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Star Spotlight: George Lucas

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

October 7, 2014


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George Lucas was born on May 14th, 1944 in Modesto, California. He is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and entrepreneur. He went to Modesto Junior College and University of Southern California, where he graduated with a B.A. and B.S. He married Mellody Hobson on June 22nd, 2013 and...

Left Behind: The Kids Book Review

By Allie Enriquez, Reporter

October 6, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

Image what you would do if your whole family suddenly disappeared in the blink of an eye leaving nothing but the clothes they had been wearing? This is what happens to four teenagers in Chicago, along with the rest of the world in The Left Behind series: The Kids. As the world in thrown in to panic and...

Netflix: What You’re Watching

Netflix: What You’re Watching

By Natalie Schlenker, Reporter

October 6, 2014


Filed under A&E, Opinion

"After finishing each episode, the comedy leaves you wanting more. After finishing a season, the story line makes you wish it was longer. After finishing the series, it leaves you with a sense of nostalgia and makes you want to watch it all over again," said Donato Cipponeri, a dedicated Netflix user,...

iOS 8: To update, or not to update?

iOS 8: To update, or not to update?

By Alex Hunn, Website Editor and Reporter

September 29, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

Over a week has passed since the release of iOS 8, the newest version of Apple's iPhone operating system. Just how different is it?

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Ender’s Game Movie Review

By Karina Olivera, Reporter

September 28, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

Ender's Game is a movie about Earth after it was invaded by an alien species named the Formics. In the battle against the Formics Earth is victorious but lives under the fear that one day the Formics will come back for Earth's most important natural resource: its water. Seventy years later the people...

Synopsis: The Maze Runner

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

September 27, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

The Maze Runner is based on the 2009 trilogy book The Maze Runner by James Dashner. The movie starts out when Thomas, who does not know his name or where he is, ascends a dizzyingly fast elevator.  Upon arriving, he meets other boys who seem to have faced the same problem. Thomas, played by Dylan O'...

Beyoncé and Jay Z: On The Run HBO Special Review

Beyoncé and Jay Z: On The Run HBO Special Review

By Macy Swenson, Reporter

September 26, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

The On The Run tour, headlined by Beyoncé and Jay Z, premiered on Saturday (in case you've received a torrential downpour of the couple on your feed and were confused as to why) on HBO. The concert event was filmed over the course of their last two shows in Paris, and goes through a set-list of over...

Smashing!

Smashing!

By Alex Hunn, Website Editor and Reporter

September 24, 2014


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A demo for the highly-anticipated Super Smash Brothers for Nintendo 3DS was released on Friday, and I spent the weekend playing it. Does it live up to the hype? You bet it does.

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Lord of the Rings : The Fellowship of the Ring

Lord of the Rings : The Fellowship of the Ring

September 19, 2014


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I just finished reading this action packed epic fantasy novel by J.R.R Tolkein last week. This is the first of the three volumes of the novel Lord of the Rings. I believe that this is a perfect novel to read if you are really into adventure and science fiction fantasy. Here is a short summary of the B...

Jam and Jive

Jam and Jive

By Karina Olivera, Reporter

September 16, 2014


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Modesto Junior College holds an annual dance showcase at the beginning of the school year called Jam and Jive. MJC welcomes local high schools and dance studios to participate. Each year,the show has a certain theme that each number must incorporate. This year the theme is British Invasion. Therefore,...

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