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Stop comparing Death Note film with anime, they both kill

September 7, 2017

One of my biggest pet peeves about film audiences is that they have a hard time understanding the term “adaptation.” This is especially true with adaptations of anime, animation made in Japan. In the past, Dragon Ball Evolution, Speed Racer and this...

Annabelle, a creation of mixed feelings

Annabelle, a creation of mixed feelings

August 28, 2017

From over the top, cheesy situations to horrifying demons, Annabelle: Creation possesses the power to make audiences scream out of both terror and discomfort. The visual of a little orphan girl transforming into an 8-foot demon right before your eyes c...

Tara’s Take: Senior crowns don’t have to be stressful

Tara’s Take: Senior crowns don’t have to be stressful

August 28, 2017

Did you get roasted for your old crown because it’s not good enough? Are you so excited to make your senior crown, but you don’t know where to start? Or maybe, you procrastinated and need to make one soon? Here are some tips for making your crowns. U...

The Comic Critic: The downsides of being iconic

The Comic Critic: The downsides of being iconic

August 28, 2017

They are heroes that transcend the silver screen and become ingrained in popular culture. They are the heroes you see people casually wear shirts of in the mall. They are the heroes that, if you mention them to someone, no matter who they are, they’d...

Pandora defies gravity and expectations at Animal Kingdom

Pandora defies gravity and expectations at Animal Kingdom

May 30, 2017

Usually people climb over mountains, not walk under them, but not in the new themed land in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. In this new land based on the 2009 movie Avatar, guests will have a chance to walk under the floating mountains of the fictional plan...

Dual-enrollment: AP’s undisclosed rival

Emily Cosio, Staff Reporter

May 26, 2017

Filed under Opinions

It is orientation day, an exciting time for incoming students to learn about new classes, electives, and the suitable level of class to take: standard, honors or AP. But nowhere in the same old presentation does the school mention dual-enrollment classes. There should not be rising juniors or seniors who were never told about dual-enrollment, but there are. The school is so passionate about AP classes that dual-enrollment gets pushed to the side. According to CollegeB...

Dear white people: watch this show

Dear white people: watch this show

May 26, 2017

The satirical, comedy-drama Netflix original series “Dear White People” depicts real issues facing college campuses today. Racism, sexism and sexuality are just some of the topics this show touches upon. Contrary to popular belief, the show is...

Bill Nye Saves the World in new Netflix series

Bill Nye Saves the World in new Netflix series

May 24, 2017

Students sang along to his catchy theme song back in middle school, and he drilled into our brains that “Inertia is a property of matter.” Now, he’s back and continues to share his knowledge in the new Netflix show Bill Nye Save the World, a show...

Casting JonBenet sits on top of Netflix documentaries

Casting JonBenet sits on top of Netflix documentaries

May 18, 2017

Was it a member of her family? A kidnap attempt gone wrong? Almost 20 years after the her disappearance, many still debate the question “Who murdered JonBenet Ramsey?” The case that has haunted conspiracy theory lovers worldwide since Dec.26, 1996 has...

Are we proud to be Americans?

Are we proud to be Americans?

May 18, 2017

When the announcements come on in the morning, they are easy to tune out. Everyone is half asleep, and standing for the Pledge of Allegiance seems like more of a chore instead of a right. Students do not seem to remember that generations of Americans...

The Comic Critic: Facing the Music

The Comic Critic: Facing the Music

May 17, 2017

Bryson: Imagine Star Wars without John Williams’ iconic songs, or James Bond without his recognizable theme. Music is one of the most essential complements of film. Today, off the heels of the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, I am going...

Our Take: United we stand

Ahilyn Aguilar, News Editor

May 15, 2017

Filed under Our Take

Political marches, fights against cancer, a vigil for a fallen student...this year, has challenged who we are as people and as a community. As the school year comes to an end, students, especially seniors, get to reflect on lessons and events that took place and realize that we are stronger  than we were before. When the Pulse shooting occurred in downtown Orlando, support given was worldwide, but the unity we showed as a community, spotlighted our strength and support. Even ...

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