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Overwatch World Cup Storms Los Angeles

The stage and lights will change based on who is playing and the state of the game.

Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2018

Blizzard Entertainment’s newest video game title Overwatch is the company’s first dive into the first-person shooter genre. The game’s fast pace, variety of skill sets, and large skill gap allow for the best players shine. This made the game very popular to esports players and tournaments w...

World Cup: Neymar inspires Brazil as Belgium comeback

Neymar Jr. dazzled on the pitch but annoyed many during his sideline antics of exaggeration. Photo credit: Getty Images.

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

July 2, 2018

Brazil (La Selecao) were comfortable winners in Samara as Mexico’s (El Tri) journey ends after a 2-0 loss. Belgium (Red Devils) also advanced to the quarter-finals after a 3-2 victory over Japan (Blue Samurai). The Belgians will face La Selecao next after coming back from 2-0 down to shatter Blue Samurai...

World Cup: Group F drama, Brazil and Switzerland discover opponents

In Kazan, Ju Sejong of South Korea (red) celebrates the win which sent Germany packing. The German loss also meant Mexico were given a life-line despite losing to Sweden in Ekaterinburg. Photo credit: Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 27, 2018

Group F was settled Wednesday with Sweden and Mexico (El Tri) advancing to the World Cup’s Round of 16. Defending champions Germany were eliminated in group stages after losing 2-0 to South Korea. The Asians defeat of the Germans lifted Mexico to second place despite losing 3-0 to Sweden in Ekaterinburg. In...

Groups D and E Intensify the World Cup

Philippe Coutinho celebrates after scoring his second goal of the tournament, giving Brazil a last-minute victory over Costa Rica. Photo credit: theguardian.com

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 22, 2018

Friday morning, Brazil (1-1-0) needed 91 minutes to score against Costa Rica (0-0-2) in St. Petersburg. The Brazilians  hit the back of the net twice in stoppage time and won 2-0. With the result, Brazil (La Selecao) now leads Group E through goal difference. It began to alleviate concerns after...

Brazilian Judge Approves Gay Conversion Therapy

Photo courtesy of pridelife.com

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

September 25, 2017

In a ruling a Brazilian judge approved gay conversion therapy which has sparked outrage and fear around the world. Last week, Waldemar de Carvalho, a federal judge in the capital of Brasília, overturned a 1999 decision by the Federal Council of Psychology that banned psychologists from offering cures...

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