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VANNER takes a step in a new direction to mark the fresh start of their music career. Rating: B 
Photo Credit: KLAP Entertainment

Experience a Refreshing Endeavor with ‘VENI VIDI VICI’

Kylie Dacquel
September 21, 2023
VANNER starts off a new chapter of their career as winners of the Korean TV competition, “Peak Time.”
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 has a decent plot supplemented by phenomenal animation.
Rating: BPhoto Credit: Studio Mappa

‘Jujutsu Kaisen: Season 2’ is a stunning origin story

Philipos Alebachew, Staff Writer
September 19, 2023
“Jujutsu Kaisen’s” much-anticipated continuation does not disappoint.
Yi Fang has made it all the way to Nevada with the mission of sharing their classic flavors. 
Grade: B+

Expand Your Palate At Your Local ‘Yi Fang’

Paizley Swaney, Staff Writer
September 19, 2023
Enjoy a variety of teas served fresh, fast and friendly.
Six Artists You Should Be Listening To: September 2023

Six Artists You Should Be Listening To: September 2023

Gray Barranco, Staff Writer
September 7, 2023
Check out these small artists this September.
‘The Year Between’ follows the story of a college student recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Rating: CPhoto Credit: Full Spectrum Features

‘The Year Between’ Sends an Unclear Message

Gray Barranco, Staff Writer
April 26, 2023
“The Year Between” gives a confusing representation of mental illness.
Cherry Bullet charms listeners with their captivating and energetic instrumentals. Rating: B+ 
Photo Credit: FNC Entertainment

Become Immersed in the Charm of ‘Cherry Dash’

Kylie Dacquel, Staff Writer
April 25, 2023
Cherry Bullet’s album introduces an aspect of surprise to their refined concept, with their unique title track.
Cat Clyde represents heartfelt human experiences in her most recent album.Rating: B-Photo Credit: Cat Clyde Music

‘Down Rounder’ is a typical love themed album

Gray Barranco, Staff Writer
April 24, 2023
Attempting to explain the marvels of life, Cat Clyde falls short in her exploration of unique themes.
Happyfastdelicious’ drive-thrus are almost always empty, and with good reason. Fast service and quality product makes for a fantastic experience.Grade: A

Personalize your drink with any combination of flavors at ‘happyfastdelicious’

Venice Jingco, Staff writer
April 24, 2023
Quick ordering and fast pick-up with the mobile app.
Master the Karakuri, an ancient tool wielded to conquer foes ten times your size.
Rating: B- Photo Credit: IGDB

Vanquish the Kemono using ancient technology in ‘Wild Hearts’

Venice Jingco, Staff writer
April 19, 2023
In the awaited monster-hunting game, “Wild Hearts,” the player moves through feudal Japan, tasked with defeating monsters while wielding an ancient technology.
Six Artists You Should Be Listening To: April 2023

Six Artists You Should Be Listening To: April 2023

Gray Barranco, Staff Writer
April 19, 2023
Find new artists to listen to this month.
“Utama” explores the effect that a changing environment has on people. Rating: C+ Photo Credit: Alma Films

Underdeveloped, Unnecessary, ‘Utama’ is an Underwhelming Drama Film

Elise Chan, Staff Writer
April 18, 2023
“Utama” has good intentions, but comes off as boring.
The South Korean bakery franchise TOUS les JOURS finally has a Las Vegas location. 
Grade: A-

Treat Your Appetite at ‘TOUS les JOURS’

Shayna Migalang, Staff Writer
April 17, 2023
This bakery and cafe is a great place to snack on sweet treats and hang out with friends.

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