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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...

Rising Stars: Wes Tucker gains thousands of followers

Rising Stars: Wes Tucker gains thousands of followers

Maddie Dion, Rising Stars columnist

March 21, 2017


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Wesley Tucker, also known as Wes Tucker, is a 19-year-old social media star that emerged on YouNow but gained notice with his Tumblr blog. He also made covers and other 6-second videos on Vine. Wesley on YouNow has 305,504 total views and 144.8K fans. When Wes was broadcast on YouNow he would answe...

Cinematic: ‘Be Our Guest’ in the new Beauty and the Beast

Cinematic: ‘Be Our Guest’ in the new Beauty and the Beast

Jesus Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


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This review has also been published on the Best of SNO. This review was updated on May 31. There are remakes of films announced every now and then but few of those films live up to their expectations of their original film. The original Oscar winning Beauty and the Beast was released in 1991 by Walt ...

Musical Seoul: “You Never Walk Alone” with BTS

Musical Seoul: “You Never Walk Alone” with BTS

Mariene Sanchez, Musical Seoul Columnist

March 3, 2017


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BTS has recently let out their new repackaged album “You Never Walk Alone” but sadly, it’s only 4 new tracks along with the songs that were originally from WINGS. Although they only have four new songs, they’re still really good, in my opinion. I had introduced BTS in a previous column when they released the...

Game Corner: Rising for battle with Kid Icarus — Uprising!

Game Corner: Rising for battle with Kid Icarus — Uprising!

Manuel Ruiz, Game Corner Columnist

February 7, 2017


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Kid Icarus: Uprising was a launch title for the 3DS when the game's director Masahiro Sakurai was taken out for a meal by Nintendo’s late CEO Satoru Iwata. Sakurai decided that the game would be a third-person shooter game since the gameplay would be easier to transition to 3D. Originally Sakurai...

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