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Movie Review: 'Across The Universe'

Movie Review: ‘Across The Universe’

Robyn Castro, Assistant Photo Editor March 20, 2020

“Across the Universe” is a film about love, anti-war activism, self-discovery, psychedelic drug culture, free speech, sexuality and the civil rights movement, themes which are all beautifully choreographed...

Coffee Shop Column: Berry to Bean

Coffee Shop Column: Berry to Bean

Joseph Torres, Managing Editor March 4, 2020

Just outside the Alamo Heights city limits sign lies a coffee shop tucked between a Chipotle and an IHOP. While this might sound like a place for a busy, mainstream establishment, Berry to Bean remains...

Movie Review: 'The Photograph'

Movie Review: ‘The Photograph’

Ebony Purks, Staff Purks March 4, 2020

This past week, I saw “The Photograph,” directed by Stella Meghie. The film, released in February 2020, follows two heartfelt love stories: one between Mae, the movie’s protagonist played by Issa...

Key Glock and Young Dolph take the stage at The Aztec Theater. Photos by Raekwon Campbell

Next Up: Key Glock & Young Dolph

Ryan Houston-Dial and Kayla Burford February 25, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 21, hundreds lined up outside San Antonio’s The Aztec Theatre to witness Key Glock and Young Dolph’s sold out “No Rules” tour. The line wrapped around the theater and excitement...

Movie Review: 'Parasite'

Movie Review: ‘Parasite’

Tali Duarte, Assistant Magazine Editor February 25, 2020

*Spoiler Alert* “Parasite,” directed by South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho, is a cinematic masterpiece that has paved the path for foreign films in American theaters. After winning the Golden...

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

Between the Lines

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

Toni Morrison began writing her debut novel, “The Bluest Eye,” 50 years ago, following her own advice: “If you find a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must...

Album of the week: 'Changes'

Album of the week: ‘Changes’

Adrianne Kristianto, Social Media Coordinator February 18, 2020

Though the controversial reviews of his resurgent single, “Yummy,” were proudly exhibited on the internet, Bieber’s Valentine’s Day album release did not disappoint. The 17-track, hour-long album...

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

Between the Lines: ‘Girl, Woman, Other’

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

“Girl, Woman, Other” is a modern, genius storytelling whose twelve chapters review the lives of twelve women. Bernadine Evaristo tells the story of girls and women who struggle and grapple with racism...

'The SpongeBob Musical' is politically charged

‘The SpongeBob Musical’ is politically charged

Christina Troy, Copy Editing Coordinator February 11, 2020

Tony-winning production “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical” made its way to the Majestic Theatre, Jan. 24-26, for nostalgia-seeking 90s kids and begrudging parents alike. Both groups left...

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

Between the Lines

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer February 4, 2020

Newly 76, Angela Davis has made a heroine of herself through her pioneering of black activism and years of continued activism for women’s rights, human rights and peace. Written and published in the...

Random Access Memories

Random Access Memories

Adrianne Kristianto, Social Media Cordinator February 4, 2020

Debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 in 2013, and selling over 339,000 copies in its first week of sales, Daft Punk’s fourth album “Random Access Memories,” confidently delivered tune after...

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

Between the Lines: ‘American Dirt’ is American trash

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

“American Dirt” is written by a white author who appropriates the undocumented immigrant’s struggle and portrays Mexican immigrants with racist stereotypes. “American Dirt” is hardly an attempt...

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