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Review: “Black Panther” is more than just your average Marvel movie

Review: “Black Panther” is more than just your average Marvel movie

Grayson McCoy

February 21, 2018

In an oversaturated market, Marvel’s newest release comes as a fresh new film to its wrinkled roster. “Black Panther” finally made its long awaited debut, critically acclaimed long before its public release and toting a star studded roster of Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, the star of Cr...

Culture Clash: Putin vs. Paddington

Culture Clash: Putin vs. Paddington

Riley Bangs

February 13, 2018

The release of Paul King’s “Paddington 2” has set off a pair of explosive media receptions: it has broken a Rotten Tomatoes record for the most critically acclaimed movie to date and it was so popular that it became banned in Russia. The Ministry of Culture initially postponed it to preserve the...

Ventura County community unifies in “Solace” benefit gala

Ventura County community unifies in “Solace” benefit gala

Julia Fickenscher

January 29, 2018

As the lights began to flicker in Rancho Campana High School’s auditorium, audience members left the brisk outdoors and took their seats, unsure of what to anticipate. As written on the program, an evening hosted “by Students for Students affected by the Thomas Fire” took a simple idea and made it a...

5 DIYs to fight the frost

5 DIYs to fight the frost

Abby Sourwine

January 28, 2018

Cold weather: great for fashion, great for holiday festivities, but for your hygiene? Not so much. In these times of chapped lips, dry skin and frizzy hair, treat yo’self to these easy-to-make products, all designed to keep you looking fresh as a spring daisy, even through the bitter winter. &n...

Winter fashion for a “Ventura winter”

Winter fashion for a “Ventura winter”

Sophia Parker

January 19, 2018

Everyone always sees the adorable large scarfs, knit sweaters and tall boots paired with socks during the winter season. In Ventura, Calif. our locals have to endure warmer weather this time of year. Don’t worry, you can still follow the cold trends this year in order to look your best for the s...

A&E: Best of 2017

A&E: Best of 2017

Julia Fickenscher

January 11, 2018

This year marked some of the most emotional, action-packed films and series, diverse and unique music, 90's themed fashion trends and high quality video games. Click through the tabs to see our A&E staff's picks of the best of 2017!     “The Greatest Showman” “The Greatest Sh...

Gallop into a majestic world with “Odysseo”

Gallop into a majestic world with “Odysseo”

Emma Yakel

January 9, 2018

Welcome to Cavalia’s production of “Odysseo.” Warning: you may hear the noises of laughter, awe, amazement and shock. “Odysseo” is a show that defies all expectations. Everyone who attends will be shown a new world that teaches you about the beauty of animals and nature. In the length of the tw...

Review: “The Last Jedi” will challenge what you think you know about Star Wars

Review: “The Last Jedi” will challenge what you think you know about Star Wars

Sam Bova

December 15, 2017

The newest installment in the “Star Wars” saga is the most audiences have had to digest since their heaping mound of mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving. “The Last Jedi” has the depth that the prequels wanted to have, while maintaining the essence of the original trilogy. It’s a rendezvous of ...

Six best festive films for a cozy Christmas night

Six best festive films for a cozy Christmas night

Julia Fickenscher

December 8, 2017

As the weather gets cooler and colors change to red and green, everyone starts to long for a cozy night in.  What better time to cuddle up on the couch with warm blankets, hot chocolate and tons of Christmas movies? If you are in the Christmas mood but are not sure what movies to watch, look no furt...

Embrace the holiday cheer with these Christmas albums

Embrace the holiday cheer with these Christmas albums

Julia Fickenscher

December 3, 2017

It's officially December, which means it is finally acceptable to get into the Christmas spirit. Beginning today and continuing every Friday of December, the A&E section will be collaborating to share tips and tricks on the best ways to spread the holiday cheer. To kick off the holiday season, chec...

Review: Coco is an adventure you need to take

Review: Coco is an adventure you need to take

Sophia Parker

December 2, 2017

Bright. Brilliant. Beautiful. Bold. All theses words may cross your mind as you watch the animated film “Coco,” created by a collaboration between Disney and Pixar. As the film unwrapped, the theatre was filled with both tears and laughter. This film is a heartfelt production that stresses the i...

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” brings magic and mischief to Foothill’s stage

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” brings magic and mischief to Foothill’s stage

Jill Vallance

November 18, 2017

Said by Hermia herself, portrayed by Vineta Sondors ‘18, “I am amazed and know not what to say.” The same phrase could be used when describing Foothill Technology High School’s first 2017 school year production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with a 90’s twist. “A Midsummer Night’s ...

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