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Review: Simon inspires happiness on screen, on paper

Review: Simon inspires happiness on screen, on paper

Emma Yakel

March 28, 2018


Filed under A&E, Books, TV & Movies

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


Filed under A&E, DIYs & Fashion

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


Filed under A&E, Asian Culture Series, Food & Restaurants

  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


Filed under A&E, Food & Restaurants

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


Filed under A&E, DIYs & Fashion

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


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

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...

Review: “Black Panther” is more than just your average Marvel movie

Review: “Black Panther” is more than just your average Marvel movie

Grayson McCoy

February 21, 2018


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

In an oversaturated market, Marvel’s newest release comes as a fresh new film to its wrinkled roster. “Black Panther” finally made its long awaited debut, critically acclaimed long before its public release and toting a star studded roster of Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, the star of Cr...

Culture Clash: Putin vs. Paddington

Culture Clash: Putin vs. Paddington

Riley Bangs

February 13, 2018


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

The release of Paul King’s “Paddington 2” has set off a pair of explosive media receptions: it has broken a Rotten Tomatoes record for the most critically acclaimed movie to date and it was so popular that it became banned in Russia. The Ministry of Culture initially postponed it to preserve the...

Ventura County community unifies in “Solace” benefit gala

Ventura County community unifies in “Solace” benefit gala

Julia Fickenscher

January 29, 2018


Filed under A&E, Events, Thomas Fire

As the lights began to flicker in Rancho Campana High School’s auditorium, audience members left the brisk outdoors and took their seats, unsure of what to anticipate. As written on the program, an evening hosted “by Students for Students affected by the Thomas Fire” took a simple idea and made it a...

5 DIYs to fight the frost

5 DIYs to fight the frost

Abby Sourwine

January 28, 2018


Filed under A&E, DIYs & Fashion

Cold weather: great for fashion, great for holiday festivities, but for your hygiene? Not so much. In these times of chapped lips, dry skin and frizzy hair, treat yo’self to these easy-to-make products, all designed to keep you looking fresh as a spring daisy, even through the bitter winter. &n...

Winter fashion for a “Ventura winter”

Winter fashion for a “Ventura winter”

Sophia Parker

January 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, DIYs & Fashion

Everyone always sees the adorable large scarfs, knit sweaters and tall boots paired with socks during the winter season. In Ventura, Calif. our locals have to endure warmer weather this time of year. Don’t worry, you can still follow the cold trends this year in order to look your best for the s...

A&E: Best of 2017

A&E: Best of 2017

Julia Fickenscher

January 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Best Of

This year marked some of the most emotional, action-packed films and series, diverse and unique music, 90's themed fashion trends and high quality video games. Click through the tabs to see our A&E staff's picks of the best of 2017!     “The Greatest Showman” “The Greatest Sh...

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