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Poarch and Valkyrae in the music video.

Bella Poarch’s debut single exceeds expectations

Leanna Sun May 21, 2021
“Build a B*tch” serves as a fitting transition into the music industry
Food review: Local taco trucks

Food review: Local taco trucks

Justine Ha and Tina Low May 21, 2021
Reviewing nearby taco trucks based on quality, price and taste
Hyphenated Americans in Media

Hyphenated Americans in Media

Claire Wen and Brian Xu May 18, 2021
Examining how the hyphenated American experience is portrayed in films and TV shows
The Bad Batch with Omega | Photo courtesy of Disney

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ proves a captivating spinoff to ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’

Justin E Kim May 7, 2021
The 70 minute premiere revamps what could have been its predecessor’s eighth season
Early Thursday morning, on April 23, rapper Cordae Amari Dunston, better known as Cordae, released his freshmen EP, “Just Until….” The EP is appropriately titled, as Dunston announced on both the cover art and on his Twitter that this EP was a starter in anticipation for his upcoming full-length studio album. 

Cordae’s ‘Just Until….’ does just enough to satisfy

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer April 29, 2021
The North Carolina rapper satiates fans with a short but fulfilling EP
Blackpink Rosé’s debut EP ‘R’ is an underwhelming miss

Blackpink Rosé’s debut EP ‘R’ is an underwhelming miss

Annie Zhang March 14, 2021
Although artistically crafted, ‘R’ is generically forgettable and doesn’t present all of Rosé’s soloist potential
Inconsistency on the R&B singer’s sophomore studio release severely limits its replay value

Joji’s ‘Nectar’ is a mixed bag

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer October 2, 2020
Inconsistency on the R&B singer’s sophomore studio release severely limits its replay value
Posters of the video games Battlegrounds, Among Us, and Fall Guys. | Photos from Pc Gamer, Game Breaves,  DevolverDigital

Video games that peaked over summer

Melody Cui September 16, 2020
A review of Battlegrounds, Fall Guys and Among Us
Reflecting on Logic’s departure from music in his final album

Reflecting on Logic’s departure from music in his final album

Aditya Shukla September 13, 2020
Exploring “No Pressure” to understand his reasons for leaving the rap game
 ‘Starz’ is Lean’s most complete and well-produced album yet

Yung Lean shows progress on ‘Starz’

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer May 22, 2020
‘Starz’ is Lean’s most complete and well-produced album yet

“Notes on a Conditional Form” review

Ayah Ali-Ahmad May 22, 2020
The 1975’s drops their latest album “NOACF”
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