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Romantic film goes beyond the romance and the cliches

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014

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

Romantic, comical, tear-jerker and dramatic; these are all words I would use to describe the new romance movie “Beyond the Lights.” “Beyond the Lights” was written and directed by Love & Basketball’s Gina Prince-Bythewood and was released on Nov. 14. It follows the life of Noni Jean, played by Gugu Mbath...

Gambino delivers with second half on new dual album

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Independent rapper Childish Gambino continues to expand on the term concept album with his newest double album “STN MTN / Kauai.” It continues the story of The Boy, the through line to Gambino’s albums since last year’s “Because the Internet,” a character who was presumed dead by the end of his last album’s...

T.I. releases his ninth album

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

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

T.I., the self-proclaimed “King of the South,” has come out with a new album and shows that he is one of the finest rappers to come from the South, though there are a few songs that could have been better. “Paperwork,” T.I.’s ninth album overall, was released on Oct. 21. It opens with the song “King,” not to...

Campus art gallery has grand opening after more than twenty years of waiting

Campus art gallery has grand opening after more than twenty years of waiting

October 20, 2014

Cosumnes River College held a Grand Opening for the new art gallery on campus on Oct. 10. The exhibition,...

Independent artists first album surpasses all expectations

Independent artists first album surpasses all expectations

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

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

Independent artist Raury set the internet abuzz with the release of his first single “God’s Whisper”...

Rapper’s second album provides a creative expansion beyond previous work

Rapper’s second album provides a creative expansion beyond previous work

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

July 13, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews

You can call Ab-Soul many things, amongst them he prefers “Lupe Fiasco on drugs” or an “idiot,...

Wizard World Comic Convention comes to Sacramento

Wizard World Comic Convention comes to Sacramento

March 16, 2014

At first glance, one would probably not place the label of geek or nerd upon 23-year-old Katherine Ze...

Ten places that are must-goes in Sacramento

Ten places that are must-goes in Sacramento

February 7, 2014

Sacramentans complain that except for shopping and going to the movies, there is not much to do here...

Michael J. Fox returns to television, proves laughter is the best medicine

Michael J. Fox returns to television, proves laughter is the best medicine

December 9, 2013

It’s always said that if a person can’t laugh at themselves, how can they laugh at anyone else? When i...

Which artist comes out on top as reigning queen of pop?

Darren Allen, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Pop artists Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus have recently released albums, sparking a competition between the ladies. While they display their different styles and wardrobes, their music is what will finalize the decision between who is the most talented popstar. Lady Gaga’s new album, “Artpop,” is a bizarre take on ele...

Sacramento’s music scene is celebrated and awarded during annual event

Sacramento’s music scene is celebrated and awarded during annual event

November 17, 2013

With an electrifying atmosphere that rumbled the body and deafening music that stunned the eardrums, th...

‘Ghosts’ doesn’t disappoint, flies off shelves

‘Ghosts’ doesn’t disappoint, flies off shelves

November 17, 2013

That’s right ladies and gents; it’s that time of the year again. No, I am not talking about gettin...

Jazz music and family at center of ‘Side Man’

Jazz music and family at center of ‘Side Man’

November 16, 2013

As the lights went down in the Black Box Theater, a crowded audience waited for the opening scene of the...

Marvel’s newest movie opens the world of Asgard and beyond

Marvel’s newest movie opens the world of Asgard and beyond

November 16, 2013

It’s November and the eighth entry to the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise, “Thor: The Dark Wor...

Put down the burger and pick up a pan: How-to eat on a budget

Put down the burger and pick up a pan: How-to eat on a budget

November 9, 2013

With tight budgets and hectic schedules, many students substitute fast food or what happens to be served...

Five crazy California laws that exist

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

All laws obtained here.   Eureka: Men who wear moustaches are forbidden from kissing women. Fresno: No one may annoy a lizard in a city park. Portola: One may not allow his or her dog to chase a squirrel in the summer. San Francisco: Prohibits elephants from strolling down Market Street unless they are on a leash. L...

Costumes on a budget

Costumes on a budget

October 18, 2013

If the prospect of an extended U.S. government shutdown causing the nation to default on its foreign ...

‘Trepidation Nation’ production sheds light on phobias

‘Trepidation Nation’ production sheds light on phobias

October 18, 2013

With haunted houses and costume parties hosted throughout the month, October is often viewed as a time to...

Netflix show offers glimpse into prison life for women

October 18, 2013

Netflix won its first Emmy on Sept. 22 with its highly-acclaimed series “House of Cards,” but another ...

Sharing is only a few seconds away with phone app

Sharing is only a few seconds away with phone app

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Sending a picture to one of your friends can sometimes be cumbersome. You have to click on the photo,...

Food trucks descend upon Elk Grove monthly for a unique dining experience

Food trucks descend upon Elk Grove monthly for a unique dining experience

May 12, 2013

Anyone who happened to be walking around the Old Elk Grove area on May 1. probably would have seen th...

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