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Flying high at Cirque Du Soleil’s Volta

Flying high at Cirque Du Soleil’s Volta

Ilene Morrisette and Vidhima Shetty

January 28, 2019


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Cirque Du Soleil's new show, Volta, recently came to San Francisco, and has flipped its way into our hearts.   Volta is described by Cirque Du Soleil as “. . .a captivating voyage of discovery that showcases never-before-seen under the Big Top acrobatics in a visually striking world.” The s...

Student sprayed by fire extinguisher improving

Student sprayed by fire extinguisher improving

John Symank, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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A junior boy was back to school and doing better after being sprayed in the face with a fire extinguisher last Friday afternoon. The boy, who is not being named because he is the victim of a possible crime, said he was walking to his class on the second floor of the main building, when he saw the...

Opening the door to children’s theater

Opening the door to children’s theater

Jenna Baner, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


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The audience of children’s theater is a tougher crowd than one might think. Well, that is if the children are in fourth grade. Kindergarteners will laugh at mostly anything. The Cal High drama department puts on at least one children’s play every year. As a member of Theater 2 last year and T...

‘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. ...

Drake leaves his mark at Oracle Arena

Drake leaves his mark at Oracle Arena

Marley Fernandes, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


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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


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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.   ...

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...

Anchorman Delivers

Anchorman Delivers

Tim Hoffman, Staff Writer

January 21, 2014


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World famous Anchorman Ron Burgundy has returned to his ever growing legacy in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” It’s been several years after the events of the last film. Ron (Will Ferrell) and the gang have gone their separate ways.  After Ron was fired from his job as an anchorman for h...

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

Tim Hoffman, Staff Writer

January 21, 2014


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It’s finally here, the second film in Peter Jackson's prequel trilogy to “The Lord of the Rings.” Almost one year ago, Warner Bros released “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” in theaters.  The film was a success with audiences from all over, but can the film’s sequel, “The Hobbit: The De...

Iron Man 3 Film Review

Iron Man 3 Film Review

Adam Jackson, Staff Writer

May 15, 2013


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It’s pretty well known that almost every young boy wants to be just like their favorite superhero. As a child, one of my favorite heroes was Iron Man. The fact that he didn't have any real super powers other than his brain always amazed me. So when I learned “Iron Man 3” was coming out, I kne...

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