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Assassins is more than just a game; it’s a way of life

Assassins is more than just a game; it’s a way of life

Nate Rankin, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


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As second semester seniors, we have a lot of pressure on us to show the world that we can be successful young adults. We’re supposed to show responsibility, independence and qualities that would deem us “acceptable” by colleges and “employable” by the work force. The game of Assassins...

Prom costs more than Kanye’s shoes

Prom costs more than Kanye’s shoes

Tristen Singer, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


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It’s finally over. The holiday season and all of the reckless spending brought with it has finally drawn to a close. Whether you’re still kicking yourself for buying that useless hoverboard, or spending way too much on your significant other’s Valentines gift, we can all agree on one thing....

Uber puppy service is more cuddly than ever

Jessica Yuan, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


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Having a “ruff” day? Instead of chugging down  another cup of coffee, there’s now a much cuter alternative for that little boost during your mid-day crash. Throughout the course of the past year, UberPuppies has been delivering little bundles of joy straight to the doorsteps of offices and...

Droning is about to get a lot more fun

Droning is about to get a lot more fun

Cameron Harris, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016


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Amazon delivers everything. Well, not everything, but they are getting closer. Alcoholic beverages are now being delivered by Amazon. Choose your one hour delivery for an extra eight dollars, or just wait two hours for no delivery fee. The question is, why hasn’t Amazon used their most powerful...

How much do you love Mickey?

How much do you love Mickey?

Chara Ty, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016


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We’re all looking for our perfect match, for the one to complete us. But it’s simply impossible to meet every single person in search for a soul mate. That’s why lonely souls seeking one another have been blessed with online dating sites catered to specific preferences. Today, there are websites...

Worst aunt ever

Tristen Singer, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


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Here’s something that we can leave in 2015– suing your nephew for $127,000 because of a hug. This may sound crazy, but it was the reality for 54-year-old Jennifer Connell and 12-year-old Sean Tarala. The story began when Connell was attending Tarala’s birthday party in 2011. When she arrived,...

Death by selfie

Death by selfie

Anmol Arora, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


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“But first let me take a selfie… on top of a cliff.” Our lives are filled with technology: cars, electricity, 3D printers, and, of course, cell phones. In today’s society, this statement couldn’t be more true. How many times do you go to a restaurant and see people looking down at their...

Pope’s not-so-fire mixtape

Pope’s not-so-fire mixtape

Verona Pichler, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


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Pope Francis will no longer simply be known as the Bishop of Rome or the world leader of the Catholic Church. He will also be known as the first of 266 popes to release a fire mixtape. The Pope, in accompaniment with multiple choirs, Damiano Affinito, Giorgio Kriegsch, and Alessia Busetto, came...

Keeping your burgers safe

Keeping your burgers safe

MacKenzie Brown, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


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Introducing the new addition to In-n-Out’s menu: the Hamburger Homies! Are you tired of wild teenagers having territory disputes by throwing mediocre fries at each other? Do you want students to stop dumping water on your car? If so, the Hamburger Homies are here for you. The San Ramon Police...

Newlyweds say, “High do”

Newlyweds say, “High do”

Saif Khan, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


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Weed, ganja, pot, bud, tree, dro, hemp, reefer, hash, grass. Whatever title you bestow upon the burning bush, it is clear that marijuana has enjoyed a significant rise in prominence and popularity in the United States. So substantial is this rise in support and acclaim that people are looking toward...

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