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Alarms deserve better treatment

Alarms deserve better treatment

May 15, 2019

If there was a list of the most hated inanimate objects in the U.S. the alarm clock would top it. Commonly mistaken as a form of torture, these devices have faced their fair share of animosity. Although their incessant buzzing, beeping and chirping m...

Our Take: An open letter to the principal

Ahilyn Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2019

Filed under Our Take

In the two weeks since you have arrived, we have given you a warm welcome and showed you a little bit of what being part of our school is really like. For us, these past days have been great since we have gotten to interact with you and get an idea of who you are. In a short time, you have put in maximum effort, we see and we appreciate it. But, we know being part of such a large school has not been easy. We understand that getting to really the school and the student body...

Detective Pikachu introduces new Pokémon world

May 14, 2019

In 2016, Pokémon surged back into mainstream popularity with the mobile game Pokémon Go, where players could become real-life Pokémon trainers and travel across the land and search far and wide for the pocket monsters to pit them against other users....

We’re in the Endgame now (Spoiler Review)

We’re in the Endgame now (Spoiler Review)

May 14, 2019

WARNING: This review contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. If you haven’t seen the movie yet and wish not to be spoiled, then click away now. Avengers: Endgame follows the heroes who survived Thanos’ (Josh Brolin) snap as they travel back i...

We’re in the Endgame now (Spoiler-Free Review)

We’re in the Endgame now (Spoiler-Free Review)

April 29, 2019

Critics have tried for years to review Marvel Cinematic Universe movies in a vacuum. They always ask “How does this film stand on its own?” Even Infinity War, one of the most continuity-laced films of this franchise, could still be judged on its o...

“Kim’s Convenience” offers up more than just food

“Kim’s Convenience” offers up more than just food

April 23, 2019

From sneak attacks, gaining new roommates you didn’t want, and playing for the Kim Cup, season three of CBC sitcom “Kim’s Convenience” brings back the Kim family as they continue to navigate life as immigrants in Toronto. There are few, if any,...

A date for disaster

A date for disaster

April 17, 2019

Tuna melts on seven grain bread and promises of a honey exchange are not the usual topics of  discussion for a teenage romantic comedy, yet in “The Perfect Date,” Netflix’s new original movie released on April 12, the script is quite unique. Des...

Our Take: Tackle the fake news

Ahilyn Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2019

Filed under Our Take

Pulse, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Christchurch in New Zealand. We have witnessed these shootings from far away. Although they increased our fear, they also helped us become aware. And when these events hit home, we knew how to react.   When a threat was made during spring break, the community reacted, and fast. As soon a student made references to a school shooting on his Instagram account posts that included images of weapons with captions threatening the school was found, st...

Help available

Help available

April 4, 2019

Recently, the news has been filled with news of the recent suicides of two Parkland survivors and a Lake Mary High School Student. With such intense incidents, it is clear that action to protect student mental health should a key part of public education....

Mayo for yo

Mayo for yo

April 3, 2019

Mayonnaise, you either love it or hate it, there is no grey area. Tolerating mayonnaise is like thinking black licorice is just okay. It is not okay, it is a sin, unlike the super adaptable, unapologetically calorific mayonnaise. Unfortunately,  we live in...

Ourtake: A little perspective

Melissa Donovan, Assistant Editor

February 19, 2019

Filed under Editorials, Our Take

The first day of the second semester. The day every student dreads after a winter break away from anything school–related.  However, this is also a day for a fresh start. Students come into their classes with hopes of higher grades and memories to make. Then reality hits with homework assignments, study guides, quizzes and tests, and the once positive attitude students had is gone. They dig themselves into holes of sleep deprivation and exhaustion that seem impossible...

Airpods: A new trend

Airpods: A new trend

February 13, 2019

“I don’t speak broke” said Michael Rygh as he pulled out his AirPods from his charging box and slipped them in his ears with no struggle. Airpods, the new internet sensation that many people have turned into a meme, are the most purchased gifts...

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