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Marvel’s “Venom” fails to deliver

Marvel’s “Venom” fails to deliver

Elie Bufford

October 17, 2018


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

Despite being promoted as Marvel's new dark superhero movie, “Venom” was an absolute failure that couldn’t stick to one genre. It was as if the movie couldn’t decide whether it was a dark action film or a cheesy buddy comedy. Full of disorienting and confusing action sequences interspersed wi...

Maines Salon sets the bar high for hair salons in Ventura County

Maines Salon sets the bar high for hair salons in Ventura County

Bella Hall

October 10, 2018


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Nothing is worse than having an awkward salon experience or leaving your stylist with a haircut that you are unsatisfied with. It often becomes difficult and frustrating to find a salon that brings everything to the table, but Maines Salon in Santa Paula has it all! At Maines Salon, you will feel comfort...

The Taj Cafe is a hidden gem

The Taj Cafe is a hidden gem

Elie Bufford

October 2, 2018


Filed under A&E

The delicious aroma of Indian food welcomes you the instant you step into The Taj Cafe (The Taj), a wonderful restaurant on Main Street in downtown Ventura. Despite having been around for many years, it’s a hole in the wall kind of place and really isn’t all too well-known. The Taj serves Indian cu...

Do yourself a favor by watching “A Simple Favor”

Do yourself a favor by watching “A Simple Favor”

Bella Hall

September 26, 2018


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

A brilliant use of apprehension and liquid gold comedy paired with two moms with many secrets of their own all set the stage for “A Simple Favor.” This film is definitely one for the record books. With suspense and humor to ease the tension, the comical thriller has many mysteries to be uncovered al...

“The Nun” lacks terror, excitement

“The Nun” lacks terror, excitement

Emma Yakel

September 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

Horror movies are things that some people love and some people hate. Some love the exhilaration they get when they are scared without any risks or when they are experiencing tension as the suspension builds. I am not one of these people. I’ve never liked horror films because I don’t want to be haunted by ...

Flirty, feminine “French Girl Style” is the new fashion forward

Flirty, feminine “French Girl Style” is the new fashion forward

Sophia Parker

September 17, 2018


Filed under A&E, DIYs & Fashion

Lately we have seen a new fashion trend quickly take over social media platforms by famous models and a myriad of brands. We are saying a gracious hello to feminine, baby-doll like clothing and giving a well-deserved goodbye to Balenciaga crocs. This new trend is killing the game and taking over...

Marvel’s “Spider-Man” for PS4 swings higher than ever

Marvel’s “Spider-Man” for PS4 swings higher than ever

Jack Vielbig

September 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Gaming

Halloween is still over a month away, but video game fans got quite the treat this weekend. Two and a half years after its original announcement at the 2016 E3 gaming expo, Marvel’s Spider-Man for the Playstation 4 (PS4) was released on Sept. 7, giving Spidey fans plenty of reason to grab some Dorito...

Back to School fashion comes in hot

Back to School fashion comes in hot

Sophia Parker

September 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, DIYs & Fashion

School is in session and the beginning of a new year has shown many of the hottest fashion trends. From casual chic to trendsetting-hipster, we have a variety of diverse styles. The first week is where everyone dresses to impress and shows their one-of-a-kind wardrobe that represents themselves. To sho...

Brazil Bowl Açaí offers fruity pick-me-ups near Foothill

Brazil Bowl Açaí offers fruity pick-me-ups near Foothill

Abby Sourwine

August 16, 2018


Filed under A&E, Food & Restaurants

A trip to the newly opened Brazil Bowl (BB) Açaí starts in the Mound School Plaza. Home to favorites like Snapper Jack’s Taco Shack, Domino’s Pizza and Subway, the shopping center is familiar to many Foothill students. BB Açaí is a refreshing replacement of its predecessor, Wild Cherry. It’s the only restaurant in the complex that is locally owned. Before moving to its current location on July 23, the business operated in conjunction with Sandbox Coffeehouse. Now, BB...

Gourmet burger chain BurgerIM comes to Ventura

Gourmet burger chain BurgerIM comes to Ventura

Sophia Parker

July 29, 2018


Filed under A&E, Food & Restaurants

Out with the old in with the new: Main Street has gotten rid of the familiar sandwich restaurant of  Subway and replaced it with a new burger joint—BurgerIM. The chain restaurant opened a new location downtown on Main Street and is arguably giving chains like In-N-Out Burger a run for their mone...

“13 Reasons Why” continues its controversial streak with season two

“13 Reasons Why” continues its controversial streak with season two

Julia Fickenscher

June 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

A girl with a broken soul; bullies, rapists and the sensitive stigma of depression; 13 tapes that left both the characters and audiences broken: “13 Reasons Why” was an informative yet extremely controversial show that was deeply criticized for its reckless handling of extremely sensitive topics. ...

Intro to Metal

Intro to Metal

Riley Bangs

June 6, 2018


Filed under A&E

Metal is an exclusive genre. Given today’s trends of popular music, it may feel even impossible to break into such an isolated genre. It’s hard to tell what’s good and what’s not so good because, well, to us regular people, it all sounds too similar to distinguish. I’m here to guide you thr...

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