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Students around Foothill Technology High School ignite their personal flair through fashion, ready to start the school year with budding creativity and artistic inclinations.

Fashion at Foothill Tech: Under the layers of clothing

Lila Ettedgui-Scott and Laura Liang September 27, 2021

As a full campus of students fill the halls of Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech), they showcase an abundance of unique styles that were previously hidden behind computer screens. From...

While the 2021 adaptation of Cinderella claims to offer a new and fresh take on the tale as old as time, its emotionless dialogue and out-of-place songs leave audiences regretting why they clicked the play button.

A cringeworthy Cinderella story

Tessa Shinden September 22, 2021

A classic, romantic fairy tale by the French author, Charles Perrault, turned into a performative activist, plotless film. This is how one would describe the 2021 adaptation of Cinderella, as it had audiences...

Representative Alexandria “AOC” Ocasio-Cortez walks down red carpet in news-provoking dress with red statement “Tax The Rich”. Source: Getty Image

2021 Met Gala provides twist on American theme

Linda Manzo, Writer September 20, 2021

Occurring on Sept. 13, 2021, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York held what’s known to be fashion’s biggest night—the Met Gala. The event was hosted by award-winning actor Timothée Chalamet,...

A fan raises his hand having the time of his life singing along with the band, Green Day.

A concert to remember: Weezer, Green Day and Fall Out Boy

Claire Hadley and Linda Manzo September 18, 2021

At the Hella Mega Tour it was all about the cult of Green Day. With their breakouts kicking off from 1987 to 2001, Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy have taken over the modern rock genre. Together,...

Due to the increasing popularity of online shopping, the Walt Disney Co. has made the decision to shut down multiple stores across North America in order to put a more extensive focus on its e-commerce business.

The magic ends, Disney stores closing across North America

Emma Ippolito, Writer September 14, 2021

As online shopping becomes increasingly more popular across the country, The Walt Disney Co. has decided to close almost 60 stores in North America this year to focus on its e-commerce business. The California...

Disney’s Cruella 2021 brings viewers a deeper look at the origins of evil from their 1961 101 Dalmatians film.

Cruella: A new perspective on the classic Disney villain

Ryann Liddell, Writer September 14, 2021

Since the 1961 cartoon, 101 Dalmatians, people across generations have been rooting against the vile Cruella De Vil. Best known for her malicious intentions of making puppies into fur coats, people could...

Chinas recent restrictions on gaming have brought up many controversies on how children should spend their free time.

OPINION: There are no winners with China’s strict gaming policy

Kelly Quinn, Writer September 13, 2021

In late August, an already strict gaming policy in China got even harsher for those under 18.  On August 30, 2021, China banned children from playing video games on weekdays, limiting their playing time...

These are the five important characters in the Outer Banks (shown left to right): Sarah Cameron, JJ, Pope, John B. and Kiara (aka Kie).

‘Outer Banks’ sparks excitement around Foothill

Isheeta Pal, Writer September 13, 2021

Exhilarating. Adventurous. Electrifying. These are only some of the words that describe the popular Netflix original series, ‘Outer Banks’, starring Chase Stokes, Rudy Pankow, Jonathan Daviss, Madison...

Natalie Schermer 24 and Malia Gray 24 smile under their masks while recounting their hard work and dedication this past year.

Back-to-school with tips and advice

Lily Toreja, Claire Hadley, Isheeta Pal, and Emilie Huovinen September 8, 2021

A fresh autumn day in August and a backpack stuffed with brand new supplies for the anticipated school year. Everyone knows the feeling, but for many students this year, the annual return to school and...

Summer has just begun and now we can relax and safely enjoy the summer with friends and family. Here are fun and fabulous activities you can do during this summer!

Summer activities to enjoy after a pandemic

Ryann Liddell and Isabella Fortunati June 29, 2021

After an excruciating year of internet failures, missing Canvas submissions and hybrid classes, it seemed that summer couldn't come fast enough. After the COVID-19 pandemic took over our lives for a year,...

Frozen lemonade, strawberry sorbet and frozen hot chocolate are the summer treats you need to beat the heat.

Frozen homemade treats to kickstart your summer

Ryann Liddell, Writer June 25, 2021

Summer is here, and after a long, tumultuous year of online school, students deserve an amazing, stress-free summer vacation. However, it's not always easy to relax when you have spent the whole year buried...

Ojai is a beautiful area where you can also indulge in incredible food!

Fill your belly with Ojai delights

Isabella Fortunati, Writer June 14, 2021

Ojai has been a well-known town for Ventura natives to venture out for the day and explore the stunning area. This city is famous for its gorgeous walks, trendy shops and calm weather. On top of this,...

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