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Many students have fond memories of attending school online from the comfort of their own beds.

An ode to online schooling

Saying goodbye to our old friend
Evan Heinz, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Zoom, oh where art thou?  I have fallen under the care of Schoology, a cruel mistress. I await your comforting smile. Hurry home.  There are many things I miss about online school. I know many...

‘Mortal Kombat’ is still bloody fun

Latest version of the film portrays the video game much better than older films
Evan Heinz, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

“Mortal Kombat” is a well known video game that reached its peak in the arcade era in 1993.  There have been multiple films made to portray the famous franchise, but the older films have a lot...

Vlog Squad in shambles

Leader David Dobrik and some members of the group for his popular YouTube channel are facing allegations of sexual misconduct
Evan Heinz, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

YouTubers such as Dan Avidan from Game Grumps, Carson King (Call Me Carson), and Pyrocincal have been under fire because of several different sexual/grooming allegations.  Now two members of the Vlog...

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ is not as mediocre as the average Disney film

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Almost like a manifestation, Disney released on March 5 a new Southeast Asian themed movie, “Raya and the Last Dragon”, preaching the importance of unity during these times of great division within...

Many gamers dreamed of but were not able to find a PS5 this holiday season.

The struggles of obtaining a PS5

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

The pandemic has hurt many industries but gaming companies have been thriving. The new edition consoles, the Xbox Series X and PS5, have been selling like hot cakes and are in huge demand. “I asked...

‘Demon Souls’ shows the great potential of the PS5

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

Three years ago, I got into Souls Like Games created by a gaming company known as From Soft. Souls Like Games are what fans call games with From Soft’s type of design philosophy. Gamers can save their...

Many teens and kids recently enjoyed the San Ramon skate park. While a sign at the parks entrance reads a maximum of 20 people allowed an no social gatherings, many skaters were observed not social distancing and none were wearing masks.

Skate park remains active, but COVID safety protocols are mostly ignored

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

At the San Ramon skate park skaters are always on the move.  The skaters do flips and grinds all over the park. Some skaters stay in their own area while others chat in groups. Their styles are...

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