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Divergent Movie Review

Divergent Movie Review

By Julia DeRogatis
April 16, 2014
Filed under A&E, Reviews

By Julia DeRogatis | Editor April 10, 2014 On March 21, 2014 Divergent surged into theaters. Based on Veronica Roth's novel of the same name, the movie follows the story of the Abnegation-faction Tris Prior as she faces the challenges associated with following her heart and diverging from so...

Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the show that will rock your world

Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the show that will rock your world

By Julia DeRogatis
March 12, 2014
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By Julia DeRogatis | Editor March 12, 2014 You are almost nothing, so small in a great big universe as to be almost non-existent. Your existence equates to less than a second in the calendar year of the universe's existence. Yet your mind is infinite, miraculous in its ability to even grasp th...

Why the Oscars were amazing

Why the Oscars were amazing

By Holly Bailey
March 6, 2014
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By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer March 6, 2014 Sunday night's 86th Academy Awards Ceremony marked the culmination of Hollywood's prestigious awards season. Although this year's season didn't go out with a bombastic bang, the Oscars brought plenty of Hollywood glam, memorable musical performances, and most importantly,...

The Lego Movie – Yes, Even For Teens

The Lego Movie – Yes, Even For Teens

By Audrey Benedictus
March 4, 2014
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By Audrey Benedictus | Staff Writer March 4, 2014 Most peoples’ childhood memories are associated with building things like spaceships, buildings, and cars with Legos®. When I was told that a Lego movie was coming out that actually looked good, I immediately thought back to the low-budget animated mo...

Why the Olympics are so Captivating

Why the Olympics are so Captivating

By Holly Bailey
February 20, 2014
Filed under A&E, Sports

By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer February 20, 2014 Once every two years, the world turns its wholehearted attention to the Olympic games, and few things can compare to the level of patriotism, unity, and attention the event brings. If you haven't tuned in yet, here are a few reasons why y...

A Valentine to Flappy Bird

A Valentine to Flappy Bird

By Destinee Cannon
February 13, 2014
Filed under A&E, Opinion

By Destinee Cannon | Staff Writer February 13, 2014 Why is it that everyone either has a love or hate relationship with Flappy Bird? The people that get high scores obviously love the game, but others, like me, say they hate the game because they can't get a high score.  I can't count th...

Why the Grammys Disappointed

Why the Grammys Disappointed

By Holly Bailey
January 29, 2014
Filed under A&E, Opinion

By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer January 29, 2014 If you were one of the 28.5 million people who tuned into the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, you may have picked a favorite live performance during the show. If you were E! online, you may have ranked Beyonce's promiscuous performance with her hu...

Must Read Books for the New Semester

Must Read Books for the New Semester

By Holly Bailey
January 24, 2014
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By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer January 24, 2014 As a new semester begins, you may have more time on your hands (looking at you, seniors) or more work than ever before (keep studying for those SATs, juniors). Nevertheless, reading a good book to pass the time - or as therapy between grueling homework ...

Concert Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis take L.A.

Concert Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis take L.A.

By Destinee Cannon
January 24, 2014
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By Destinee Cannon | Staff Writer January 24, 2014 Within the past year, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have dominated the Billboard charts--with two #1 singles and debut album that reached #2, the musicians have become a sensation. But, these musicians haven't taken the music world by storm by t...

Lone Survivor Review

Lone Survivor Review

By Tyler Bradford
January 22, 2014
Filed under A&E, News, Reviews

Tyler Bradford | Editor January 22, 2014 I am not usually wild about war films. I find that while they try to stay true to the brutal and depressing nature of war, they often become focused on violence and loss to the point that it severely detracts from the film. I'm definitely not opposed to ...

Frozen Review

Frozen Review

By Adria Sanchez
January 21, 2014
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  By Adria Sanchez | Staff Writer January 23, 2014 I may be 17, but I still love Disney. I was reminded of this when I went to go see Frozen over winter break. Frozen is an animated Disney movie based off "The Snow Queen," by Hans Christian Anderson. Frozen follows Elsa, the que...

Close Angle on Kaitlin

Close Angle on Kaitlin

By Caleb Hawkins
January 21, 2014
Filed under A&E, Features

By Caleb Hawkins | Editor January 21, 2014 "Keep moving forward." That was one of the themes of Senior Kaitlin Eng-DenBaars 10-10-10 entry.  Eng-DenBaars, a senior at Dos Pueblos, has been selected to be a finalist at the screenwriting portion of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's ...

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