Holiday to-do list!

Holiday to-do list!

Kelsea Wolleson, Reporter
December 15, 2015
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Once again, we’ve entered the most wonderful time of the year, where lights line every house and the smell of baked goods fill the air. You might think you’ve done everything there is to do in San Diego, but California’s southern cities brim with countless things to see and do this holiday season.

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Character drafting: three effective methods

Character drafting: three effective methods

Rachel Howard, Reporter
December 9, 2015
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It’s one of the biggest challenges out there for writers: characterization. Even the word is intimidating, but building believable and exciting characters is vital to any novel, movie or story. Characters bring your world to life; without them, even the best prose in the world is as boring as plain...

The (Basic) Science behind Photography

The (Basic) Science behind Photography

Gage Auge, Reporter
November 16, 2015
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For all of us, life moves fast. So much of it in our years is forgotten, and for a great portion of us, the most efficient and effective way to remember any moment of significance is by taking a photograph. Typically, the pictures in those moments will be taken among many more of the same—resulting in a t...

Which Classic 80’s Movie Are You From?

Which Classic 80’s Movie Are You From?

Grace Davis, Reporter
November 12, 2015
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At some point or another, everyone's seen a movie that they would have given anything to be a part of. Tally your answers as you go to see which classic '80s film you'd be a part of!   1.Which of the following describes your dream home? A. Retro, vintage, with old decorations passed down from your g...

Students Share the Stories Behind Their Shoes

Lydia Oven, Reporter
October 1, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Features

 When was the last time you noticed the shoes someone was wearing? When was the last time you asked about their shoes? Shoes might be overlooked as merely a necessity of the day’s outfit, but some shoes can provide insight into the lives of the wearers. “I like to show off my sense of style,”...

Being The Protagonist

Being The Protagonist

Alex Redd, Reporter
September 30, 2015
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What is a protagonist? A protagonist is the leading character in a movie, book or play. They are meant to be the hero of the story and there is hardly a moment when they aren’t in the spotlight. The truth of the matter is that everyone has their favorite protagonist, whether it be an action movie...

Classical Students Discuss Books, and the Ones that Inspire Them

Classical Students Discuss Books, and the Ones that Inspire Them

Anastasia Reimann, Reporter
September 29, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

For many people, books are paper-bound portals to strange lands and new experiences. Whether they feature warrior princesses or child wizards, books can take people anywhere with only the turn of a page. Just ask students at CAHS about the magic they work. “[I like] the way that they can take you ...

Classical Kids Try Weird Sodas

Classical Kids Try Weird Sodas

Tony Salvato, Photojournalist
June 4, 2015
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Age Of Ultron, The New Marvel Movie

Age Of Ultron, The New Marvel Movie

Danielle Weston, Reporter
June 2, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

There is no denying that the first Avengers movie was quite popular, generating 187 million dollars over its opening weekend (TVGuide.com). Ranking as nearly as high as the first Avenger movie filled with comedic scenes such as everybody trying to pick up Thor's hammer and daring acts such as jumpin...

The Mechanics of Sleep

The Mechanics of Sleep

Olivia Jolley, Reporter
May 29, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

It’s well after midnight. The last rays of sunlight have disappeared below the horizon and the stars are already in their positions, strewn across the night sky. You tear your eyes from the window and glance down at the worksheets you were laboring over, the letters looking more and more like a jumbled...

How to Pull the Perfect All Nighter

How to Pull the Perfect All Nighter

Danielle Weston, Reporter
May 29, 2015
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All Nighter: A project or event lasting all through the night, typically involving an intense bout of study or work.   It’s late, and your friends have come over to your house. The clock slowly starts its mechanical countdown to midnight as you and your friends huddle under the blankets. They ...

Coup: an overview

Coup: an overview

Justin Leonard, Reporter
April 15, 2015
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  “You are head of a family in an Italian city-state, a city run by a weak and corrupt court. You need to manipulate, bluff and bribe your way to power. Your object is to destroy the influence of all the other families, forcing them into exile. Only one family will survive...” the Coup Ci...

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