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Cómo hacer una piñata

Cómo hacer una piñata

Jimena Perez, Writer

February 7, 2019

Cómo hacer una piñata from The Foothill Dragon Press on Vimeo.   Como mexicano(a) es más que común crecer rodeado de piñatas durante tu niñez, y años después. Las piñatas forman una gran parte de la cultura mexicana. Se ha convertido en una tradición que cada niño llega a amar. Con cada golpe te acercas mas y mas a los grand...

Thrift away, shoppers!

Thrift away, shoppers!

Jordyn Savard, Illustrator

February 2, 2019

For nearly a hundred years, thrift stores have been a reliable source for clothing items of each and every size and a variety of different brands, all for prices rarely exceeding $20. Whether you can afford such clothing items at full price or not, clothes consistently at low prices are hard to resis...

Season 11 of “Doctor Who” catapults science fiction into a new era of representation

Season 11 of “Doctor Who” catapults science fiction into a new era of representation

Lillian Li, Illustrator

January 21, 2019

With a single 55-second video airing on June 16, 2017, shock waves reverberated throughout the science fiction community as the first female Time Lord in the history of the classic sci-fi series, “Doctor Who,” was revealed. Now, more than a year later, fans of the time-traveling madman-with-a-box hav...

The most anticipated entertainment of 2019

The most anticipated entertainment of 2019

Emma Yakel, Sophia Parker, Bella Hall, and Elie Bufford

January 19, 2019

Movies “Star Wars: Episode IX” The ninth installment in the Star Wars series, “Star Wars: Episode IX” will continue to tell the story of Rey, Poe and Finn in their fight against the First Order. Not much is known yet about the plot, however, this movie is widely anticipated by fans of s...

The best Christmas songs to play this holiday season

The best Christmas songs to play this holiday season

Emma Yakel

December 16, 2018

“Under the Mistletoe” by Justin Bieber This album is a great pop twist on Christmas tunes. I have always been a Justin Bieber supporter and know a majority of his songs word for word, but I've failed to listen to his Christmas album. I finally listened to it and haven't regretted it. Bieber's t...

“Ralph Breaks The Internet” smashes its way into the hearts of Disney fans.

“Ralph Breaks The Internet” smashes its way into the hearts of Disney fans.

Elie Bufford

December 11, 2018

“Ralph Breaks the Internet” is a charming tale about friendship, insecurity and change. As the sequel to Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph,” it tells the story of two friends working through their issues and strengthening their friendship—through the lens of the internet. Packed full of internet ...

Shop small this holiday season: splurge on Small Business Saturday

Shop small this holiday season: splurge on Small Business Saturday

Bella Hall

November 22, 2018

In the smallest towns, busiest cities and everything in between, local businesses are a staple in giving these places their soul. However, with chain stores flooding the consumer landscape, local businesses are now in the shadows of retail giants. With independent shops becoming evanescent, consumers ...

Thanksgiving recipes to complete any “Turkey Day” table

Thanksgiving recipes to complete any “Turkey Day” table

Emma Yakel

November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, meaning that Thanksgiving recipes will be on everyone's minds. If you're coming up with a blank as to how to spice up your Thanksgiving table, check out some of our favorite recipes that will keep you wanting one more taste. These recipes are easy to make if you are ru...

Review: “Beautiful Boy” displays drug addiction with raw authenticity

Review: “Beautiful Boy” displays drug addiction with raw authenticity

Bella Hall and Olivia Sanford

November 13, 2018

Beginning the long road to recovery from addiction is an unbelievably grueling process often attempted on-screen, but “Beautiful Boy,” directed by Felix van Groeningen, brings a new and brutally realistic perspective on drug addiction and the difficulty of obtaining sobriety. “Beautiful Boy” ...

Show choir’s Company delivers exceptional, raw talent

Show choir’s Company delivers exceptional, raw talent

Emma Yakel

November 6, 2018

The warm glow of the lights in Junipero Serra Elementary School's auditorium greeted the multitude of guests that were ready to immerse themselves in the sweet voices of the all-district show choir, which is a part of Ventura Unified School District (Ventura Unified). With pamphlets in hand, seat...

Foothill’s campus celebrates Halloween in style

Foothill’s campus celebrates Halloween in style

Emma Yakel

November 2, 2018

Halloween is a time for festivities, candy, trick-or-treating and, of course, costumes! Trunk-or-Treat took place in the parking lot, urging students to dress up to receive candy. By having this incentive, the Fall holiday that unites ghouls, vampires and witches alike was brought out at Foothill. Many...

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