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Wonder where Wonder Woman is?

Wonder where Wonder Woman is?

Sara Boivin, Staff Writer

December 6, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Well, it's official: after nine years since the last female superhero movie was made, the next female front liner superhero movie is scheduled to come out in 2017. Yes, Wonder Woman is scheduled by comic book brand DC Comics to have her first standalone movie.  Hurray!...Right? Sadly though, this moment isn't really the grand new call to movies audiences haven't...

On the (coffee) grind

On the (coffee) grind

Maggie Morris, Copy Editor

November 14, 2014


Filed under Opinion

I would like to take a moment to thank one of my dear friends. She’s tall. She’s grand[e]. She’s venti (Italian for 20). She’s Starbucks. In case you have been living under a rock, Starbucks Coffee Company is a beautiful franchise, founded in Seattle, Wash. in 1971, that claims to prod...

We want No Shave November!

We want No Shave November!

Paige Schuck, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Full beards, scraggly mustaches, bushy eyebrows, prickly legs, untrimmed hair, all grown in the support of cancer patients who are no longer able to grow their own hair. No Shave November began in fall 2009 when two friends put their heads together and came up with a way that anyone, regardless of...

Take a chill bucket

Take a chill bucket

Edison LaCour, Staff Writer

November 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion

That's right. Yet another social media craze that has seemed to come and go. Another thing that used to clog your news feed has died out. But this time, it's our responsibility to keep the momentum going with actual help and support. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as "Lou...

#throwingitback

#throwingitback

Shannon Pierson, Feature & Opinion Editor

October 23, 2014


Filed under Opinion

If you’re 50 years old, chances you grew up with Michel Jackson’s “Thriller” playing on your Walkman. If you’re 40 years old, your go-to outfit back in the day was definitely your neon spandex biker shorts and Cosby sweater. If you’re 30 years old, just admit it: you were jamming to...

Trending now

Trending now

Avery Lewis, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The leaves may not be changing here in Orange County, but thanks to pumpkin spice lattes, the change of season is obvious. Now, we all await the brutally cold 55 degree weather and the possibility of rain. It must mean it is time to go shopping. Fall instills an image of comfort; sweaters, boots,...

How to plan the perfect homecoming

How to plan the perfect homecoming

Anna Cannon, Staff Writer

October 8, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Each year Homecoming rolls around and each year a few unlucky sophomores, juniors and seniors get stuck with coordinating the plans for their group. In the beginning, it starts out simple and easy, but when kids start switching groups or dropping dates, things get a little complicated. So what does...

De-stress not distress

De-stress not distress

Megan Snader, Staff Writer

October 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion

You've got it all figured out. You know about the pool on the G building, you know how to work the uniform, you know how to pick the perfect SMCHS cookie. On the outside, you’re the senior that knows it all. But on the inside, you are crumbling apart because senior year isn't the joke you expected...

iOS8 is gr8

iOS8 is gr8

Paige Schuck, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014


Filed under Opinion

And it's finally here. Again. The new iPhone, the new software and the new fascination with Apple's latest and greatest technology release. Reviews towards the new software are mixed. Some people hate the new keyboard, while others rave about the new selfie timer. On the release date of iOS 8 and...

Book Review: ‘Never Ever Give Up’ by Erik Rees with Jenna Glatzer

Book Review: ‘Never Ever Give Up’ by Erik Rees with Jenna Glatzer

Alexa Hines, Managing Editor

September 21, 2014


Filed under Opinion

NEGU. Short for Never Ever Give Up. Pronounced “knee-goo”. That is the message shared by Jessica “Jessie” Rees. In Never Ever Give Up: The Inspiring Story of Jessie and her JoyJars, Erik Rees shares his daughter’s story: her diagnosis with an inoperable brain tumor, her fight against it and...

Deadly messages

Deadly messages

Maggie Morris, Copy Editor

September 13, 2014


Filed under Opinion

“I w i l l be h o m e i n 1 0 m i n u t…”, you text as you maneuver through traffic on Antonio Parkway. But you never actually finish that text, nor do you get home. What you don’t see as you are so focused on your phone is that you’re about to run a red light. You look up just in time to see...