Movie Review: Cliché In All The Right Ways

By Desiree Leong, Managing Editor Crazy Rich Asians, directed by Jon M. Chu, and based off the book by Kevin Kwan, has become exceedingly popular, making $25.2 million in the box office during its first weekend. The film stars an all-Asian cast, a first since director Wayne Wang’s The Joy Luck Club from 25 years ago, giving insight into what it means to be Asian … Continue reading Movie Review: Cliché In All The Right Ways

Movie Review: Wakanda Forever

By Miya Murata and Aryanna Zavala, Clarion Staff When Black Panther was announced, movie goers got excited because it was going to emphasize the beautiful culture of Africa. Due to the current political climate in the United States, people were ready for a film that showcased the interesting and magnificent African culture and put African Americans front and center. Ryan Coogler, Sac State alumni and … Continue reading Movie Review: Wakanda Forever

A Short Story: Lily, My Love

By Joe Temblador, Clarion Staff The snow fell languidly to the ground, as though God were dropping powdered sugar from the golden arches of heaven, glazing these worn country fields in a sweetness that coats the tongue, and cleanses the heart, and because the morning was still early this immaculately undisturbed scene was not yet desecrated by the inevitable destructive power of time. Inside a … Continue reading A Short Story: Lily, My Love

Who am I?

By Desiree Leong, Clarion Staff Who are you? Who am I?   I’m hopeful, I’m hanging on.   I’m struggling, I’m still trying.   I’m loved, I’m letting go.   I’m making mistakes, I’m moving on.   I’m hurt, I’m healing.   I’m remembering the past, I’m reminded of what I’ve gone through.   I’m thankful, I’m thinking of those who have been there for … Continue reading Who am I?

Movie Review: The Martian Red Fever

By Brandon Sayareh and David Yu, Clarion Contributors The Martian mixes wit, science, ingenuity, and disco to create an enthralling movie set on the red planet of Mars. Matt Damon perfectly fits into the role of Mark Watney, a botanist (plant scientist) and engineer who has been thrown into a Robin Crusoe situation and now finds himself stranded on the planet of Mars with just … Continue reading Movie Review: The Martian Red Fever