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The Student News Site of Foothill Technology High School

The Foothill Dragon Press

The Student News Site of Foothill Technology High School

The Foothill Dragon Press

The evolution of stories has taken place over thousands of years — from the earliest tale passed orally from generation to generation, to the modern movies, TV shows and books we cannot seem to live without. How have these things adapted, and what are we reading now? You may be surprised that all stories share one thing in common — stick around to find out just what makes our world as magical as it is today.
Into the pages: A brief lesson on stories and why we read them
Kalea Eggertsen, Writer • February 21, 2024

Since the beginning of humanity, storytelling has played a vital role in our lives. From the first tales performed by Greek tragedians to the books, movies and short-form content we enjoy on the internet...

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While Valentines Day has been coined a capitalist holiday in the United States, its customary affectionate gifts and gestures are shared with other similar holidays worldwide.
The history of Valentine's Day
Lily Toreja, Writer • February 14, 2024

In the United States, Feb. 14 is known as the day of heart-shaped boxes, cute teddy bears and Hallmark’s soaring profits with their endless varieties of greeting cards. Additionally, who can forget the...

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Video games have had a tough time when making the jump to television or movies. However, in the light of recent successful, releases perhaps it is time that this stigma starts to change, as shown through The Last of Us which is a popular dystopian game that has been turned into an award-winning Drama series.
The evolution of video game adaptations
Kelly Quinn, Writer • February 6, 2024

It's no secret that video games have not always been of the best quality when adapted to the big screen. Thus, many are under the pretense that if a show or movie is based on a video game, then it won’t...

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The publishing industry is always changing, except in this case, it looks to be continuously changing for the worse. Favoritism towards certain ethnicities is an ongoing issue, and has been sitting idly without being addressed. Featuring the book “Yellowface” by Chinese-American author R.F. Kuang, writer Kalea Eggertson explains some of the most apparent issues with the publishing industry, especially in the 2020s.
The dilemma of the modern publishing industry
Kalea Eggertsen, Writer • February 2, 2024

Since the invention of the written word, books have influenced the way we learn about and perceive the world around us. From the various works of Jane Austen, to the modern-day author Stephen King, the...

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The life of the famous Priscilla Presley, former wife of Elvis Presley, has recently been adapted to a 2023 biopic by the esteemed director Sofia Coppola, an A24 film. Starring Cailee Spaeny as the titular character and Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley, the film follows the pairs life together.
"Priscilla": Sofia Coppola's newest cinematic endeavor
Ruby Jenkins, Assignment Editor • January 31, 2024

Sofia Coppola, known for her heartbreaking stories of womanhood and love, released her newest film "Priscilla” on Oct. 27, 2023. Based on the autobiography “Elvis and Me” by Priscilla Presley and...

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Psychological horror creators, Jordan Peele & Hideo Kojima, fuse the film world with video games in their ongoing collaboration for new Kojima Production, known as “OD.”
Hideo Kojima & Jordan Peele team up for a highly anticipated horror project
Paula Gonzalez, Writer • January 30, 2024

During the 2023 Game Awards ceremony, Hideo Kojima made a dramatic reappearance on the Peacock Theater stage, ready to reveal the first look into his latest project, "OD". As expected from the father of...

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