Eye of the Tiger

AIM challenges the rules of hip-hop

AIM challenges the rules of hip-hop

ADAM HAGEN

September 19, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music

Three years after Matangi in 2013, hip hop veteran MIA has come back with a 12 track release entitled AIM that both entertains and conveys socially relevant messages. MIA is the stage name of UK via Sri Lankan rapper Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam, whose innovative style and original lyrics have e...

Marvel incorporates black characters in mainstream comics

Marvel incorporates black characters in mainstream comics

TARAH JOHNSON

September 19, 2016


Filed under A&E, Movies

In the wake of Marvel’s newest reveal of black actress Zendaya Coleman gracing our screens as the new face of Mary Jane in the Spider Man: Homecoming movie comes the inevitable bigotry of incorporating any type of newfound diversity in any predominantly white feature. With Marvel reigning as one...

RHS’ S.S.E. lands first gig

RHS’ S.S.E. lands first gig

VICTORIA WILKINSON

September 19, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music

Roseville based rap group S.S. Elegance recently landed their first live gig in a clothing and art shop in Sacramento on Sunday Sept. 4. The group consisted of Roseville High School seniors Ash Cayabyab a.k.a. A$H TRAPPEM,  EJ Susbilla a.k.a SUSKILLA,  juniors Kyle Bernardo a.k.a. LIL KON THE LOSTBOI...

‘Blair Witch’ proves mediocre addition to great year of horror

‘Blair Witch’ proves mediocre addition to great year of horror

DAN GUNKO

September 16, 2016


Filed under A&E, Movies, What's New

In 1999, The Blair Witch Project popularized the found footage horror genre, for better or for worse. Whilst the found footage genre has been responsible for making people nauseous as well as outright confused due to it’s shaky camera movements, it has undoubtedly made horror much more immersive. ...

Viewers left in the dark after ‘American Horror Story’ season six debut

Viewers left in the dark after ‘American Horror Story’ season six debut

SOPHIE COOK

September 15, 2016


Filed under A&E, TV, What's New

The American Horror Story producers have finally given me a reason to be excited about a new season. I truly have not been so invested in the start of a new adventure since Coven. Speaking of themes, everyone can breathe a sigh of relief because the the theme was finally revealed. This season will be all...

‘Dig Your Roots’ stirs up feelings of home

‘Dig Your Roots’ stirs up feelings of home

JOHNNY MULLIGAN

September 15, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music, What's New

To the ear, Flordia Georgia Line’s newest album Dig Your Roots may not be up to par with their past albums, but the messages sent in this album hit home, making it one of my favorite albums. This album emphasizes how important it is to remember where you came from even if you leave, because wher...

ENTERTAINMENT: September 13, 2016

ENTERTAINMENT: September 13, 2016

September 14, 2016


Filed under A&E, Entertainment

In this September 13 show, the entertainment staff gives their most anticipated fall movie, tv and video game releases.

Young Thug honors idols with release of ‘No, My Name is JEFFERY’

Young Thug honors idols with release of ‘No, My Name is JEFFERY’

JACK ROSETTI

August 30, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music

Young Thug’s back with a new mixtape that features creative, well-mixed beats; hilarious wordplay; and smooth transitions throughout. The Atlanta-born rapper’s  latest album, No, My Name Is JEFFERY, has 10 tracks and features artists like Travis Scott, Gucci Mane, Quavo, Offset, Young Scooter an...

‘Don’t Breathe’ delivers suspenseful, intense tale

‘Don’t Breathe’ delivers suspenseful, intense tale

DAN GUNKO

August 29, 2016


Filed under A&E, Movies

When the “Don’t Breathe” trailer dropped three months ago, I was immediately hooked onto the premise of the film. The plot seemed simple, yet original. After assuming the blind man won’t threaten them, three experienced thieves decide to intrude into a blind man’s home with him still ins...

Sugar + Cream boasts hip style, unique sweets

Sugar + Cream boasts hip style, unique sweets

KYLIE IRWIN

August 28, 2016


Filed under A&E, Food

If your sweet tooth ever comes calling, look no further than cute and delicious ice cream parlor Sugar + Cream.  Located in the Roseville Galleria Mall, the small kiosk is an adorable, chic spot just outside of the food court. They specialize in ice cream, but take it to many different levels, all of which ...

Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ presents brand new dynamic

Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ presents brand new dynamic

ADAM HAGEN

August 26, 2016


Filed under A&E, TV

The return of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars introduces new challenges, guest judges and an entirely new cast dynamic where contestants will be sent home, not by the judges, but by each other. In the show, RuPaul offers the best drag queens from past seasons who didn't come out on top another sh...

‘Stranger Things’ deserving of the up-start fandom

‘Stranger Things’ deserving of the up-start fandom

GABI HUTSON

August 24, 2016


Filed under A&E, TV

New Netflix original series Stranger Things fills the extraterrestrials void left in my heart ever since I finished the infamous series The X-Files. At this point, it takes a lot for such a show to meet my expectations. Saying this, Stranger Things still exceeds them.  In terms of plot, this show is imp...