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Freshman holds her ground with upperclassmen in senior company dance

Freshman holds her ground with upperclassmen in senior company dance

Written by Dion Deguzman, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015


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It's not every school year that you hear about a freshman in senior company dance. This year, two freshmen were chosen to be part of senior company. Freshman Jayla Lindsey was chosen to be part of this elite program. "(The first day of class) was really scary," Lindsey said. "I thought all the girls...

CdS Dance hosts 2nd annual winter dance show

CdS Dance hosts 2nd annual winter dance show

Written by Kasey Ruthardt, Staff Writer

December 11, 2015


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Corona’s dance show, which took place Dec. 4 and 5, was a wonderful adaptation of the classic Nutcracker Tale. The Nutcracker Tale is a traditional holiday ballet telling the story of a young girl receiving a toy nutcracker for Christmas and it coming to life. Clara, the main character, and the Nutcracke...

Winter festivities around the valley

Winter festivities around the valley

Written by Lauren Puffer, Staff Writer/ Photographer

December 8, 2015


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Many people think that there aren't many thing to do in Arizona to get into the holiday spirit. However, there are various activities around the valley that people can do during the season. Las Noches de las Luminarias For the month of December the Desert Botanical Garden will be putting on its ...

Looking for some holiday spirit? Check out these DIY decorations

Looking for some holiday spirit? Check out these DIY decorations

Written by Faryal Ashraf, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015


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The holiday season is a festive time of year and many traditions are centered around decorations. There are many celebrations during the holiday season such as Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Hanukkah. However, decorating doesn’t have to necessarily be centered around any certain holiday. People enjoy...

Marching Band completes successful season

Marching Band completes successful season

Written by Megan Marples, Life and Times Editor

November 24, 2015


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Corona del Sol’s marching band performed its fall 2015 spectacular “A Sound of Silence” and took home third place at the ABODA State Marching Championship on Nov. 14. Although the marching band students make performing their eight-minute show look effortless, a lot of time is put in off the field. Every...

Newcomer Dylan Gardner offers insight on his inspiration and influences

Newcomer Dylan Gardner offers insight on his inspiration and influences

Written by Patricia Stoica, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015


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Dylan Gardner first came into the public eye when his debut single "Let's Get Started" was added to a popular Spotify playlist. The song "got a million plays in three weeks with me not even doing anything," Gardner recalled. Since then, “Let's Get Started” has since racked up over five million plays,...

Three artists make comeback in music industry

Written by Carson Pyatt, Online Editor in Chief

November 13, 2015


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Everybody loves a good comeback artist, and recently there have been quite a few people who are about to release new music. In the limelight recently have been Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber and Adele These three artists took a bit of a hiatus from making music, and all three have already elevated their...

Downtown Tempe boasts historic landmarks and new culture

Downtown Tempe boasts historic landmarks and new culture

Written by Celeste Hayes, Staff Writer/ Photographer

November 12, 2015


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Many Corona Del Sol students intend to attend ASU after graduation. ASU’s campus is in the middle of downtown Tempe. Tempe’s history goes much deeper than their college campus though. Mill Avenue was actually named after the old flour Mill. Which was the foundation of Tempe. The mill still stands...

Classroom to the streets: Strom works as Uber driver

Classroom to the streets: Strom works as Uber driver

Written by Lauren Puffer, Staff Writer/ Photographer

November 4, 2015


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Corona math teacher Andy Strom was interested in making a little extra money last summer, so he became a driver for Uber, an app for smartphones used to connect a passenger with a driver in their area for quick and easy transportation. Uber is a self-employed transportation service. It has roughly...

Twenty One Pilots impress “Skeleton Clique” at concert

Twenty One Pilots impress “Skeleton Clique” at concert

Written by Patricia Stoica, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


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On Oct. 13, I saw Twenty One Pilots live for the second time and it was an all around wonderful experience. I'd seen the duo before at the Chipotle Cultivate festival last April, but this was a completely different and far more interesting show. The band originates from Columbus, Ohio, and consists of lead...

All Time Low with all new set for U.S. tour

Written by Patricia Stoica, Staff Writer

October 16, 2015


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American punk rock band All Time Low released its sixth album Future Hearts in April and recently embarked on its second U.S. tour in support of the record. The tour is called “Back To The Future Hearts,” an ode to the classic sci-fi films. It takes the band all across the U.S., and the show is ...

Music duo put new twist on country sound

Music duo put new twist on country sound

Written by Patricia Stoica, Staff Writer

October 13, 2015


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Country duo Maddie & Tae are bringing back everything I love about country music. At 17 years old, they both moved to Nashville after finishing high school and signed a record deal soon after. Their debut album Start Here was released on Aug. 28 of this year, more than a year after their first si...

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