Justin Bieber Finds His ‘Purpose’ With Latest Album

Justin Bieber Finds His ‘Purpose’ With Latest Album

Lauren Crane, Reporter
January 6, 2016
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Justin Bieber, world-renowned singer and songwriter, released his eighth album titled Purpose on Nov. 13. In spite of the singer’s much-needed respite after multiple criminal accusations and a DUI arrest, the album rose to the number one spot in hours subsequent to the release with the aide of his newf...

The Scorch Trials: A Blast, Though Singed with Predictability

The Scorch Trials: A Blast, Though Singed with Predictability

Crystal Sung, Reporter
January 5, 2016
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“We never escaped. It’s WCKD. It’s all just been part of their plan.” “The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials” follows the group of teenagers who have just emerged from the trauma of the Maze only to fall into the hands of WCKD, the scientists who orchestrated the entire experiment. Their escape...

The Great Debaters: A Solid Projection with Slight Wavers

The Great Debaters: A Solid Projection with Slight Wavers

Crystal Sung, Reporter
November 13, 2015
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“Who is the judge? The judge is God. Why is he God? Because he decides who wins or loses, not my opponent. Who is your opponent? He does not exist. Why doesn’t he exist? Because he is a mere dissenting voice of the truth I speak.” In the movie “The Great Debaters” (2007), Wiley College professor Melvin B. Tolson (...

62.1 Million Miles Away, Space Just Got Groovy

62.1 Million Miles Away, Space Just Got Groovy

Emily Wright, Reporter
October 21, 2015
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"At some point everything’s going to go south on you...you can either accept that, or you can get to work." —Mark Watney In the Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller The Martian, Mark Watney (played by Matt Damon) and his crew (including Jessica Chastain, Michael Pea, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan and...

Use your noodle and go to Star Noodle House

Use your noodle and go to Star Noodle House

Rachel Howard, Reporter
October 16, 2015
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If you have walked on any street between Escondido and Oceanside, you have probably begun to tire of the countless fast food joints and omnipresent burrito shops. Every corner seems to boast another eatery shelling out identical burgers with “fancy” new names. Fortunately, on 1507 E Valley Parkway, a Chi...

Hungry Students will love Hungry Bear Deli

Hungry Students will love Hungry Bear Deli

Orion Lenz, Reporter
October 16, 2015
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Right on the corner of Melrose and Sycamore lies a small hotel, with numerous little restaurants that are placed adjacent for convenience. Here, pedestrians in search of a proper meal will have much to choose from: One place in particular proudly displays a dimensional logo of the Californian flag, and...

Hotel Transylvania was Pretty… Fang-Tastic

Hotel Transylvania was Pretty… Fang-Tastic

Kelsea Wolleson, Reporter
October 16, 2015
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The Drac pack is most definitely back! The fantasy-comedy picks up where we left off with the original Hotel Transylvania. In the original we meet Mavis, a vampire, (Selena Gomez) and her father Dracula (Adam Sandler) who run a hotel for monsters who need to get away from humans. The hotel is hidden ...

Classical Kids Try Weird Sodas

Classical Kids Try Weird Sodas

Tony Salvato, Photojournalist
June 4, 2015
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2014-2015 Yearbook Comments and Critiques Thread

2014-2015 Yearbook Comments and Critiques Thread

Journalism Staff
June 4, 2015
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Post comments and criticisms of the 2015 Chronicle yearbook here!

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Tomorrowland: Disney at its…average

Justin Leonard, Reporter
May 29, 2015
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On May 22, Disney debuted its anticipated futuristic dystopian film, Tomorrowland. The movie is about a teenage girl who finds a pin that takes her to a strange land that boasts nearly everything you think belongs in a futuristic society. This place is known as Tomorrowland. However, the pin’s timer ...

Twenty One Pilots releases new album, “Blurryface”

Twenty One Pilots releases new album, “Blurryface”

Olivia Jolley, Reporter
May 21, 2015
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Twenty One Pilots, an alternative band whose roots lie in Columbus, Ohio, released their fourth album Blurryface on May 17. Despite being set to release on a later date, the album became available early after a complete leak that fans speculate was orchestrated by the band members themselves. Blurryface consists of f...

Boyhood: A film well done to fit a concept

Boyhood: A film well done to fit a concept

Ethan Shicks, Reporter
March 7, 2015
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The coming-of-age drama “Boyhood” depicts the life of a young boy who goes through the many trials and difficulties of life his mother has caused. Having no scripted plot, the movie follows the life of Mason (portrayed by Ellar Coltrane) from age six to his freshman year of college. At the beginning...

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