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Be aware of and discover what is tracking, manipulating and dividing us as a society--social media--in writer Sam Noahs review on the new Netflix documentary, The Social Dilemma.

“The Social Dilemma”: Why technology and social media are tearing us apart

Sam Noah, Writer January 27, 2021

From films such as Terminator, The Matrix and Blade Runner, the negative portrayal of technology and artificial intelligence (A.I.) in fictional films is nothing new. However, the Netflix documentary...

Have you heard it all? Discover and remember some of the best rap music 2020’s brilliant artists have to offer.

2020 Rapped: Best rap albums of the year

Alex Jannone and Ethan Sequeira January 21, 2021

After facing a tumultuous and unexpected year with many canceled events, the music industry remained as a constant that continued to deliver fresh and entertaining substance. During the year 2020, listeners...

Join me as I delve into persimmons, a sweet autumn fruit, interview with Ed from Ethridge Farms and add some freshness to your winter table.

The Market Report: Persimmons

Kimberly Fickerson, Videographer January 14, 2021

As the weather cools, it is the perfect time to purchase some persimmons from your local farmers' market. At first glance, persimmons may seem like a hard, bright orange fruit that resembles a tomato,...

The seemingly promising video game release of Fall Guys is out shined by the popularity of its competitor, Among Us.

The downfall of Fall Guys

Alex Jannone and Ethan Sequeira January 9, 2021

Mediatonic's Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout found its five seconds of fame in the fall of 2020 after being initially released in August of the same year. With many customers being stuck inside the house...

Among Us has drawn attention from students across the country, craving more social interaction.

Connecting from a distance with Among Us

Jonah Billings, Writer January 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has left economies around the world reeling from the impacts of mandatory stay-at-home orders. However, one industry has been able to take an army of bored teenagers lounging on their...

Brightening up Venturas Christmas, Holiday drive-thru lights up the Fairgounds

Brightening up Ventura’s Christmas, Holiday drive-thru ‘lights up’ the Fairgounds

Emma Ippolito, Writer December 22, 2020

With COVID-19 numbers surging, many families are looking for safe activities to do for the holidays. Well, look no further. If you want to experience a Christmas light winter wonderland like no other then...

Are you ready for the Halloween season? Check out this column  on what could be your new favorite movie, “Hubie Halloween”, starring Adam Sandler.

COLUMN: Tired of Christmas movies? — “Hubie Halloween”, scary good

Ashley Newman, Columnist December 15, 2020

Have you seen The Grinch one too many times? Worn out by Kevin's antics in Home Alone? It's time for a change of scenery; fast-paced and absolutely hilarious, “Hubie Halloween” is the movie you never...

While COVID-19 may have taken away families ability to gather together during the holidays, they can still find ways to bring the festive spirit of the season to the safety of their homes by watching these classical Christmas favorites.

Christmas movies that will knock your stockings off!

Isabella Fortunati and Ryann Liddell December 15, 2020

'Tis the season to binge-watch numerous Christmas movies while eating Christmas treats and drinking hot chocolate! As COVID stay-at-home orders continue, the Christmas spark may be a little duller this...

Apple pie, peppermint bark and toffee are classic holiday treats that many people enjoy over the winter season.

Seasonal sweets to make at home

Malia Sanchez, Writer December 12, 2020

  As the holiday season rolls in, so does the craving for those traditional sweets that are closely associated with them. These three holiday treats are fairly easy to make and delicious to eat....

While the existence of drive-in theaters seemed to be on the brink of extinction, the hit of COVID-19 allowed this tradition to make a comeback, providing its viewers with the necessary activity to escape, and enjoy the simple things, even in the amidst of the pandemic.

Safely enjoy movies under the stars

Isabella Fortunati and Jonah Billings December 6, 2020

As the sun sets on a gorgeous fall evening in Goleta, California, you spread out some blankets in the back of your car and prepare to enjoy a movie night under the stars. Around you, people laugh and chat...

The cover of BTSs latest album, BE. Credit: Big Hit Entertainment.

Album review: BTS’s new album “BE” is like a warm hug during quarantine

Noelle Villasenor, Writer December 1, 2020

After breaking barriers in the western music industry, and making themselves known as one of the biggest bands in the world, South Korean group BTS has released a new, quarantine-inspired album titled...

Unique garments perch on Depop, waiting to catch your eye and spice up your wardrobe. Credit: Depop.

The pop of Depop: rethink your holiday shopping

Laura Liang, Writer November 27, 2020

Need an affordable way to pick up a few new articles of clothing, revamp your closet or find an alternative to the influx of fast fashion that can end up in your cart on Black Friday? Welcome to Depop,...

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