By Cindy Wakiyama “The Forest” is an appealing horror because it does not follow the story structure we learned about freshman English class. The exposition is smoothly laid out throughout the story that is already happening, allowing the viewer to get a closer look into the situation at hand. Sara Price (Natalie Dormer) calls
By: Cindy Wakiyama The Chronicle Classroom got a chance to talk to Insidious: Chapter 3 actress Stefanie Scott to talk about the new installment to the Insidious franchise and some of her other projects. Watch the video here.
By: Cindy Wakiyama As I am getting ready to go to the Dwight Look College of Engineering, I am starting to notice the faults in my math education. Prior to enrolling in classes, A&M students need to take a math placement test to assess their math knowledge. This was an incredibly tough
By: Cindy Wakiyama Stewart Cadillac dealership is offering $20,000 for information about its owner's murder. A gunman shot Joseph Stewart dead last week at his home blocks away from his Midtown dealership. Bill Driskill, general manager of Stewart Cadillac, said in a press conference with the Houston Police Department that the dealership
By: Cindy Wakiyama After months of stress, I have surpassed all of the academic obstacles that come with senior year. I have completed my AP tests which means that most of my classes will be a lot calmer now and I can finally take a breath. Seniors of the past have boasted
By: Cindy Wakiyama GALVESTON – The body of a Houston man who drowned over the weekend on Galveston Island was recovered Tuesday more than 16 miles from where he was last seen. A man walking on the beach discovered the body of Bennette Jason Averette, 23, floating in the surf near Silverleaf's Seaside
By: Cindy Wakiyama The Avengers assembled the second-best box office opening in movie history. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” raked in $187.7 million, trailing only the original “Avengers” film ($207.4 million) from 2012 in opening weekend box office numbers. The Marvel superhero picture also knocked “Furious 7,” the latest sequel from “The Fast
By: Cindy Wakiyama Today I am wearing my Star Wars shirt and my Princess Leia braids from Return of the Jedi (until it fell out because doing a crown braid in the car is not a good idea) to celebrate this day dedicated to the beloved sci-fi movie that has survived
By Cindy Wakiyama WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is relying on some new technology — as well as a bit of luck — to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Click here for more information.
By: Jarvis Dillard Sweating from a hard afternoon of practice, one could not tell that just a month ago, Joi Simmons couldn’t play basketball. For athletes, an injury can be a stumbling block for their career and can possibly end that career. To Simmons, it was an eye opener. As a young
By: Helen Lu Girls take charge in Bellaire’s first student-run Sadie Hawkins dance. This year’s student council decided to say goodbye to the Bellaire talent show and to welcome a new dance to excite the student body. Administrators, at first, immediately declined the request for student council to manage an entire dance. Nonetheless,
By: Cindy Wakiyama Police officers fatally shot a suspect at the end of a police chase Wednesday morning in northeast Harris County. The chase began about 10:30 a.m. in the 4300 block of Weaver and about 30 minutes later ended in the 15100 block of Wallisville Road near Castlegory not far from
By: Cindy Wakiyama Joni Mitchell was in intensive care in a Los Angeles-area hospital on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Click here for more information.
By: Cindy Wakiyama Since I was not born in this country and have only been here for four years, there are many times when I feel detached to its culture. An example of that has been recently bothering me is not understanding book allusions either in real life or in TV
By: Cindy Wakiyama A day after authorities in Harris County announced a dozen arrests in a large-scale online solicitation sting, authorities in Fort Bend County have announced one of their own. Click here for more information.
By: Cindy Wakiyama Police are searching for a 26-year-old woman after investigators say her ex-boyfriend kidnapped her Monday morning outside a Kroger store in southeast Houston. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Rhodes or Johnson is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713 308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713
By: Cindy Wakiyama A Travis County judge charged with drunken driving after attending an Austin taping of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" had an empty bottle of Mike's Hard Lemonade sitting in the center console of her Chevrolet Suburban when police pulled her over Friday, according to an arrest affidavit. Click here for more
By: Cindy Wakiyama Ariana Grande's show was everything one would expect of her: great vocals, insane range, compulsive hair touching and hypnotic bedroom eyes. The crowd anxiously awaited for the stage to be set up for Grande while the Mutton Bustin' competition was held in one of the corners of the arena. The
By: Cindy Wakiyama Since I am not the bravest person it can be hard to go to the Rodeo without feeling embarrassed. No, I don't want to do on the roller coaster or that other thing that makes you go upside down. Thank you, but no thank you. Something I do
By: Cindy Wakiyama Since 1980's Mario has been a icon of the gaming world and gamers chose to celebrate him by giving him a holiday. March 10 was chosen because it looks like his name "Mar10." Pretty cute, right? I love all the things you can learn just by scrolling down Instagram. Check
By: Cindy Wakiyama A Lamar University student from Houston shot to death in January at a convenience store in Beaumont was the victim of mistaken identity, officials said. Click here for more information.
By: Cindy Wakiyama Yesterday I went to the Rodeo with two fellow interns, Ixchel and Lupe. It was probably the best first time at the Rodeo in history since I got to try a lot of food for free. I have been getting out of being vegan for the past six months,
By: Cindy Wakiyama Target is cutting thousands of jobs within the next two years as part of a $2 billion cost-savings plan, the company announced Tuesday. The cuts will primarily affect positions at the company headquarters. Click here for more information.
By: Cindy Wakiyama As a Simmer, whenever new information is released about the franchise, I get giddy. The new expansion pack is called "Get to Work" and it will add more careers to the game. The difference of the new careers is that they are interactive. Sims can be doctors, scientists or