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‘The Hate U Give’ shares important message with readers

‘The Hate U Give’ shares important message with readers

April 11, 2019

Discrimination. Racism. Gangs, drugs, and territory. The same story, just a different century. And Starr Carter is sick and tired of it, but it’s her everyday life. ...

‘You Asked for Perfect’ is a close parallel to students’ reality

‘You Asked for Perfect’ is a close parallel to students’ reality

March 15, 2019

AP courses. Extracurriculars. Volunteer jobs just for the hours. It’s a common scenario for high school students who want to get into competitive colleges, and protagonist Ariel Stone f...

“Sex Education” is an interesting take on the high school experience

“Sex Education” is an interesting take on the high school experience

March 5, 2019

For a show that discusses the intricacies of sex alongside high school life, "Sex Education" does a surprisingly good job of tying the two together in a comical and well-written...

Killing time in the bay

Killing time in the bay

February 28, 2019

Take I-92 to Highway 1, like you’re going to Half Moon Bay, but turn left instead of right at the intersection. Follow it for a while. Somehow, without leaving the county, eve...

‘Undaunted’ inspires with unfiltered emotions and experiences

‘Undaunted’ inspires with unfiltered emotions and experiences

February 26, 2019

Getting shot at point-blank range five times is one thing. Getting back up, re-entering the political landscape, and then writing a book about it is another. Jackie Spei...

“The Lego Movie: The Second Part” is a humorous and charming film

“The Lego Movie: The Second Part” is a humorous and charming film

February 11, 2019

“The Lego Movie: The Second Part” is not necessarily the movie we need, but it is the one we deserve. An impressive sequel to an already impressive prequel, it transports the ...

AirPods untangle the future of technology

AirPods untangle the future of technology

February 5, 2019

AirPods are a game changer. Gone are the days of headphones getting caught while working out, spending forever connecting wireless headphones to cellular devices, and having...

‘Rescued’ includes a pawsitive side to murder mystery

‘Rescued’ includes a pawsitive side to murder mystery

January 30, 2019

A murder in broad daylight with only one possible suspect. An innocent person, framed in cold blood. And 61 dogs. “Rescued," by David Rosenfelt, includes all of these elements as well as a possibly world-threatening scheme. “Rescued” is an Andy Carpenter murder mystery, the newest in a collection of 16. Each book is about defense attorney Andy Carpenter, his clients, and his dogs. When Andy’s wi...

“Escape Room” is an unexpected drama

“Escape Room” is an unexpected drama

January 21, 2019

From the Harry Potter series to the Marvel comic book industry, Hollywood has mastered transforming society's trends into blockbuster icons. And, after becoming widely popularized...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’ webs together comic art and movie magic

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’ webs together comic art and movie magic

December 16, 2018

“Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse” is an explosion in every application of the word. The newest spidey film, produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation in...

‘Becoming Michelle Obama’ broadens horizons with a well-developed story

‘Becoming Michelle Obama’ broadens horizons with a well-developed story

December 7, 2018

Former First Lady. Philanthropist. Environmentalist. Michelle Obama is seen as all of these and more, but what she’s done to become who she is is a mystery to most. “Be...

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ uses humor to compensate for lack of substance

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ uses humor to compensate for lack of substance

December 3, 2018

What do Gal Gadot, Disney princesses, and eBay all have in common? They're all prime examples of how Disney uses pop culture icons to captivate the audience in its latest animated...

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