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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

Adele reclaims the stage with her new single Easy on Me and her upcoming album 30 to be released on Nov.19.

Adele’s anticipated comeback single “Easy On Me” is not easy on any of us

Tessa Shinden, Writer October 25, 2021

“There ain’t no gold in this river” is how listeners were introduced to Adele for the first time in six years. After three albums, it seemed as though it would be impossible for her to create more...

With more and more books coming out each day, it can be hard to pick just one, but there’s always a book for you!

Books that will rekindle your love for reading

Ryann Liddell, Writer October 24, 2021

Books have a unique and magical power to transport you to an entirely new reality. With every new book comes a new world to explore and new people to meet. However, sometimes the wrong book can put you...

Nintendos third direct of the year announced a slew of new games, from Kirby and the Forgotten Land to Splatoon 3 and Bayonetta 3.

Nintendo Direct: A good and weird direct

Kelly Quinn, Writer October 22, 2021

Nintendo had their third direct of the year on Sept. 23, 2021. Nintendo directs are a way Nintendo delivers information about projects currently in the works. It had lots of exciting announcements on new...

Utilizing lights and colors to create stunning visuals, the set designs of Squid Game are one of the shows many strengths.

“Squid Game” is not your average family game show

Noelle Villaseñor, Writer October 18, 2021

Death by capitalism or death by twisted children's games? This is the question raised by Netflix's latest smash hit, Squid Game. The South-Korean drama, written and directed by Hwang Dong-Hyuk, is currently...

Step into spooky season this October with writer Frances English’s Halloween movie recommendations.

Five movies to get you in the Halloween spirit

Frances English, Writer October 15, 2021

The air becomes crisper, and the need for everything and anything pumpkin-flavored approaches us as the fall season begins. With that being said, here are five must-see Halloween movies to satisfy that...

Mitsuki Laycock (Mitski) poses in blue in for her new songs promotional photoshoot.

“Working for the Knife”: Mitski returns to the music scene with knife-changing new song

Ailanie Martinez, Writer October 13, 2021

Just over two years, singer/songwriter Mitsuki Laycock, known professionally as Mitski, devastated fans when she announced an indefinite break from the music scene. She has since recently returned with...

Olivia Rodrigos iconic album cover made fans excited about listening to its songs. Credit: Teen Vogue

Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘SOUR’ album: The sweet and sour response that entices the musical tastebuds of listeners everywhere

Isheeta Pal, Writer October 12, 2021

Viral hit, “Drivers License” by 18-year-old singer and actress Olivia Rodrigo, had fans going wild over how melodious it was. The song was being used everywhere and because of how quickly it became...

Beginning to expand your closet doesnt always have to be expensive. Especially when you have a whole world of secondhand fashion at your footsteps.

For Foothill’s fashion enthusiasts: How to begin thrifting

Lily Toreja and Kimberly Fickerson October 12, 2021

Sunny, picturesque Main Street in downtown Ventura is known for its cozy, ambient restaurants, the iconic Cinemark movie theater, one-of-a-kind tourist boutiques and the plethora of thrift stores frequented...

Sept. 15 marked the beginning of the National Hispanic Heritage Month, a complete 31 days dedicated to celebrating the legacy and influence of the Latinx community.

Hispanic Heritage Month: A time to reflect on the Hispanic and Latinx impact in Ventura County

Noelle Villaseñor, Writer October 11, 2021

National Hispanic Heritage Month began on Sept. 15, 2021, in the United States, and it’s celebrated for 31 days in order to shed light on the history and influence of Latinx people in American culture.  Evolving...

The SNL logo, reflecting the night life of New York City.

Opinion: Has Saturday Night Live cancelled itself?

Linda Manzo, Writer October 7, 2021

Over the course of its 47 season reign, Saturday Night Live “SNL” has molded standup and sketch comedy into what it is today. The show is an opportunity for every up and coming comedian to get their...

While fans thought that Taylor Swift classics like Fearless and Wildest Dreams couldnt get any better, the recent release of multiple re-recorded songs did just that, as they incorporated impactful edits and amazing vocals to truly emphasize the message behind the music.

Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version): A stunning remake of the iconic song

Ryann Liddell, Writer October 6, 2021

For years now, Taylor Swift has been blessing our ears with flawless albums. Her songs have brilliant lyrics that pair perfectly with her heavenly vocals.  Recently, Swift has been re-recording her...

Along with relaxing, motivating, and inciting curiosity within listeners, music from our youth brings back nostalgia and memories of such vivid experiences from then.

The Oldies: The psychology of high school music nostalgia

Lily Toreja, Writer October 4, 2021

Whether it be Spotify Premium, Apple Music, or any other big-name streaming service, there is one thing most or all teenagers of our generation have in common: an affinity for music. In generations past,...

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