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Dayglow glows in his recent album Fuzzybrain

Dayglow glows in his recent album Fuzzybrain

Megan Dhillon and Amrita Himmatraopet

December 29, 2019

Sloan Struble, better known as Dayglow, released his album “Fuzzybrain”on Sept. 28, 2018, blending indie rock with nostalgic undertones and creating a pleasing retro aesthetic.  He then revisited his debut album and added two new singles, “Nicknames” and “Listerine” on Nov. 14 of thi...

My Chemical Romance continues to be relevant in light of their recent reunion

My Chemical Romance continues to be relevant in light of their recent reunion

Shruthi Narayanan, Staff Writer

December 28, 2019

On March 22, 2013, Gerard Way, the frontman of the rock band My Chemical Romance, announced the band’s separation on their website, writing that “and now, like all great things, it has come time for it to end.” After six years of silence, on Oct. 31, they announced a reunion show in Los Ang...

Indian Hotspot brings the heat

Helen Kang and Riya Mehta

December 26, 2019

On Nov. 16, Indian Hotspot opened in the Bollinger Canyon Safeway Plaza, taking the place of Pallen Martial Arts. Advertised as a “foodie heaven bar,” a “venue to nostalgic cravings,” and a place to connect and meet up with friends, this new restaurant offers a variety of Indian regional flav...

These holiday movies will snow you away

These holiday movies will snow you away

Amrita Himmatraopet and Drishti Upadhyaya

December 24, 2019

A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) The holiday season brings with it a whirlwind of emotions. To some it means pain, and to some happiness. For Charlie Brown, it means confusion. Charlie Brown struggles to feel anything but apathy during the month overtaken by sales and discounts. Commercialism seems to be what...

Frozen 2 came out and we can’t let it go

Frozen 2 came out and we can’t let it go

Drishti Upadhyaya and Mahika Arya

December 19, 2019

Elsa stars in the sequel of Frozen. While entertaining and heartfelt, Frozen 2 lacked consistent characters and plot.   Disney joined the winter season on Nov. 22 with the long-awaited sequel to its blockbuster. The 2013 movie followed two royal sisters, Elsa (Idina Menzel) and Anna (Kriste...

What “Joker” has to say on mental illness

Drishti Upadhyaya, Arts and Graphics Editor

December 12, 2019

Every murder starts with a trigger. The killer isn’t always the man who pulls it. Mental illness has become a buzz topic in Hollywood, with a surplus of films addressing the topic. In the past, the mentally ill were demonized in media, solely portrayed as one-dimensional monsters who act without...

Delia Owens paints a beautiful marshland mystery in her fiction debut “Where the Crawdads Sing”

Delia Owens paints a beautiful marshland mystery in her fiction debut “Where the Crawdads Sing”

Eva Shen, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 1, 2019

Venturing into fiction for the first time, acclaimed zoologist Delia Owens carves a bewitching tale of isolation and the ancient thread between humanity and wildlife. It’s dreamy and nightmarish and tangible all at once — up until the final scenes. Released August 2018, “Where the Crawdads ...

BBC’s most controversial show returns to the joy of horror movie fans

Drishti Upadhyaya and Tessa Galeazzi

November 25, 2019

Halloween night, 1992. BBC airs a horror mockumentary, “Ghostwatch,” to celebrate the day of terror. Screams and sobs fill the air. Moonlit tears streak children’s faces. They have seen horror. They have felt true fear. These children are traumatized by this film that will forever stain BBC’s...

“SNL” returns with its first Asian-American cast member

Caroline Lobel, Managing Editor

November 13, 2019

The popular late-night comedy sketch show “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) premiered its 45th season, the first season in the show’s history to feature an Asian-American cast member, Bowen Yang, on Sept. 28. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Yang is a 29-year-old Chinese-American gay comedian who co-h...

blink-182 returns with “NINE”

blink-182 returns with “NINE”

Shruthi Narayanan, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

blink-182’s “NINE” is a noteworthy album that offers a unique perspective on anxiety and depression.  Released on Sept. 20, it is the second album released without founding member Tom Delonge after his departure from the band in 2015, which made bassist Mark Hoppus the only remaining origin...

“Tall Girl” dissatisfies audiences with its unoriginal narrative

Aditi Lappathi and Aditi Praveen

November 9, 2019

Netflix released its latest Original movie “Tall Girl” on Sept. 13. A story about a 6-foot-1 high school junior named Jodi Kreyman (Ava Michelle) who is endlessly mocked for her ‘outlandish’ height.  This movie was endlessly ridiculed on Twitter, with most of the jokes based on one of the first...

“A Little Late with Lilly Singh” changes the norm

“A Little Late with Lilly Singh” changes the norm

Daniela Wise, Social Media Editor

November 7, 2019

YouTube star Lilly Singh recently joined a new clique: Late Night hosts. She joins the likes of Colbert, the Jimmys and Meyer; however  many have said that Late Night is not her place to be, claiming that she belongs on YouTube and YouTube only, citing her use of identity politics as the reason. Althoug...

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