ALS: The Silent Killer

Natalie Taylor, Writer

May 18, 2018

Most may be unaware of this, but May is national ALS awareness month. ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a neurological disease in which a person’s motor neurons begin to die, thus, resulting in difficulty walking, talking, eating and eventually breathing. ...

Save Net Neutrality, For Freedom and The Memes

Alexis Rodriguez, Writer

May 16, 2018

The fight for net neutrality was lost on December 14 of last year. However, almost half a year later, nothing major has happened yet – despite FCC chairman Ajit Pai officially beginning to roll back 2015’s Title II Net Neutrality order after the FCC commission decided that an equal and fair internet...

Kanye’s New Song: Gibberish Bait or Enticing Something More?

Aaron Cubillos, Writer

May 13, 2018

Kanye’s long awaited new single, “Lift Yourself” was finally released on April 30. But it wasn't what any of us thought it would be. This new song seems to be more of joke than anything. If you've been lucky enough to have not heard it yet, I'll break it down for you – not that there's much t...

“The Kite Runner” Review

Nena Roland, Writer

May 13, 2018

In the past, when I’ve been assigned a book to read in my English classes, nine times out of of ten, I don’t read the book. They’ve either been boring, not something I’m interested in, or I just can’t find the time to sit down and actually read. Many students can agree that we rely heavily ...

Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery

Caroline Aguilar, Writer

May 10, 2018

According to Hotline Statistics, in 2017, there were 8,524 human trafficking cases. Men, women, and even children are put to work for traffickers to earn money off of them. This is modern day slavery. Human traffickers make $99 billion on commercial sex and $34 billion in construction, manufacturi...

14 Years in the “Incredible” Making

Alyssa Johnson, Writer

May 10, 2018

Kids have been waiting 14 years to see the continuation of “The Incredibles” franchise, and it is finally almost here. With its release date in early June, the excitement is increasing quickly. The movie features Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) as a stay-at-home dad who takes care of Jack-Jack while He...

What’s Your Sign?

Caroline Aguilar, Writer

May 10, 2018

I bet the last time you checked your horoscope you agreed with what you read, right? Horoscopes are based upon the time you were born, your birth date, and the location of where you were born. But the question is: How exactly are astrologists able to provide an accurate horoscope for us though? “Ancient...

Fortnite Battle Royale: Game Review

Rosalinda Valenzuela, Writer

May 10, 2018

Fortnite Battle Royale is a video game for all ages and genders to enjoy and play. The famous video game was released on September 26, 2017. The whole concept of this game is that there are around 90 players in each match, and the objective is to be the last one or group standing.   Since the release...

The Proof is in The Pudding

Alexis Rodriguez, Writer

May 10, 2018

For the past 50 years, Bill Cosby was considered an icon to thousands, if not millions, of people who watched him go from a stand up comedian to television superstar. However, for the past 50 years as well, Bill Cosby was raping and sexually assaulting dozens of women. Bill Cosby first came in th...

“Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone” Review

Laith Annab

May 10, 2018

“Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone” is the first book in the series of seven in the Harry Potter wizarding world. The book starts off slow and has some exposition on the main character Harry, as it sets up many plot threads that will be explored further. The plot is mainly Harry and friends survivi...

“Infinity War” Review

Khivani Young, Writer

May 10, 2018

Marvel’s "Avengers: Infinity War" (more commonly known as just "Infinity War") is a cinematic masterpiece spanning a decade and 18 films. It absolutely tore apart the emotions of fans and left them crying or fuming in anger (or both) on their way out of the theater – myself included. "Infinity ...

Catch Up on the Marvel Universe before Infinity War

Khivani Young, Writer

May 4, 2018

On April 27, the last ten years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) came to a close in what has said to be “the most ambitious crossover.” Most of the Marvel heroes, not counting Hawkeye, that has ever had the pleasure to grace our world’s screens will appear in the Marvel studios productio...

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