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Four killer Halloween Apps worth downloading

Four killer Halloween Apps worth downloading

Neelofer Lodhy

October 29, 2014

by Kristine Malicse, contributor With Halloween creeping up this Friday, there’s a couple of things to look forward to. Here are several apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices to help build the excitement and to countdown the days leading up to Friday’s big celebration. For those who plan t...

Discussions of horror, Netflix and The New 52 Future’s End take root on this week’s Geek Clash

Neelofer Lodhy

October 22, 2014

This week on Geek Clash, the trio touches on the climate of horror "things." Lita dives into her comic book recommendations with The New 52's, "Future's End" arc. While Trevor talks about his lack of a Netflix account and the groups feelings on "Alien: isolation." Geek Clash is available ever...

Gerard Way takes over LA

Gerard Way takes over LA

Neelofer Lodhy

October 17, 2014

Anticipation is at an all time high within the walls of the Henry Fonda as hundreds of anxious fans wait for Gerard Way to take the stage. "He's coming!... It's almost time!," shouted the girls in excitement, hanging on the front barricades as 10 p.m. drew near. Finally, the time approaches, the ...

Cassette tapes find revival through record stores

Cassette tapes find revival through record stores

Neelofer Lodhy

October 15, 2014

By Fredrick Balian, contributor Earlier last year, a record company by the name of Penniback Records was founded and created to give local bands recognition by promoting their music. But what sets this company aside from others, is that they gear towards mainly releasing music on cassette tapes...

Come one, come all, ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ shocks and delights

Come one, come all, ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ shocks and delights

Neelofer Lodhy

October 10, 2014

by Oleah Olaguera (contributor) Warning: This article contains spoilers. The new season of FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show” promises absolutely no shortages of the spooky, disturbing, and downright terrifying. Set in 1952 in the small town of Jupiter, Florida, a band of cir...

Geek Clash venture to Mordor and discuss the latest on Batman’s Arkham Asylum

Geek Clash venture to Mordor and discuss the latest on Batman’s Arkham Asylum

Neelofer Lodhy

October 8, 2014

Josh and Trevor are one week into “Shadow of Mordor,” the latest Lord of the Rings video game from Monolith Productions. The game has received a lot of praise since it released and it’s because of the game’s main hook, the “Nemesis” system. Listen in as we dive into the “Nemesis” ...

Denzel Washington shines in latest action flick the Equalizer, but film fails to deliver

Denzel Washington shines in latest action flick the Equalizer, but film fails to deliver

Neelofer Lodhy

September 30, 2014

by Danny Arriaza, contributor The Equalizer sees Denzel Washington resume his partnership with his Training Day director, Antoine Fuqua. But while Training Day is praised for its memorable script and superb acting on all counts, this movie is nowhere on par with the duo’s previous work. W...

Young adult novel touches on sensitive issues in high school

Neelofer Lodhy

September 24, 2014

Review by Sarah Reyes Title: Falling Into Place Author: Amy Zhang Original Publication Date: September 6th, 2014 Original Price: $10.99 (Paperback/Ebook), $17.99 (Hardcover) Number of Pages: 304 Synopsis: Liz Emerson is one of the most popular girls in school. Not only is she acti...

Geek Clash reviews anticipated video game, “Destiny”

Neelofer Lodhy

September 17, 2014

  Geek Clash contemplates its destiny in this week’s episode, or rather Josh and Trevor have spent a week with “Destiny,” the newly released title from game developer Bungie, and they have mixed feelings on the sci-fi epic. The game is a technical achievement showcasing the best of wha...

Managing anxiety on a stressful college campus

Managing anxiety on a stressful college campus

Neelofer Lodhy

September 15, 2014

  With the pressures of starting a new chapter in life, it’s only a matter of time before anxiety sets in, a common occurrence for many college students. Anxiety is often confused with the term stress because both terms appear to have the same effects. According to the American Psychologica...

Geek Clash welcomes third host

Neelofer Lodhy

September 3, 2014

It didn’t take long for “Geek Clash” to evolve into its new, triple threat form. This week we welcome Lita Van Houten to the show, joining Josh and Trevor as your hosts. In her inaugural episode, Lita continues our fall preview from last week, geeking out over some of the upcoming televisio...

Summer music festivals that rocked the month of August

Summer music festivals that rocked the month of August

Neelofer Lodhy

August 27, 2014

  There’s more to California’s music festival scene than Coachella. The month of August hosted a variety of music festivals that included the likes of The Strokes, Kanye West, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Outside Lands of San Francisco, Echo Park Rising, and Fuck Yeah Fes...

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