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The Madden curse

The Madden curse

Ethan Crocker, Staff Writer

January 12, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The cellphone: a communication device that has evolved into much, much more in today’s high-tech world. It is used not only to call and text, but also to awaken us from our slumber, to remind us of our obligations and most importantly, to play our beloved games. Let’s face it, we all have that...

Curating your closet

Curating your closet

Carlie McCabe, Staff Writer

December 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As Christmas approaches, so does the dooming thought of what to wear to Christmas dinner. Us girls are frantically in search of finding an outfit that is stylish yet appropriate for a family outing. Cue the desperate hour-long rummage to find an outfit you are somewhat  pleased with. Then cue the statement...

Merry CROSSmass (answers)

Merry CROSSmass (answers)

December 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Here are the answers to our Christmas edition issue's crossword puzzle: Comment below on how well you did. The Eagle Eye staff wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!...

Work hard PLAY hard

Work hard PLAY hard

Paige Schuck, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The singers know all their notes, the actors know all their lines and the dancers know all their steps. It's show time. But the preparation for SMCHS's Christmas Production didn't happen overnight. The performing arts department had met way back in June to plan out what days in December the Christmas...

Tips for Thanksgiving

Tips for Thanksgiving

Alana Mayes, Staff Writer

November 27, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s the day of Thanksgiving and you are writing your Black Friday shopping lists researching the best stores to hit before 12:00 p.m. Suddenly you realize your entire family is coming over TODAY. You go into a panicked frantic frenzy. What am I supposed to do now? Breathe. Stop panicking. Just listen...

Happiness or happy-less

Happiness or happy-less

Monique Beals, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Can you remember the last time someone asked you if you were happy? How about the last time you consciously took time out of your day to do something just because it made you happy? In the hustle of high school, it's easy to get consumed with school work, extracurricular activities, test scores, college...

Hidden treasures of Costa Mesa

Hidden treasures of Costa Mesa

Kristine Liao, Web Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Along Bristol Street lies The LAB and The CAMP. No, these are not laboratories for scientists or campgrounds for spending the night, but rather artistic collections of unique shops and restaurants for people who want to be inspired. In 1993, a night vision goggle factory in Costa Mesa began its transformation...

More than just a holiday

More than just a holiday

Tara Peterson, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Christmas is a religious holiday, Valentine’s Day reminds singles they are “forever alone”, and nobody really cares about Groundhog Day… it’s in March, right? Whether it’s enjoying a movie night with friends, or running from house to house in search for candy, Halloween is the holiday that...

Disneyland’s best kept secret

Disneyland’s best kept secret

Carlie McCabe, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

While at Disneyland, pass Indiana Jones, go a bit farther than Pirates of the Caribbean, walk through a little alley way in the middle of New Orleans square, and there it is. A green door labeled with a 33. So, what’s the big deal? It is indeed the legendary and exclusive Club 33. While Walt Disney...

(H)ow (C)reative

(H)ow (C)reative

Megan Snader, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Talk the talk. Walk the walk. Get the date. Homecoming is what everyone is thinking about.  Girls are hyped up about the shoes, the dresses, the makeup, the hair. Boys are stoked for the food and the friends. But both are excited for the dates. That’s the craze of the moment: getting ...

Evolution of boy bands

Evolution of boy bands

Alexa Hines, Managing Editor

September 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In the 1960s, it was Beatlemania. In the ‘80s and ‘90s it was New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys. Then in the early ‘00s came another popular group of guys, ‘N Sync, followed by three very popular brothers by the name of Jonas. Now the lucky number is five. In case you’ve been living...

Where they are now: One Direction rocks the Rose Bowl

Where they are now: One Direction rocks the Rose Bowl

Alexa Hines, Managing Editor

September 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If the performances by One Direction were reviewed by the screams at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, then they got rave reviews on all three nights. One Direction -- made up of Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles and Niall Horan -- performed at the Rose Bowl on September 11, ...