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Boys Varsity Tennis Recap

By Dexter Tatsukawa, Patrick Yu

May 3, 2019


Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, MULTIMEDIA, Patrick Yu, Videos

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Lil Pump’s 'Harverd Dropout' is fun, bouncy and oddly tongue-in-cheek

By Patrick Yu

April 25, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, Patrick Yu

Lil Pump, who has never been a particularly minimalistic rapper, has just followed up his self-titled debut with his sophomore album, “Harverd Dropout.” The album’s name is a cheeky reference to the rumour (joke) that Pump attended Harvard, only to drop out to save the rap industry. The rumour...

'Pet Sematary' has merits, yet is a cliched, boring dead end

By Patrick Yu

April 21, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, Patrick Yu

"Pet Sematary” continues the line of Stephen King story adaptations, following the wildly successful “It”. But unlike “It”, “Pet Sematary” fails to convey a similarly unique and odd tone, instead falling back on old cliches that make the film a formulaic - albeit scary - horror flick. ...

No to performance-based pay for teachers

By Patrick Yu and Yukari Zapata

March 6, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Patrick Yu, Yukari Zapata

Teachers already deal with a considerable amount of stress. The barrage of work, from grading students’ papers, to managing the classroom setting, to meticulously planning lessons, is enough for any teacher to feel under pressure. Is it really a wise decision to add to that pressure by basing teachers...

'Bohemian Rhapsody' does not deserve an Oscar

By Patrick Yu

February 27, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, Patrick Yu

This year’s Oscar nominees for Best Picture are “Black Panther”, “Blackkklansman”, “The Favourite”, “Roma”, “Green Book”, “A Star is Born”, “Vice”, and, inexplicably, “Bohemian Rhapsody”. How this insultingly inaccurate movie is listed to as one of the year’s best movi...

Virtual Enterprise competes in California State Conference and Exhibition

By Patrick Yu

February 26, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Patrick Yu

Imagine fostering, growing, and perfecting an idea that you hope will revolutionise a market, or change lives, traveling miles away from home and presenting that idea to judges. This is what seven Virtual Enterprise students did. Juniors Ansh Soni, Evan Pomeroy, Michelle Marvar, Michelle Marvar, a...

'Aquaman' is a fun superhero romp, represents a turning point for the DCEU

By Patrick Yu

January 23, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, Patrick Yu

According to IMDb, “Aquaman” has grossed 978 million dollars worldwide - making it the most financially successful film of the Warner Brothers owned franchise, the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). This milestone is particularly impressive given the franchise’s poor form. But why is “Aquaman” a success? ...

Has Sony finally produced a good Spider-Man flick?

By Patrick Yu

November 4, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, Patrick Yu

You may remember the failed “The Amazing Spider-Man” reboot franchise that Sony released about four years ago. Well now, Sony has made it clear that they are taking another stab at the superhero genre with their untitled cinematic universe consisting of Spider-Man characters. If you don’t under...