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  • The Spotlight Shines On Women In Latin Entertainment

    The Spotlight Shines On Women In Latin Entertainment

    Danielle Perea, Staff Writer

        The Latin Recording Academy announced it would be holding a new event that would take place during the Latin Grammy week: Leading Ladies of Entertainment.   The ceremony, held on November 14, recognized women that have made an impact in the Latin entertainment industry. This yea...

    Bryan Steffy/ Latin Grammy

  • An Alliance Against Odds

    An Alliance Against Odds

      DC Comics comes back with another movie—this time featuring the legendary Justice League. This is now the fifth installment in the DC Extended Universe series.   The blockbuster movie scored 40% on Rotten Tomatoes but has a gross revenue of $281.50 million. It has also exceeded its prequ...

    leonardmaltin.com

  • Know Your Coffee!

    Know Your Coffee!

    Haley Guinn, Staff Writer

      Coffee is the motivation for many to get out of bed each morning and face the day. There is an endless selection of drinks because everyone has the same taste for coffee. Many like coffee black and bitter, and others like it sweet and creamy. The first step to knowing your order is distinguishing th...

    Pexels.com

  • The Starry Silver Screen

    The Starry Silver Screen

    Barbara Lopez, Entertainment Editor

        Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh, a prominent art figure in my life for as long as I can remember, takes on the silver screen in the new film Loving Vincent, which released in theaters on September 22.   Directed by filmmakers Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, the animated painting mo...

    Courtesy of IndieWire

  • Lord of the Rings to TV Show

    Lord of the Rings to TV Show

    Anoushka Gupta, Staff Writer

      Amazon has recently stated its plans to produce a television show based on the novel and mega-blockbuster movie series Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien.   The move comes after Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, a self-professed high-fantasy fan, stated his intention to produce a long-running fantasy tv show. He...

    New Line/ Everett Collection

  • Dua Lipa’s Rising Popularity

    Dua Lipa’s Rising Popularity

    Anna Kim, Staff Writer

        Dua Lipa—an English singer and songwriter—has gained recognition with the release of her recent debut studio album titled Dua Lipa. Lipa’s success received positive responses from critics as she sold more than 16,000 copies during the first week of its release, entering the top 40 in...

    Courtesy of Official Charts

News

No Moore Sexual Allegations, Please

No Moore Sexual Allegations, Please

Jamie Park, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

   On November 13th, Judge and Alabama Senate candidate Roy S. Moore faced a fifth sexual allegation from Beverly Young Nelson.   Nelson stated that Moore attacked her in h...

The United States Takes A Step Backward

The United States Takes A Step Backward

November 10, 2017

Transgender Military Ban Blocked

Transgender Military Ban Blocked

November 3, 2017

A Night In Moulin Rouge Paris

A Night In Moulin Rouge Paris

October 31, 2017

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Sports

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Developing MVP Candidacy

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Developing MVP Candidacy

Jeff Grundy, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

   Giannis Antetokounmpo, a NBA basketball player on the Milwaukee Bucks who was the 2016-2017 season's Most Improved Player, is, according to ESPN, on track to be in c...

Warriors Face Loss at the CIF Playoffs

Warriors Face Loss at the CIF Playoffs

November 13, 2017

Houston Astros Win the World Series

Houston Astros Win the World Series

November 6, 2017

Warriors Win Against Torrance Tartars, Advance to Playoffs

November 6, 2017

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Opinion/Editorial

The United States Takes A Step Backward

The United States Takes A Step Backward

Danielle Perea, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are of the writer and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the staff of Smoke Signals.       ...

Turtles All the Way Down: Mental Illness

Turtles All the Way Down: Mental Illness

October 25, 2017

Trapped In a Dream, Not Asleep

Trapped In a Dream, Not Asleep

October 25, 2017

The Reawakening of Silent Spring

The Reawakening of Silent Spring

October 23, 2017

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