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Timberlake kindles a new spirit in album “Man of the Woods”

Eric Chang, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


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With the release of “Man of the Woods” on Feb. 2, Justin Timberlake brings his music back to his origins, surprising his fans and critics with an unfamiliar combination of country and pop and moving away from his usual style. While feelings about the album have been mixed, Timberlake successfully ...

It’s game over for “Ready Player One”

Sasha Hassan, Co-News Editor

March 30, 2018


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After the release of the CGI-heavy trailer, dedicated fans have been practically salivating for the movie adaptation of “Ready Player One,” directed by Steven Spielberg and set to hit screens on March 30. Critics from the Boston Globe to Entertainment Weekly praised the book and marked it as...

“End of the F***ing World” pierces the mind of a teenager

Vikram Balasubramanian and Skyler Spears

March 30, 2018


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The eight-part series based on the graphic novel by Charles S. Forman, “End of the F***ing World,” is a dark comedy and a perfect netflix binge. It’s a romance story for the twenty-first century: a classic boy-meets-girl. But this boy is a self-diagnosed psychopath, and he’s looking for his first...

D.V. Rapper Jonan: The barzbarian isn’t afraid to face the music

March 8, 2018


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“If it wasn’t for music, I probably wouldn’t even be here today.” To Jonan Harris-Beck, better known as JonanTheBarzbarian on the online audio-sharing platform SoundCloud, music is everything. In the eyes of many his music may sound like mainstream bubblegum rap. In reality, the high school junior’s songs reflect personal experiences and social themes much different from, and mature than, the standard. Many of his ideas come from the personal conflicts he faced in his ...

DV’s Drama Program provides a slick version of the classic “Grease”

Elisa Fang and Pranav Chillappagari

March 8, 2018


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An excited chatter filled the space in anticipation, and lively discussions of the cast, people’s love for “Grease” and the homework to procrastinate on could be heard before the lights went dim. We went opening night, Feb. 1, and it was packed as was expected with the amount of publicity this musical received. The Saturday show featured a sold-out auditorium; extra chairs were needed to seat the audience. “Grease” was chosen ...

“The Disaster Artist” charms with Cult classic depiction

Sasha Hassan and Taylor Atienza

January 27, 2018


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The Golden Globe nominated film “The Disaster Artist” shines with thematic brilliance, vibrant characters and a plot riddled with charming idiosyncrasies that explores the story behind “The Room,” known as one of the worst movies of all time. “The Disaster Artist” follows the relationship between Tommy...

“The Last Jedi” leaves a lasting impression on its audiences

Brandon Shi, Megan Tsang, and Anika Garg

January 27, 2018


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With its grounded morality and climactic action, director Rian Johnson’s take on the Star Wars franchise in “The Last Jedi” is a daring break from the past. Against the backdrop of the continued struggle between the Resistance and the tyrannical First Order, new faces and conflicts emerge. Rey (Daisy Ridley) attempts to find her past, pulled between Luke (Mark Hamill) and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), who are both trying to overcome their ow...

Grammy Predictions

January 25, 2018


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“Grease:” A preview of Dougherty’s 2018 drama musical

“Grease:” A preview of Dougherty’s 2018 drama musical

Amanda Su and Elisa Fang

January 20, 2018


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The Dougherty Valley’s Drama Program will put on the highly anticipated musical classic “Grease” from Feb. 1-4, bringing to the stage new faces playing characters not often seen on Dougherty’s campus. “'Grease' is a musical that’s been around since the seventies — it takes place in the...

‘Face It’ art gallery is more than meets the eye

Elaine Park, Arts & Graphics Editor

December 1, 2017


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The SRVUSD “Face It” student art gallery gave students the chance to showcase their art to the community. Students used their art to display the different viewpoints they have on the hardships they’ve faced. The works range from self portraits to impressionist pieces on mediums stretching from...

Bay Area Presents ‘Harmony’: A Boundary-Breaking Comic Book

December 1, 2017


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Tracy’s Annual Become One Voice Comic Show brought more than just fun costumes and cool gadgets; there, Harmony was introduced — a new comic book featuring a deaf heroine. For many, thinking of comic books conjures up images of badass superheroes, aliens, mutants and more. While these are all f...

Julien Baker shines EVEN when she has to ‘Turn Out the Lights’

Daniel Shen, Opinions Copy Editor

December 1, 2017


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Few people in this world can, through music, examine their emotions and express them better than Julien Baker. With her second studio album, “Turn Out the Lights,” the Tennessee songwriter has clearly distinguished herself among other artists on the subject of depression, one of the most diff...

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