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Brazil Bowl Açaí offers fruity pick-me-ups near Foothill

Brazil Bowl Açaí offers fruity pick-me-ups near Foothill

Abby Sourwine

August 16, 2018


Filed under A&E, Food & Restaurants

A trip to the newly opened Brazil Bowl (BB) Açaí starts in the Mound School Plaza. Home to favorites like Snapper Jack’s Taco Shack, Domino’s Pizza and Subway, the shopping center is familiar to many Foothill students. BB Açaí is a refreshing replacement of its predecessor, Wild Cherry. It’s the only restaurant in the complex that is locally owned. Before moving to its current location on July 23, the business operated in conjunction with Sandbox Coffeehouse. Now, BB...

Gourmet burger chain BurgerIM comes to Ventura

Gourmet burger chain BurgerIM comes to Ventura

Sophia Parker

July 29, 2018


Filed under A&E, Food & Restaurants

Out with the old in with the new: Main Street has gotten rid of the familiar sandwich restaurant of  Subway and replaced it with a new burger joint—BurgerIM. The chain restaurant opened a new location downtown on Main Street and is arguably giving chains like In-N-Out Burger a run for their mone...

“13 Reasons Why” continues its controversial streak with season two

“13 Reasons Why” continues its controversial streak with season two

Julia Fickenscher

June 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

A girl with a broken soul; bullies, rapists and the sensitive stigma of depression; 13 tapes that left both the characters and audiences broken: “13 Reasons Why” was an informative yet extremely controversial show that was deeply criticized for its reckless handling of extremely sensitive topics. ...

Intro to Metal

Intro to Metal

Riley Bangs

June 6, 2018


Filed under A&E

Metal is an exclusive genre. Given today’s trends of popular music, it may feel even impossible to break into such an isolated genre. It’s hard to tell what’s good and what’s not so good because, well, to us regular people, it all sounds too similar to distinguish. I’m here to guide you thr...

Review: Solo, A Star Wars Story

Review: Solo, A Star Wars Story

Riley Bangs

June 5, 2018


Filed under Apps Review, TV & Movies

Some time after the events of “Revenge of the Sith”, Han Solo’s story as a rogue hero is told in full detail in “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” As in the previous standalone “Star Wars,” a slew of new characters are introduced; some feel wanted and crucial to certain themes, while others feel li...

Buena High’s “She Loves Me” is alluring and alive

Buena High’s “She Loves Me” is alluring and alive

Riley Bangs

May 22, 2018


Filed under A&E

A spattered audience sat anxiously for the last showing of Buena’s summer musical. A smell of sweet perfume was in the air as the curtain rose on Mr. Maraczek’s beauty store, lone and unassuming. A group of coworkers converges to discuss how beautiful the day is before entering a place of odd, p...

VHS drama department brings color to stage with “Seussical the Musical”

VHS drama department brings color to stage with “Seussical the Musical”

Emma Yakel

May 21, 2018


Filed under A&E, Events

The house lights may have been dimmed, but the atmosphere of Ventura High School’s (VHS) production of “Seussical the Musical” was bright enough to light up the entire auditorium. Decked in colorful costumes and accented by a “Where the Wild Things Are”-esque backdrop, students in the VHS Drama Department...

Kanye West “Imagine(s)” John Lennon’s utopia

Kanye West “Imagine(s)” John Lennon’s utopia

Riley Bangs

May 20, 2018


Filed under A&E, Music, Opinion

On Dec. 8, 1980, John Lennon was shot and killed outside of a Dakota apartment building in New York City. The killer stated that he committed the act merely for attention. The killer shall remain nameless. On May 1, 2018, a pair of interviews with Kanye West surfaced on the internet; one with radio personali...

Accessories take an outfit from “blah” to “ahh”

Accessories take an outfit from “blah” to “ahh”

Sophia Parker

May 17, 2018


Filed under A&E

Accessories are all the rave, especially at this moment. Belts, hats, neck scarves and sunglasses are currently dominating the fashion world and are key to putting together the most desirable outfit. An outfit can go from “blah” to “ahh” in a matter of seconds by just adding an accessory. Need...

Review: Beauty is in the Details with “The Wrath and the Dawn”

Review: Beauty is in the Details with “The Wrath and the Dawn”

Emma Yakel

May 13, 2018


Filed under A&E, Books

A monster and a woman that he forced to live with him. While it may sound a little like “Beauty and the Beast,” this is no princess story. “The Wrath and the Dawn” by Renée Ahdieh uses themes from “One Thousand and One Nights” and “Beauty and the Beast” in order to paint a beautiful jour...

Review: Superorganism’s self-titled spotlight

Review: Superorganism’s self-titled spotlight

Riley Bangs

May 8, 2018


Filed under A&E, Music

It makes sense that a group of eight members would show a wide range of influence and styles however, the surprise is that Orono Noguchi’s team is able to conglomerate them all into something wonderfully unique. This is the connection that Childish Gambino’s “Because the Internet” aimed to ach...

“Avengers: Infinity War” unites heroes in the biggest crossover film yet

“Avengers: Infinity War” unites heroes in the biggest crossover film yet

Julia Fickenscher

May 6, 2018


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

From the world that brought you a superhuman with a patriotic shield, a god of thunder with a powerful hammer, a genius doctor with the power to alter time and an everyday kid with special spider powers comes “Avengers: Infinity War." It's a film that ties the heroes together while simultaneously managing to tear them apart. This new a...

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