By Timia CobbWeb Content Assistant Manager I was never a social kid. I had attachment issues and easily became my mother’s permanent shadow. By the time I entered fifth grade I was destined to be lonely. With my lack of … Continue reading My Fictional Boyfriends Ruined Romance For Me
Tiger Shi Web Content Contributor We all know that feeling. Whether it was a memorable Super Bowl game, a tense presidential election or an award-winning movie …it always went down in history. There are physical books which kept records of … Continue reading Printed Almanacs, What’s the Point?
By Ally BolenderAssistant Web Content Manager Many San Marcos businesses closed for the safety of its residents when the Coronavirus pandemic became apparent in the city; however, some outdoor recreations, businesses and events recently came back under CDC guidelines in … Continue reading 4 New Outdoor Places in San Marcos to Visit (Safely)
By Tiger ShiWeb Content Contributor *Heads up, Spoilers Ahead* I grew up watching the shows “The Clone Wars” (2008-2020) and“Star Wars: Rebels” (2014-2018). Since I had always been a fan of the “Clone Wars”, I never had an interest in … Continue reading Rebellions Are Built On Hope
By Timia CobbWeb Content Assistant Manager We all have preferences. Some prefer winter to summer, Halloween more than Christmas or sweet rather than savory. We develop our preferences because something can better suit us or our character. However, is it … Continue reading Is It Really a Preference?
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor The Coronavirus has impacted all of our lives in different ways and at different magnitudes. The new dramatic comedy, “Love in The Time of Corona,” highlights different struggles people are experiencing during the pandemic in … Continue reading “Love In the Time of Corona”: Season 1 Review
By Andrea MauWeb Content Contributor “Ex Machina” directed by Alex Garland and “Her” directed by Spike Jonze, are two of the top artificial intelligence films to date. Both are known for their explorations into the popular science fiction genre, artificial … Continue reading “Ex Machina” vs “Her”
By Paige GreeneWeb Content Contributor Since the release of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra on Netflix, people have been “binge-watching” both series and comparing the two. Personally, I never had watched The Legend of Korra until … Continue reading Avatar: The Last Airbender vs The Legend of Korra
By Tiger ShiWeb Content Contributor I actually was never into any kind of sports. In elementary, while everyone else was playing football or something, I played tag or went to the swings. It wasn’t until I was introduced to basketball … Continue reading Let’s Go, Rockets!
By Andrea MauWeb Content Contributor With the coronavirus increasing in cases every day, going to the movies seems like a long-forgotten event. However, there is still a way to go out for a night and see a movie within the … Continue reading The Movies Aren’t Dead: Drive-In Theater
By Brittany AndersonAssistant Web Content Manager I finally got around to finishing season three of Stranger Things last month— I know, I’m incredibly late on that one. It’s shows like this that make me realize how nostalgic I am for … Continue reading Have Yourself an ‘80s Summer
By Jernice Kelley Web Content Contributor I love a good podcast just as much as the next person. There are a ton of great podcasts to listen to, but it can be hard deciding which one to play in the background. … Continue reading Podcasts For Any Day
By Andrea MauWeb Content Contributor As an aspiring teacher, social and political awareness is essential to tackle relevant subjects in the classroom; this is represented best in the docuseries, America to Me. Shot by various directors, the show follows students, … Continue reading The Docuseries Every Teacher Needs to Watch
By Paige GreeneWeb Content Contributor Behind many popular songs or albums are untold stories. Whether a song was written for someone else, or a band was not talking during recording, every album or song has a story and listed here … Continue reading Facts About Popular Music You May Not Know
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor Waking up on July 22 to the notification that One Direction had tweeted was definitely the most exciting moment of my quarantine so far. The account tweeted, “Tomorrow! You and me got a whole lot … Continue reading Celebrating 10 Years of One Direction and Their Diverse Sound
By Stacey RamirezWeb Content Contributor Movies have always served as a form of escapism. They have a way of taking us places we can only imagine. Now more than ever, we are relying on movies to keep us distracted this … Continue reading Movies to Help it Feel Like Summer
By Timia CobbWeb Content Contributor I had been recommended to watch Beastars for months now. I kept seeing the constant hype on Tik Tok, which also came with very different mixed reviews. I couldn’t get a full grasp on if … Continue reading A Complex Look at Beastars
By Paige GreeneWeb Content Contributor I recently watched the sequel to the Netflix original movie The Kissing Booth. The Kissing Booth 2 scored a 28% on Rotten Tomatoes and is excessively average. Receiving nothing but negative reviews, it pained me … Continue reading Why Every Netflix Original Movie is Mediocre
By Paige GreeneWeb Content Contributor Hamilton is an original Broadway production written by Lin-Manuel Miranda which follows the American Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton. The show is heavily inspired by hip hop and casts non-white actors as the historical figures. Opening … Continue reading Hamilton: Love It or Hate It
By Stacey RamirezWeb Content Contributor If you’re like me, you probably spend a lot of time daydreaming about when your next concert or festival will be. This year, so many events have been canceled, like graduations, but I think hearing … Continue reading How You Can Enjoy a Virtual Music Festival this Summer