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Death Wish: Movie Review

Death Wish: Movie Review

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Eli Roth is not a director known for complexity and depth. With films such as Hostel and Cabin Fever, Roth built a reputation as a horror movie director. I actually didn't know he directed the remake of the 1974 Charles Bronson film, Death Wish. With it, however, I think Roth broke out of his c...

“Doctor Rules Menstrual Cramps as Painful as Heart Attacks”: Well DUH!

“Doctor Rules Menstrual Cramps as Painful as Heart Attacks”: Well DUH!

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion, People Speak

A professor of reproductive health at University College London and doctor, John Guillebaud, stated that patients have described cramping pain, also known as Dysmenorrhea, as 'almost as bad as having a heart attack.' Yes, folks. Something that women have known since the beginning of time itself...

“You Gotta Take This Class”: History of Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture

“You Gotta Take This Class”: History of Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, Opinion, People Speak, Top Stories

Looking to fulfill your arts requirement in your general education while learning about the kind music you listen to on a daily basis? This is the class for you. With Rap music and Hip Hop Culture being so prominent in today's society, especially with the millineal generation, its only right that...

Stop Comparing Your Life To Others

Jose Ahumada, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We’ve all been there at one point in our life. We compare our lives to other people based on their success or where they’re at in life. Sometimes even compare ourselves to people thinking we’re better than them. This is a not a good mindset to have in life. Not comparing yourself to others is easier sa...

Self Love vs. Narcissism

Self Love vs. Narcissism

Autumn Lewis

November 22, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion, People Speak

In the "Millennials" generation, concepts that are often misinterpreted and misunderstood are self-love and narcissism. And yes, they are both seen as concepts where you are "in love" with yourself. However, self love and narcissism are two totally different states of being. Narcissism is so common...

Give Stop Motion Animation More Attention

Give Stop Motion Animation More Attention

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Animated films get the short end of the stick in recent years. Most critics and moviegoers feel it’s only for kids or ignore the value it has as a piece of art. The past few years have seen a gradual shift in the general public giving animation more attention and respect. This is probably due in p...

Actress Gabrielle Union Rants About Sexual Reciprocation On Twitter

Actress Gabrielle Union Rants About Sexual Reciprocation On Twitter

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion, People Speak, Top Stories

"Being Mary Jane" star Gabrielle Union received varied responses to her comments in her interview on the "Sway In The Morning" radio show last week and took to Twitter to defend and clarify them. In the interview (video featured above), Union took to explaining that equality is not just for in front...

It’s All About Experience

It’s All About Experience

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This phrase tends to be used as a rebuttal when debating whether if people should date someone older than themselves and to some extent it’s true. Age isn’t necessarily a problem for everyone, as long as everyone in the relationship is consenting and of legal age, but issues can come later on....

“I Have Had 8 or 9 Miscarriages” Says Actress Gabrielle Union

“I Have Had 8 or 9 Miscarriages” Says Actress Gabrielle Union

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, Magazine, Opinion, Top Stories

The "Being Mary Jane" star opens up about her life in her upcoming book titled "We're Going To Need More Wine." In the book, Gabrielle Union talks race, sexual assault, family, and fertility complications with her husband and basketball star Dwayne Wade. "I have had eight or nine miscarriages....

Eminem Slams President Trump in 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher Freestyle

Eminem Slams President Trump in 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher Freestyle
https://youtu.be/LunHybOKIjU

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, News, Opinion, Top Stories

In his freestyle entitled "The Storm," Detroit rapper Eminem did not hold back his feelings for our current president in office, Donald Trump. The pre-recorded freestyle was delivered in a Detroit parking structure where Eminem stood with several men in black hoodies in the background. In the cypher,...

The Issue with the Friend Zone Mentality

The Issue with the Friend Zone Mentality

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

"Friend Zone" is a phrase that is fairly new to the world first appearing in a Friends episode from the 90s. Despite its recent origins, the expression is fairly well-known and has inspired videos and memes revolving around the topic. The issue with the word is that it is often used as a way to shame...

What is Amber Rose’s Slut Walk For?

What is Amber Rose’s Slut Walk For?

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, Opinion, Top Stories

Celebrity Amber Rose held her second annual SlutWalk Sunday, October 1st at 11: oo A.M. in Downtown Los Angeles, Pershing Square, with over 15,000 registered participants. But what exactly is the "SlutWalk" and what is it for? The Amber Rose SlutWalk is an event started to "take the power away f...

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