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Taal Volcanic Eruption Displaces Philippine Life

Taal Volcanic Eruption Displaces Philippine Life

Aiesha Solomon, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Imagine having to leave behind your home and pets in a rush to escape plumes of poisonous gas, then coming home to see sick pets and your house leveled by the earthquakes. 

Please Don’t Grab My Arm.

Please Don’t Grab My Arm.

Maia Cafri, Staff Writer

December 23, 2019

If you want to know more about my tattoo, talk to me, but please respect my space.

Frozen II: Not so Unknown Anymore

Frozen II: Not so Unknown Anymore

Carl Julin, Writer

December 10, 2019

They set out to find the origin of Elsa’s powers, in order to save their kingdom and lift a spell that trapped people in a forest. 

Ashley Farmer Mentors Creative Writing Students.

Ashley Farmer Mentors Creative Writing Students.

Aiesha Solomon, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

In her own words, “Writing is a lot like going to the gym. I set aside the time, I don’t always want to do it, then when I do it, I feel really good afterwards. That’s how I know I’m going to do it the next day.” 

Five vintage makeup products that are still used today!

Five vintage makeup products that are still used today!

Josalyn Perez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

From Cleopatra to James Charles, men and women all over the world have used and still use cosmetics to enhance their natural beauty or to create works of art. And with social media obsessing over vintage styles, old-school beauty trends are once again seeing the limelight. These vintage products I adore...

We are here for “Us”

We are here for “Us”

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Director Jordan Peele has created one of the most confusing yet symbolic movies of the year. Us is a creepy thriller about a family who is on vacation in California, but is greeted with insane murderous copies of themselves who attempt to murder the family. The mom, Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o)...

Shazam! Movie Review

Shazam! Movie Review

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

"Shazam!" is about a 14-year-old foster kid named Barry Batson (Asher Angel) who has run away from several foster homes in an attempt to find his mother. After a failed attempt to find his real mom, he is sent to another foster family with five other siblings, including Freddy Freeman (Jack Dylan Gazer)....

Captain Marvel to the rescue

Captain Marvel to the rescue

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

This has been the most anticipated movie of the year so far. The lead into Avengers: End Game. Nothing can be more awesome as this. I wonder what her backstory will be? How will Brie Larson's (Carol Danvers) and Samuel L. Jackson's (Nick Fury) chemistry be? Will it just be a feminist movie? Will it ...

Top 10 Rod Serling “Twilight Zone” episodes

Top 10 Rod Serling “Twilight Zone” episodes

Char Freedberg, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

"You are traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone!" This was one of four introductions made by the late Rod Serling, creator of the science fiction series "The Twilight ...

WCW: Selena Quintanilla Pérez

WCW: Selena Quintanilla Pérez

Marianeli De Leon, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Todays #wcw spotlight is given to the "Queen of Tejano" Selena Quintanilla Pérez. She was born as Selena Quintanilla in Lake Jackson, Texas on April 16. 1971. She started singing at the age of six and at the age of nine became the lead singer of the newly formed band "Selena Y Los Dinos" alongside...

WCW: Dodie Clark

WCW: Dodie Clark

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Dorothy "Dodie" Clark is an English singer-songwriter and YouTuber. She has been writing songs and posting them on her YouTube channel since 2011. Known best for a soft, ethereal sound often accompanied by ukelele or piano, she writes about life and social situations, her experiences with anxiety, ment...

¡Azúcar! Women’s Day: Celia Cruz

¡Azúcar! Women’s Day: Celia Cruz

Marianeli De Leon, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Happy International Women's Day! We're going to be talking about "Queen of Salsa" Celia Cruz. She was born as Úrsula Hilaria Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonso on Oct. 21, 1925, in Havana, Cuba. Cruz had always been drawn to music as she would sing to her siblings so they could sleep at night and sing at...

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