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Dear College Football Committee, Don’t Expand The Playoff To Eight Teams

Zach Singer, Sports Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, WR

    Oct. 13, 2013: The day that college football would move on from the BCS (Bowl Championship Series) game and move into a new era with the four team playoff. At the time, excitement was rising through the roof as 2014 commenced the first year of the four team playoff. Two more tea...

“Gourmet Makes:” A Bon Appetit YouTube Series

“Gourmet Makes:” A Bon Appetit YouTube Series

Sydney Young, A&E Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV

Whether it’s Gushers, Twinkies or Cheetos, pastry chef Claire Saffitz from the Bon Appetit Test Kitchen has tried her hand at making gourmet, at-home and improved versions of these iconic snacks. “Gourmet Makes” on YouTube is a lively and problem-solving series where you can sit back in the comfort...

Stephen Hillenburg’s Greatest Legacy

Stephen Hillenburg’s Greatest Legacy

Alexa Empleo, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Movies/TV

Even though Stephen Hillenburg passed away on Monday, Nov. 26 at the age of 57, his ageless work and great legacy will remain forever. According to the National Public Radio, Hillenburg, who is originally from Oklahoma, started his career teaching marine biology at the Orange County Marine Institute ...

Music is Turning Political

Music is Turning Political

Quynn Lubs, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorials, Music

  2018 has been quite the year for America, from neo-Nazis marching through the streets to a shooting in a Pittsburg synagogue. Activists worldwide have been trying to fix this country, organizing marches and donation drives.   Some activists have been raising awareness the only way they know ...

“The Princess Switch” Movie Review

“The Princess Switch” Movie Review

Erin Eskoff, A&E Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV

Just a few days before Thanksgiving, on Nov. 16, 2018, Netflix released another original movie, “The Princess Switch,” to mark the beginning of the holiday season. I was just scrolling through Netflix, looking for any interesting content, when I came across a “Parent Trap” type movie starring Va...

It’s “Great Gatsby,” old sport!

It’s “Great Gatsby,” old sport!

Mina Jang and Shanzay Hassan

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  Flashy wigs, swaying costumes, projected voices and tear-jerking emotions awakened audience members to West Ranch Theater’s 1920s-based production, “The Great Gatsby.” Their extravagant performance took place in the West Ranch theater on November 14 to 16.   “This play is unique in that it comes...

Anger Makes me a Modern Girl

Anger Makes me a Modern Girl

Zoey Greenwald, News Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorials, Music, Music Insider, Opinions

  My mother was the one who taught me how to be a feminist. From the time I was small, she’d proudly place me in front of the television to watch speeches by Emma Watson at the UN or to tune into the Rachel Maddow show. In 2016, I wore her Hillary Clinton t-shirt to school on election day, and toget...

My Experience With the Avengers 4 Hype

My Experience With the Avengers 4 Hype

Jay Singh, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV

Nov. 29 I wake up around 6 a.m. to get ready for my first-period class. I ignore the dry soreness of my throat, so I can quickly check my phone for anything important that might have happened while I was sleeping. The quick scan yields no results, so I get out of bed and prepare for the upcoming da...

Dancing With the Stars: Season 27

Dancing With the Stars: Season 27

Chika Winston, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV

My, what a season this has been for “Dancing with the Stars.”   Before the reality show’s 27th season premiered in September, many people attempted to make predictions, but boy, was everyone wrong in the end.   The stars on the show included a lot of familiar faces: Hogwarts alumni Evanna...

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Allison Alben, Design Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV

As the surrounding theater begins to darken, moviegoers are greeted by the beloved warmth of the most famous part of the entire Harry Potter score: “Hedwig’s Theme.” The lighthearted notes give way into the theme for the movie itself, that brief moment of levity rare to find in the movie again...

Creed 2 Review

Creed 2 Review

Jay Singh, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV

*Spoilers Ahead* We often hear the phrase “movie of the year” when it comes to the most hyped up films. These films hardly ever live up to those expectations as they are usually mediocre at best. This year, “Creed 2” was many people's most anticipated film of the year. “Creed 2” is the ...

“Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World” Book Review

“Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World” Book Review

Iman Baber

November 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I don’t know exactly how I noticed this book. Maybe it was the bold, coordinated color scheme, or maybe the eye-catching title. All the same, I picked it up, excited for a compelling read. And I’m happy to say I wasn’t disappointed. “Brazen: Rebel Ladies who Rocked the World” is a book writte...

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