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The Upsides and “The Upside Down” sides

The Upsides and “The Upside Down” sides

November 21, 2017

IMDB ★★★★☆ A little girl with a number for a name and a soft spot for Eggo waffles, Christmas lights and Dungeons &a...

Injustices in female hip-hop

Tino Tugwete and Ian Tseng

November 14, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Issue-3

Max Weirauch Remember way back in the day when you could shout, “WHO DAT, WHO DAT?” in the hallways, and someone would immediately respond with, “I-G-G-Y!” Now, if you randomly decide to bring up Iggy Azalea in a conversation, somebody might actually say, “Who dat?” Iggy’s career peaked in 2014 when she ...

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Fulfills Marvel’s Formula, But Not Much Else

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Fulfills Marvel’s Formula, But Not Much Else

November 2, 2017

“Thor: Ragnarok” is feel-good. It’s the classic villain-tries-taking-over-the-world (or galaxy) and the-hero-saves-...

Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month

Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month

October 28, 2017

Introduction October is LGBTQ+ History Month in the U.S., coinciding with National Coming Out Day...

Raising Mental Health Awareness Through Hip Hop

Raising Mental Health Awareness Through Hip Hop

October 24, 2017

When Kid Cudi checked himself into rehab in 2016 for depression and suicidal urges, the hip hop scene...

‘Mother!’ and ‘It:’ Horrifically Disappointing

‘Mother!’ and ‘It:’ Horrifically Disappointing

October 24, 2017

Warner Bros. Mother! Jennifer Lawrence had something profound to say about her latest movie, 'Mother!,’ a psychologic...

Bonchon Chicken Fulfills the Fundamentals

Bonchon Chicken Fulfills the Fundamentals

October 24, 2017

Given the immense popularity of the Bonchon Chicken franchise around America, the opening of a dow...

Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty: Makeup For All

Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty: Makeup For All

October 24, 2017

Carissa Lee   Robyn Rihanna Fenty, aka popstar and fashion-beauty icon Rihanna, had not only her fans, but the entire mak...

Broken Box: From Script to Stage

Broken Box: From Script to Stage

October 23, 2017

Broken Box, Los Altos’ Acting II course, remains an enigma to many. Its members can be seen in...

The Average Lifespan of a Boy Band

The Average Lifespan of a Boy Band

September 29, 2017

A boy band performs on a stage, surrounded by thousands of fans, holding up posters and screaming the...

The Changing Perspectives of My Korean Parents

The Changing Perspectives of My Korean Parents

September 29, 2017

Over the summer, I was sitting in the car with my dad. He turned to me, with his voice teetering on the...

Timely and Timeless: Los Altos Stage Company’s “The Crucible”

Timely and Timeless: Los Altos Stage Company’s “The Crucible”

September 29, 2017

In the Puritan community of Salem in 1692, the inhabitants tore their town apart with paranoia-fueled...

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