What to Watch On Netflix

What to Watch On Netflix

Kai Evans and Jack Freeman

April 14, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Ever get bored of watching the same shows on Netflix? Well, here are some new series on Netflix that you might enjoy! Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" is about a women who recently escaped a doomsday cult in Indiana where she has been kept for fifteen years alongside another capt...

Desert Terrariums with Terrain

Desert Terrariums with Terrain

Maariyah Ford, Art & Entertainment

April 14, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Terrariums are a decorative way to create your own little ecosystem. You can make them fit with any style of décor, and it's fun to bring a little bit of outside nature into your home. 1.)  You must choose what kind of terrarium you are going to make. Dry plants would probably be the best choice...

San Francisco Choir Competition Trip

San Francisco Choir Competition Trip

Deli Chanta, Website Editor

April 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

This year's  16 Voices , Women's Choir, and Chambers Singers took their singing talent up north to San Francisco to compete against high schools in Northern California , including two schools not so far from us, Santa Monica High School Choir and Thousand Oaks High School Choir. They were all a part of The Be...

10 Places All Literary Lovers Should Visit

10 Places All Literary Lovers Should Visit

Valerie Olas, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2015


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Often times, it is said that whenever we read a novel, we become part of it. There comes a point where we want to be just like the main character. And now, you can! (Well, not literally be the main character.) Below is a list of locations where you can "travel by the book." 1. Harry Potter (J.K. Row...

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Martha Lopez, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2015


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The second installment of the Divergent series, Insurgent, is an explosive continuation to the beginning. It does not disappoint. It has brains, power, fight and glory, and a little bit of romance. It shows you to believe beyond the walls of your existence, and believe that humanity has a chance in s...

Mulan Preview

Mulan Preview

Leslie Preciado and Jonathan Galdamez

March 20, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

It is that time of year again, the spring production. The Performing and Visual Arts Academy have started rehearsing for their spring musical of Disney’s princess story, Mulan. Opening night of the play will be on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 7 p.m. and the production will run through Saturday, April 25...

Homemade Ginger Cayenne Muscle Rub

Homemade Ginger Cayenne Muscle Rub

Maariyah Ford, Art & Entertainment Editor

March 12, 2015


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Ingredients: 1/4 cup of coconut oil 1/2 cup of Shea butter (as a base makes it super silky and moisturizing) 1 tsp ginger root powder 1 tsp of Cayenne powder ( soothes pain) 10 drops of Eucalyptus oil(ability to soothe sore muscles)   This rub is for when you have been working...

Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Review

Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Review

Brandon Young

March 12, 2015


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Kingsman: The Secret Service is a bold, incredibly violent, action flick that takes the James Bond spy vibe and turns it on its head. It's widely hilarious and extensively graphic, with flying limbs, climatic slow motion shootings, and scenes of utter murderous mayhem. The type of crude humor th...

Weekly Playlist

Weekly Playlist

Kai Evans

March 11, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Weekly Playlist Charts for the week of March 14th, 2015 : 1. Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars Uptown Funk has spent 11 weeks on the charts and has been number one for four weeks in a row with this week being the biggest airplay to date. The song took over a half a year to complete...

Rose water DIY

Rose water DIY

Maariyah Ford, Art & Entertainment Editor

March 11, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Rose water was first made by chemists in Islam's Golden Age as a perfume and beverage quite popular for a number of uses. Rose water is mostly used as a skin purifier, but you can use it for certain dishes or add it to lemonade for a summer beverage. Ingedients: Fresh roses A large pot Distilled...

March Horoscopes

March Horoscopes

Valerie Olas, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Pisces (February 19 - March 20) You will find what you’re looking for this month, so you may as well look for amazing. Treat yourself to a gift that makes your life easier and healthier. This month, you will find that you are preoccupied with many situations, therefore it would be best to be goal-oriented in order to get ...

The Love Concert

The Love Concert

Daisy Flores, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Love seemed to be in the air of the Performing Arts building on the night of February 12th. There was a total of twenty five performances. Songs ranged from Ed Sheeran to Elvis Presley. Acoustic versions of songs were also performed. The night began with Taylor Swift's six year old song "You Belong...

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