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The strangest of shows makes its return

The strangest of shows makes its return

Alaina Bigelow,
Contributor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

If you’re a fan of supernatural sci-fi and 1980s nostalgia, then the hit series “Stranger Things” is one to watch. Halloween is quickly approaching, and along with it comes the Oct. 27 return of Netflix’s original popular series. The first trailer, backed by Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” dro...

Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” sparks more controversy with second season

Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” sparks more controversy with second season

Gabriel Rubio,
Contributor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion, Showcase

In the month and a half since its release, the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” has generated a surge of controversy over its not-so-subtle subject matter: teen rape, suicide, and bullying. The story focuses on the suicidal death of high school student Hannah Baker, who leaves behind 13...

Netflix and steal? Password sharing not exactly illegal

Netflix and steal? Password sharing not exactly illegal

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 20, 2016


Filed under Metro, Opinion, Showcase

The internet clutched its collective pearls last week when a federal ruling seemed to make it illegal to share a Netflix account password. There must have been a huge sigh of relief from customers when they found out that was not the case. There was much more to the ruling than account password restrictions....

2015: A year in hashtags

2015: A year in hashtags

Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor

January 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Politics #Trump dominated the trending topics section across all social media platforms due to his crass, unfiltered comments on immigration, terrorism and pretty much every other subject brought up during GOP debates. With suggestions like deporting all Muslims, suggesting that Hispanics that come to t...

FCC approves Net Neutrality

FCC approves Net Neutrality

Bryan Cordova ,
Managing Editor

March 5, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Last Thursday, Feb. 26 the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to pass net neutrality rules that regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility, and prevents Internet providers from charging more for websites with priority traffic speeds. The new rules prevent companies like Comcast,...

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