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STICKER is the third studio album from Korean subunit NCT 127.

Entertainment Rundown 9/30

Album: STICKER by Marbella Ramirez NCT 127, a Korean subunit belonging to global themed boy group NCT, released their long-awaited third full-length album STICKER on Sept. 17. The album consists...

“The Hatmaker’s Wife” is the first in-person production post-pandemic for the CSUSM Theatre Department.

CSUSM’s Theatre Arts Department Presents: “The Hatmaker’s Wife”

Natalie Navarro, Opinion Editor September 29, 2021

On Sept. 9, CSUSM’s Theatre Arts Department debuted the first play of the fall semester,  “The Hatmaker’s Wife,” a play written by Lauren Yee and directed by CSUSM theatre professor Jason Heil....

Simu Liu stars as Marvel’s first Asian-American superhero in Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Marvel’s Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings kickstarts Marvel’s next phase

Jaelyn Decena, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 29, 2021

This review may contain spoilers.  Marvel kicks off the next phase of the Avengers with Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. As one of the first Marvel films to be traditionally released in theatres,...

Alyssa Tibador shares her excitement to return to the stage.

Actress shares her feelings on returning to in-person performances

Richard Carpenter, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

As we know, the pandemic created a lot of difficulties through this past year. The theatre industry faced having to take traditional in-person performances to an online medium thus removing the performer...

Professor Skokan of CSUSM’s LTWR and AMD departments on set for short film “Sweet Potato Man”

A conversation on creativity and individuality in scriptwriting with Professor Laura Skokan

Jaelyn Decena, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 15, 2021

One thing that makes CSUSM so special is the faculty; professors are always open to helping students to the best of their ability. A professor who always goes above and beyond for students is Professor...

CSUSM’s School of Arts returns with in-person and online events

Jaelyn Decena, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 15, 2021

As CSUSM begins to transition to traditional online learning, School of Arts departments such as the Theatre Arts are slowly transitioning to in-person performances and events. In-person performances allow...

Halsey teams up with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross of Nine Inch Nails for their newest album.

Halsey takes musical risks with newest album If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2021

Following the success of their autobiographical album Manic, Halsey crosses over to alternative rock with their fourth studio album, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power. The singer teams up with Nine...

Entertainment Rundown 9/12

Tania Ortiz, Cassidy Lovell, and Diana Beas Soto September 12, 2021

Single: “LO$ER=LOVER" by Tania Ortiz K-Pop group, Tomorrow by Together released “LO$ER=LOVER '' on Aug. 17 as a part of their first repackaged album, The Chaos Chapter: Fight or Escape. “LO$ER=LOVER''...

Mortal Kombat finally delivers the film gamers have been waiting 30 years for.

REVIEW: Mortal Kombat 2021: the film fans have been waiting for for 30 years

Richard Carpenter, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

Since its conception almost 30 years ago, Mortal Kombat has kept our attention with each fatality and new character added. However, the legacy has fallen short when it came to the silver screen adaptations...

These graduation songs will inspire and comfort the class of 2021.

8 songs to add to your graduation playlist

Richard Carpenter, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

“The Maze” by Michael Schulte ​For those out there feeling a bit lost coming into graduation, know that you're not alone. We’ve all been lost before, but we always find our way back. For some...

The Chronicle Entertainment Rundown

Isaac Eddens, Staff Writer and Video Editor May 18, 2021

Album: Slime Language 2 Young Thug, one of the most distinctive contemporary rap artists, released the long-anticipated album Slime Language 2 from his label Young Stoner Life Records on April 16....

Netflix’s new horror film Things Heard and Seen is now available to stream on Netflix.

Netflix horror film Things Heard & Seen gives a new definition to the husband-wife relationship

Kat Parra, Assistant A&E Editor May 10, 2021

This review may contain spoilers.  Netflix's new film Things Heard and Seen features Catherine Claire, played by Amanda Seyfried, as an artist stuck in a marriage with George Claire, played by James...

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