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Comics, Costumes, and Celebration at Comicon Phoenix

Comics, Costumes, and Celebration at Comicon Phoenix

Connor Lowe, Columnist
June 5, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Festivals, Showcase, Uncategorized

Comicon Phoenix is a wonderful place. It’s essentially a four-day celebration of all things nerdy, from anime to science fiction; from Star Wars to Star Trek; from the supernatural to “Supernatural”. The convention was all-inclusive and very magical. Held at the Phoenix Convention Center, the building...

Tomorrowland: Building a Better Future

Tomorrowland: Building a Better Future

May 30, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

Jet packs, robots, and dreamers, oh my! We see so many movies about the future. Most are dystopian, with messages about what we’ve been doing wrong in our world. They focus on serious topics that make us think. “Tomorrowland” does just that, but with an inspirational twist. The movie starts...

Kanye West Had People Talking “All Day”

Nathalia Rivera, Columnist
May 23, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Music, Showcase, Student Opinion, Uncategorized

As Kendall and Kylie Jenner announced their brother-in-law, Kanye West, to close the Billboards Awards by performing “All Day” and “Black Skinhead,” no one would have expected what would have happened next. Once the song started it was very confusing to tell if he was even up there - he was completely...

Don’t Mess with Taylor Swift

Bry Holguin, Columnist
May 22, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

Stellar singer Taylor Swift debuted her latest video, “Bad Blood” at the Billboard Music Awards this past Sunday night. Leading up to the premiere, she'd been posting photos on social media that gave us hints of what to expect, May 10. She revealed photos of each person in the video, posing as their...

Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Review

Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Review

Zach Asato, Head of Photo
May 11, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

Unbelieveable! From the opening scene, the climactic action sequence left everybody speechless. Ironman, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and the Hulk thrust into action, storming the secret Hydra base in Sokovia. Everything, from the camera angles and the slow motion editing to the cold...

Notable Fashion From The MTV Movie Awards

Nathalia Rivera, Columnist
April 17, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Fashion, Features, Movies

The Nokia Theater on Sunday, Apr. 12, was aglow with the MTV Movie Awards. The show was great but the red carpet dress, not so much. There were only a few stars who looked phenomenal and some who just didn’t belong. From best to worst, here are the fashions that left people talking. This cel...

Harper Lee Turns A New Page

Emmy Walker, Columnist
April 14, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Books, Student Opinion

Harper Lee, author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” has recently released exciting news: a sequel will be released in just a few short months titled “Go Set a Watchman.” “To Kill a Mockingbird” is about a girl named Scout who is growing up in the 1930s and the sequel also revolves around Scout,...

Bad At Making Art?

Joseph Rivas, Columnist
March 2, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music, Student Opinion

As an artist, it both astonishes and upsets me when people tell others that they’re bad at making art. First of all, you can’t be bad at art, no matter what definition of art you subscribe to. The fact of the matter is that art is an expression of any form and, regardless of conventions, art will r...

Can Love Last On “The Bachelor”?

Can Love Last On “The Bachelor”?

Emmy Walker, Columnist
March 2, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Student Opinion

If you haven’t noticed, our society is obsessed with love. Finding “the one” has become the life goal of many people, and ABC knows that. This is why they created “The Bachelor,” a TV series dedicated to helping people find their true love in a matter of weeks. If you have never seen the...

87th Annual Academy Awards Review

Sammi Tester, Columnist
March 1, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Music

Sunday, Feb. 22, was the 87th annual Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars. The live show hosted by Neil Patrick Harris was one to watch for its red carpet looks, awkward moments, and musical performances. As a forewarning, this article is full of spoilers. From beautiful dresses to John Travolta’s...

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