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There are great expectations for ‘Rogue One’

There are great expectations for ‘Rogue One’

Cameron Harris, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
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As December rolls around again, trees become bare, wind turns icy, and of course, another Star Wars movie is to be released tonight. After last year’s success of “The Force Awakens,” “Rogue One” has high expectations from both critics and the general public. There have already been varying... Read more »

‘Fantastic Beasts’ is a success

‘Fantastic Beasts’ is a success

Jenna Lyons, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
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For wizards and muggles alike, the waiting is over.  “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is here, and it does not disappoint. The highly anticipated spin-off of the Harry Potter series, starring Eddie Redmayne, premiered on Nov. 18.  Set in 1920s New York City, it follows... Read more »

‘Moana’ makes waves

Jenna Baner, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
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Say “talofa” to more cultural representation in Disney! Finally. That’s ‘hello’ in Samoan, the primary language spoken in Polynesia, where the story of  “Moana” takes place.  From the mystic island of Motunui emerges Disney’s newest princes, or more accurately, tribe chief, Mo... Read more »

Cal High’s Mission Improvable

Cal High’s Mission Improvable

Cherry Tam, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
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Mission Improvable, Cal High’s improv team, has been gaining popularity this year.  This isn’t a surprise since they’re absolutely hilarious and they  use their incredible energy to own the stage every time. “Improv getting big had a lot to do with the team being more of a family,”... Read more »

Dressing Cozy

Dressing Cozy

Lauren Cambra, Fashion Columnist
December 20, 2016
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As winter approaches, boots, sweaters, and rain jackets are being dug out of closets.  Many can agree winter trends are an all-time favorite. The rainy seasons gives girls and guys excuses to dress fancy, yet casual.  For girls, many old trends are coming back into style. Jean jackets... Read more »

The Weeknd’s latest creation

Summer Reich, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
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R&B singer The Weeknd is back with his new album, “Starboy,” which has given him an even better identity. With featured artists like Future and Kendrick Lamar, fans are eager for what is next for this Toronto performer. After earning more than 10 hits in just two years, The Weeknd’s “Starboy”... Read more »

#RipVine shakes the nation with its demise

Joshua Kyser, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
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Twitter announced on Oct. 27 its decision to discontinue Vine just a little more than four years after buying it.  Vine, like many of our favorite apps, became a big part of teens’ lives very fast. Although, it came to an end just as quickly. While Vine has not shut down just yet, the announcement... Read more »

‘Simpsons’ renewed for 30th season

Julia Tjan, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
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As Homer would say, “WOO HOO!”  Fox has just renewed “The Simpsons” for a record breaking 29th and 30th seasons, further establishing itself as the longest-running scripted TV show in American television as it is guaranteed to run through 2019 to celebrate its 30th season. According... Read more »

Legendary band Metallica returns

Legendary band Metallica returns

Anna Cooper, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
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Heavy metal band “Metallica” is set to release their new album titled “Hardwired... To Self-Destruct” on Nov. 18.  This will be their first album in eight years. Metalheads are waiting to see how the past gods of metal will revamp their name. With Jason Hetfield on vocals and rhythm... Read more »

Solange Knowles’s ‘A Seat at the Table’ is a success

Solange Knowles’s ‘A Seat at the Table’ is a success

Josh Kyser, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
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Solange Knowles released her third studio album, “A Seat at the Table,” in late September, and it was no let down.  The long anticipated album starts off on a somber note with the song “Rise”  and continues on in the same tone with tracks, “Weary” and “Interlude: The Glory is in You... Read more »

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