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Thrilling Highlights: 2019’s Halloween Horror Nights

Outside of the maze

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

September 14, 2019

Universal Studios kicked off its scare season on Friday, officially opening the gates to Halloween Horror Nights. The chilling event will be opened on select nights until November 3. Attendees will have a variety of cult and classic horror experiences to choose from. This year the park has a full...

A Ticket to Scare: Behind the Scenes of Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights with Creative Director John Murdy

Creative Director John Murdy makes a pit stop behind the desk of Janine Melnitz, a fictional character from the movie “Ghostbusters.” The maze will be one of ten featured during Universal Studio’s Halloween Horror Nights.

Megan De Lara, Reporter

September 10, 2019

It’s September and the HorrorDay season is upon us! That means the return of Universal Studio’s Halloween Horror Nights is near. The event happens annually and features hair-raising mazes that are a must for lovers of all things spooky. Last week, Creative Director John Murdy took us behind the...

2019 Academy Awards Recap

With the Academy originally wanting to hand out a few awards during commercial breaks, they were swayed to include all categories on live television. The inclusion of all awards given in the ceremony properly gives credit to all responsible for their movie making.

Jaime Aparicio, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 25, 2019

The 2019 Academy Awards caught a little bit of controversy heading into the week of live taping. Many on social media were wondering if the Academy would reverse their decision to award technical awards during commercial breaks. After the Academy’s original decision spread like wildfire on the Internet,...

Incredibles 2 Review

Photo Courtesy Pixar

Luis Gutierrez, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018

Incredibles 2 was a work of art, plain and simple. This movie was great from start to finish, there was never a dull moment. If you even dared to look at your phone or blink you’d miss an amazing moment. This movie was 10+ years in the making, the first one came out way back in 2004! It was needle...

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

From comedic skits to an Oscar for best screenplay. Jordan Peele has come a long way since his days on Mad TV.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2018

The 90th Academy Awards took place Sunday, March 4 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. “The Shape of Water” was the stand-out film, but empowering speeches and musical performances capped the exciting night. This year’s Academy Awards was a bit different from those in the past. There were ...

A Night at The Comedy Store

A Night at The Comedy Store

Michael Khuraibet, Reporter

February 14, 2018

At 8433 West Sunset Boulevard, on the world-famous Sunset Strip in the city of West Hollywood, California, lies hallowed ground in the world of stand-up comedy. There, you’ll find The Comedy Store, where since its founding 1972, has been a staple for anyone who follows the comedy circuit. What sta...

Los Angeles Dodgers are Heading to the World Series

Dozens of LA Dodger

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2017

What a time for Los Angeles Dodgers’ fans! After dominating their way through the National League, the Dodgers are heading to the World Series for the first time since 1988!   The Boys in Blue clinched their World Series ticket on the road Thursday night as they defeated the defending champions,...

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Rings in Trump Era

Season seven of 'American Horror Story' looks to be covering a wide-range of topics; from cults, to clowns, to Trump.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2017

American Horror Story: Cult made its premiere on Tuesday, September 5, just in time to keep viewers spooked all Fall. The first episode used the 2016 election to set up the events for the seventh season of the award-winning show. The first episode, titled “Election Night,” kicks off with Donald T...

Game of Thrones Season 7 Comes to an End; Are You Caught Up?

Daenerys Targaryen (played by Emilia Clarke) and Jon Snow (Kit Harington) finally share the screen together in season 7 of HBO's hit show.

Estephany Rodriguez, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

What a breathtaking 7 season finale of Game of Thrones! If you have not watched it...what are you waiting for!? I won't spoil the ending of the season for those who have not watched it yet. I do want to share with all the new viewers, who have yet to even start the show for the very first time, that...

Killing a Whitewasher : Ghost in the shell

Killing a Whitewasher : Ghost in the shell

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2017

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...

OHM Nightclub

OHM Nightclub

Destiny Lopez, Staff Writer

November 5, 2015

On the night of Halloween, Club OHM was open and they had offered a spooky night full of music and dancing. Some people may know this club by its old name, The Highlands. For those that have never heard about this particular nightclub, it is for ages 18 and up. The club also goes by Club DV8 and is...

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