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Tyler, the Creator blossoms in new album “Flower Boy”

Kavin Kumaravel and Anika Garg

October 26, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Laced with lush, Steve Lacy-produced beats, clever wordplay, references to closet homosexuality and his signature eccentricity, Tyler, the Creator’s new album “Flower Boy” is a pleasant surprise. The opening track of the album, “Foreword,” asks the listener many questions that the rest ...

Bladerunner 2049 is a lackluster ‘replicant’ of the original film

Bladerunner 2049 is a lackluster ‘replicant’ of the original film

Kavin Kumaravel and Anika Garg

October 26, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Celebrated director Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049” paints a stunning visual masterpiece, but lacks the thematic mastery of its predecessor. The film opens in a gloomy future, where waste and toxicity have contaminated all land south of LA. The dystopia is set 35 years after the original ...

Tribune reporters taste some local insta-worthy delicacies

Tribune reporters taste some local insta-worthy delicacies

Pranav Chillappagari and Sheyda Ladjevardi, Staff Writers

October 13, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Food can be interpreted as a piece of art that should be shared, and what better way than through photography. So get your phones ready for some insta-worthy local eats! TOUS LES JOURS BAKERY & CAFE 7151 Amador Plaza Rd, Dublin, CA 94568 Tous Les Jours is a self-serve...

American Horror Story tackles political polorization

Vikram Balasubramanian & Skyler Spears, Satire Editor & Photography Editor

October 13, 2017


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“American Horror Story” ( “AHS”) lives up to its name in season seven, masterfully combining “American” and “Horror Story.” The unique American political world has created a set of circumstances that director Ryan Murphy has expertly capitalized on, creating a striking, visceral and thrill...

Don’t be A-freud of loving Daniel Ceasar’s “Freudian”

Eric Chang, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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22-year-old hip-hop artist Daniel Caesar reaches new heights in his new album “Freudian,” released on Aug. 25. The debut artist explores the depths of love, highlighting both the romance as well as the setbacks in relationships. Caesar breaks out of his shell from his first album, “Pilgrim’s...

Let’s stop clowning around: “It” is not a proper horror movie

Let’s stop clowning around: “It” is not a proper horror movie

Elisa Fang, Managing Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase

Following the release of horror movie after horror movie, Director Andrés Muschietti’s rendition of “It” clinches the end of summer releases, as the friendly character of Pennywise the Dancing Clown graces the big screen. The story was written in 1986 by the infamous horror writer Stephen King, ...

Creepy, curious and cultivating: the world of Buzzfeed Unsolved

Skyler Spears and Katie Williams

September 28, 2017


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The hit show “Buzzfeed Unsolved” has recently become Buzzfeed Blue’s most popular segment, drawing in viewers all over the world. Hosts Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej narrate short unsolved crimes or haunted spots for viewers. There are three seasons, each with a slightly different theme. The first and ...

Dougherty’s musicians shine and display mastery in their final concert of the year

Arul Kirubakaran, Maitri Parikh, and Natalie Rubio-Licht

May 30, 2017


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The musicians of Dougherty Valley High School concluded the musical year with the strongest, most energetic, and soulful and passionate performances of the year, from the dramatic intensity of Treble Clef’s performance of “Dies Irae” to the energy and rhythm of Jazz Band’s “Little Big Gumbo”....

Adolescent Albums capture coming-of-age struggles

Adolescent Albums capture coming-of-age struggles

Taylor Atienza, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews

The first thing that may come to your mind when you hear “coming of age” is an eye-roll-inducing spate of trite life lessons, but it’s not my intention to present such sentiments. Indeed, while music that reflects this theme may seem as though it would lend itself to cheesy, saccharine melodies ...

“Everybody” hates Logic’s new album

“Everybody” hates Logic’s new album

Kavin Kumaravel and Arul Kirubakaran

May 30, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Logic finds himself acting as a repetitive and incoherent pseudo-intellectual who raps about the problems of his biraciality while also falling prey to a victim complex and faux existentialism, finding amateurism where other rappers would find maturity and development in their careers. The horror...

Dougherty’s musicians gear up for the final concert of the year

Natalie Rubio-Licht and Maitri Parikh

May 19, 2017


Filed under A&E

The final concert for instrumental music and choir is right around the corner, and the music program is prepared to display their best sounds yet for the audience. Although their repertoire isn’t completely established, each choir has a wide array of pieces prepared that exhibit their vast improve...

13 reasons why you should watch Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why”

13 reasons why you should watch Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why”

Pranav Chillappagari, Amanda Lin, and Anika Garg

May 19, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase

(CAUTION: SPOILER ALERT!) “See, the truth isn’t always the most exciting version of things, or the best or the worst. It’s somewhere in between. But it deserves to be heard and remembered” (Asher). In Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why”, protagonist Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) sets out to tel...

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