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Book Review: 13 Reasons Why

Book Review: 13 Reasons Why

Jocelyn Rivera, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2015


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Usually when someone passes away, their secrets leave with them. This isn't the case for Hannah Baker, the main character in 13 Reasons Why, by Jay Asher. The novel was published in 2007 by Razor Bill. This book was very hard to close once I opened it. I would be reading one page, but I would also b...

Review: Battlefield Hardline

Review: Battlefield Hardline

Bryam Becerril, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2015


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It has been over a month that Battlefield Hardline has been out and let me tell you, wow, what a thrill and exciting game it is. You never know what you might get yourself into when you enter a match. Either if it is a game of conquest, hotwire, blood money or Rescue, which is similar to search a...

Book Review: Prozac Nation

Book Review: Prozac Nation

Natalie Guevara

May 4, 2015


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"Sometimes it feels like we're all living in a Prozac nation. The United States of Depression.” Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel is a memoir about her road with depression. It took Wurtzel 8 years to write this book due to her depression. Her depression caused her to stop writing for a while.  People wonder why she called the book Pr...

Dying Light Videogame Review

Dying Light Videogame Review

Bryam Becerril, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2015


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At first, I was not interested in knowing what Dying Light was about. But as soon as I had seen the E3 gameplay demo, I was hooked. I was amazed at how the game turned out. I assumed it was going to be a horror type of game. It kind of is but that is not what Dying Light is intended to be. In Dyi...

Album Review: To Pimp A Butterfly

Album Review: To Pimp A Butterfly

Mahad Hangol, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2015


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What we have all been waiting for has arrived: To Pimp A Butterfly, by the king himself, Kendrick Lamar. To Pimp A Butterfly (TPAB) was initially set to release on iTunes, Playstore, and in stores on March 23rd, 2015. TPAB was Kendrick’s third studio album under his label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE). T...

AC Unity: Dead Kings Review

AC Unity: Dead Kings Review

Bryam Becerril, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2015


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Assassin's Creed Unity has released its first downloadable content, Dead Kings, free for everyone who owns the game. It was given free as an apology on behalf of Ubisoft, for all players who bought the game at launch reporting issues on how broken the game was. Dead Kings takes you from Paris to th...

Book Review: The Bell Jar

Book Review: The Bell Jar

Natalie Guevara, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2015


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"And It seem like I was trapped in a bell jar." Sylvia Plath was well-known for writing poems, but in 1963 she wrote her first and last book. An autobiography that was titled The Bell Jar discusses her journey with a mental illness. The main character, named Esther but whose experiences are base...

Logitech G502 review: The new star in the mouse game?

Logitech G502 review: The new star in the mouse game?

Till Kleinert, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2015


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Everyone who works with computers frequently, let it be for gaming or work purposes, needs good equipment for it. My old mouse stopped working properly after using it for a few weeks and several hours of excessive gaming. Of course, I did not expect too much from it since it was a cheap, $15 mouse. I...

Trivia Crack: #1 App in the App Store

Trivia Crack: #1 App in the App Store

Jonathan Osuna, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2015


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Do you have all the knowledge on history or enjoy answering questions about sports? Do you want to challenge your friends or other people all around the world? Well, then Trivia Crack is just the app for you. Trivia Crack is an international smash game that pits friend against friend or just agai...

My Top 5 Upcoming Videogames of 2015

My Top 5 Upcoming Videogames of 2015

Bryam Becerril, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2015


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From Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to Destiny, Far Cry 4, and Assassins Creed Unity, there were many top game titles released in the year of 2014. It is time to talk about the top games coming out in 2015. There is a huge list of games already in the line-up and ready to go. Here is my list of video ...

B4.DA.$$

B4.DA.$$

Jose Luis Colin, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2015


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You may have noticed Malia Obama's picture wearing a "Pro Era" shirt, and "Pro Era" is also the label of Mr. Badass. Joey Bada$$ spells his name with dollar signs however Lion Tales will refer to him as Mr. B. Mr. B is a 19 year old rapper from Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Badass has put out a couple...

Movie Review: Annie

Movie Review: Annie

Gaby Hernandez and Jocelyn Rivera

January 13, 2015


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Quvenzhane Wallis was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, and although she didn't win, "Annie" was definitely a hit in theaters. On Dec. 19th, 2014, a musical comedy "Annie" came out in theaters. "Annie" was directed by Will Gluck and starred many famous celebrities such as Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz,...

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