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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

The COVID-19 pandemic popularized performances streamed online, which could be a useful tool for concerts in the future.

Online concerts introduce a new perspective to connecting artists and their listeners

Noelle Villaseñor, Writer November 27, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, music lovers worldwide have grieved the absence of adrenalized, in-person concerts. Safety precautions prohibited gatherings of large crowds and halted touring in its tracks—to...

The editors of The Foothill Dragon Press illustrated in the style of The French Dispatch.

“Les enfants sont gorgon” A youth’s perspective on The French Dispatch

Lila Ettedgui-Scott, Writer November 22, 2021

Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch is a film about an international syndicate based in the made-up French town of Ennui-sur-Blasé. The newspaper is preparing its final issue, and each section of the...

The ability to see film over the decades through the eyes of brilliant directors and screenplay writers has shaped society in immeasurable ways, all around the world.

Older shows that have left a lasting impact on society

Claire Hadley, Writer November 19, 2021

A show that stays popular for a long time creates a desire for people to witness the greatness that friends, family members and media speak of in conversations full of fun. It’s part of human nature...

Although Dune (2021) did not live up to peoples expectations, it was still an enjoyable movie to watch.

REVIEW: Dune (2021)

Isheeta Pal and Lila Ettedgui-Scott November 18, 2021

“Dune” (2021), is a science fiction movie directed by Denis Villeneuve that follows Paul Atreides, the son of the Duke of the House of Atreus, as his family moves from the Earth-like planet of Caladan...

Though Marvels Eternals strays away from the typical superhero format and offers an extensive amount of world-building and incredible cinematography, it still falls short with its underdeveloped and, at times, overwhelming experience.

Eternals: World Building at its Finest

Kelly Quinn, Writer November 16, 2021

Marvel’s Eternals feels like a true evolution of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) formula. While the pacing is a bit slow, it's made worth it by the movie’s interesting world-building, enthralling...

Phoebe Bridgers moved the crowd with her tear-jerking peformance. Photo credit: Steven Ward

Strangers in the Greek: Phoebe Bridgers gives emotive hometown performance

Linda Manzo and Ailanie Martinez November 15, 2021

Shocking The Greek Theatre with the opening number of  “I Got A Feeling” by the Black Eyed Peas, Phoebe Bridgers held Los Angeles like water in her hands. Following her four Grammy nominations, Bridgers...

Representation in entertainment media is growing to include and illustrate stories from many different cultures in the world, especially from Asia.

Asian culture in Hollywood: How well is Asian culture represented in media?

Lily Toreja and Isheeta Pal November 14, 2021

In the 21st century, it’s not hard to come across words like “diversity”, “inclusivity” and “representation”, especially in Hollywood. For so long, caucasian and mainly-Eurocentric narratives,...

To open the Album Anatomy Series of the Foothill Dragon Press, Linda Manzo and guest speaker Emily Ruiz 23, share their insights about Taylor Swifts 2020 studio album Folklore.

Album Anatomy Ep.1: Folklore

Linda Manzo, Writer November 12, 2021

Introducing Folklore: Taylor Swift’s concept album, illustrated by a love triangle that went on to be granted Album of the Year at the 2020 Grammys. Through the songs, “August”, “Betty” and “Cardigan”,...

ABBA reunites and releases new music after 40 years of silence. Photo credit:   Bailie Walsh

ABBA’s new album sparks nostalgia and transports us back to the ‘70s

Frances English, Writer November 10, 2021

ABBA is a Swedish pop group whose songs go back to the early '70s. Known for hits like “Dancing Queen” and “Chiquitita”, they have created unique music that once dominated the music charts, particularly...

Students who desire some escapism need not look any further than these three amazing shows to fill the gaps in their time and to keep them engaged.

Television shows that will immerse you into a whole new reality

Ryann Liddell, Writer November 4, 2021

TV shows have the amazing power to draw you into a reality unlike your own. You get to see events of a different world unfold before your very eyes. You get to feel like you personally know the characters....

DC Fandome continues to captivate fans yearly.

DC Fandome both excites and disappoints with fresh content but poor execution

Carmen Quinn and Kelly Quinn October 30, 2021

It’s DC’s (Detective Comics) biggest time of year. Well, at least the biggest time since Oct. of 2020, where they debuted much awaited projects such as the first trailer for The Batman, Zack Snyder’s...

With the entertainment industry becoming more inclusive, finally queer people are being given opportunities owed to them centuries ago.

Journey to inclusivity: Dancing With the Stars first same-sex dance group

Frances English, Writer October 30, 2021

Welcome to the entertainment industry, a form of amusement that spreads through people like wildfire and dictates our society's daily standards. Although the industry still has its issues, slowly but surely,...

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