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The Foothill Dragon Press

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

After another year of fighting COVID-19, melophiles and music artists come together on April 2, 2022 to celebrate the music that had been produced in 2021.

Performances that made the 2022 Grammy Awards a memorable awards show

Isheeta Pal, Writer April 23, 2022

It was that time of the year— The Grammy Music Awards (The Grammys)— when melophiles and music artists came together to honor the music that had been produced within 2021. This year marked the 64th...

The Lost City is a hilarious yet suspenseful film that leaves the audience enthusiastically engaged.

The Lost City: A comedic adventure that is worth the watch

Ryann Liddell, Writer April 20, 2022

Loretta Sage (Sandra Bullock) is a reclusive romance novelist whose books have become old news. Although her novels once shot her into the spotlight, she is now out of touch with the public and has no...

A new wave of downloadable content became available for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe under the title of the Booster Course Pass.

Will Nintendo continue to deliver with the Booster Course Pass in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe?

Kelly Quinn, Writer April 11, 2022

With the passing of March, the first of six waves of downloadable content (DLC) for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has been released. Titled the Booster Course Pass, it includes eight courses from past Mario Kart...

In the third episode of Album Anatomy, analyze the debut studio album Pure Heroine by Lorde (Ella Yelich-OConnor) and its nostalgically bittersweet lyrical content.

Album Anatomy: Pure Heroine

Lily Toreja, Writer March 30, 2022

Foothill Dragon Press · Album Anatomy Ep. 4: Pure Heroine by Lorde The ten tracks of New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde’s debut album, Pure Heroine, have struck chords among young listeners since...

Witness the beloved super hero, Batman, on a whole different level with writers Carmen and Kelly Quinn in this spectacular movie review of 2022’s “The Batman”.

Will the release of “The Batman” usher in a new era of DC dominance?

Kelly Quinn and Carmen Quinn March 28, 2022

It’s 2017, and Justice League has just been released. In wake of the disappointing response to the film, Ben Affleck retires the role of Batman making the future of this iconic character in film uncertain. Fast...

Oscars Fan Favorite Award is a new category added to the Oscar awards lineup, making its debut in the 94th Oscars Ceremony on March 27.

The new Fan Favorite Award gives the public a voice in the 2022 Oscars

Frances English, Writer March 25, 2022

The 94th Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, will be one to watch, not only because of the fantastic films released in 2021 but because of the new Fan Favorite award.  In previous years, votes...

Columnist Ashley Newman discusses the depth of thought required for this seemingly average board game.

We’re Not Really Strangers forges deeper connections

Ashley Newman, Columnist March 24, 2022

Deep connections and lengthy conversations are hard to come by in our current world. With the accessibility of reaching out to someone briefly on one of the many social media platforms we are enthralled...

Amidst its label as a positive pastime, shopping can in fact have disastrous effects on young teens, who associate their self-confidence with their clothing size.

How clothing sizes affect teens

Emilie Huovinen and Melanie Hernandez March 21, 2022

Shopping is oftentimes seen as a fun way to spend your day and relax. However, for many it can be the dreaded task of never being able to find the right size and comparing your body to those around you....

The newly opened Black Bear Diner brings a cozy restaurant to the beaches of Ventura.

The Black Bear Diner review

Nisha Reddy, Writer March 17, 2022

Wafting a compelling scent into the cool, salty air of Pierpont, the Black Bear Diner has boomed in business as the newly opened diner in replacement of Carrows. Driving by at any time of the day, you...

K-pop culture has been around the United States for a decade and has impacted fans globally through music groups like BTS, BLACKPINK, Stray Kids and TWICE.

K-pop music groups that can spice up your musical taste buds

Isheeta Pal, Writer March 15, 2022

Contrary to popular belief, Korean pop (K-pop) music has been around the United States for a long time. It rose to fame in the United States in 2012, when K-pop singer Psy’s “Gangnam Style” music...

Experience the complexity in this multi-level Netflix series that takes viewers from grief to joy, love to murder, with writer Ryann Liddell.

“The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window”: A new spin on the classic murder mystery

Ryann Liddell, Writer March 14, 2022

*Warning this article may contain spoilers and mature topics so viewer discretion is advised.* After the tragic loss of her daughter, Anna (Kristen Bell) is left watching the world move on without her....

Learn three easy ways with minimal time and effort to add a boost of stylistic flair to items in your wardrobe.

For Foothill’s fashionistas: How to alter clothing

Lily Toreja, Writer March 10, 2022

Do you happen to have newly-thrifted finds or a pair of pants that don’t fit just right? For Foothill Tech’s fashionistas, here are some simple ways to customize and alter your clothing into excitable...

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