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Planning “A Little Party”

Erin Donnelly, Managing Editor

November 20, 2013

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The fall dance show, “A Little Party”, just passed in October and was another seemingly effortless production put on by Monte Vista Dance. However, it has been a work in progress since the first week of school. The dancers themselves try out the first week of school to showcase the choreography they created over the summer....

Art in the new Student Center

Art in the new Student Center

November 20, 2013

Since the opening of the Workday Student Center, talented artists have had the opportunity to display their art throughout the buildi...

Ender’s Game is out of this world

Taylor Wright, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

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    Raised to fight in a war you know so little about, all you know and need to know is that you might be the commander and you can bring your world to victory.     Ender Wicken in the critically acclaimed book and now newly made movie Ender’s Game, is faced with the challenge of having to complete combat school whe...

Art exhibitions near you

Abi Gilson, News Editor

November 20, 2013

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The Bay Area is rich with galleries and museums specializing in a wide variety of art enjoyed by people from all over the world. Viewing art is a great way to spend your day; it is relaxing, it opens up the mind in order see things from a different perspective, and is a way to get inspired. From modern art, to sculpture, to photograp...

Hungry for more

Kristin Chang, A&E Editor

November 20, 2013

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Attention: the 75th Hunger Games is fast approaching! The movie will first appear in theaters on November 22nd, who’s ready? Excitement is building as students’ interests catch fire for the sequel to The Hunger Games - Catching Fire - prepares to go public in close to a month. The Hunger Games movie broke North American re...

Books for the break

Samantha Teshima, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

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    Since November and December are months with the most time off from school, you book lovers should read these books if you find yourself without a book in hand. Divergent Trilogy (Veronica Roth) If you liked the Hunger Games, you will enjoy this trilogy of books. 13 Reasons Why (Jay Asher) “It gives you a different insigh...

Will we ever find out what the fox really says?

Raquel Dixon, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

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    “Ringadingadingading” These lyrics became the tune stuck in everyone’s head the last few weeks whether they liked it or not.     Norwegian brothers Vegard and Bard Yivisake produced a comical single that went viral in a matter of minutes. What started out as a joke turned out to be a catchy tune.    ...

Miley Cyrus can’t be tamed

Kiara Mitlin, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

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    What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you picture a celebrity twerking for their VMAS performance?     Miley Cyrus did just that, when she performed at the 2013 VMAS, which many considered to be  unacceptable and shocking.     One of the most memorable moments of Miley’s VMAS performance was when...

O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou good directing?

Taylor Wright, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013

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    “For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo” -William Shakespeare said.     Romeo and Juliet, originally written by William Shakespeare in 1594, has now become a movie three times. It was first made a movie in 1968 by Franco Zeffirelli who set the film in the era the play had original...

Zedd concert: bringing down the house

Gabby Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013

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     The popularity of house music, a blend of techno and dubstep, has exploded in the last few months as more and more kids discover how exciting the concerts can be.      One of the most popular house DJs is Anton Zaslavski, a Russian-German electronic music producer, better known by his stage name, Zedd. He has take...

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