Book Review: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Rachel Liu, Co-Editor in Chief, Entertainment Editor

December 1, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

When I think about the snowy wintertime, I get taken back to the classic tales of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. Although I’m sure most of you have read the novels, the first book of the seven book series. Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, an...

DVD Review: “Glory”

October 31, 2018

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Glory is one of those films that has been an epic since it first came out in 1989. It is considered historical fiction and addresses the challenges that faced African-Americans who fought – physically and mentally – for...

Book Review [ Flashback ]: “The End is Near”

James Luna, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

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World War Z is an apocalyptic horror novel by Max Brooks. The book has experienced critical reception and has been a massive hit. It has even been turned into a movie featuring Brad Pitt, although the only similarities between...

CD Review [Flashback]: Love, Not War

Leilani Reyes, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

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When you turn on the radio, what do you hear? Oftentimes, it’ll be a pop song with a sugary beat, or a rap song scattered with slang. Other times, you’ll hear dance songs riding tidal waves of electronic sounds and acoustic...

Book Review: The Book Thief | Death Tells a Story

Kayla Reynolds, Co-Editor in Chief, People's Editor

October 14, 2018

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Looking for a book to read? Markus Zusak hits his readers with a book full of emotional plot line twists entwined with real historical events of World War II interesting to both teens and adults. In the novel The Book Thief, Zu...

DVD Review: The Shining | All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy

Leila Harper, Beyond the Gates Editor

October 14, 2018

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Halloween season is the time for spooks and thrills. I kicked off the month by watching The Shining (directed by Stanley Kubrick), a rated-R horror film released in 1980. The Shining is a film adaptation from one of Stephen Ki...

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