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My China Experience

  As a senior at Houston Academy for International Studies, I been studying Chinese for at least 4 years now and currently enrolled in AP Chinese, I found that traveling to China for an immersion program, which improved my Chinese speaking and understanding abilities. As an Asian-American, I thought that I

Supernatural Season Premiere Review

Okay Supernatural fans, after five long, grueling months, last night we got our first episode of season 13. We're going to review what we learned from last night's season premiere and what we have look forward to in the future. So, naturally, spoiler alert from here on. A quick over view

Marshall in Review

Marshall is a timeless melodrama that hit theaters everywhere today, October 13. Based on a true story, with Chadwick Boseman’s compelling performance under the direction of Reginald Hudlin, the movie does a great job at bringing you into what the everyday life of a young Thurgood Marshall could have been like. Set

We “Seen” Boyce Avenue!!

Last night was awesome. It was one of the most fun nights I’ve had probably since school started. Miracle and I had to sneak out early from a semi important senior meeting, but it was totally worth it. We had got to the venue, House of Blues, about thirty minutes

The Return of Sassy Mamas

  Due to popular demand, Sassy Mamas returns to a packed house at The Ensemble Theatre. These powerful leading ladies flipped the script on the stereotypes of dating when they decide they deserved to have a little fun in their life. As characters, Will (played by award winning actress Detria Ward), Jo Billy,

SZA’s The CTRL Tour

  Hundreds of loyal fans stood outside in the rain for hours as SZA's sold out concert  at Warehouse live on October 3, 3017. The doors finally opened at around 8:30pm, giving into excitement as people filed into the room.   Smino and Ravyn Lenae were SZA's openers. Ravyn Lanae was the first

Black Heritage Festival

My friend and model, Kiante Phelps, a local writer in Houston. Photo credit to Dez Bugaj Black Heritage Festival On September 30, 2017, Houston celebrated its 3rd annual Black Heritage Festival. It is a festival that is true to its name in being proud of Black heritage. The festival highlights the

Fenty Beauty Hits Houston

After just two and a half weeks of hitting the sleek shelves of Sephora, Rihanna's makeup line, Fenty Beauty, continues to impress and attract women of all ages. I recently stopped by my local Sephora at Willowbrook Mall to check out all the hype. Upon entering he Fenty Beauty section

방탄소년단 (BTS) : Love Yourself ‘Her’ Album Review

Track list: Intro: Serendipity* DNA* Best of Me* 보조게 (Dimples) Pied Piper* Skit: Billboard Music Awards Speech Mic Drop* 고고 (Go go)* Outro: Her* Skit: 망설임과 두려움 (Fear and Hesitation) 바다 (Sea) *Songs I’ll be analyzing Intro: BTS, known by other names such as Bangtan Sonyeondan (방탄소년단), Bangtan Boys, or Beyond the Scene.

Planning a Vacation? Read This!

With this year full of possible holidays and upcoming trips, let’s talk about traveling. I’m going to cover ideal vacation spots and how soon you can get going on that much needed vacation you’ve been waiting on. I’ll let you know all the nice hidden vacation spots - and some

Thanks, Cape Town

Over the summer, I was grateful to experience a once in a lifetime thing. I traveled all the way from Houston to South Africa. For three full weeks. I was the only student from Houston who would be going and the rest of the students going were complete strangers to

Kingsman: Golden Circle Review

Kingsman: Golden Circle Review Rating: R Cast: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Channing Tatum, Halle Berry, Julianne Moore, Mark Strong, Elton John. Director: Matthew Vaughn   Premise: Kingsman lives on again! Matthew Vaugh has done an impeccable job on revamping the movie series by introducing a sequel to the first movie, ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ with introduction

What to wear for graduation day ?

  Not a lot of people really put any thought into what they want there graduation attire to be  until a few days before. Believe it or not its a hard task to keep up with the top trends and be appropriate and as comfortable as possible. So here are some

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