High Tide

Trader Joe’s gets in the spirit

Haven Beches, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Every October, Trader Joe’s stores stock their shelves with about every fall, apple, maple and pumpkin-spiced snack imaginable. With so many sweet and savory options to choose from, it makes walking into one of these stores exciting, but also overwhelming. The challenge to choose which products to buy...

Jesus is King by Kanye is #1

Mia Schrift, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Kanye West followers may be feeling left at the altar with his newest album’s last-minute change in release date, shorter length, and overall change in theme. The highly anticipated “JESUS IS KING” album by Kanye West was originally planned to be released on September 27, but a tweet from West left ...

Worth the wait

Dani Kabboul, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

After many fans’ anticipation, Rex Orange County released his third album, the much awaited Pony. Alex O'Connor's straight-forward and honest lyrics encourage listeners to accept growing up and let go of the past, but to remember their youth as a part of them.   Taking listeners on a journey, the s...

Long awaited

Harper Lee Jones, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Formulated two decades ago, Gemini Man finally managed to move through its development to be shown on the big screens this year. The final product has recently made the news for its many negative reviews, reviewers such as nypost calling it “an often-draggy, muddled misfire.” However, after seeing...

The Bangtan Boys are back

The Bangtan Boys are back

Sarah Falahawazi, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

Through their remarkable vocals, poetic lyrics and boyish good looks, boy band Bulletproof Boy Scouts (BTS) has spread the Korean Pop craze to the rest of the world through their groundbreaking album, "Love Yourself: Answer." Debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200 with “Love Yourse...

Rice Things is a hidden treat

Sara Falahahwazi, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018

A Japanese dining festival lies in the last place you would expect: on the edge of an unremarkable shopping plaza, right next to a quaint nail salon. With its casual atmosphere and affordable food options, Rice Things is bringing more than just rice to Redondo Beach. The low prices and easily missed exterior of...

A dark web in dark times

Sydney Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

Living in a digital world, people often express a side of themselves that would otherwise be hidden from the world. Through a distinct and fresh way of storytelling through a computer screen, Aneesh Chaganty’s “Searching” highlights the two-sided aspects of social media, allowing people a platfo...

Battle Royale

Battle Royale

Sydeney Nguyen, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018

Marvel Studios has hooked fans into their elaborate and masterfully crafted Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU, through their movies over the past 10 years, taking us all over their universe from “The Avengers” here on Earth to “Guardians of the Galaxy” in space. The vastness of this “univers...

Raw fish rolled fresh

Raw fish rolled fresh

Austin Nunis, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018

Kura Revolving Sushi Bar in Torrance introduces a new take on the average sushi dine-in experience with a concept new to the U.S. : a conveyor belt running throughout the restaurant where everyone can access sushi at any booth. Conveyor belt sushi is not a new idea in more trendy downtown LA areas, althoug...

Silence is golden

Sydeny Nguyen, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018

For most, sound is found in abundance and is a sense we take for granted in daily life since it is found all around. However, in a world where any noise could jeopardize lives, “silence is survival” and a deeper appreciation for sound is developed. John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place” brings not ...

Who’s your Hopdoddy

Who’s your Hopdoddy

Sophie Flemming, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Crafting their locally-sourced and mouth-watering food, Hopdoddy Burger Bar entices customers into a world of flavor. Located inside El Segundo's mini-mall, The Point, this restaurant has "a passion to bring you burgers made with fresh, all-natural ingredients prepared by hand." The restaurant ins...

My heart’s not in Havana

Sophie Fleming, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

Cuban-American Camila Cabello successfully launches her stirringly-vibrant career as a solo artist through the release long-awaited solo debut Camila. Following the singer-songwriter’s brutal departure from girl-band Fifth Harmony, this album consists of Cabello’s own tropical, hip-swaying rhythms ...