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The Book Look: Free-spirited woman dominates novella

The Book Look: Free-spirited woman dominates novella

Lauren Melendez, The Book Look columnist
May 30, 2017
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Truman Capote’s novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s has been widely revered ever since its release in 1958, and for good reason. The novel tells the story of the dazzling Holly Golightly, who brings new meaning to the phrase “free-spirited,” and will never be satisfied living a routine life. The only...

Cinematic: ‘Unbroken,’ a tale of survival and courage

Cinematic: ‘Unbroken,’ a tale of survival and courage

Jesus Hernandez, Cinematic columnist
May 11, 2017
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War is not a movie. Yet we still produce them, add twists, romance and most of them don’t really show the reality of war. Yet courage is something very few have during these periods of times. The story of Louis Zamperini was first mentioned after he survived World War II. He was an athlete,...

Game Corner: Choose your fate in Fire Emblem Fates

Game Corner: Choose your fate in Fire Emblem Fates

Manuel Ruiz, Game Corner Columnist
April 28, 2017
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Fire Emblem is a turn-based tactical RPG that is developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. The franchise started off with many games exclusive for Japan for a long while, but on December 3, 2001, was the first time two Fire Emblem Characters, Marth from Shadow Dragon, and Roy from Blinding...

Rising Stars: Collab channel is gaining millions of subscribers

Rising Stars: Collab channel is gaining millions of subscribers

Maddie Dion, Rising Stars columnist
April 27, 2017
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Kian Lawley and Jc Caylen, also known as Kian and Jc on YouTube, are well known YouTubers. Their first actual video was posted January 19, 2015, called “WAXING BEST FRIEND CHALLENGE”; the other videos were a countdown to the video they were posted January 12, 2015, through January 18, 2015. Over t...

TV FANatic: 13 Reasons Why is groundbreaking

TV FANatic: 13 Reasons Why is groundbreaking

Krysta Robles, TV FANatic Columnist
April 27, 2017
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13 Reasons Why came out March 31; It broke the internet. Seriously. It was all over my Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr feed. It was everywhere. The show is a Netflix original and it’s based on the novel by Jay Asher. It is created by Brian Yorkey and one of the executive producers is actress and singer Selena...

The Book Look: ‘The Help’ studies difficult societal issues through maids

The Book Look: ‘The Help’ studies difficult societal issues through maids

Lauren Melendez, The Book Look Columnist
April 26, 2017
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In her novel The Help, Kathryn Stockett reflects upon many stifling societal issues, some of which still plague society today. Take, for example, racism, misogyny, and divisions between social classes, among others. Stockett artfully depicts three strong women who struggle to voice their opinions in...

Burger Pursuit: Fries outperform Grand Mac in taste test

Burger Pursuit: Fries outperform Grand Mac in taste test

Victoriano Garcia, Burger Pursuit Columnist
April 25, 2017
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One day, minding my own business doing work at school I came across big news that McDonalds released a new Mac. I immediately asked the name and difference of the bigger. “Grand Mac” Just by hearing the name I got super interested on giving it a try. “It got bigger in size” This was ...

Musical Seoul: Around Gfriend’s “Fingertip”

Musical Seoul: Around Gfriend’s “Fingertip”

Mariene Sanchez, Musical Seoul Columnist
April 12, 2017
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Gfriend is a girl group with six members that was formed by Source Music who have recently gotten more famous and are no longer underrated although when they debuted with Glass Bead they didn’t have as much attention as they do today. The names of those six members are Yuju, Umji, Yerin, SinB, ...

The Book Look: Paper books, ebooks face off for readers’ attention

The Book Look: Paper books, ebooks face off for readers’ attention

Belen Silva, The Book Look Columnist
April 11, 2017
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(Editor’s note: This is senior Belen Silva’s last The Book Look column.) Technology has influenced the way we learn, react, think, and create. It is now a monumental part of our daily lives and without it, our world would probably crash and burn. Don’t get me wrong, some of these electron...

The 1990s are represented: Rangers hit the box office

The 1990s are represented: Rangers hit the box office

Selena Borjas, TAMIU intern
March 25, 2017
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The world is at stake and it will take five teenagers with superpowers and bravery to save the day. This is a short summary of The Power Rangers movie, which premiered on March 24, 2017. According to Forbes.com, the movie snagged $15 million on its opening day. It was predicted to have earned more...

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