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Disney’s new live-action hits theaters

Disney’s new live-action film, “Beauty and the Beast,” was released in theaters March 17, is a strong debut for Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptations. The original animated film is considered a classic, so the question of whether or not the live-action adaptation would live up to the original was present amongst audiences. However, the live-action kept […]

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‘Archie Comics’ recieves modern twist in new series ‘Riverdale’

When most people think of “Archie Comics” they think of wholesome and sweet, but “Riverdale,” a spin-off of “Archie,” might uncover a new twist to the original 1940’s comics. “Riverdale” is a new teen drama on The CW. The show is centered around Archie Andrews (K.J. Apa), Veronica Lodge (Camila Mendes), Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart) […]

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Comedy of Errors modernizes classic Shakespeare

California Baptist University’s Theater Program is taking a hilarious twist in its next play, the Shakespearean “Comedy of Errors,” the story of two sets of identical twins separated at birth. Set in the 1950s in an Atlantic City-like world, the play is infused with comedy and chaos through the use of mistaken identities and outrageous […]

Local restaurant emphasizes family

A local family-owned sandwich shop has been serving quality food to its customers during lunchtime hours for more than 49 years. A hidden gem located on Nelson Street, Backstreet Restaurant is a food joint in Riverside that serves sandwiches and salads from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The restaurant was originally owned by a husband-wife duo, but […]