announced a platform for their games in August of 20...

A standard Marvel movie with a hint of Strange

A standard Marvel movie with a hint of Strange

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor
November 9, 2016
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“Doctor Strange” is, in itself, a strange character and choice for the next standalone Marvel/Disney superhero film. With audiences asking for a Black Widow movie and getting excited for other Marvel properties i.e. Black Panther, Spider Man Homecoming, etc. The decision to choose this chara...

Beach Goth’s diversified headliners almost made up for its lack of organization

Beach Goth’s diversified headliners almost made up for its lack of organization

Pete Escobar, Arts and Entertainment Editor
October 28, 2016
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Costume- filled crowds bombarded The Observatory grounds this past Saturday and Sunday for The Growlers' fifth annual Beach Goth music festival. You’d think it was their first, though. Not to say the festival was bad, but the organization was definitely lackluster. This is probably because the lo...

‘The Magnificent Seven’ sticks to tradition

‘The Magnificent Seven’ sticks to tradition

Andrew Caraveo, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
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Want a formula for success? Take hollywood’s surging new star, surround him with mainstay veterans, and throw in a beloved western from the 60’s era of film to top it all off. The Magnificent Seven , directed by Antoine Fuqua who also directed films such as Training Day and Southpaw, is a remake o...

Han Solo: A scoundrel turned hero

Han Solo: A scoundrel turned hero

Pete Escobar, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
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Marvels Han Solo series has been an outstanding one so far. We’ve dug deeper into the iconic character we know and love from the original trilogy of Star Wars movies, and writer Marjorie Liu effectively implements his persona into the story. Issue #4 of the series picks up from the previous stand off...

Nintendo to announce new console: Nintendo NX

Nintendo to announce new console: Nintendo NX

Danny Celiz, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
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Nintendo is on the verge of announcing their newest console to the public, the “Nintendo NX.” However, this may be the company’s last stand in the home console market if previous sales are any indication. Nintendo’s current console in stores now is the “Nintendo Wii U” and according to IR ...

‘Luke Cage’ is the zenith of black heroism

‘Luke Cage’ is the zenith of black heroism

Noah Garcia and Diana Juarez
October 18, 2016
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Marvel Television and Netflix continue their coordinated effort of bringing comic books to life by releasing its third installment of the Marvel Knights Series: Luke Cage. Unlike with its two predecessors, Daredevil and Jessica Jones, this series takes place in Harlem, New York instead of the previou...

Tower of Terror closing down at Disney California Adventure

Tower of Terror closing down at Disney California Adventure

Rosangel Loza, Staff Writer
October 12, 2016
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California Adventures’ “The Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror” is scheduled to permanently close down Jan. 3, 2017 and is being replaced by “Guardians of the Galaxy- Mission: Breakout!” that opens later next year. When I first heard talk that the ride was going to be replaced, I was heartb...

The farmers market strikes back!

The farmers market strikes back!

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor
October 10, 2016
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After five years, the Uptown Whittier Street Fair has returned from its previous cancellation. The street fair came together in conjunction with the Whittier Uptown Association and production company NRD Productions. The Whittier Daily News quoted Tony Williams, vice president of the Uptown Association, saying th...

Sully Review: A relatively unknown true tale of humanity at its best.

Sully Review: A relatively unknown true tale of humanity at its best.

Andrew Caraveo, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
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The terror of losing both engines in an airplane before getting enough distance from one of the most densely populated areas in the world has to be one of the worst feelings one can feel. Now, think of the pressure you would face when you are the pilot of said airplane. That is the main focus to the C...

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