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Buena’s “Chicago” delivers a stunning play, and all that jazz

Buena’s “Chicago” delivers a stunning play, and all that jazz

Elie Bufford, Writer

May 8, 2019


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Under the brilliant lights, Buena’s auditorium stage was transformed into the streets and cells of Chicago during the 1920s. Starting from when the curtains opened, to the final bows, the cast of Buena’s “Chicago” delivered a stunning performance. From energetic dance numbers, to emotional mon...

Review: “Avengers: Endgame” creates an emotional end for a marvelous series

Review: “Avengers: Endgame” creates an emotional end for a marvelous series

Emma Yakel, A&E Editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

3 hours and 1 minute may seem like an eternity for some, but for Marvel fanatics, that time is not fazing when it comes in the form of “Avengers: Endgame,” the final movie of the Avengers series. Glorious in so many ways, “Avengers: Endgame” is an ode to all the previous journeys the Avengers h...

RECIPE: Cool down by sipping watermelon slushies

RECIPE: Cool down by sipping watermelon slushies

Sophia Parker, Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Food & Restaurants

With a taste of sunshine and a super bloom following rainy spring days, we can only anticipate what summer promises: being able to enjoy warm beach days filled with eating sweet, juicy fruit—without the stress of school. When summer pops into my mind, I envision laying on the hot sand of local Ventura beaches, eating watermelon cubes and cherries while l...

Foothill’s Drama Department takes “Peter and the Starcatcher” under the stars

Foothill’s Drama Department takes “Peter and the Starcatcher” under the stars

Bella Hall and Sophia Parker

April 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, Events

“Peter and the Starcatcher,” by Rick Elice, is brilliant and quite entertaining for all ages. The play performed by Foothill Technology students is impacted with talented young stage actors/actresses and drips with gold humor. This outdoor production serves up a humorous and spectacular backstory to th...

“My Favorite Murder”: Girly murder-mystery fanatics and serial psychopaths make for a disturbingly lively podcast

“My Favorite Murder”: Girly murder-mystery fanatics and serial psychopaths make for a disturbingly lively podcast

Bella Hall, Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

When you are settling down after a long day of school or work, listening to a mind-boggling murder podcast sounds like anything but relaxing. However, “My Favorite Murder” perfectly executes an unusual saga and creates a peculiarly comforting pastime. Hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, th...

Tamora Pierce pierces hearts with breathtaking books

Tamora Pierce pierces hearts with breathtaking books

Elie Bufford, Writer

March 18, 2019


Filed under A&E, Books

Throughout the years, fantasy and young adult fiction have changed drastically. From high-fantasy epics such as “Lord of the Rings" to Holden Caulfield’s escapades in “The Catcher in the Rye,” the literature produced in each genre continues to drastically change throughout the years. Nonetheless...

“Triple Frontier” illuminates an average plot with extraordinary acting, meaningful message

“Triple Frontier” illuminates an average plot with extraordinary acting, meaningful message

Bella Hall, Writer

March 17, 2019


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

Despite beautiful cinematography, the film falls short when it comes to individualism; this plot is not the first of its kind.

Mr. Foothill creates enjoyable tradition that brings laughter

Mr. Foothill creates enjoyable tradition that brings laughter

Emma Yakel

February 25, 2019


Filed under A&E, Events

On the night of Feb. 22, 2019, seven Foothill male students gathered in Spirito Hall to entertain an audience with talent, outfits and questions to various answers. With the audience’s eyes glued to the stage, the curtains were opened and Mr. Foothill, a spin of female beauty pageants, began in all i...

“Kill Anything That Moves” exposes uncomfortable truths about Vietnam War

“Kill Anything That Moves” exposes uncomfortable truths about Vietnam War

Alex Dodos, Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under A&E, Books

In a Supreme Court decision ruling in favor of the New York Times in a suit brought by the U.S. government over the publishment of the Pentagon Papers, Justice Potter Stewart wrote: “In the absence of the governmental checks and balances present in other areas of our national life, the only effec...

“Miss Bala” hits the target as an exciting action movie

“Miss Bala” hits the target as an exciting action movie

Elie Bufford, Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

“Miss Bala” is a story about how the bonds of friendship can withstand anything, even explosions. An enjoyable and well-made action movie, “Miss Bala” plays with the audience's perception of the cartel in showing them the story from the perspective of the main character, Gloria. A refreshing...

Five Mexican dishes you should be eating

Five Mexican dishes you should be eating

Jimena Perez, Writer

February 10, 2019


Filed under A&E, Food & Restaurants, Intersections, Latinoamérica

Upon hearing Latin food, or more specifically Mexican food, most people's minds jump directly to burritos or tacos. Sure, burritos and tacos are great, but places such as Snapper Jack’s and Chipotle offer very Americanized versions of Mexican food—so much so that it’s no longer Mexican food. Finding...

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