Wednesday, January 20, 2021

TV

A Bridgerton Review, XOXO – Lady Whistledown

The new Netflix favorite, “Bridgerton,” based on the book series by Julia Quinn, has been held in very high regard by...

“The Mandalorian” Season 2 Kicks Off With A Strong Premiere Episode

Disney+ released Season 2 of “The Mandalorian” on Oct. 30. The first episode, “Chapter 9: The Marshal,” contains not only epic...

Beloved ‘Jeopardy!’ Host Alex Trebek Dies At 80

Iconic and beloved “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek passed away on Sunday morning after a year and a half since being diagnosed...

The Rocky Return of ‘Saturday Night Live’

NBC’s weekly comedy show “Saturday Night Live” returned to 30 Rockefeller Plaza for its 46th season on Oct. 3. A staple...

Netflix’s ‘Social Distance’ Explores Interpersonal Connection Amidst the Pandemic

Netflix, now the most recognized streaming giant, has been endlessly releasing content of all themes and genres, making a quarantine-themed anthology...

‘Defending Jacob’ Is An Unsettling Crime Drama Focused On Family

Created by Mark Bomback and based on William Landay’s novel of the same name, “Defending Jacob” is not your typical murder...

Netflix’s ‘Hollywood’ Rewrites Showbiz History

Some of the best shows and movies to come out of Hollywood are those that explore the glamourous world of Tinseltown...

‘Normal People’ Is Beautiful, Sex-Positive And, Yes, Normal

You do not need to have read the original novel to enjoy “Normal People.” Personally, I have not read it —...

Netflix’s ‘Middleditch & Schwartz’ Has All The Spontaneity And Energy Of A Live Performance

There’s no shortage of comedy specials available on Netflix. However, the streaming service ventured into new territory with the release of...

“Mrs. America” Is A Must-See Show About A Different Kind Of Feminist

Ever since the trailer for the miniseries “Mrs. America” was released on April 15, fans have been patiently waiting with hopes...

“Unorthodox” Is A Poignant And Powerful Coming-Of-Age Tale

In just four beautifully-crafted episodes, the new Netflix original miniseries “Unorthodox,” tells the story of Esty Shapiro, a young woman from...

“The Bachelor Presents: Listen To Your Heart” Is Surprisingly Entertaining (Or I’m Just Bored)

Singing competitions have been a hallmark of reality TV ever since “American Idol” brought us heartfelt journeys and early 2000s superstars....

NEWS

‘Astro Boy:’ The Turning Point of Manga and Anime

UCI Libraries hosted a Zoom webinar in light of the growing collection of manga and anime in their 30 year anniversary of...

New Allegations Surface Regarding Impeached ASUCI Judge Kimo Gandall

New allegations are being made regarding Kimo Gandall, one of the ASUCI judges listed in the recent petition written with the goal...

Persisting Inequalities and Paths Forward: The State of Undocumented Students in California’s Public Universities

Representatives from the UC Collaborative to Promote Immigrant and Student Equity (UC PromISE) and the Undocumented Student Equity Project (USEP) discussed results...

OPINION

Banning Simps Won’t Get Rid of Harrasment On Twitch

Twitch, a popular video live streaming platform, is a hub for all gamers where they can make connections with their audience and...

A New Way to Look at Cancel Culture

“Cancel culture,” or call-out culture, is a term that has gained a lot of traction these past few years. New York Times...

Why California Must Reinvest in the UC System

On July 1, CA Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state Legislature instituted a $300.8 million budget cut to the University of California...

SPORTS

NFL Blows 10 Month Lead to COVID-19

The beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown in March marked a sudden end to youth, collegiate and professional sports mid-season, either suspending or...

Joshua Lane’s Sports Journey During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Joshua Lane, aged 18, imagined his senior year of high school to go the opposite way it ended. Throughout...

Anteaters Win in Clutch Time, 62-60, Against the Highlanders

UCI Women’s Basketball beat the UC Riverside Highlanders, 62-60, with a comeback in the final seconds of their non-conference game at the...

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