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MTV Reviving Spring Break

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


Filed under A&E

As 2019 approaches, MTV is planning to breathe life back into Spring Break. This new incarnation of the once popular program will take place and air March 19th through the 21st at the Grand Oasis Hotel in Cancún, Mexico. While the event will still have its common celebrity guests and music perfo...

Playlists That Will Put You in Study Mode

Playlists That Will Put You in Study Mode

Betsy Segura, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Midterms are finally over, but finals are slowly creeping in. While studying, restless students tend to pop in their earbuds to mute out inevitable distractions. 

Movie Review: Liz and the Blue Bird

Movie Review: Liz and the Blue Bird

Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Anime movies having theatrical releases in the US is becoming a more common occurrence in recent years. Following the massive success of Your Name in 2017 more movies are starting to release with the latest being Liz and the Blue Bird. Director Naoko Yamada and production studio Kyoto Animation created...

Muse Adds Pressure to Their New Song

Muse Adds Pressure to Their New Song

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director

September 28, 2018


Filed under A&E

The British rock band Muse has been releasing singles lately to build up hype for the upcoming album “Simulation Theory” that's set to release November 8th. The whole album is a cyberpunk retro theme. Using a lot of retro sounds to give that nostalgia effect. It’s working out for them too. When...

Desert Daze Music Festival Returns to California

Desert Daze Music Festival Returns to California

Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Amidst crackling static, cosmic bird calls and din of unfamiliar voices whispering in a strange tongue, a new transmission has been received from the source. With less than 7 weeks until festivities begin, Desert Daze 2018 announces new lineup additions, daily schedules and new program information wit...

Review: Angry Youtuber Emma Blackery uses Villains With Pop Music

Review: Angry Youtuber Emma Blackery uses Villains With Pop Music

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under A&E

Despite being in the music industry for a while Emma Blackery, age 26, is more known for her Youtube channel. The channel called Emma Blackery and has nearly over a million subscribers with around 260 videos. In one of her videos entitled I Haven’t Been Honest she described her upcoming album as being...

J Cole’s New Album “K.O.D.” Addresses This Generation’s Drug-Addled Capitalist Society

J Cole’s New Album “K.O.D.” Addresses This Generation’s Drug-Addled Capitalist Society

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Top Stories

This past Friday, J Cole dropped his fifth studio album "K.O.D." He posted on Twitter a couple days before K.O.D.'s release, stating the words behind the illusive album title's acronym. There are 3 meanings: Kill Our Demons, King Overdosed, and Kids on Drugs. It was no coincidence that Cole...

Sixth Annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest

Sixth Annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

April 28, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs & Upcoming Events

The sixth annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest will open to the public Friday, May 4 at the Clarke Estate from 3pm to 11pm. The free event highlights and hosts local and international artists. There will be all kinds of art ranging from film to live trompe l’oeil exhibitions. Artists from painters to...

Party People, Why Do We Party?

Party People, Why Do We Party?

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Why Do People Party? By: Cesar E. Gonzalez         In the Los Angeles area there are many ways to have fun, and for some, the nightlife on weekends means partying it up at their favorite music venue. People look forward to these types of events every weekend especially after a long week...

The Daily Brew Open Mic

The Daily Brew Open Mic

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

On the first Wednesday and third Friday of every month, a little coffee shop at the corner of Montebello and Whittier Boulevards hosts a showcase of local talent for its customers. The Daily Brew Coffee Bar in Montebello holds an “open mic,” a variety show where people perform music, poetry, and com...

iHeartMedia Files for Bankruptcy

iHeartMedia Files for Bankruptcy

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

In a press release issued the morning of March 15, iHeartMedia announced it is filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company is doing so in an effort to clear more than $10 billion of the debt it has accumulated over the last decade. iHeartMedia has been one of the more dominant audio companies in...

Coveted Award Goes to Metal Legends

Jaime Aparicio, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under A&E

The Polar Music Prize, which is known to be a coveted Swedish award, has been recently given to the famed metal band Metallica. The band, which was first formed back in 1981 by founding members Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield, has now been added to the short list of recipients of the Polar Music Prize. Other...

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