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“Marry Me”, released on Feb. 11, 2022, by Universal Studios, represents a love triangle, while also representing the colliding of two different lifestyles. (Photo courtesy of Universal Studios)

Review: ”Marry Me,” where a single song carries the movie

Maya Barber, Feature Editor March 2, 2022

“Marry Me,” released on Feb. 11, is filled with an abundance of romance, confusion, and love triangles, which fit right in with its Valentine’s Day-adjacent release.  “Marry Me” stars Jennifer...

“Colin in Black and White” is a powerful story by Colin Kaepernick that will give watchers an understanding of what  another person may be going through.  (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

Review: “Colin in Black and White” shows what it means to be Black in a white world

Lorraine Barron, Staff Writer December 12, 2021

“Colin in Black and White” is a powerful fictional Netflix series about Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick is best known as the Black football player who took a knee while the national anthem played, some...

The long-awaited second  installment of Netflix’s “Tiger King,” premiered on Nov. 17, 2021, and with it may have brought down the entire private zoo industry in America. (Photo Courtesy of Netflix)

Review: “Tiger King 2” claws back at America’s exotic animal industry

Oden Taylor, Student Worker November 30, 2021

The long-awaited second season of Netflix’s “Tiger King” premiered on Nov. 17, and with it may have brought down the entire private zoo industry in America. With first season star, Joseph Maldonado-Passage,...

Netflixs recent show Squid Game has become the most popular show on Netflix, ranking No. 1 in 90 countries across the world. (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

Review: “Squid Game” is Netflix’s most popular show in history

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer November 13, 2021

Spoilers ahead. Netflix’s newest drama series “Squid Game” has not only become the most popular show that Netflix has released, but also may have had a hand in saving the platform by bringing ratings...

“Little Shop of Horrors” made in 1986, is a horror, comedy and musical all rolled into one. (Photo courtesy of The Geffen Company)

Ten ‘not-so-scary’ movies to get you in the Halloween spirit

Jasmine Eisenberg, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

  “Little Shop of Horrors” (1986)  “Little Shop of Horrors” is a horror, comedy, and musical all rolled into one. This spooky classic is about a sad little flower shop on Skid Row...

Content creation is now an easy way for the general public to make a career out of their simple interests with the rise in streaming platforms such as Twitch and Youtube. (Photo via Unsplash)

Content creation: make money by living your daily life

Julie Blunt, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

Many people might “Twitch” at the thought of openly living on the internet, but it seems to be the new popular social trend. On March 14th, American variety streamer Ludwig Ahgren started streaming...

Asago:nhgweh women are taught to embrace their heritage through singing circles and group gatherings reaping and hand sowing crops together. (Photo courtesy of Katja Esson)

“Without a Whisper”: how Indigenous women influenced the fight for women’s rights

Gwen Mahler , Staff Writer April 23, 2021

The topic of women’s rights is a relatively new concept compared to men’s rights, which is one of many reasons the month of March is designated as Women’s History Month. From sixth grade and onward,...

Are you an anime fan? Celebrate women’s history this month by watching these 10 anime created by women. (Photo via Unsplash)

10 anime created by women to watch in honor of Women’s History Month

Madison Duong, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

Anime is a genre in which creators are predominantly known to be men, yet women prove that they are able to beat the odds and do just as well as men when it comes to making a mark. In honor of Women’s...

Twitch is a worldwide live streaming platform used for different types of entertainment. People are using it to raise money for charities and organizations as the pandemic has brought on more tragedies and hardships these past 12 months. (Photo via Unsplash)

How content creators are using their platforms for the greater good

Julie Blunt, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

About six months ago, a young teen decided to start streaming and uploading “Minecraft” gaming videos. With his Gen Z humor and a following of only a few people, he thought that was as good as it could...

Inspired by the 1988 classic “Coming to America 2,” directed by Craig Brewer, details the aftermath since the first movie first came out more than 30 years ago.
(Photo via Paramount Pictures)

Review: From Queens to Zamunda, a new legacy

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

Inspired by the movie that originally came out in 1988, ”Coming to America 2” had a revolutionary launch similar to 2018’s “Black Panther.”Released on March 5 on Amazon Prime Video, it is the...

American River Colleges Achieve program holds a Netflix Watch Party showcasing Becoming Michelle Obama on Feb. 18. (Photo via Netflix)

ARC’s Achieve program hosts Netflix watch party

Cicily Thomas, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

Black History Month is a time to reflect on American history. All month long The Los Rios Community College District is providing access via Zoom for many educational events centered around Black history....

“The Rental”, directed by Dave Franco, and produced by Independent Film Channel (IFC), skipped theaters and was released straight to streaming, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on July 24, 2020. (Photo Courtesy of IFC Films)

Ease your hunger for new content with these five exemplary films

Oden Taylor, Feature Editor September 5, 2020
Instead of going out to the movie theaters, this year the movies are coming straight to our homes through digital streaming services. The following is a list of five movies that you may have missed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic that can help ease your hunger for new content. 
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