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SIX ARTISTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: OCTOBER 2022
SIX ARTISTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: OCTOBER 2022
Ayma Malik, Opinion, A&E Editor • October 29, 2022
End your October on a spooky note with these six artists.
Grimm Lynn’s new album adds no new value to the R&B music sceneRating: D-Photo Credit: Lovers Club Record
'Sweet Heat' Leaves Listeners Cold
Gray Barranco, Staff Writer • October 10, 2022
Grimm Lynn’s new EP does not establish street cred for the small artist.
SIX ARTISTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: SEPTEMBER 2022
SIX ARTISTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: SEPTEMBER 2022
Ayma Malik September 16, 2022
With September kicking off the fall season, here's six artists that capture the feeling of an autumn day.
Let go of your anxiety with ‘SG8*’
Let go of your anxiety with ‘SG8*’
Gurleen Swaich May 17, 2022
Duckwrth’s new album “SG8*” provides a mixture of all genres and spews creativity with each song showcasing his musical talents.
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“Cult of the Lamb” is a unique combination of roguelike and town-building. This game challenges managing a colony while battling through dungeons.Rating: APhoto Credit: Massive Monster
Convert your Followers in 'Cult of the Lamb'
Venice Jingco, Staff Writer • November 1, 2022
With new infinite powers, the lamb becomes the hunter.
Slime Rancher 2 is an adorable game with uncharted islands and new slimes to discover.Rating: A-Photo Credit: Monomi Park
Voyage to Rainbow Island in 'Slime Rancher 2'
Venice Jingco, Staff Writer • October 24, 2022
The long-awaited sequel of the hit game “Slime Rancher,” is an incredible experience for video game veterans and newbies alike.
“Kamifuda” is a deck building visual novel with great character development and interesting visuals.Rating: APhoto Credit: Realm Archive
Explore the Eldritch Horrors of 'Kamifuda'
Kathryn Peterson October 13, 2022
“Kamifuda” tells a unique story with interesting visuals and characters, all well playing a card game.
“Itorah” is a good introduction to Metroidvania games with great art and an interesting story, but with confusing at best controls, gameplay is difficult and a chore rather than being fun. 
Rating: B 
 Photo Courtesy of Grimbart Tales
Save Humanity From A Plague In 'Itorah'
Kathryn Peterson April 12, 2022
As the last human on Earth, stop the plague and save the world.
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After being featured on Buzzfeed, the New Jersey bagel shop opened its first west coast location. Grade: A-
Indulge in Eccentric Flavors at ‘The Bagel Nook’
Ashley Harris, News and Features Editor • November 3, 2022
The Bagel Nook provides unique flavors for all breakfast treats.
Acclaimed for their taste and artistry, Ramen Zero offers a place for customers to explore genuine Japanese cuisine. Grade: A
Explore original, authentic Japanese cuisine at Ramen Zero
Jianna Aganon, Staff Writer • October 25, 2022
Hit up Ramen Zero for a taste of Japanese culture.
With an upbeat playlist and colorful interior, MochiCo is a great place to hang out with friends. Grade: A
Try a Modern Take on Traditional Japanese Snacks at 'MochiCo'
October 17, 2022
Whether you’re in a sweet or savory mood, MochiCo will satisfy those cravings.
With a hip and healthy menu, in addition to their eye-catching space, Squally’s provides a perfect place for customers to feel their best.
Grade: A
Discover Health, Wellness at Squally’s Juice Bar & Cafe
Lily Gurdison, Multimedia Editor • September 15, 2022
Hop on the health craze at Squally's Juice Bar & Cafe.
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Mr. Harrigan’s Phone” unites modern cell phones with a mysterious ghost story. 
Photo Credit: Netflix 
Rating: B-
‘Mr. Harrigan's Phone’ is a Mild Scare
Lily Gurdison, Multimedia Editor • November 7, 2022
“Mr. Harrigan’s Phone” is entertaining, but lacks the main components of a horror film.
The Class takes six students from different backgrounds and brings them together through theater arts. Rating: D 
Art Credit: Brainstorm Media
‘The Class’ is a poor excuse for a coming of age film
Carmen Ruiz October 26, 2022
"The Class" is just another attempt at another high school film.
“Drifting Home” tells a story about growth and savoring childhood through survival.
Grade: B+
Photo Credit: Studio Colorido
Soar into another world with "Drifting Home"
Shayna Migalang, Staff Writer • October 20, 2022
This heartwarming Japanese animated film touches on loss, forgiveness, and cherished memories.
‘The Youth Governor’ is a documentary featuring six students campaigning against each other for the title of Youth Governor. 
Rating:B+  Photo Credit: Greenwich Entertainment
Explore the Future of Politics in “The Youth Governor”
Katheryn Peterson, Activities Director • September 20, 2022
Follow the competition between six teens from all across California to win the title of Youth Governor.
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