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Art Exhibit: AP Studio Art students show off their portfolios

Art Exhibit: AP Studio Art students show off their portfolios

While most students will be shading inside a scantron bubble for their AP exams, AP Studio Art students will be coloring outside the lines to display their artistic ability.
By Vannesa Machado, Staff WriterPublished May 20, 2022
While most students will be shading inside a scantron bubble for their AP exams, AP Studio Art students will be coloring outside the lines to display their artistic ability.
New playlist for the month of May.

PLAYLIST | MAIA FEELS

Amidst the warmer temps and blooming flowers, May is around the corner meaning the start of the fresh beginnings of summer.
By Isabela Diaz, Entertainment EditorPublished May 2, 2022

Named after the Greek goddess Maia, May is a month worth celebrating as the sun shines every single day and the flowers bloom without care. With a ton of celebrations around the corner such as Cinco...

NCT Dreams title song from the album has nearly seventy million  views on Youtube.

Latest album “Glitch Mode” by K-pop group NCT Dream is a catchy sophomore showing

The popular boy band breaks records with over two million pre-orders sold.
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff WriterPublished April 23, 2022
The popular boy band breaks records with over two million pre-orders sold.
THE GRAMMY! One of the highest honors any musician can receive.

The 2022 Grammys: continuing its tradition of giving awards to the wrong artists

Following accusations of rigging, bias and racism in 2021, The 2022 Grammys saw the introduction of a number of new changes. Was it enough?
By Kimberly Luna, Staff WriterPublished April 20, 2022
Following accusations of rigging, bias and racism in 2021, The 2022 Grammys saw the introduction of a number of new changes. Was it enough?
While critics and fans praised Zendaya once again for her acting in the second season, reviews on the show were less consistent.

REVIEW | “Euphoria season two falls flat in the end

While the show still has its moments, it doesn’t reach nearly the same highs as the first season because of new elements that feel unfinished and unnecessary.
By Gabriel Castillo, Staff WriterPublished April 9, 2022
While the show still has its moments, it doesn’t reach nearly the same highs as the first season because of new elements that feel unfinished and unnecessary.

PRO | CON: Will Smith’s slap. Was it justified?

Hollywood icon, Will Smith, made history with his first Oscar win, but will his success be overshadowed by the altercation that took place between Chris Rock and himself moments earlier?
By Julianna Macfarlane and Mereline PerezPublished April 4, 2022
Hollywood icon, Will Smith, made history with his first Oscar win, but will his success be overshadowed by the altercation that took place between Chris Rock and himself moments earlier?
Chicken strips, red & green bell peppers, onions and avocado served with corn tortillas.

THE MUNCHIES | The Grain Cafe review

Changing your perception of vegan food! Try The Grain Cafe for yourself, located on 14440 Gilmore St, Van Nuys, CA.
By Vannesa Machado, Staff WriterPublished March 25, 2022
Changing your perception of vegan food! Try The Grain Cafe for yourself, located on 14440 Gilmore St, Van Nuys, CA.
Theres a message for everyone in Butters Final Meal

There’s a message for everyone in “Butter’s Final Meal”

Executive Producer Julie Bram shares why she wanted to be part of the long journey to get the film to screens.
By Nathan Han, Online Editor-in-ChiefPublished March 3, 2022
Executive Producer Julie Bram shares why she wanted to be part of the long journey to get the film to screens.
Smiling Friends is a breath of fresh air for animated sitcoms.

REVIEW | “Smiling Friends” is sure to make you smile

Youtubers Psychicpebbles and Michael Cusack’s show is a brilliant ode to internet animation and one of the funniest cartoons that’s come out in a while.
By Gabriel Castillo, Staff WriterPublished March 2, 2022
Youtubers Psychicpebbles and Michael Cusack’s show is a brilliant ode to internet animation and one of the funniest cartoons that’s come out in a while.
Films that Hollywood has delivered to honor the deep struggles African Americans have endured.

Celebrating Black History Month through film

A collection of documentaries, dramas and thrillers to give you new perspectives and credible depictions of Black lives and events.
By Jaden Hantman, Staff WriterPublished February 25, 2022
A collection of documentaries, dramas and thrillers to give you new perspectives and credible depictions of Black lives and events.

PLAYLIST | Un Suave Amor

El amor es un sentimiento fenomenal, and we’re lucky to understand it in more than one language.
By Andrea Parada, Podcast StaffPublished February 18, 2022
We bring you the best of small spanish-speaking artists from all over the globe.
Fall in love with some unconventional films this Valentine’s Day

Fall in love with some unconventional films this Valentine’s Day

Here are 10 movies that defy the conventional drama and cliché endings of love stories.
By Jaden Hantman, Staff WriterPublished February 13, 2022
Here are 10 movies that defy the conventional drama and cliché endings of love stories.
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