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Company’s comradery showcased in “Seasons of Love”

Company’s comradery showcased in “Seasons of Love”

Suvee Ranasinghe

June 4, 2017


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The Ventura Unified School District’s all high school choir poured their hearts out onto the stage of Ventura High School in Company’s annual year end concert. All 38 high school teens have proven their dedication to the program by being on stage almost every morning at 6:15 a.m. to rehearse with ...

Halsey’s “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” is saturated with colorful, cinematic perfection

Halsey’s “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” is saturated with colorful, cinematic perfection

Joshua Modglin

June 4, 2017


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A dystopian, post-apocalyptic city. Two households, one feud. Two star-crossed lovers, one hopeless story. Now, you may be thinking of “Romeo and Juliet,” but this is actually the story weaved cleverly throughout the sixteen songs of Halsey’s sophomore album, “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom.” Us...

Album review: Harry Styles is a gift from God

Album review: Harry Styles is a gift from God

Suvee Ranasinghe

June 1, 2017


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https://www.youtube.com/embed/qN4ooNx77u0?   I would be lying if I didn’t mention how I counted down the days to the release of Harry Styles' debut self titled solo album. With all the anticipation leading up to it, including promotional interviews and performances on talk shows, Styles did ...

Festival of Fools: The Best of the Jests

Festival of Fools: The Best of the Jests

Suvee Ranasinghe

May 21, 2017


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Foothill’s eighth annual “Festival of Fools” comedy show was one for the books, full of jokes, enthusiasm and a lot of laughs.    The event began with Speech and Debate advisor Jennifer Kindred introducing the hosts of the night, CJ Haberbush ‘17 and Isaac Goldstein ‘17. “This real...

Album Review: Maybe this isn’t the Logic for Everybody

Album Review: Maybe this isn’t the Logic for Everybody

Suvee Ranasinghe

May 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music

The rapper Logic has been under the radar for the past several years, and with his most recent release I’m lead to believe it may remain that way. The album “Everybody” is grasping for attention and uses social issues and politics to attempt to bring the popularity. While a lot of rap music does m...

A Means To An End: Remembering Joy Division’s Ian Curtis

A Means To An End: Remembering Joy Division’s Ian Curtis

Lorenzo Alexander

May 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music

[toggler title="Trigger Warning" ]The following article discusses a suicide which may be triggering for some readers. Viewer discretion is advised.[/toggler] As night fades into day on Sunday, May 18, 1980, Ian Curtis is unresponsive in the kitchen of his Macclesfield, Cheshire, England home while a ...

PWR BTTM hits RCK BTTM

PWR BTTM hits RCK BTTM

Lorenzo Alexander

May 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music

The ‘Pageant’ is over early for indie-punk band PWR BTTM. On Thursday, May 11, the group’s lead singer and guitarist, Ben Hopkins, was accused of a wealth of despicable conduct, including sexual assault, emotional abuse, anti-semitism and making unsolicited sexual advances toward minors. In a F...

Book Review: “Jackson Place” will make you question what you thought you knew

Book Review: “Jackson Place” will make you question what you thought you knew

Clare Knutson

May 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Books

We live in a world of what-ifs. Everyone wonders what would have happened had they said something different or just kept their mouth shut. If they could have succeeded if they’d just had a little more time. In the light of elections people love to wonder what would have happened if the other candidate had won whethe...

Book Review: Top Dog

Book Review: Top Dog

Clare Knutson

May 9, 2017


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If you are a dog lover, there’s nothing quite like a wagging tail and a few wet kisses on your cheek to brighten your day. But what if your day involves fighting the Taliban fearful that every step might be your last? In war zones, dogs become far more than just a cuddly four-footed friend, they of...

Foothill drama kills it in The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Foothill drama kills it in The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Zach Castro

April 26, 2017


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As Chris Clark’s ‘17 voice boomed over the PA, the crowd took their seats, antsy to see Foothill’s 2017 spring production of “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll an d Mr. Hyde.” A hush fell over the audience like rolling fog as the play began to unfold before their very eyes.  Seated around a table, Dr....

“The Zookeeper’s Wife” brings a hauntingly powerful story to life

“The Zookeeper’s Wife” brings a hauntingly powerful story to life

Joshua Modglin

April 23, 2017


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

They gave all they had to save all they could. “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” directed by Niki Caro, brings to life the true, heroic and heartwarming story of Antonina and Jan Zabinski, a Polish couple who saved the lives of over 300 European Jews during World War II. Based off the bestselling, non-fict...

“Beauty and the Beast” brings the tale as old as time to life

“Beauty and the Beast” brings the tale as old as time to life

Julia Fickenscher

April 7, 2017


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Everyone knows the tale. The beautiful outcast falls in love with the horrid beast with the help of a talking candlestick, clock and teapot. Disney lovers now have a new reason to rejoice, as “Beauty and the Beast” has been brought to life through beautiful songs, dances and cinematography. The story holds true to the original. B...

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