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[WARRIOR WEEKLY] S2 EP.1 – Freshman Do’s and Don’ts

[WARRIOR WEEKLY] S2 EP.1 – Freshman Do’s and Don’ts

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A useful guide for freshman to get "accustomed" to school life here at Westwood. ...

‘Bang’ Targets Audience with Tough Topics

‘Bang’ Targets Audience with Tough Topics

By Catherine Wiesehuegel, Reporter

September 20, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Bang by Barry Lyga is a topical book that not only tackles the woes of being a teen, but also discusses gun violence in a context that is both heartwarming and heartbreaking. The story starts with a...

‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser’ Loses Big Time for Fans

‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser’ Loses Big Time for Fans

By Nuha Momin, Index Manager

September 12, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

After the release of the most trending movie on Netflix, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, fans couldn’t wait to see Noah Centineo act again as Jamey in Sierra Burgess is a Loser, which was released...

‘Searching’ Spins a Thrilling Social Media Mystery

‘Searching’ Spins a Thrilling Social Media Mystery

September 12, 2018

Searching, the social media-themed thriller of the year, is the jarring tale of a parent’s worst nightmare: the vanishing of their child. A fusion of Unfriended and Hardcore, Searching is a film abou...

Hozier’s EP ‘Nina Cried Power’ Creates Unique Sound

Hozier’s EP ‘Nina Cried Power’ Creates Unique Sound

September 10, 2018

After four long years, Hozier finally released his new EP, Nina Cried Power, on Thursday, Sept. 6. He gained popularity in 2014 for his debut album, Hozier, and won multiple awards for it. Not too soon afte...

Troye Sivan Encapsulates Soulful Music in New Album ‘Bloom’

Troye Sivan Encapsulates Soulful Music in New Album ‘Bloom’

By CJ Groom, Reporter

September 6, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Troye Sivan’s new album Bloom, released Aug. 31, deserves critical praise due to his uncanny talent of communicating so many different messages through his diverse choice of songs while keeping his sig...

‘Sharknado 6: It’s About Time’ to Stop

‘Sharknado 6: It’s About Time’ to Stop

September 5, 2018

If you are a big fan of inconsistent plot and useless subplots that fade in and out, then Sharknado 6: It’s About Time is the movie for you. Sharknado 6 is the final movie in the Sharknado franchise, and poss...

Unwind at Illuminate Coffee Bar

Unwind at Illuminate Coffee Bar

September 2, 2018

The relaxed ambience, the soft music, the hushed chatter: these all describe the Illuminate Coffee Bar, previously named Cafe Yolly, located in Austin. Founded by Tom Snyder, this is a wonderful place ...

‘Jane, Unlimited’ Bridges Different Genres All in One

‘Jane, Unlimited’ Bridges Different Genres All in One

August 28, 2018

Kristin Cashore, author of the acclaimed Graceling Realm series, achieved another success with the release of her first standalone novel Jane, Unlimited. Cashore’s work received high praise for its unique...

‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Adds a Refreshing Take on Teen Romance

‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Adds a Refreshing Take on Teen Romance

By Nuha Momin, Index Manager

August 21, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

If you are looking for a new teen romantic comedy, Netflix released To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before on Aug. 17 which has grown popular in a little amount of time.  The book, which was released in 2014, became ...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Breaks Through Hollywood’s Bamboo Ceiling

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Breaks Through Hollywood’s Bamboo Ceiling

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

When I began watching Crazy Rich Asians, I was nervous—I needed it to be good. I needed the film to be good so that Hollywood couldn’t whisk an all-Asian cast away as part of a representation agenda, in...

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’: A Fun Summer Treat

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’: A Fun Summer Treat

By Rustin Mehrabani-Farsi, Extras Editor

July 20, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Following the events of Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel was faced with the tough decision of what to do with the film that was going to follow it up. Instead of another high intensity action film, Marvel ga...