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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...

‘Dirty 30’ worth the watch for Youtuber fans

‘Dirty 30’ worth the watch for Youtuber fans

Anna Porretta

September 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

With people rising to internet fame every day, it's becoming increasingly more common to see internet-famous people breaking into the mainstream culture. People are turning their thousands and even millions of followers from apps like Vine into some serious recognition and fame.YouTube is easily one...

Netflix show ‘Stranger Things’ gives retro vibes

Netflix show ‘Stranger Things’ gives retro vibes

Matthew Manfredi

August 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

There is a certain allure to Netflix’s new series "Stranger Things." From the very beginning it pulls at the characteristics of horror, sci-fi and drama. This combination results in the eight-part series and an unexpected weekend obsession. (Don’t worry. I won’t ruin the rest of your year by ...

‘Knight of Cups’: Weird, strange cinematic journey

‘Knight of Cups’: Weird, strange cinematic journey

Matthew Manfredi

May 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Terrence Malick doesn’t worry about things like storyline, plot points, character development and climatic endings when he makes movies. Instead, the writer and director wants the audience to not only question their decision to watch his films, but question their metaphysical existence within the s...

‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ didn’t need to get any fatter

‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ didn’t need to get any fatter

Cassandra Porter

April 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Portakolos won our hearts in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding.” Toula Portakolo, a young Greek woman from a huge, loud, hell-raising family did the unthinkable: She fell in love with a non-Greek man. The family believed that all a woman had to look forward to in life was to get married and hav...

Second half of ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ disappoints

Second half of ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ disappoints

Carly Plemons

March 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

When driving along a highway suddenly became getting hit by a car and waking up in a horror film-like state chained to a bed with a strange man saying the world outside is uninhabitable, life for Michelle was flipped into what seemed like an alternate universe. “10 Cloverfield Lane” is a suspenseful puz...

Brazilian band brings ‘great energy’ to DownLo

Brazilian band brings ‘great energy’ to DownLo

Tom Sundgren

February 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

On Valentine's Day at the DownLo, tucked away underground, metal bands shredded the small stage for enthusiastic Chico fans. Head-banging, moshing, physical confrontations with bouncers and good times with friends all took place throughout the evening. Subcreature was the first band to take the stage....

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