The Eagle Eye

Something too familiar

Rachel Tetreault, Web Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Devastation and destruction seem to be the running themes in the United States with the increase of mass death. I was born in 1999 and, since then, I have lived through numerous mass shootings, terrorist attacks or traumatic events that have happened in the United States. Though my heart aches for the...

Final push

Final push

Lauren Danke, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Turning in late assignments or struggling to keep that A means finals season is upon us. If you are like me, you're stressed. You're most likely worried about keeping your grades up, memorizing so many flashcards your head wants to explode, and drinking an insane amount of coffee just to stay up for...

Not a one hit wonder

Not a one hit wonder

Lauren Danke, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

The Netflix original series, Stranger Things, pushed boundaries and had a huge impact on social media. Stranger Things' first season was a hit, but will the second season measure up? Will Byers and his crew defeated the Upside Down in season one; yet, a year later a larger danger lurks in the town o...

In God’s time

In God’s time

Mia Ross, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This week, a group of seniors embark on Kairos #131 to spend four days at the Whispering Winds Catholic Conference Center in Julian, California, growing closer with their peers and with God. K131 is the second Kairos of the 2017-2018 school year, the first one being the summer Kairos in July. Kairo...

College quest

College quest

Riley Davies, Copy Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Most parents only allow their children to tour college campuses after they are accepted. However, my family knew that waiting to visit until I got accepted to colleges was not the right way to go about it. For me, it was not as easy as driving up to Los Angeles and touring USC, I had plans ...

Four years with my Lenovo Yoga

Four years with my Lenovo Yoga

Kendal Orrantia, Feature Editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I was skeptical, four years ago, sitting in a tablet training class.  I didn’t think I'd ever remember my eight digit passcode of jumbled letters and numbers.  I couldn’t figure out OneNote and couldn’t see myself using it to "stay organized".  The Wi-Fi kept going out every time the te...

Welcome to your tape

Welcome to your tape

Briana Ryan, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

SPOILER ALERT: The following article reveals details from the plot of "13 Reasons Why." If you don’t want to be spoiled, stream the series on Netflix first!   "Hey, it's Hannah, Hannah Baker. It's me live and in stereo. No return engagements, no encore. So settle in because I'm about to tel...

Teenage angst

Teenage angst

Riley Davies and Amanda Moussiaux

May 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As the future is quickly approaching, all we want to do is grab the reigns and take charge, but unfortunately, this is not possible. The future is one great big unknown, full of defining moments and decisions that we would give anything to control. To be in control is everything for us. However, giving...

UCSBea road trip

UCSBea road trip

Dessi Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

One of the strongest feelings of accomplishment comes from choosing a college to spend your next four years. Another amazing feeling is the pride that comes from seeing friends commit to a college. Over spring break, I got to visit the University of California at Santa Barbara, where my best friend Bea...

Big family big responsibility

Big family big responsibility

Margaret Driscoll, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I dread when my mom calls my sisters and I downstairs and lists off all of the chores each of us has the pleasure of doing. I anxiously pray that I have a day off, but usually end up with the painful task of doing the dishes or gathering trash from every room. Chore charts and family meetings are j...

“La La Land” lovers

“La La Land” lovers

Margaret Driscoll, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

At first, I did not know what "La La Land" was and I definitely didn’t feel the need to see a movie that included, what I thought to be, the same old plot of a boy and a girl meeting and falling in love. Although Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone were my selling factors, I was not counting down the days...

My hidden injury

My hidden injury

Rachel Tetreault, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

It was an average game day for my teammates and me: the whistle blew and the soccer match began against the Mater Dei Mustangs. Little did I know that the game would change my life. As I go against a player, I fall backwards on the field, hitting my neck and head against the turf causing my vision...