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Sound from teen impresses

Sound from teen impresses

By Katie Snell

November 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Ray Goren’s young age is undeniably impressive, as he is writing his own music and lyrics at only fifteen. Goren’s EP album “Songs For You” is a compilation of five songs. All are unique yet have similar undertones and basic feeling. His instrumentals are notable as well. Goren plays the ...

“Goosebumps” is a great Halloween treat

“Goosebumps” is a great Halloween treat

By Zainab Islam

October 31, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

  Star Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5   Goosebumps” initially seemed like a cheap “action” movie with kid-sized horror -- certainly not worth watching. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the humorous and action-filled movie adaptation of R.L. Stine’s series. “Goosebu...

Cake it up

Cake it up

By Karla Agudelo

October 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, On-Campus

When asked about their opinions on makeup and the methods they use, seniors Subani Sijapati and Alexis Farias expressed seeing makeup as an art form and form of expression. Sijapati explained her knowledge on contouring, strobing, bronzing and cooking. Just like there are different forms of art, t...

New to country music? Then “Start Here”

New to country music? Then “Start Here”

By Yunqi Deng, Reporter

October 17, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

New and upcoming artist, Maddie & Tae’s album “Start Here”, is changing the country music world with their relatable lyrics to teenagers and the criticism of the Bro-Country trend. Madison Marlow and Taylor Dye, American female country music duo, are both singers, songwriters and guitarists. ...

Author speaks about “Love Letters to the Dead”

Author speaks about “Love Letters to the Dead”

By Desmond Kamas, Reporter

October 14, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, On-Campus

Ava Dellaira stands in the library, leaning on a podium in front of projection screen. “Dear Kurt Cobain,” she reads from her novel, “Love Letters to the Dead.” The audience is entranced. When she finishes the chapter, the crowd bursts into applause. She smiles, thanking them. Like her prot...

We’re all looking forward to The Weeknd

We’re all looking forward to The Weeknd

By Brittany Prock, Sports Editor

October 14, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Canadian singer Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, breaks hearts and blows minds with his new album, “Beauty Behind the Madness.” “Beauty Behind the Madness,” released on Aug. 28, followed his album Kissland, which was released in 2013. Taking over the music world in big strides, “Bea...

Students ‘expresso’ their take on Philz

Students ‘expresso’ their take on Philz

By Tara Sohal, Reporter

October 9, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

The aroma of freshly ground coffee beans fills the air as you take your first steps in. Philz Coffee has been growing increasingly popular. Students are raving about the local chain and why they seem to enjoy it more than other coffee shops. The environment of any business plays a part in its im...