Understanding Synths, part two

Understanding Synths, part two

Micah Summers, Reporter
March 24, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

Welcome back! If you read the first article on music production, you’ve learned about 3xOsc, a small but mighty synthesizer. If you haven’t read about that, I suggest you do here, lest this article disorient you further. Note: If you don’t have Fruity Loops Studio, you won’t have 3xOsc...

Understanding synths: The principles of 3xOsc

Understanding synths: The principles of 3xOsc

Micah Summers, Reporter
March 10, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

As computers and technological machines have decreased in price and increased in quality, their prominence has pervaded every section of human lives. And with the universal popularity of music, its incorporation of digitalization is enormous and ever-expanding. Modern pop songs rarely lack a virtual...

In the chair with Cody Lovaas

In the chair with Cody Lovaas

Sabina Hahn and Tony Salvato
March 9, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Features, On-Campus

[VIDEO] After performing a concert for his senior project, senior Cody Lovaas sat down with Editor-in-Chief, Sabina Hahn, and Crimson reporter, Tony Salvato, and answered some questions.

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CAHS students share their thoughts on bucket lists

CAHS students share their thoughts on bucket lists

Jamie Brown, Reporter
February 26, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

“I want to skydive, go to Australia, go to Disney World… stuff like that,” said junior Shyanne Lawson. These are just some examples of the things that make up the unique bucket lists of CAHS students. A bucket list is a compilation of goals one wishes to accomplish before they die. The items...

Childhood Fantasies

Childhood Fantasies

Michaela Sanderson, Reporter
February 24, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

    If you were once one of those kids who had (or still have) an imaginary friend, I can assure you you’re not alone. Recent studies have shown that 65% of children said they had an imaginary friend at some point before the age of seven. There are many misconceptions about children...

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Valentines Day

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Valentines Day

Michaela Sanderson, Reporter
February 13, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Valentine’s Day 1. Valentine’s Day was originally declared in honor of St. Valentine, however, out of three different guys named St. Valentine in history it is still uncertain which one the holiday was named after. (http://www.history.com) 2. An average of 180 million Valentine’s Day card...

The Science of Dreams

The Science of Dreams

Jamie Brown, Reporter
February 9, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

Where do dreams come from? Memories? Subconscious desires? Or are they just a bunch of meaningless brain signals? Throughout the years, scientists have come up with a multitude of theories. Some believe that dreams don’t serve any purpose, whereas others believe that dreaming could be hinting at...

Slang(uage)

Slang(uage)

Olivia Jolley, Reporter
January 28, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

Bae. Swag. On fleek. Slang words and phrases such as these are constantly generated and integrated into society and language. Whether it be an acronym or a shortened word, teens use of slang is common. Although it is an everyday occurrence, the use of slang receives mixed feelings depending on...

FAQ: Mr. Shields

Ethan Shicks, Photojournalist
January 8, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Features

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Top 10 DIY Christmas Gifts

Top 10 DIY Christmas Gifts

Sierra Lagge, Reporter
December 19, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

The top ten do-it-yourself Christmas gifts of the year!

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To meme or not to meme

To meme or not to meme

Olivia Jolley, Reporter
December 10, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a meme is “an idea, behavior, style or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.” This definition is accurate in the case of internet memes, which can evolve from a single post or tweet into an enormous Tumblr tag within hours. “Alex...

Sweater Weather

Sweater Weather

Maggie Nichols, Reporter
December 2, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

“The cold never bothered me anyway!” As December rolls in, the fall weather grows colder. We fight this chilling front with warm Starbucks drinks and sweaters! “I love sweaters, they’re the best,” senior Tim Lum said. “I’m so excited it’s holiday season, I’m going to wear all...

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