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Fashion guaranteed to beat the heat

Fashion guaranteed to beat the heat

Jordyn Savard, Art Editor

October 8, 2019

As the beginning of October sets in, summertime fun in the sun has reached its close and the school year of 2019-2020 is already in full swing. Of course, this means no more weekdays by the pool or mornings in the ocean water, but lucky for us, the warm weather and the hottest summer fashion trends a...

Rincon Brewery Brews up an Amazing Experience

Rincon Brewery Brews up an Amazing Experience

Isabella Fortunati, Writer

September 24, 2019

On the corner of Ashwood and Telegraph, Rincon seems to be the talk of the town since the brewery and restaurant opened in December of 2018. It’s a place to hang out, play a good game of cornhole and have some delicious food. Since their first restaurant located in Carpinteria was a success, I had h...

Tropics on the Tongue: Mangosteen and the Tropical Flavor

Tropics on the Tongue: Mangosteen and the Tropical Flavor

Zen Li, Writer

September 21, 2019

  Deep within the Malaysian jungle rests a large tree with a thin trunk and dark green, spear-like leaves. From top to bottom grow small, round, royal purple fruits with unmistakable rounded green leaves. This is the mangosteen or the “Queen of Fruits,” and in this first installment of Tropics on the T...

IT: Chapter Two leaves me covering my eyes, but for all the wrong reasons

IT: Chapter Two leaves me covering my eyes, but for all the wrong reasons

Bella Hall, Writer

September 11, 2019

The sight of him alone sends chills down your spine. His teeth so yellow you can smell his breath through the screen. His ominous laugh makes the hair on your arms stand. He laughs in the face of your biggest nightmare. He is IT.  This chilling production we have been waiting for has come full circle with...

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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