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#SurvivingCardiB

#SurvivingCardiB

Esha Shah and Rut Bansal

May 7, 2019


Filed under Pop Culture

On her Instagram Live about three years ago, rapper Cardi B made a controversial statement that has blown up. Because of this video, Cardi B’s integrity and values has been brought into question, not to mention the legality of the things she confessed to doing. Can anyone just do anything because they...

‘Old Town Road’ Becomes Hit Lead for Billboard Hot 100

‘Old Town Road’ Becomes Hit Lead for Billboard Hot 100

Julia Cornwell, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

Our favorite recent hit that we’ve been hearing everywhere we go, ‘Old Town Road’, has not surprisingly hit lead for Billboard Hot 100 for the third week in a row. This song originated from the Yeehaw Challenge on Tik Tok but broke out onto our own playlists. Released on December 3, 2018, it...

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Sequel

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Sequel

Nidhi Patel, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under Pop Culture

It has been about eight months since the initial release of the Netflix Original movie “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”, which is based on the book by Jenny Han with the same title. The movie follows 16-year old, Lara Jean, and her complicated love life after her love letters mysteriousl...

Political Fashion Statements: The 2019 Grammys and Oscars

Political Fashion Statements: The 2019 Grammys and Oscars

Alexis Waiss, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Pop Culture

People across the country have watched this year’s Grammy and Oscars Awards Ceremonies, where accomplished musicians, actors, and actresses are honored for their hard work.  Other than to getting awards and supporting those who won them, celebrities also use these events to make a political statement, ...

21 Savage in Custody

21 Savage in Custody

Apurva Kannu, Page Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Pop Culture

Many people were shocked or confused when news came out that 21 Savage was arrested by ICE, claiming he was an illegal immigrant. Born in the UK and residing in Atlanta, 21 Savage overstayed his visa which expired in 2005. The real shock doesn’t come from his arrest, but rather that he is not a...

From Nothing to Something, YOU on Netflix

From Nothing to Something, YOU on Netflix

Stephanie Silva, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Pop Culture

You is a Netflix original that just recently came out. Right away it started becoming a huge hit across the nation. The series originally aired on lifetime but only gained about 650,000 views and was hardly recognized. Greg Berlanti, the director of the show, also directed popular shows like Riverdal...

Do we care about Awards Season?

Do we care about Awards Season?

Chehel Lakhwara, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Pop Culture

Awards season has officially started and has created quite a stir for the celebrity world and for the viewers watching at home. Many award shows have already taken place including Golden Globes, and others like The Oscars and Grammy Awards will start up later next month. These shows have been going on for years, wi...

The SpongeBob origin movie and remembering its creator, Stephen Hillenburg

The SpongeBob origin movie and remembering its creator, Stephen Hillenburg

Alex Paul, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Pop Culture

SpongeBob SquarePants is one of the most successful cartoon tv shows and has been on air for 20 years. It has aired 11 unique seasons and 2 movies. Now, the SpongeBob franchise is in the process of creating a third movie.. In The SpongeBob Movie: It’s A Wonderful Sponge, SpongeBob will be voiced by Tom Kenny, ...

Kanye West: From Influential to Controversial

Kanye West: From Influential to Controversial

Vinay Srinivasan, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Pop Culture

Kanye West has been a target of criticism for the majority of his career. Whether it be tweeting about abolishing the 13th Amendment, legally changing his name to Ye, ranting about president Trump on Saturday Night Live, or performing live in a bulletproof chamber due to fear of being attacked, Kany...

‘The Hate U Give Me’ will make you want to give 5 Starrs

‘The Hate U Give Me’ will make you want to give 5 Starrs

Soumya Sahay, Page Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Pop Culture

The Hate U Give, a story written by Angie Thomas, was adapted as a movie and introduced to the public on October 5, 2018. Reviews have been praising the movie ever since it’s release, and it has been receiving largely positive feedback. “The thing I liked about The Hate U Give is that the message ...

Salted Cheese in Boba Tea: Happy Lemon is Now Open in Pleasanton!

Salted Cheese in Boba Tea: Happy Lemon is Now Open in Pleasanton!

Harshika Sethi, Page Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Pop Culture

Happy Lemon, a Chinese boba tea chain shop, has recently opened less than two miles away from Amador Valley High School. Happy Lemon may seem like the average boba tea shop, however, one topping makes all the difference: salted cheese. Salted cheese in boba doesn’t sound too appealing to most people...

Students love the new Netflix Original

Students love the new Netflix Original

Nidhi Patel, Staff Wtiter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Pop Culture

The new Netflix original movie To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, based off of the novel by Jenny Han, has been generating a lot of attention in the media since its initial release on August 17. Fans have been swarming social media to express their excitement about the movie. The story follows s...

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