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Online streaming competes with cable

Adrian Santoyo, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2017

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When it comes to TV entertainment, a majority of people get it from cable TV, which has been the norm for a couple of years. With the recent rise of streaming services however, more people are starting to choose str...

Emergence of Memes

Danny Kummer, Sectional Editor

March 10, 2017

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As the internet grows and what everyone consumes becomes drastically more different with it, the emergence of memes that get old after a week seem to be more and more common. Obviously, some last longer than others, bu...

Digitally re-created actors controversial

Nic Baggetto, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

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The technology behind filmmaking has evolved beyond the point of return for better or for worse. In fact, directing legends Martin Scorsese and Ridley Scott have even been quoted as saying “the movies are dead,” solid...

Rising fake news phenomenon combatable

Sam Uhlarik, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2017

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Hundreds of years before the onset of internet-based news, dishonest and unscrupulous printed media already existed. Now, however, because everyone with internet access has the ability to write their own news, what is n...

Impacts of birth order disputed

Stephanie Tingas, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2016

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It is no coincidence that first born children aren’t always similar to their younger counterparts. The controversial topic of birth order affecting children’s’ personalities and their success notes that one’s personality, ...

Teen drug use prevelant, but combatable

Naomi Wiley, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2016

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Even though total teen drug use has depleted in the United States compared to European countries, statistically the US ranks higher when it comes to teens experimenting with drugs. According to the New York Times, “41% of ten...

Pregnancy amongst minors brings immense responsibility, life changes to all involved

Jade Lewis, Sectional Editor

December 16, 2016

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Teen mothers and teen fathers at a young age tend to have to grow up much faster and have a lot of responsibilities. Health teacher Daniel Klaus said “It’s a major life change if a pregnancy is planned or unplanned. It doe...

Students experience unhealthy levels of stress

Sam Uhlarik, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2016

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Almost every student, regardless of grade level, experiences at least some level of stress during their schooling. The causes of stress can vary widely from excessive schoolwork to a lack of a time for daily activities. It has been s...

Books take influence from historical events

Sam Uhlarik, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016

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Certain events in history have had an effect on the books written during that time period, enacting change in the popular genre of a time period. More specifically, what people were reading changed along with which authors reign...

Synthetic music replaces instruments, vocalization

Jade Lewis, Sectional Editor

November 11, 2016

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In the 1960s, bands used real instruments. Several of the instruments that were extremely popular were trumpets, saxophones, drums, guitars and bass. Back then, bands would have to enter a booth to record, and sometimes it could take...

New television platforms dominate

Tiffany Kajiwara, Managing Editor

November 11, 2016

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The face of television has completely changed within the last fifty years. Shows are now in color, political correctness developed, and diversity has multiplied. Perhaps the most prominent and influential change is the growin...

Filmmaking industry comes far from early tech

Nic Baggetto, Editor in Chief

November 11, 2016

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The filmmaking industry is one that has been subjected, not only to inventions and innovations in the last 50 years, but also to a complete reworking of the way films are made. Long gone are the days when visionaries would cra...

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