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Music: The Social Outlet

Music: The Social Outlet

Brandon Russell, Editor In Chief

May 28, 2019

When it comes to navigating the path of life, or even the halls of high school, that of music in of itself is an outlet not only I, but most other students use, as a get way or stress reliever from the everyday ups and downs of life. Whether it be country, rock, alternative, or classical, music of all type...

Instagram taking the Social Pressure out of Social Media

Instagram taking the Social Pressure out of Social Media

Courtney Huitt, Photojournalist

May 28, 2019

Recently, there have been rumors spreading that Instagram is going to test hiding the like counts on users’ pages. Adam Mosseri, the current Head of Instagram, has confirmed this rumor at Facebook’s annual F8 conference. During the test, which will first take place in Canada, only the user who ma...

The Lasting Effect of Podcasts

The Lasting Effect of Podcasts

Brandon Russell, Editor In Chief

May 28, 2019

With new and improved emerging ways to get one’s news and social ideas, that of podcasts, and various types of talk shows, has recently become one of the most popular ways that both teachers, and everyday people receive their news. Ranging from that of Ted Talks to slam poetry, that of social ideas, o...

Grammy Awards: Women Domination

Grammy Awards: Women Domination

Tiffany Vo, Photojournalist

May 22, 2019

On Sunday, Feb. 13, the 61st Annual Grammy Awards was held at the Staples Center. Hosted by Alicia Keys, a 15-time Grammy winner, the women of music dominated the night. From H.E.R. to Lady Gaga and Kacey Musgrave, 31 women took home awards, visually displaying a notable increase in female winners in t...

Billboard Music Awards 2019 Recap

Billboard Music Awards 2019 Recap

Tiffany Vo, Photojournalist

May 14, 2019

On May 1,  the annual Billboard Music Awards took place at the Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with host Kelly Clarkson for the second year in a row. Huge names in the industry such as Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, BTS, and Madonna attended and performed show stopping performances. The ceremony was ...

Death of Nipsey Hussle and Career Highlights

Death of Nipsey Hussle and Career Highlights

Eunice Ahn, Photojournalist

May 14, 2019

On March 31, Nipsey Hussle, a rapper, passed away. His death came as a shock because he was only 33 years old. He had so much influence on the music world and all his work showed just how influential of a person he is and was.   In 2008, he released his famous trilogy mixtape, Bullets Ain’t...

Whatever It Takes

Whatever It Takes

Caitlyn Truong, Editor

May 14, 2019

Eleven years of the billion dollar Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise culminated on April 26 with the release of Avengers: Endgame, Marvel Studios’ latest blockbuster which has dominated the box office and been the topic of conversations for weeks. True to its marketing, Avengers: Endgame truly transfo...

Movie Review: Pet Sematary

Movie Review: Pet Sematary

Wayne Chan, Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019

Disclaimer: This article reveals twists and important details integral to the plot. Pet Sematary was one of the most terrifying movies I have ever watched. However, despite its overtly intricate plot, the storyline was not uniquely interesting. This particular film is a remake of the same story by...

Five Feet Apart: Movie Review

Five Feet Apart: Movie Review

April 30, 2019

The classic Romeo and Juliet story of two lovers unable to be with each other takes a unique spin in the movie Five Feet Apart. The movie stars Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson in an emotional love story between two patients with cystic fibrosis, a rare hereditary disease that causes patients to...

Why Netflix’s Hit Series YOU Is So Addictive

Why Netflix’s Hit Series YOU Is So Addictive

Bita Zadeh, Photojournalist

April 30, 2019

Everyone has been in this situation. They have been forced to watch one or two episodes of a series that they weren’t that interested in, only to find themselves getting addicted. Now there’s “You”. A show one is almost certain to become addicted to. This enjoyably unsettling 10-episode se...

Tik Tok on the Clock

Tik Tok on the Clock

Sarah Meadows, photojournalist

April 30, 2019

From popular dance moves to popular songs, much of the social media trends are stemming from an app called “Tik Tok.” Tik Tok is an app where many teenagers flock to in order to try to become “Tik Tok famous” or to simply keep up with the times. Whatever the reason may be, this app has more and m...

It’s Country Enough

It’s Country Enough

Tiffany Vo, Photojournalist

April 30, 2019

19 year old rapper Lil Nas X has become a viral sensation with his song “Old Town Road” after the song became an anthem for the viral #Yeehaw challenge on the social media app Tik Tok. Users would use the hashtag to transform into a cowboy as the song blasts in the background.   As ...

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