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Film Review: $70 Million dollars in producing Zack Snyder's Justice League still does not do justice to the original

Film Review: $70 Million dollars in producing Zack Snyder’s Justice League still does not do justice to the original

By Maya Collins and Marcos Delgadillo April 9, 2021

Zack Snyder might be the modern action director who has the most considerable empathy and seeks to make the audience cry, scream, and yell at a movie. This director has a fondness for simple, yet grand,...

NASA's 2020 Mars Rover is named Perseverance

The Mars Rover is a Test of Ingenuity and Perseverance

By Nadia Talanker, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Perseverance is a NASA mission, which has the objective of exploring Mars’ habitability as well as looking for past, microbial life on Mars. This mission is one of NASA’s most recent adventures, and...

With a plethora of streaming services, which one can you get the most value for your money?

Price-Variety-User Experience: Which streaming service is worth your money?

By Diego Gonzalez, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Click. Click. Click. The despair of boredom slowly creeps up on you as you click and click through the TV channels. “Why is there nothing good on TV?” you begin to wonder as your boredom only grows...

The star-studded Falcoln and the Winter Soldier is Marvel's most recent production.

Film Review: A military teched-out birdman and a 106 year old metal armed soldier- what’s not to love

By Cameron Hart, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

What do you get when you cross a military teched-out birdman with a 106 year old metal armed soldier? An insanely good Marvel series. Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is a brand new series...

Film Review: Raya and the Last Dragon- the latest of Disney’s failed attempt at diverse representation

By Chiemelie Chinweuba, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Do you know how to swim? I don’t, but Raya and the Last Dragon made me want to learn.  From Aladdin to Zootopia, Disney continues to dazzle its audience with beautiful scenes and meaningful themes,...

My list of top 5 Nintendo Switch video games

By Thomas Briones April 8, 2021

The Nintendo Switch is a great console in my opinion. Of course, it’s almost four years old and it’s still a great system. However, with the COVID-19 situation now, the Nintendo Switch has risen in...

You don't have to start first period with your stomach empty with these quick breakfast ideas.

Quick Breakfast Ideas for Busy Students

By Alexandra Silva and Diego Gonzalez March 8, 2021

Exasperation- the first emotion of the morning after an intense beep beep beep, and then snooze once. Beep beep beep. Five more minutes! Snooze twice. Beep beep beep. I’ll just “rest my eyes” for...

Rain is the main protagonist in the most recent psychological thriller, Fear of Rain.

Facing The Stigma – How Movies Like “Words on Bathroom Walls” and “Glass” Hurt the Mentally Ill

By Nadia Talanker, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

Earlier this month, the movie Fear of Rain was released. It used the main character’s auditory and visual hallucinations due to schizophrenia, a mental disorder that alters the way a person thinks, feels,...

My churros with chocolate sauce comes from an easy recipe you can follow at home.

Can’t get your favorite churro at the rodeo this year? Here’s a recipe to satisfy your craving.

By Carys Reyes, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

  I remember being able to go to the Houston Rodeo every year with family and friends. Everyone, racing to be first in line for the rides, competing against each other on the carnival games, and...

Persepolis captures the struggles and triumphs of being a woman and growing up in post-revolutionary Iran.

The Complete Persepolis: Ancient Civilization, Contemporary Feminism

By Sofia Hegstrom March 8, 2021

In her complete 2003 illustrated memoir, Persepolis, Marjane (‘Marji’) Satrapi captures the struggles and triumphs of being a woman and growing up in post-revolutionary Iran. Through thoughtful prose...

The Carnegie Dance Team after Regional Dance Competition.

The young Carnegie Dance Team placed in every category entered at the Regional Dance Competition

By Nicole Rodil Suarez, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

This past February 13, the Carnegie Dance Team competed and won 16 awards in the Regional Dance Competition. Members who placed include: Lindsay Huynh (1st Place), Audrey Kim (3rd Place) , Yuki Nakada...

Try this fluffy strawberry cake with a recipe from Sally's Baking Addiction.

A strawberry cake recipe to try during your Spring Break

By Talia Moghnieh, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

I was obsessed with strawberry cake when I was younger, and I remember the first time I ever tried the moist, warm, fluffy strawberry cake my mother made me. She had made it for me on a normal day...

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