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Labels Are For Soup Cans And Cereal Boxes, Not People

Labels Are For Soup Cans And Cereal Boxes, Not People

Adrianna Martinez
January 23, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

What ever happened to those simple days of our childhood when we didn’t let labels define who we were? Clothes were never a primary focus for us then. And now? Brands frame our identity, especially when it comes to what we wear. Today, whether we will admit it or not, a majority of us believe that...

Boycotting the 2016 Oscars

Boycotting the 2016 Oscars

Dasey Berrueta
January 23, 2016
Filed under Celebrities, Entertainment

On Sunday, Feb. 28th, the 2016 Oscars will be held for the 88th time at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, CA. The 2016 Academy Awards has some of the best actors nominated to receive what has been well deserved for all their hard work and dedication. Although, others have a lot to say about this yea...

‘The Revenant’ Movie Review

‘The Revenant’ Movie Review

Jesus Rodriguez
January 18, 2016
Filed under Celebrities, Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

'The Revenant' hit theaters on Friday, Jan. 8 and in my opinion, it was an absolute masterpiece. The movie took place during the 1800’s and was based on true events involving a man called Hugh Glass who is played by Leonardo DiCaprio and an incident that occurs with a larger mammal. Through...

R.I.P David Bowie

R.I.P David Bowie

Mikela Greenough
January 12, 2016
Filed under Celebrities, Music

Born in London, England on January 8th, 1947, a renowned singer named David Bowie also known as David Robert Jones began an incredible life. Bowie started off his career with his first hit song, “Space Oddity”, that reached millions of fans through the language of music. This legend had created...

Gender What? Louis Vuitton’s Newest Face!

Gender What? Louis Vuitton’s Newest Face!

Guadalupe Arellano
January 8, 2016
Filed under Celebrities, Entertainment

If you are on any social media network, whether it is Twitter or Instagram, you might have come across a little something that has to do with Louis Vuitton and a certain someone. This past week, Louis Vuitton named Jaden Smith the new face of their new women's clothing line. Woah, wait. A boy? A boy...

SOULFUL EXPRESSIONS!!!!!

SOULFUL EXPRESSIONS!!!!!

Jahnez Wong, Editor in Chief
January 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Spittin' Poetry

The monthly Open Mic Night will be this Saturday from 4:30 to 7 at the Avondale Public Library. All poets, musicians, artists, and comedians are welcome to come perform. If you have another talent that isn't listed, you are welcome to showcase that as well. As always there will be refreshments avai...

Leave it in 2015

Leave it in 2015

Jahnez Wong, Editor in Chief
January 3, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Leave all the negative and unnecessary things in 2015. No more "challenges" that are demeaning and life threatening to people. That means no challenges that make your lips ridiculously bigger to match it with a known celebrity. Or inviting demons names Charlie into your house and being surprised when...

May The Force Be With You

May The Force Be With You

Jesus Rodriguez
December 29, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Warning: spoilers! On Friday, Dec. 18th, the long-awaited episode 7 of Star Wars hit movie theaters. So many Star Wars fanatics were excited to see this episode of Star Wars, not only for the movie itself, but to see some old characters come back. In this episode the journey is to find the missing ...

When Santa starts wearing less and going out more!

When Santa starts wearing less and going out more!

Megan Wedgeworth
December 18, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

At a mall in both Portland and Toronto, they have given Santa what you call a “Modern-day makeover”. For the past two years, “Fashion Santa” has become a big thing at Yorkdale mall. They have hired a male model named Paul Mason with a gray beard who plays the part of Fashion Santa. F...

An Intimate Self-Portraitist

An Intimate Self-Portraitist

Jesus Rodriguez
December 18, 2015
Filed under Art, Entertainment, Reviews

  “My painting carries with it the message of pain (Frida Kahlo)”. That’s what I seen when I went to the exhibit in the Heard Museum in Phoenix. You walk and you get the scene of photographs of her father, mother, and a whole general idea of her life that she kept hidden from the world...

Fashion Setting Trends

Fashion Setting Trends

Karla Aguilar
December 14, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

Try to start off this season with some killer trends to spice up your outfits. Getting daring and creative can make getting dressed a lot more exciting. 1. Ripped Jeans are the New Hot Denim {cdforbes.tumblr.com} There's many reasons as to why someone should wear ripped jeans, but simply know th...

Shades of Kylie

Shades of Kylie

Meranly Juarez
December 11, 2015
Filed under Celebrities, Entertainment

Kylie Jenner is famously known for lots of things, including her lips. Last year the internet went crazy on a lip challenge she created. Worldwide, girls tried to achieve big lips like Jenner's by sucking in a small cup. The outcome was  unbelievable. Pictures stormed all over the internet of people's...

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