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Disneyland at nighttime

Why Disneyland is the Best at Christmas

By Holden Abelmann, Staff Writer December 22, 2022
The joyous attractions you can experience during Christmastime at Disneyland.
The leads of San Diego Civic Youth Ballets Nutcracker production.

Pretty much a kidnapping

By Delilah Sonnenshein December 20, 2022
The beloved Nutcracker - but from a more realistic perspective.
The poster for the On The Come Up movie, featuring lead actress Jamila C. Gray.

On The Come Up: Book vs. Movie

By Delilah Sonnenshein December 19, 2022
The On the Come Up movie can’t measure up to Angie Thomas’s original novel.
Friends, The Holiday Armadillo

The best winter TV

By Sienna Esnayra and Taylor Belanich December 16, 2022

Rewatching the same Christmas movies year after year grows increasingly boring. Maybe they're classics for a reason, but in our opinion, most holiday movies feel bland after watching them several times...

Fall Drinks, Ranked

Fall Drinks, Ranked

By Dylan Bunyak and Ryan Dunwell November 4, 2022

All around the world, cold weather brings a taste for hot drinks. In this time of rain clouds, orange leaves, and sweaters, it makes sense why we humans have invented so many variations to keep us warm...

Peeles Newest Movie, Nope

Comparing The Filmography of Jordan Peele

By Taylor Belanich, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

Jordan Peele, an American comedian and actor made a surprising but successful debut in filmmaking with the 2017 horror movie Get Out. The film featured an African-American main character, Chris (Daniel...

Lady Gaga wears a cool outfit

The Music on my Playlist

By Casey Harper, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

I have loved music ever since I can remember. I have many playlists including sad, slow, upbeat, exclusively indie pop, and gym music. No matter what mood I’m in or what I’m doing, I always have a...

Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe in Blonde

“Blonde” Review

By Ava Keochekian, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

Andrew Dominik’s new movie “Blonde” starring Ana de Armas claims to be the story of 1950s movie star Marilyn Monroe, but in reality, it is an exploitation of the tragedies and hardships Monroe experienced...

Best autumn movies and TV shows

Best autumn movies and TV shows

By Brooke Stealey and Sienna Esnayra October 21, 2022

As stores fill up with pumpkin spice and the weather grows crisp, it’s the perfect time to get cozy and turn on the TV. Here are six of our favorite fall movies and TV shows - in no particular order...

Kristina Wong, a Chinese-American woman, stands center, holding her phone in front of a projected map of the US.

Wong’s one-woman wonder

By Dylan Bunyak and Sophie Love October 11, 2022
In a single follow-spot, surrounded by giant spools of thread, pin cushions, and her Hello Kitty sewing machine, Kristina Wong ends her one-woman show at the La Jolla Playhouse by contemplating with the audience.
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