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Years go by, but rating things never dies

Years go by, but rating things never dies

Shannah Saul, Reporter

December 17, 2019

Hello, and welcome back to another episode of “when did we get so old?”.       As many of us are used to hearing by now, our decade is over. That is, the decade when we all were living out our childhoods and therefore living our best lives.       But a deca...

Memes across the decade

Ceci Musgrove, Features Co-Editor

December 17, 2019

This amazing decade that we have grown up in is now coming to an end and it’s time to celebrate. Memes have been a huge part of getting older, and as we’ve changed over the years, so have our memes. Here are the top 10 memes of the decade that have made us laugh until we cried. Harambe  In June o...

Top ten blockbuster movies

Top ten blockbuster movies

Abhyudaya Srivastava, Reporter

December 17, 2019

This decade’s film industry has seen a wide variety of high standard movies. From the action packed Avengers series, to the fun filled Toy Story three and four. Here are my insights on the top ten of the 2010’s, ranked one to ten. Avengers Endgame (2019)       Without a doub...

The best binge-worthy shows

The best binge-worthy shows

Wyatt Golla, Reporter

December 17, 2019

With 2019 coming to an end, many are looking back and wondering which T.V shows were the best from the past 10 years. Well don't you worry, I have some answers right here. These tv shows were some of the most influential to the 2010 decade. The Good Place  This show is about a woman named ...

Feast your eyes on these slices of pumpkin pie

Miranda LeGate, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Everyone knows a good pumpkin pie is a must for this time of year. But not everyone has a great pumpkin pie recipe in their back pocket, so knowing where to go to buy the best pumpkin pie is a must. So where is the best place to get a pumpkin pie that tastes like the one grandma serves up every Thanksgiving?...

There’s never enough pumpkin treats

Jaida Baker, Reporter, Artist

November 19, 2019

The smell of pumpkin spice wafting across the room is an autumn lover’s dream come true. One of the best ways to use this spice is in seasonal pastries. Here are some of the best pumpkin patries in the area. Hartz Cafe  Located in downtown Danville, Hartz Cafe has the perfect  crepe with a cr...

I scream for pumpkin ice cream

Jett Gold, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Pumpkin ice cream is a seasonal treat, arriving in September and usually sticking around until after Thanksgiving. That being said, here are the best spots to swing by if you’re looking for a frozen pumpkin delight. Baskin-Robbins  An iconic ice cream place, Baskin-Robbins is a viable option if ...

Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Abhyudaya Srivastava, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Fall is here and the pumpkin flavored drinks are rolling out!  Pumpkin-flavored beverages are one of the highlights of the fall season, and these five drinks will surely make you warm as the chilly autumn breeze blows.  Pumpkin spice has been growing in popularity over the years, and...

School shootings are only getting worse

School shootings are only getting worse

Sabrina Contreras and Ceci Musgrove

October 10, 2019

Two years ago, a group of Cal High students thought it was funny to continuously pull the fire alarm. With the annoying shrill of the alarm ringing through classrooms and hallways, everyone shuffled to the football field laughing and joking because it was the third fire alarm that week and no one beli...

Are violent, first-person shooter video games a cause of school attacks? (YES)

Are violent, first-person shooter video games a cause of school attacks? (YES)

Lorelai Slaydon, Reporter, Photographer, Artist

October 10, 2019

With a sudden flash of anger you hurl your game controller down to the floor as the words “you’ve been defeated” repeat on the screen to what seems like the hundredth time. If you’re a gamer or even casual video game player you’ve done this before.  I know that most of you have thought t...