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‘Wingshooters’ appeals to readers through genuine depiction of cruelty

Parmis Sahrapima, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief In honor of this year’s Hero Project featuring Nina Revoyr, this review is one in a series. “Wingshooters” is a novel written by Nina Revoyr depicting the relationship between a nine year old mixed-race girl (Japanese mother, American father) and her white grandfather. As the plot develops, Revoyr portrays the violent […]

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Nerd’s paradise speeds through the year

Zachary Fouladian, Staff Writer There has been a recent onslaught of much-anticipated and much-enjoyed video games and movies, an onrush that doesn’t seem to be ending anytime soon. From November’s Skyrim to the recent Avenger’s movie to the upcoming Batman and Spiderman films, there’s been a lot to enjoy and just as much to look […]

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John Mayer brings new country style to ‘Born and Raised’

By Julia Waldow, Print Arts & Style Editor John Mayer has a knack for effortlessly switching back and forth from different genres and still staying true to himself. His newest album, “Born and Raised,” which was released May 22, is more in the country style than his previous albums are. According to “Rolling Stone,” Mayer wrote […]

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Percy Jackson’s adventure continues

With Rick Riordan’s novel, “The Lost Hero” he continues the story of Percy Jackson and brings in the new hero of Jason Grace, Jackson’s counterpart.  “The Lost Hero” introduces the newest hero of Jason Grace along with his two sidekicks, Leo Valdez and Piper McClean. As Grace relearns his heritage and gets reacquainted with his […]

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SM Town Live World Tour III delivers a great performance in Anaheim

Parmis Sahrapima, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief The SM Town Live World Tour III kicked off with their first appearance at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA on May 20. The concert included all of the different groups under SM Entertainment: BoA, Girls’ Generation, f(x), SHINee, Super Junior, TVXQ!, and the newly debuted EXO. Fans came to the […]

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KIIS FM hosts annual Wango Tango

Michelle Banyan, Staff Writer On May 12, KIIS-FM held the 15th annual Wango Tango at The Home Depot Center in Carson, CA.  With people from all over California flooding into the arena to listen to their favorite artists, The Home Depot Center served as unique concert setting. “The atmosphere was unbelievable.  It was crazily crowded […]

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Stay clear of the Gonzo

When good intentions meet terrible acting and poor plot “Beware the Gonzo” is the result. In the film, Eddie “Gonzo” Gilman, played by Ezra Miller is an ambitious high school student who hopes to reveal the evils of his school, Parker Prep, to the lesser known students of the school. The first issue with this […]

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Top 5 Korean BBQ Restaurants

Pasha Farmanara, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief Korean Barbecue is a type of cuisine in which the diner cooks their own food. Every table is equipped with a hotplate, and they can order the meat of their choice. Los Angeles is full of Korean Barbecue restaurants, especially in Korea Town. I set out on a voyage to find […]

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Many mysteries to be solved with ‘Sherlock’

Marguerite Alberts, Staff Writer On Sunday May 6, BBC’s “Sherlock” started off its second season with a bang. Each season contains three episodes that are an hour and a half each. With this season comes new cases, new characters, and new keys to the mystery that is Sherlock Holmes himself. Unlike the recent Sherlock Holmes […]

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The Avengers assembles, loads and launches

Kevin Park, staff writer Having worked for more than five years just for this humongous project, Marvel Studios finally launched the most anticipated movie that it has ever produced on May 4 in the United States. The movie’s quality and fans’ satisfaction for the movie “The Avengers,” have been proved globally, making $414.8 million worldwide […]

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