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‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’ is inconsistent

‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’ is inconsistent

Christine Lee, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


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Tracing back to 1944, where the ouija board had its first feature in the horror film, 'The Uninvited', many films like 'Seance: The Summoning' and 'The Ouija Experiment' have used this strange device to create horrifying stories that have left spiritualists fascinated by the deep history behind it. ...

Trump Tape shows true colors

Trump Tape shows true colors

Jenna Baner, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Online Exclusive, Opinion, Showcase

Well, Donald Trump’s microphones aren’t always broken. He’s just not always aware that they’re on.   Unfortunately, this means that the American people along with the rest of the world had to hear him brag about sexually assaulting women.   Last week, a video was leak...

Drake leaves his mark at Oracle Arena

Drake leaves his mark at Oracle Arena

Marley Fernandes, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under A&E, Online Exclusive, Showcase

Drizzy Drake shook the Bay Area with his Summer Sixteen Tour last Tuesday, September 13. As much as fans appreciated the opening acts, Roy Woods and DVSN, they were focused on their headliner. The lights shut off, and Drake’s into to the song “Summer Sixteen” filled the arena. Fireworks crac...

MTV’s VMAs Red Carpet is full of risks

MTV’s VMAs Red Carpet is full of risks

Nicole Tan, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016


Filed under A&E, Online Exclusive, Showcase

Last Saturday in New York City, your favorite artists and musicians gathered together for the 33rd annual MTV Video Music Awards.  Not only is the VMAs one of the most iconic and controversial nights in music, it’s a highly anticipated night in fashion, and this year was not one to disappoint.   ...

X-Men Apocalypse is a showstopper

X-Men Apocalypse is a showstopper

Kaitlyn Martin, Staff Writer

June 5, 2016


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'X-Men: Apocalypse" is the third in a series of "X-Men" prequel movies that go back in time and show how so many characters became the way they are in the sequel movies. Where the last film left off, Xavier had surrendered his ability to walk for the greater good and to accept his fate as leader of ...

Tribute to Deceased Entertainers

Verona Pichler, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016


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In 2016, the public has seen the tragic deaths of very noteworthy entertainers. David Bowie, singer-songwriter, died on January 10, 2016. He died at the age of 69 due to cancer. He is known and missed for his great music and “out there” attitude. David Bowie was comfortable with his open bisexu...

In fair Vegas, a theatrical hit

Emma Hall, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016


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Laura Woods’s rendition of the renowned love story, “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare, proved itself to be righteous and entertaining. But it was a tad bit away from reaching perfection. Before the play started, sophomore Jordan Limesand and junior Laura Augustinsky were setting th...

‘Zootopia’ Review

Kaitlyn Martin, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under A&E, Online Exclusive

It has been a long time since Disney has made a movie that has truly captivated an audience both young and old. The film “Zootopia” has made itself one of those movies that people remember for years to come. Released March 4, the animated film stars red fox Nick Wilde (voiced by Jason Bateman) ...

‘World’s Finest’ Review

Kaitlyn Martin, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016


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Two worlds literally collided on Monday during the “Supergirl”’ and “The Flash” crossover hour-long special titled “Worlds Finest” on CBS. During this phenomenal television event, Barry Allen, aka The Flash (Grant Gustin) loses control of his ability to travel through the multiverse ...

District Danceathon for a Cause

Saif Khan, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

Leadership is organizing a districtwide, ‘Danceathon’ fundraiser  that will take place on Saturday at the Cal-High event center. All proceeds from the dance will be donated in full to the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland (UCSF CHO). The event was thought of and planned by junior Drew Mccarthy who...

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