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Henry Cavill as Argylle and Dua Lipa as Lagrange together under the spotlight.

‘Argylle’: purrfectly funny

Ricky Miller, Entertainment Editor | February 23, 2024
For all intents and purposes, “Argylle” is just a fun romp. Director Matthew Vaughn interlaces comedic tidbits with the violence while sending a wink-wink to the viewers. Vaughn also directed the action-adventure comedy “Kingsman: The Secret Service” in 2014.  In this one, we have Bryce Dallas Howard’s Elly Conway, a fiction writer.  Her written words turn out to be more truth than fiction. Conway is overseas promoting her new works, a book and a movie. She befriends Aidan Wilde (Sam Rockwell), who’s...
Decorations celebrate the year of the dragon at the Lunar New Year festival in Grand Prairie.

Fiery Lunar New Year festival

Ashley Santiago, Staff Writer | February 22, 2024
Grand Prairie’s Asia Times Square shopping center hosted its 17th annual Lunar New Year festivities from Jan. 26 to Feb. 11.  The shopping center is a place where the Asian community can go and shop for groceries, clothing and any other imported goods. The three weekend-long festivities ended on Feb. 11, the beginning of the Lunar New Year. Chinese Lunar New Year (also known as Spring Festival) is mainly celebrated in China, hence the name, but is still celebrated in other countries across Asia and is...
Richland hosts congressional election forum

Richland hosts congressional election forum

Angel Marcial, Staff Writer | February 22, 2024
Slogans such as Christopher Panayiotou’s “I am the working-class candidate,” Justin Moore’s “I’ll be the fighter that you need” and Kevin Felder’s “Experience makes the difference” are a few examples of what audiences took in on Feb. 9 when Dallas College Richland campus hosted the 32nd Congressional District forum through Lulac, Ecolatino and Richland’s Student Government Association. Seven candidates running in the Democratic primary for the U.S. House Texas District 32 March 5 appeared...
SPACE program blasting off at Richland

SPACE program blasting off at Richland

Aislyn Smith, Editor-in-Chief | February 21, 2024
OSLE or the Office of Student Life and Engagement is in the process of creating a new organization that will be known as SPACE, or the Student Programs and Campus Engagements team. SPACE will have multiple goals and jobs, but most importantly, it’s a way for students to create events and activities for the student populace on campus. Dara Eason and Jonathan White, coordinators of OSLE, will be taking up the role of advisers for SPACE, working with the student leaders to make sure that activities...
T-Ducks bludgeon Mountain View 118-80

T-Ducks bludgeon Mountain View 118-80

Matilda Magere, Staff Writer | February 20, 2024
The Richland Campus Thunderducks went against their rivals Mountain View in what started off as a friendly game and turned into a heated playoff that ended with the T-Ducks on top 118-80. The home game was dominated by Richland. The first quarter belonged to Richland. The Mountain View Lions displayed a weak defense and a lack of communication with teammates. In contrast, the Thunderducks defense was headstrong, and the offense was strong as well. Tre’Lin Green had the speed to break...
GOAT: Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi?

GOAT: Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi?

Xavi Villarreal, Sports Editor | February 20, 2024
Lionel Messi played his second game against FC Dallas on Jan. 22 in preparation for the upcoming MLS season, a game in which FC Dallas came up with the win, scoring in the third minute of the match. As Inter Miami CF prepared for the season with friendly matches, they headed to Saudi Arabia to face Cristiano Ronaldo and Al Nasr in what shaped up to be the last ever matchup between the two greatest soccer players to play the game. The question remains though, who is the greatest of all time? Many...
President Joe Biden and Taylor Swift. Could the Swift Effect be just what it takes to save Bidens floundering candidacy?

The Swift Effect

Aislyn Smith, Editor-in-Chief | February 18, 2024
Singer and songwriter Taylor Swift has been popular for years, both for her music and her journey, attracting fans and business alike. Recently, she has become popular for an entirely different reason, which fans are calling the Swift Effect. Essentially, Swift’s association with brands and people has greatly impacted how they are perceived by the public and, even more importantly, how popular they are. This has resulted in huge monetary and political gains, all simply because she showed support in...
The Apple Vision Pro headset at its 2023 unveiling in Cupertino.

First look: The Apple Vision Pro headset

Juan Garza, Staff Writer | February 17, 2024
Apple’s new mixed-reality headset promises to push the world of consumer tech into the future, but when push comes to shove, is their newfangled gizmo worth the pretty penny? Apple is notorious for creating and implementing “old” technology and praising it as the pinnacle of modern engineering; their most recent example of this is with the advent of USB-C in the new iPhone 15, even though smartphones and computers have been using them for years. Now, they’re finally breaking into the...
‘Mean Girls: The musical

‘Mean Girls’: The musical

Malak Elkady, Editor-at-Large | February 16, 2024
In the realm of Hollywood adaptations, the latest cinematic rendition of “Mean Girls” grapples with the challenge of adapting a Broadway musical inspired by a film comedy that was, in turn, based on a parenting book. Guided by writer-producer Tina Fey and producer Lorne Michaels, the movie clings to its 2004 roots, attempting to replicate the charm that made the original a hit. However, the nostalgia only goes so far, as the new musical adaptation struggles to capture the essence that made the first...
From the City of Irvings Love on the Run event advertising.

Love on the Run marathon

Angel Marcial, Staff Writer | February 15, 2024
To all couples, rivals, friends and friends of friends, if you are in search of something to get your Valentine’s heart racing this February, search the City of Irving for its annual Love on the Run half-marathon event on Feb. 17. Everyone is welcome on the course whether you are a runner, walker, dog or a baby in a stroller. Lazaro Alvarez, co-founder of the Irving marathon running series said, “It’s an effort to make different events that are fun for the community year-round.” With a unique course...
Rickys TAKE 5 - Valentines Day Edition

Ricky’s TAKE 5 – Valentine’s Day Edition

Ricky Miller, Entertainment Editor | February 14, 2024
“Say Anything” (1989) This Cameron Crowe-directed romantic-comedy with drama finds John Cusack’s Lloyd Dobler falling for high school valedictorian Diane Court (Ione Skye). I really like the relationship of Diane and her father, played by John Mahoney. A+ “Joe Versus the Volcano” (1990) This dark comedy with romantic undercurrents has a dry sense of humor, especially in the beginning when Joe (Tom Hanks) gets fired from his extremely boring and uneventful job by Mr. Waturi (Dan Hedaya). A
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