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Farewell Yellow Brick Road – Elton John’s Final Tour Review

Olivia Voelkel, President/Writer December 7, 2022

On Nov. 17, 19, and 20, Sir Elton John performed at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles, California. It was the final few concerts of the North American portion of his final tour, “Farewell Yellow Brick Road...

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Students Elate as Open Mic Night Returns to MSJC

Melissa Luna, Writer/Editor November 21, 2022

The Creative Writing Club at Mt. San Jacinto College hosted the first Open Mic night held at the Temecula Valley Campus on Nov. 15. Open to all students, the club invited creatives to share their poetry,...

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Taylor Swift Midnights Review

Pia Henson, Writer November 9, 2022

Taylor Swift is known for her outstanding lyricism and influential tunes. On October 21st, Swift released a brand new pop album amidst the re-recording of her first 6 albums and received mixed reviews...

Life in a Local Music Scene

Life in a Local Music Scene

Anthony Orrico, Writer May 20, 2022

For every musical artist or band that becomes popular, there are 100s that never see the light of day in terms of mainstream success. For all those bands and artists, the pleasure and enjoyment of playing...

Concert Celebrating Grammy-Nominated Artist Willie K

Concert Celebrating Grammy-Nominated Artist Willie K

Gina Sanford, Writer May 17, 2022

The Old Town Temecula Community Theater will be hosting a concert on May 26, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Kaleo Phillips will be performing as a tribute for William Kahaiali’i, who is also known as Willie K....

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And the Oscar Goes to… The 94th Academy Awards

Olivia Voelkel, Writer April 8, 2022

The Academy Awards ceremony, commonly known as the Oscars, honors individuals and groups that contribute to making films. Celebrities and filmmakers come together to attend this prestigious event. This...

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The Results Are In– Google Search Trends of 2021

Olivia Voelkel, Writer April 1, 2022
2021 was a year filled with political tensions, social media trends, and Covid-19-related headlines. With the collected information from these sources, here is a look at the top searches throughout the twelve months of 2021.

How Music Can Influence Enjoyment in Gaming

Martin Manibusan, Video Content Editor March 22, 2022

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Steve Harvey, From Dreams to Reality

Jonah Rauch, Writer February 28, 2022

Steve Harvey was born on January 17, 1957, and first made the statement that he wanted to be on TV when he was 10 years old during an assignment where he was supposed to write down on a piece of paper...

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Review by Nick Pettis

Nick Pettis, President/ Video Content Editor February 15, 2022

MSJC Talon Video Content Producer/Editor and long time Pokémon fan shared thoughts on the new Diamond and Pearl remakes Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Check out the video to see what he thoughts....

Dear Evan Hansen Movie Review

Nick Pettis, President/ Video Content Editor February 8, 2022

In this movie review, Nick Pettis reviews the Dear Evan Hansen movie. Click the video to see the review. Be sure to like the video and subscribe to the channel. If you've seen the movie, comment down below...

I Love Lucy VS. Being the Ricardos:  Classic Show VS. Remake Movie Review

I Love Lucy VS. Being the Ricardos: Classic Show VS. Remake Movie Review

Ashley Liermann, Writer January 21, 2022

Do you remember the classic sitcom show, “I Love Lucy” starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz? It became an instant hit with top TV ratings in 1951 airing fresh new episodes for several years. This show...

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