The Eagle Eye

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Joe Fedden, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


Filed under From our print issue, Opinion

Computer science. Programming. Coding. These terms are often heard but misunderstood in today’s tech-centric world. The basic idea of computer science is the ability to tell a computer what to do. You are giving the computer its rules, guidelines and tasks. It’s the language of computers. Writing...

We don’t have a thing

We don’t have a thing

Alexa Hines & Lauren Kesic, Managing Editor & Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


Filed under From our print issue, Opinion

We are not girls who committed to Stanford or the lead actresses of the school play. We are just two ordinary students walking in the shadows of everyone else who is prancing in the light because we don’t have a thing. At school we hear about the students who are doing great things with thei...

Not so appropriate

Not so appropriate

Ivanna Rea, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


Filed under From our print issue, Opinion

Because we go to a Catholic school, we know what the Eucharist means and how important it actually is. Now imagine people eating the sacred Eucharist on a day-to-day basis like a bag of Doritos, as if it were normal and acceptable.

Perfectly Pagel

Perfectly Pagel

Alex Barber & Maggie Morris, Print Editor-in-Chief & Copy Editor

May 15, 2015


Filed under From our print issue, Opinion, Showcase

Everyone has a story. Throughout our creation of The Eagle Eye, we have attempted to discover and capture the stories of numerous individuals and events. We have spent countless hours asking the tough questions, finding fascinating angles and letting our curiosity consume us. Now that our time to leave the nest has nearly arrived, we have one final untold story to share with ...

Taylor has my heart

Taylor has my heart

Sarah Turner, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


Filed under From our print issue, Opinion

There are two types of people in the world: those who like Taylor Swift, and those who love Taylor Swift. Ask anybody and they’ll tell you I fit the second category like a glove. Without a doubt, I’m the biggest, craziest, most emotional and passionate Taylor Swift fan. A shrine outlined with Christmas...

Shades of Green

Shades of Green

Megan Snader, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“Almost every adult American devotes tremendous time and energy to the maintenance of an invasive plant species called turf grass that we can’t eat,” said author John Green in his Buckley University commencement speech. “I think you should chose a better obsession.” Wise words John Green....

The early bird gets the worm

The early bird gets the worm

Anna Cannon, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The dreaded finals week used to occur at the end of every semester. For weeks people would prep and prepare for that one test. Four days in a week, two tests in a day -- then it's over. Finals, which are worth 20 percent of our grades, can now occur as early as the week after spring break due to the...

Decision time

Decision time

Avery Lewis, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The past four years of your high school career has so many memories and accomplishments -- unending amounts of school work, exams, friendships, extracurriculars, college applications and unhealthy amounts of stress. Despite all the difficulties of high school, you have managed to survive, thrive, and...

Breaking bad

Breaking bad

Anna Cannon, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under From our print issue, Opinion

It takes 21 days to break a bad habit. That’s it. What’s a mere three weeks in comparison  to 365 days? If it only takes 21 days of dedication, why not try to break one? No matter your persistence or dedication, breaking a bad habit is no easy task. Once you grow accustomed to something, it’s...

How to get a summer job

How to get a summer job

Monique Beals, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under From our print issue, Opinion

It’s that time of year again: temperatures are on the rise, tourists are on to their way to the beach and high school students are on the hunt for summer jobs. But don’t just settle for any old job. The last thing you’ll want to do is spend every summer day dragging yourself to work at a place...

Are you there God? It’s me, Lauren

Are you there God? It’s me, Lauren

Lauren Kesic, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I look over to my friend Courtney, a little confused as to what’s going on. There are 110 teenagers sitting on the floor of a dimly lit room with candles spread about. Soft acoustic Gospel songs and singing from three servant leaders commence the two hours of adoration and reflection. Several praye...

Pop the bubble

Pop the bubble

Paige Schuck, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015


Filed under Opinion

I've lived in the same house in Foothill Ranch my entire life. I've enjoyed more than a handful of Christmases at the beach and it's almost always a good time to be outside. I live with my parents, my two younger siblings and my Uma (grandma). Our house is always full of dogs running around or someone...