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Review: Superorganism’s self-titled spotlight

Review: Superorganism’s self-titled spotlight

Riley Bangs

May 8, 2018

It makes sense that a group of eight members would show a wide range of influence and styles however, the surprise is that Orono Noguchi’s team is able to conglomerate them all into something wonderfully unique. This is the connection that Childish Gambino’s “Because the Internet” aimed to ach...

“Avengers: Infinity War” unites heroes in the biggest crossover film yet

“Avengers: Infinity War” unites heroes in the biggest crossover film yet

Julia Fickenscher

May 6, 2018

From the world that brought you a superhuman with a patriotic shield, a god of thunder with a powerful hammer, a genius doctor with the power to alter time and an everyday kid with special spider powers comes “Avengers: Infinity War." It's a film that ties the heroes together while simultaneously managing to tear them apart. This new a...

A wasteland of intentional design

A wasteland of intentional design

Riley Bangs

May 2, 2018

Over the spring break, I wanted to play a game that gave me a deep immersion—something I could sink myself into for several hours and be swept up in its world. I ended up with Elite Dangerous, a space flight simulator that replicates the Milky Way galaxy in all of its massive glory. Over 100 billion star systems sca...

Good vibes and food that thrives: the best cuisine to try at the Annex

Good vibes and food that thrives: the best cuisine to try at the Annex

Julia Fickenscher

April 27, 2018

While “The Collection” in Oxnard has been growing in popularity for its nice movie theater, unique shops and beachy atmosphere, it recently added a new food court into the mix. Similar to the Grand Central Market in Los Angeles, there is a wide range of unique flavors and tasty cuisine. From pork ...

Fantastic Eats with Q and E: Springtime cupcakes

Fantastic Eats with Q and E: Springtime cupcakes

Emma Yakel

April 4, 2018

https://vimeo.com/262739726   Spring is in full bloom with its budding flowers and its extended daylight. For this season, “Fantastic Eats With Q and E” decided to bake a springtime cupcake that is based upon a California and Hawaiian Sugar Co. recipe. This cupcake includes a jellybean ...

Review: Seaglass by Mama serves authentic Thai cuisine with a twist

Review: Seaglass by Mama serves authentic Thai cuisine with a twist

Julia Fickenscher

March 31, 2018

Everyone loves Thai food; the unique spices and flavors, large portion sizes and welcoming service provide a dining experience unlike any other. However, many dishes are served with various meat options, including chicken, shrimp, beef and pork. With the growth of vegetarianism and veganism, many de...

Review: Simon inspires happiness on screen, on paper

Review: Simon inspires happiness on screen, on paper

Emma Yakel

March 28, 2018

Blackmailing, falling in love, stressing out, coming out and coming of age all join hands to create the reality of Simon Spier in the novel “Simon Versus the Homo Sapiens Agenda” by Becky Albertalli. But Simon now has taken to the screen through the adaption film called “Love, Simon.” Both novel and mov...

March Magic: Clover pin DIY

March Magic: Clover pin DIY

Sophia Parker

March 13, 2018

Avoid getting pinched this St. Patrick’s Day. This DIY is perfect for minimalists that want to show a bit of a festive side. Create a cute clover hair pin that can be dressed down or up. Wear this in your hair in any hairstyle of choice, an adorable high bun, braids and more. Keep it sweet and simp...

Cuisine

Cuisine

Lillian Li

March 10, 2018

  Baozi “Bao” itself, means “bag” in Mandarin. This dish is simply a steamed rice flour bun that holds vegetables and meats like a bag. Whereas dumplings and potstickers have a thin skin over the filling, baozi have a thicker, bread-like covering and fluffier texture. Baozi can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This is ...

Fantastic Eats with Q and E: Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Fantastic Eats with Q and E: Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Emma Yakel

March 3, 2018

https://vimeo.com/257413804   “Fantastic Eats with Q and E” is going vegan with this treat based upon a recipe from Elephantastic Vegan. In this edition, we will be baking vegan blueberry muffins with a lemon crumble topping. This delightful recipe is a scrumptious option for anyone that is tryin...

Fashion trends that should stay in 2017

Fashion trends that should stay in 2017

Sophia Parker

February 28, 2018

Clear-Plastic Pants: Clear plastic pants were the most talked about trend this year. Was it because it was something so new and interesting or a ridiculous joke? My thoughts were along the lines of a tad bit tacky. It seems like the more skin shown, the sexier it is. Wrong! Imagine wearing these in w...

Review: “The Night Circus” is full of details but little development

Review: “The Night Circus” is full of details but little development

Emma Yakel

February 27, 2018

The black and white striped tent is the centerpieces looming above the characters that are awaiting for readers to discover the mysteries hidden beneath the folds. The tarps are covering the world of suspicion, the world of “The Night Circus.” “The Night Circus,” written by Erin Morgens...

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