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Autobiography of a Face

By Gloria Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Autobiography of a Face is a story written by Lucy Grealy. The story is about a girl diagnosed with cancer early on in her life. The cancer was on her jaw. Lucy had to get surgeries to remove the cancer, but after the surgeries she had a big peace of her face missing. She would often get teased and pref...

Rating “Rate My Teachers”

By Mackenzie Anderson, Website Editor

February 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

"[He/She] is an idiot. No one likes [him/her], and for good reason. [He/She] is pretentious and bossy and thinks [he/she] knows everything." "[He/She] is a teacher that thinks [he/she] is superior to [his/her] students. Essentially, [he/she] is full of it." "[He/She] is, no doubt, the worst...

Coca-Cola’s “America the Beautiful” Super Bowl Ad Sparks Hate on Twitter

By Lucy Wenstrup, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Due to the unexcitement of the XLVIII Super Bowl (unless you're a Seahawks fan), I paid more attention to the commercials, especially Coca-Cola's "America the Beautiful", which showed people of different races singing "America the Beautiful" in their native languages.  It was a very compelling ad and...

Spread the Love

By Mackenzie Anderson, Website Editor

February 13, 2014


Filed under Opinion

This time of year seems to sparks always seem to fly. New couples with budding romances fall even harder for each other on the fourteenth of February every year, while tried-and-true couples with several months under their belts catch another glimpse of why they were brought together in the first place....

“Her” Movie Review

By Megan Anderson, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2014


Filed under A&E, Opinion

When you hear the premise for the recently released movie Her, you may think the film is bound to be two uncomfortable hours of unnatural awkwardness. However, this story of a man falling in love with his Operating System (OS) is, for the most part, touching and leaves you questioning the lengths ...

Hunger Games Catching Fire Movie Review

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By Lucy Wenstrup, Staff Writer

December 7, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

The hype for the second Hunger Games movie Catching Fire was all too real as my friends and I waited in line to scan our tickets. The people behind us were restless, even though the movie started in forty minutes.  From the looks of it Catching Fire was one of the most anticipated movies of the yea...

Let’s Be Still Album Review

By Lucy Wenstrup, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Let’s Be Still, The Head And The Heart’s second album, captivates the simplicity of acoustics with a complex collaboration of many instruments.  It has a raw quality similar to their debut album, but a fuller sound.  Everything is so genuine about this album.  The lyrics tell a story and t...

iPhone 5

iPhone 5

By Mackenzie Anderson

January 27, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Geeky excitement over new gadgets is a common occurrence for plugged-in kids. Arguably the most well-known and celebrated corporation of modern day technology is Apple Inc. Their popularity is apparent through their most successful product: the iPhone. Last year their latest installment was released....

Hard Work Always Pays Off

Hard Work Always Pays Off

By Samuel Lee, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2013


Filed under Opinion

It is easy to assume that experts are born with their skills, talents, or intelligence. It is easy to assume that Tiger Woods was born with a club in his hand or that certain students were just destined for Ivy League colleges from birth. However, research in the field of expertise has discovered a...

The Real MLK Jr. Day

By Jason Li, Staff Writer

January 22, 2013


Filed under Opinion

MLK Day was January 21, but what does that mean for students around the nation? Most received a day off, away from their boring campus life; and for many students, that’s the only importance MLK Day provides for them. The significance behind MLK Day is often forgotten and only known as an extension...

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