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SZA and Tinashe Under the Same Spotlight

SZA and Tinashe Under the Same Spotlight

August 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

A late night wind-down is nothing without the accompaniment of the ultimate chill down playlist- or album. When it comes to the ethereal new sounds of R&B produced by the SZA and Tinashe, who will be the one to fuel an evening of divine introspection or inspiration-based action?The eclectic SZA released...

More than “Friends from College”

More than “Friends from College”

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

August 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

The Netflix original "Friends From College" follows a group of friends that met at Harvard. After college, the friends and main character Samantha Delmonico moved to NYC, while their friend Ethan Turner moved to Chicago. The characters were all very close in college and remained good friends after they gra...

“No Man’s Sky” revisited

“No Man’s Sky” revisited

Ulises Duenas

August 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

When "No Man's Sky" was first announced, it created quite the buzz. The game was being published by Sony even though the developer, Hello Games, was a small indie studio. Sean Murray, founder of Hello Games, went on TV shows and did various interviews with gaming sites. He made the game sound like it was...

Ed Sheeran has undivided attention with “Divide.”

Caitlyn Young

August 25, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

On March 3, British singer Ed Sheeran released his latest album, "Divide." Months later, two of his songs, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill,” are still playing on pop radio stations.While “Gallway Girl” was another common favorite from Sheeran’s album, none of the other songs fro...

Don’t you wish you went on a “Girls Trip?”

Don’t you wish you went on a “Girls Trip?”

Niyat Teferi

August 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

“Girls Trip” has taken the box office by storm. The heart-warming comedy entails the crazy getaway trip four gal pals go on to attend the annual Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. The fierce ladies, better known as the “Flossy Posse,” encounter a wild weekend filled with booze, ho...

“Dear White People” – real messages from a fictional college

“Dear White People” – real messages from a fictional college

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

August 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Netflix original show “Dear White People” follows a group of black students at a predominantly white Ivy League college campus while exposing an abundance of real-world issues in this satirical-comedic drama. This show discusses matters like blatant racism, coming out, interracial da...

CW and Netflix bring comic book to life with “Riverdale”

CW and Netflix bring comic book to life with “Riverdale”

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

August 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

First airing on the CW channel and uploaded to Netflix later on, "Riverdale" originally comes from a comic book series called "Archie Comics."The show primarily focuses on four main characters: Archie Andrews, Betty Cooper, Jughead Jones and Veronica Lodge. Within this first season, we are introduced to ...

President Gayle E. Hutchinson’s progress report

President Gayle E. Hutchinson’s progress report

Daniel Wright

March 9, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

President Hutchinson took office at Chico State in June of 2016. During her first fall semester, she outlined five transitional goals at her convocation speech: 1. Improving campus climate 2. Restoring shared governance 3. Fostering student achievements 4. Building diverse and inclusive communities 5. E...

Hutchinson’s promises as Chico State President

Hutchinson’s promises as Chico State President

Nicole Henson

March 4, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The future of Chico State looks prosperous under Gayle Hutchinson's presidency as she addresses issues on campus such as the party culture, reinventing the health center and possibly building an open-late eatery on campus.Here is a review of the new President’s accomplishments and upcoming goals and...

‘Girlfriend’s Day’ leaves much to be desired

‘Girlfriend’s Day’ leaves much to be desired

Jared Shibuya

March 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

Valentine’s Day is long gone, but you can still Netflix and chill with your sweetheart and watch (or not), “Girlfriend’s Day.” A new Netflix- produced movie written by and starring Bob Odenkirk (Saul from “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul”). Odenkirk...

‘The Girl on the Train’: a thrilling ride

‘The Girl on the Train’: a thrilling ride

Anisha Brady

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

*Caution spoilers ahead*Rachel is a blackout alcoholic with a stalker-like obsession for her cheating ex-husband. If that already doesn’t sound miserable enough, Rachel drunkenly hurls herself into a whirl-wind of a murder mystery by observing the lives of a seemingly perfect couple behind the w...

Lady Gaga silences critics

Lady Gaga silences critics

Rylee Pedotti

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Gaga regime is once again blasting forward with the release of "Joanne."Following a dismal performance by her 2013 LP, "Artpop," Lady Gaga and her global troupe of Little Monsters knew the release of the megastar's fifth studio album would be most pivotal.Purposefully and delicately crafted, the album projects itself a...

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