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Game designer captures natural beauty in ‘Firewatch’

Game designer captures natural beauty in ‘Firewatch’

February 29, 2016

A simply stunning environment and a story that will drive the player to finish the game in one sitti...

‘The Boy’ lacks in talent but excels in suspense

‘The Boy’ lacks in talent but excels in suspense

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

February 17, 2016

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

While it’s debatable whether “The Boy” is an Oscar winning film, it’s fair to say that it is ...

Big K.R.I.T. showcases same talents in new mixtape

Alec Gonsalves, Staff Wroter

November 16, 2015

Filed under Features, Reviews

Big K.R.I.T. has been rapping about sitting in his throne atop the summit of Mt. Olympus in a multi-candy-painted ‘84 Cadillac Coupe De Ville since his release of one of the most prevalent mixtapes of his career called “It’s Better This Way.” Toe-to-toe, this mixtape has as many notable tracks that are worth listening to si...

‘Maze Runner’ sequel breaks norms

‘Maze Runner’ sequel breaks norms

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

October 13, 2015

Filed under Features, Reviews, Top Stories

The thrilling sequel “Maze Runner: Scorch Trials” that features Thomas, portrayed by Dylan O’Brien, a...

Cartel makes it to Netflix in new series ‘Narcos’

Cartel makes it to Netflix in new series ‘Narcos’

September 11, 2015

In 1975, a petty criminal entered the cocaine trade, changing Colombia forever. “Narcos” tells the...

Saving dough: eating pizza on a budget

Saving dough: eating pizza on a budget

May 6, 2015

Searching for cheap foods to satisfy a late-night craving or for fuel before an intense study session is ...

Thinking outside the pot

Thinking outside the pot

April 24, 2015

Everyone knows an average priced cup of coffee can be found at Starbucks or Java City, but where else can students go to satisfy their caffeine cravings? We searched and found five places in downtown Sacramento that offer delicious coffees for an average price while also offering a different vibe than that of the big name coffee shop chains.

New Playstation game is not for the faint of heart

New Playstation game is not for the faint of heart

April 18, 2015

Very few game titles out there can challenge a player or push them to their mental limits and reward...

Franchise takes a ride down memory lane for seventh film

Franchise takes a ride down memory lane for seventh film

April 9, 2015

While many movies become mundane after a sequel or two, the “Fast and Furious” series has managed...

‘Divergent’ sequel is full of dark twists and turns

‘Divergent’ sequel is full of dark twists and turns

March 26, 2015

“Insurgent” is truly what a sequel in any trilogy should be. The sequel to the popular film “Diver...

Will Smith shines in ‘Focus’ but co-star steals the show

Will Smith shines in ‘Focus’ but co-star steals the show

March 21, 2015

After the flop of 2013’s “After Earth,” Will Smith has redeemed himself with his portrayal of the...

Remake brings new life to a classic game

Remake brings new life to a classic game

March 18, 2015

A scary faced moon, a creepy mask salesman, the land of Termina and the song of time should bring back...

There’s nothing odd at all about CBS’s new comedy

There’s nothing odd at all about CBS’s new comedy

March 10, 2015

While I’m quite knowledgeable about pop culture past and present, I’ve never seen any episodes of...

AMC delivers a new hit with ‘Better Call Saul’

AMC delivers a new hit with ‘Better Call Saul’

March 8, 2015

Vince Gilligan, the brilliant director behind the critically acclaimed phenomenon “Breaking Bad,”...

Unexpected and controversial mixtape fits Drake perfectly

Unexpected and controversial mixtape fits Drake perfectly

Taylor Gomez, Staff Writer

March 7, 2015

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Reviews

Hip-hop and rap artist Drake surprised fans by releasing his new mixtape “If You’re Reading This...

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ offers audience more than cliches and stereotypes

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ offers audience more than cliches and stereotypes

February 20, 2015

The newest sitcom to come from ABC, “Fresh Off the Boat,” is a welcome addition to the network’s...

While lacking compared to the book, ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ still delivers

While lacking compared to the book, ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ still delivers

Taylor Gomez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2015

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Reviews

The much anticipated film-adaptation of the New York Times bestselling “Fifty Shades of Grey,” arrived...

The games have changed forever as a revolution sparks

The games have changed forever as a revolution sparks

December 5, 2014

“Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One” one of four movies from the popular film series based on Suzanne...

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...

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...

“NehruvianDOOM” is a step in the right direction for hip-hop duo

“NehruvianDOOM” is a step in the right direction for hip-hop duo

October 12, 2014

MF DOOM one of, if not the most, influential rappers of the early ’00s has returned for the collaboration album “NehruvianDOOM”...

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