Thrash Metal band, Havok, releases new album

March 2017 is a busy month for music, especially Denver Thrash Metal band, Havok. Havok, formed in 2005, released their first album in 2009, with subsequent albums released in 2011, and 2013. Havok, despite close inspiration from bands such as Anthrax, Megadeth, and D.R.I., retains a unique identity, mixing the iconic sound of ‘80s Thrash … More Thrash Metal band, Havok, releases new album

A student review of latest box office and Oscar-nominated hit Get Out

A satirical take on the racial imbalance in the United States, Get Out is an unexpected hit from new director Jordan Peele. Chris, played by Daniel Kaluuya, travels from his African American community to a white suburban neighborhood to meet his girlfriend’s family. He soon realizes that the family has some twisted games in store … More A student review of latest box office and Oscar-nominated hit Get Out

Diversity at the Oscars comes as welcome surprise to movie fans

In contrast to previous years’ Oscars, this year moviegoers are rejoicing for the large growth in black nominees after a 2 year drought known as #OscarsSoWhite. The past two years the Oscars have been on the receiving line of discontent with their choices of nominees, who have been prominently white. A “drought”, as some people … More Diversity at the Oscars comes as welcome surprise to movie fans

Team Fluff Runs off with the win in Puppy Bowl 2017

Not interested in watching football? What if the players had tails and floppy ears? The Puppy Bowl is the television program to watch this Super Bowl Sunday. The Puppy Bowl is an event that takes place every year at the same time as the Super Bowl and airs on Animal Planet. There are twelve episodes. … More Team Fluff Runs off with the win in Puppy Bowl 2017

Festive holiday events fill the Valley this December

Holiday events in Santa Cruz County: Find tree lightings, parades, train rides, light displays and Santa events near you. Celebrate the holiday season and enjoy playful, thoughtful and unique family traditions. Check out this list for fabulous and festive ways to celebrate the holiday in Santa Cruz. Tree-lightings in Felton, Boulder Creek and Scotts Valley … More Festive holiday events fill the Valley this December

The only thing Samsung does right is prove Apple is best

The phone called the “best phone yet” is, in reality, one of the biggest fails a smartphone company has ever created. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has gone up in flames (literally). The Note 7 was released on August 19, 2016 and were originally very sought after and anticipated. However, soon after the release, the … More The only thing Samsung does right is prove Apple is best

Worth the watch: ‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’

Ouija: Origin of Evil creates a classic horror movie atmosphere with it’s 1960’s setting and chilling storyline. The film takes viewers back in time to Los Angeles of 1967, focusing on a family of con artist ‘psychics’ who get a taste of their own medicine when they become haunted by spirits from a ouija board. … More Worth the watch: ‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’

The Thanksgiving Dog Show Wows Crowd As Well as Judges

If watching football on Thanksgiving is not your thing, then change the channel and watch man’s best friend take the center stage on Thanksgiving Day at noon in Philadelphia. Granted, The National Dog Show is different from the Puppy Bowl, and the cuteness factor may not be the same, but it is still worth it … More The Thanksgiving Dog Show Wows Crowd As Well as Judges