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The DUFF

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

March 13, 2015


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On February 20th, 2015, the movie The DUFF, based on the novel by Kody Keplinger, came out. It is about Bianca, a smart highschool girl who wants to be normal, accepted, and just fit in with the rest of her classmates. One night at a party, her childhood friend, neighbor, and now highschool jock, Wesley,...

Black and Blue versus Gold and White

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

March 13, 2015


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I am sure that you have all heard of the famous #dressthatbroketheinternet and whether it is black and blue or gold and white. It has caused an uproar thousands of flights and Internet debates over the true color of this mysterious dress. This phenomenon actually depends on the different ways our eyes...

The Things They Carried

By Priya Radhakrishnan, Reporter

March 13, 2015


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The sophomore class recently read the book, The Things They Carried written by Tim O'Brien, a work of fiction which retells the story of a group of soldiers who get enlisted to fight in the Vietnam War. The narrator of the story is also named Tim O ' Brien which is purposely done to portray the the...

American Crime Premiere

By Rajeev Singh, Reporter

March 13, 2015


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Have you seen the new show that premiered on ABC last Thursday. If you didn't, it may be in your best interest to watch it because it is all based off of a crime that is set in our city of Modesto, California. This is a series that is all based around the one crime that is set in the very first episode,...

Interstellar

By Prius Radhakrishnan, Reporter

March 13, 2015


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Interstellar is a 2014 epic science fiction film which was directed by Christopher Nolan. This film features a crew of astronauts who travel through a wormhole searching for life elsewhere in space. The story starts off with a catastrophe on earth which leaves behind a famine struck planet. This event...

Jon Stewart to Leave “The Daily Show”

Jon Stewart to Leave “The Daily Show”

By Alex Hunn, Staff Writer and Website Editor

February 24, 2015


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It's been a great run for Jon Stewart.  Since "The Daily Show" first aired in 1999, he's been satirizing the mass-media and urging viewers to take a closer look at the information they're given.  Now, however, it's time to move on. On his Tuesday, 10 February show, Stewart announced that by the...

Jupiter Ascending

By Shivani Thakur, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015


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This colorful sci- fantasy was released on February 6th, 2015. Directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski, the story is set in the distant future with its genetically mutated, super- human warriors and youth serums. It is said to be of a mix of the movies The Matrix and Stars Wars, having its own fictional...

Valentine’s Day

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

February 24, 2015


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Saturday, February 14th, was the Feast of Saint Valentine, or better known as Valentine's Day, the celebration day of love and affection. There are many stories, legends, and versions of the origin of Valentine's Day, but the most famous and commonly believed dates back to third century Rome. Emperor...

Spiderman Breaking the Internet!

By Robert Jimenez, Reporter

February 24, 2015


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Kim Kardashian didn't break the internet! I repeat, she didn't break the interment! It was Spiderman who broke the internet this past week. In a fan awaiting deal, Marvel Studios has decided to partner with Sony Studios to share Spiderman’s film rights. This means something important to many Marvel...

Big Hero 6

By Priya Radhakrishnan, Reporter

February 11, 2015


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Big Hero 6 is a 3-D comedy computer animated film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. This film is the 54th in the Disney Animated film series directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams.  This film tells the story of a young boy named Hiro Hamada who has a wide interest in robotics. He hopes to...

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