The Stampede

The Lighthouse from the mind of Robert Eggers starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. These two shine throughout the film and watch out as they are early Oscar contenders.

Comprehensive review: The Lighthouse

Brooklyn Weber, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

     You find yourself off the shore of New England on a secluded island as a wickie with no other man insight apart from your superior. As the days progress you begin to lose sanity and the longer...

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 07: Aaron Paul attends the World Premiere of  El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie at the Regency Village on October 07, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Netflix)

‘El Camino’ doesn’t break Breaking Bad

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor November 14, 2019

     One of the most awarded and highly-regarded television series released a follow-up movie to an eager and passionate fanbase.      ‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ was released this...

Monte Vista senior Nicholas Chong holding a flag and wearing his uniform for color guard. Chong is getting ready to perform  for the marching band event at Monte Vista.

Real men dance

Devin Blish, Staff Writer November 13, 2019

 Two male students take their dance skills to the next level in the Monte Vista dance program.      Sophomore Iziyah Robinson and senior Nicholas Chong are the only two males in the Monte Vista...

Saying goodbye to Netflix?

Saying goodbye to Netflix?

Gabby Ceccarelli, Social Media Manager October 14, 2019

     Netflix and Hulu are out and new streaming services are beginning to take over TVs and computers all over the world.         Beginning in 2019, many companies announced their plans...

Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan preforming live in 2007. Tool’s newest album, released August 30th, generated the most first week sales of any rock or metal album within the last year.

Rock n’ Roll is the new rap

Mason Hanshaw, Feature Editror October 14, 2019

     In the words of rapper Kanye West himself, “rap is the new rock n’ roll.”  In a modern music industry dominated by rap and pop, a few select rock and metal artists may have switched roles....

“The Queen has retired”

“The Queen has retired”

Cameron Roth and Gabby Ceccarelli October 14, 2019

   Influential rapper Nicki Minaj announced she will be retiring from her fifteen year long music career to start her family.       Mostly known for her crazy alter egos including Barbie Balla...

Who owns Spider-man?

Who owns Spider-man?

Anjana Dasam, Staff Writer October 11, 2019

     Our beloved Spiderman was getting pulled away from Marvel Studios and the biggest debate was whether Spiderman is owned by either Sony or Disney. We know that before, Sony and Marvel have each...

A complete guide to the songs “that beat the block” in 2009

Raquel Montelindo, Feature Editor March 4, 2019

    It’s been a decade since the iconic year of 2009. Are these songs and artists a thing of the past? Are they still relevant ten years later?     According to Billboard’s Hot 100 List,...

The four members of the “Step Back” band performs at the San Ramon Teen Rock Band Showcase. Although they did not come out on top, they received one of the top votes.

Teen rock bands showcase to support mental health

Claire Chu, Staff Writer March 4, 2019

     Fifteen youth rock bands performed at the San Ramon Community Center on Jan. 26 to promote mental wellness and offer resources to teens.     As teenage stress heightens in the Bay Area...

Lights, Camera, Live-Action

Lights, Camera, Live-Action

Adya Agarwal, Staff Writer January 15, 2019

As if their wallets weren’t big enough- Disney plans to continue taking over the box office with movies such as Aladdin and The Lion King, both set to release in 2019. I don’t think there...

Rami Malek headlined Bohemian Rhapsody as he played Queens former lead singer Freddie Mercury.

Is this the real life? Or just a fantasy…

Mason Hanshaw, Staff Writer January 15, 2019

The movie that caught us all in a landslide could very well be an escape from reality. The November 2018 biopic release Bohemian Rhapsody hit hard in theatres everywhere, and according to ABC News,...

Rapper Killy at Phoenix Concert Theatre on March 8th, 2018.

New Filipino Rapper Drops a Banger

Saman Ali, Op/ed Editor November 13, 2018

​   Soundcloud rappers seem to never truly receive their fame. However, new Filipino rapper, “Killy” or Khalil Tatem, has begun to gain popularity. With his release of the song, “Killimonjaro,”...

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