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British pop group worthy of American audience

Written by Patricia Stoica, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

Why would British pop-rock band Rixton be noteworthy to an American audience? Well, for one thing, all of their songs are superbly catchy. And secondly, their debut album is by far impressive enough to warrant attention. Rixton has been a band now for three years, and their use of those years has...

The future seems menacing to a high school student

Written by Carson Pyatt, Online Editor in Chief

March 24, 2015

As a junior in high school, the issue that is permanently on my mind is college. On a daily basis I think of all the tasks I have to accomplish regarding college—when can I study for the SAT? When do I have to apply to this scholarship by? What GPA do I need to even be qualified to get accepted? I...

Disney makes new version of timeless classic

Written by Brenna Bochenek, Production Editor

March 5, 2015

After watching Disney’s live action Cinderella, I can only think of one word to describe it: enchanting. Cinderella tells the heartwarming tale of a kind young woman who is taken advantage of by her evil stepmother, and finds hope and acceptance in the form of Prince Charming despite her awful circums...

The Vamps debut album contains talent but lacks originality

Written by Patricia Stoica, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

Does the world really need another boy band? Maybe not. But The Vamps aren't just One Direction 2.0. They co-wrote all but three songs on their debut album, and they play all their instruments. So despite them seeming like the perfect candidates for the boy band title, they're really not. Brad Simpson, James...

Are teenagers beliefs taken seriously?

Written by Lily Corona, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

High School is a time to find yourself, figure out what you want out of life. Chances are, you will be an entirely different person your senior year than you were as a freshman. Face it, people change. But when you do find yourself, share it with the world, shout it out. Although sometimes it won’t...

Do people think teenagers live up to potential?

Written by Lily Corona, Staff Writer

February 19, 2015

High school is the time in your life where you begin to figure out who you truly are, what you believe and what you’re capable of. But when it comes down to it, teenagers’ potential is taken for granted, but not only by other members of society. We look at numbers and statistics and give up because...


Written by Anita Daryanani, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

Mirrors, black cats, clovers and umbrellas. These items may not seem to share many traits, yet there is one concept about them that they all encompass: being superstitious. Such everyday objects and ideas, typically viewed as innocuous to many, can be perceived as dreadful to others. Superstition...

The effects of labels on society

Written by Nikki Hinshaw, Editor in Chief

February 11, 2015

As society has evolved, the media and personal opinions have prompted people to become self-conscious citizens obsessed with the labels that characterize varying aspects of life. From designer clothes to relationship statuses, job titles to achievements within educational institutions, people have been...

EVIT offers high school students multiple job programs

Written by Lily Corona, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015

Among many programs offered at Corona is the East Valley Institute of Technology, or EVIT. EVIT is one of the best programs to get involved in while you’re on high school. At EVIT, there is a program for anyone and everyone, from cosmetology to welding and collision repair. EVIT offers so many programs...

Teenagers becoming too dependent on technology

Written by Carson Pyatt, Online Editor in Chief

January 27, 2015

Is technology taking over the world? This question has been debated for years, and there is no denying that technology is rapidly becoming omnipresent. It seems that whether it be a phone, computer, laptop, or any other similar device, technology seems to work our way into many aspects of our lives....

Fall Out Boy takes leap forward with new album

Written by Patricia Stoica, Staff Writer

January 26, 2015

Fall Out Boy is one of the very few acts today that have managed to stay relevant in the alternative music scene and still get radio play. It seems like many old fans gave up on the band after pop-infused comeback album Save Rock And Roll was released in 2013, pointing out that the album was more rad...

Which lunch hour is better?

Written by Nikki Hinshaw, Editor in Chief

January 21, 2015

I clearly remember the sense of dread that filled me when I frantically scanned my schedule in late July. My eyes narrowed in on the words that would soon become a cause of my frustration for the rest of my junior year, fourth lunch. I had been cursed with fourth lunch my freshman year, and to s...

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