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Acing the Game

Aaliyah Mayes, Staff

February 22, 2019

At the annual Iron Man volleyball tournament on Wednesday, the blue team, consisting of seniors Fernando Sanchez, Sam Gerlach, Zinedine De Leon, Ian Henigan, David Aussenhofer, Cino Sanchez, Josh Rodgers, Marcus Hendricks, and ...

How my heart was stolen by an actual thief

Dillon Laney, Staff Member

February 4, 2019

Carmen Sandiego, the fierce female icon to many small children of the 1990s, is just like the murderous manly icon to many grown men and women of the 2010s, The Punisher. The Punisher does bad things to bad people because bad thing...

Beginners Guide to Wasting Hours Painting Toys

Ethan Bowen, Staff Member

January 29, 2019

due to popular demand, I’m back, this time focusing more on the painting side, and how to get better at coating the plastic in that sweet, acrylic paint.

Savior of Seas

Aaliyah Mayes, Staff Member

January 16, 2019

Everyone who has even just a little bit of superhero movie knowledge knows that Marvel is much better than DC, creator of  the monstrosity called Green Lantern. Aquaman already had that going against it. Add in the fact that as...

Student reviews his favorite movie of 2018

Ethan Bowen, Staff Member

January 16, 2019

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is by far the best comic book movie I’ve ever seen; it is a love letter to the style and stories of the original comics. Its amazing style, score, and plot are something that more comic movi...

Lost in A Land Of Permanent Goodbyes

Aaliyah Mayes, Staff Member

January 10, 2019

  I didn’t know what I was delving into when I picked up A Land of Permanent Goodbyes by Atia Abawi. Just looking at the cover with bullets in the foreground and two shadowy figures in the back, I knew that it was goi...

Holidays are horrifying

Dillon Laney, Staff Member

December 19, 2018

Sabrina Spellman is a witch. Wait, no— she’s only half-witch! Half of her body has been corrupt by humanity because her beloved warlock father just could not stop loving Mrs. Spellman. Now, thanks to her maker, she can’t b...

The five waves of disappointment

Izabella Grimaldo, Staff Member

December 17, 2018

After much convincing from friends and relatives, I finally read the popular book by Rick Yancey: The 5th Wave. I was thrilled once I got it but was thoroughly disappointed by this bland mess of pages called a novel. After the ...

I love Simon

Isabel Balabuch, Staff Member

December 17, 2018

It’s 2018. As anyone who hasn’t made their home under a boulder can see, we are living in an era heavily influenced by technology. Television programs have been replaced by vlogs, wannabe musicians can “make names for themselve...

I’m not a reader, but…

Amy Martinez, Staff Member

December 13, 2018

I’ve never felt the need or want to pick up a fiction book about magic and things of that nature when there are books that actually meet my realistic interests. In fact, in my 17 years of living,  I can’t recall one book ...

Ralph Breaks My Heart

Dillon Laney, Staff Member

December 12, 2018

Ralph Breaks the Internet, the sequel to the highly acclaimed animated Disney movie, Wreck-It Ralph, shows an arcade game villain, Wreck-It Ralph, travel to the internet with his racing character best-friend, Vanellope von Schweetz. The...

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