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Theatre production of ‘Arcadia’ is filled with chemistry

Jannah Khalil, Staff

March 21

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

In their first production of the semester, the Cosumnes River College theatre department presents a successful performance of Tom Sheppard’s “Arcadia.” “Arcadia” takes place in Sidley Park, an English country estate, and fluctuates between the past and present to tell the story of what occurred at the estate year...

The Shins experiment with sound in new album

The Shins experiment with sound in new album

Ashley Navarro, Editor

March 21

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews, Top Stories

It’s been a long five years and series of lineup changes since the beloved indie-rock band The Shi...

‘Logan’ provides a satisfying completion to the iconic character

Justin Cordero, Staff

March 8

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Reviews

“Logan” is the classic story of the unwilling hero told through the lens of one of Marvel’s most popular superheroes warped into an aged old man who carries the weight of his past sins on his shoulders. The film, directed by James Mangold, is unlike any other previous Marvel superhero movie to date. The story overall i...

‘Get Out’ makes a splash amidst controversy

Stan Smith, Staff

March 8

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews

“Get Out” marks the directorial debut of Jordan Peele, who gained fame from his television show “Key and Peele” alongside co-creator Keegan Michael Key. The film built up a considerable amount of excitement in the weeks leading up to its release thanks to incredibly favorable reviews. Even now, “Get Out” holds ...

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Ashley Navarro, Editor

March 8

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It had been a little over three years since the seven-piece Welsh indie rock band, Los Campesinos!, gra...

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ falls short of delivery with controversial scene and lack of character chemistry

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ falls short of delivery with controversial scene and lack of character chemistry

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 1

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

If you are one who is prone to crying when the dog dies in a movie, be prepared. This heartbreaking oc...

Horror film ‘The Bye Bye Man’ falls short of thrilling the audience

Horror film ‘The Bye Bye Man’ falls short of thrilling the audience

January 28

“The Bye Bye Man” does not measure up to the goosebumps on your arms from seeing the trailer. Ins...

Netflix revives beloved children’s novel series ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

Netflix revives beloved children’s novel series ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

January 24

Adding to the ever-growing list of shows developed for Netflix release, “A Series of Unfortunate Even...

The Weeknd follows up with another hit album

Andrew Flores, Staff

December 3

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Coming off his top-charted album “Beauty Behind the Madness” a little over a year ago, Abel Tesfaye, also known as “The Weeknd,” has released his third studio album: “Starboy” LP. The album, which was released digitally and on streaming services Nov. 25 and in CD form on Nov. 28th, is set to reach the No. 1 debut o...

New adaptation of cult classic film disappoints

Ashley Navarro, Editor

November 6

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

Imagine a world assembled by a medley of brightly colored mohawks, new wave punk and an unnecessary amount of tongue action. That world would be what Fox created with their sad attempt of an adaption of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is most notably known in the form of a 1975 fea...

‘Birth of a Nation’ lacks depth and consistency

‘Birth of a Nation’ lacks depth and consistency

October 19

A significant amount of both excitement and controversy surrounded the theatrical release of “Birth ...

Established pop-punk band lacks originality in new album

Ashley Navarro, Editor

October 10

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews

Lead singer Laura Jane Grace, of pop-punk band Against Me!, belts words of heartbreak and longing in the band’s seventh full length album, “Shape Shift With Me.”   It was only a few years ago when Grace came out to the public as transgender and started the process of gender change. The previous album the band released, ...

Indie-pop group Bastille releases sophomore album

Indie-pop group Bastille releases sophomore album

October 5

After they burst onto the music scene with their double-platinum selling debut album “Bad Blood,” Br...

Actors impress in ‘Magnificent Seven’ reimagining

Actors impress in ‘Magnificent Seven’ reimagining

October 1

Antoine Fuqua’s “Magnificent Seven” is the newest installation in a franchise built upon bridg...

Fox’s ‘American Horror Story’ season six premieres after long anticipated arrival

Fox’s ‘American Horror Story’ season six premieres after long anticipated arrival

September 14

After months of teaser trailers, vague comments and painstaking attempts to uncover the truth about Fox...

Drug wars explode in ‘Narcos’ return

Drug wars explode in ‘Narcos’ return

September 9

In the return of the Netflix series “Narcos”, the bloodshed and chaos are at an all-time high. With C...

Netflix original hits the soft spot for ’80s culture fanatics

Netflix original hits the soft spot for ’80s culture fanatics

September 2

Within days of the initial release, Netflix original “Stranger Things” became an instant favorite amon...

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

May 9

From political issues to personal life matters, Beyonce’s new album hit titled “Lemonade” incor...

‘Arms and the Man’ tells story of love during war

Kayleen Carter, Staff

May 9

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Reviews, Top Stories

Funny, touching and comedic, the theatre department of Cosumnes River College has done a splendid job of performing their latest play “Arms and the Man.” Although the title could mislead one to believe that the play would literally center around a man and his appendages, in reality the plot was in stark contrast. ...

Professor’s cookbook guides you through any level of healthy eating

Nicole Goodie, Staff

April 13

Filed under Features, Food, Most Recent, Reviews

Eating healthy is definitely easier said than done. All the complex recipes with ingredients you can hardly pronounce, the prep time and the idea of cutting out those favorite snacks can easily turn someone away. One cookbook has made it easier to transition into a healthier lifestyle. “The Foodie Bar Way” written by Nutritio...

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