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“Bohemian Rhapsody” biopic bores with generic plotlines and bland storytelling

“Bohemian Rhapsody” biopic bores with generic plotlines and bland storytelling

Taylor Atienza, Kavin Kumaravel, and Megan Tsang

December 13, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Despite offering some compelling moments from the life of Freddie Mercury and Queen, “Bohemian Rhapsody” ultimately feels overwhelmingly cliché and dull in its retelling of the history of the iconic rock band. The Queen biopic features Rami Malek as lead vocalist Freddie Mercury. Malek is accompa...

5 Artists You Should Know: Alternative rock edition

5 Artists You Should Know: Alternative rock edition

Harshita Neralla, Social Media Manager

December 9, 2018


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1) Paradise Fears Wendy Day // Wikimedia Commons Shelving this band in one genre seems difficult; their eccentric discography follows a myriad of genres like rock, pop, folk and even at times jazz. However, their debut album, “Yours Truly,” unquestionably falls into the alternative rock genre....

“Beautiful Boy” bares the brutal truth behind battling drug addiction

“Beautiful Boy” bares the brutal truth behind battling drug addiction

Sheyda Ladjevardi, Assistant Photography Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Indie director Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” is a tear-jerking drama with soft and uncomfortable moments, varyingly presented in a disjointed and artistic manner. Based on a true story, the film follows the childhood and early adulthood of Nic Sheff, portrayed by Timothée Chalamet,...

Jot down this Japanese stationery

Jot down this Japanese stationery

Caroline Lobel and Claire Zhang

November 16, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

There’s a large variety of pens, highlighters and other supplies that are made in Japan that meet the needs of students, but many are unaware that they can purchase these goods for themselves. Japanese stationery is one of the more popular trends of the Asian culture boom as it becomes more accessi...

Don’t gloss over Glossier products

Don’t gloss over Glossier products

Sheyda Ladjevardi, Assistant Photography Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Meet Glossier, a skincare and makeup brand that encourages people to get comfortable in their own skin. With a wide array of skincare products that aim to achieve hydrated and glowy skin, the brand endorses the prioritization of skincare vs. makeup. While controversy lies in the amount of coverage given...

5 Artists You Should Know: Pop punk edition

5 Artists You Should Know: Pop punk edition

Harshita Neralla, Social Media Manager

November 14, 2018


Filed under 5 Artists You Should Know, A&E

Bands like Green Day, Blink-182, All Time Low, and Panic! At The Disco have set the scene for most pop-punk bands, but between their award-winning albums and endless careers, other immensely talented artists are swept underneath the mat quickly. In fact, here are a few pop-punk artists that you may h...

The dying entertainment of reality TV

The dying entertainment of reality TV

Pranav Chillappagari, Public Relations Manager

November 11, 2018


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Reality television is losing originality, and it’s suffering as a result. Everything has seemingly been done or the ideas aren’t entertaining enough to maintain viewership. While we see many reality TV stars like Snooki (who now refers to herself as Nicole Polizzi) and Omarosa Manigault divorce t...

Artists of DV: Vineep Brar

Artists of DV: Vineep Brar

Anika Garg, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under A&E, Artists of DV, People

Senior Vineep Brar is a self-taught cartoonist who has overcome adversity while developing his unique style. Brar has been part of the DV art program for several years now. He is currently in AP Studio Art, having completed Art 2 and Art 3 at DV as well. “[The art program is] a really great ...

DVHS music department strikes a good note to start its season

Sraavya Sambara and Claire Zhang

November 1, 2018


Filed under A&E, On-Campus Art

The Dougherty Valley music department put on an energetic, interactive fall concert on Oct. 3-4 to showcase its collective talent and offer a glimpse into its plans for the rest of the music season. The concert exhibited a variety of different musical styles to engage the audience, from the melodiou...

Choose your own horror story!

Choose your own horror story!

Elisa Fang, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2018


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Perk up with these quirky podcasts

Perk up with these quirky podcasts

Oce Bohra, Copy Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase

In ninth grade, I (along with a few hundred other students) sat down for a dozen hours to listen to “Serial,” a podcast that explored whether Adnan Syed, a teenager in Baltimore, was wrongfully convicted for murdering his ex-girlfriend. While I’ve done my best to block out all and any memories ...

5 Artists You Should Know: K-pop edition

5 Artists You Should Know: K-pop edition

Sarah Kim, Claire Zhang, and Harshita Neralla

October 26, 2018


Filed under 5 Artists You Should Know, A&E

The hallyu wave is irrefutably here, and so are we for every minute of it. BTS’ latest appearances on American national television, the sold out venues of Monsta X’s seven-day US tour, and the Blackpink single “DDU-DU DDU-DU”’ s place in the Billboard’s Hot 100 are only a few of the more ...

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