Fresh Off the Boat anchors in a new audience

Fresh Off the Boat anchors in a new audience

Jakob Woo-Ming, Reporter
February 28, 2015
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ABC aired a fresh new show on February 4. While the show features no relation to Will Smith or Bel Air, it tells a tale with just as much attitude as The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Fresh Off the Boat follows the life of middle schooler Eddie Huang, whose Taiwanese family moves from Washington D.C. to O...

Titanfall brings new features to the video game market

Titanfall brings new features to the video game market

Cade Lembeck, Reporter
February 17, 2015
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Titanfall is a futuristic sci-fi game that takes place in a human inhabited region in space known as The Frontier. When humans left Earth for the Frontier, large companies funded the exploration and construction of militias. Many of the companies built 20-foot manned robots for commercial uses suc...

Into The Woods approaches fairy tales in a new way- *SPOILER ALERT*

Into The Woods approaches fairy tales in a new way- *SPOILER ALERT*

Beth Schloeder, Reporter
February 7, 2015
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The fantastical ideas presented in fairy tales have fascinated countless children and adults throughout the years. Books, movies and TV shows have been inspired by the original stories of the Grimm brothers and Hans Christian Andersen. From Snow White to the Snow Queen, Disney’s long list of fairy...

How “irresistible” is Fall Out Boy’s newest album?

How “irresistible” is Fall Out Boy’s newest album?

Jakob Woo-Ming, Reporter
February 6, 2015
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It’s been nearly 15 years since Fall Out Boy first hit the music industry. The band, known for blending pop and punk into its songs, decided to experiment in its latest sixth album, American Beauty/American Psycho. The band also experimented with different styles in its previous album, Save Rock and Roll. With five albums already under their belt, Fall Out Boy decided to take their ...

Joe Abercrombie’s “The Blade Itself”: Sharp, clean and very deadly

Joe Abercrombie’s “The Blade Itself”: Sharp, clean and very deadly

Micah Summers, Reporter
January 14, 2015
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Wizards, warriors, weapons and war slither within the 527-page debut novel from Joe Abercrombie that’s stuffed with brilliant relational schemes in a world that feels true and real. The Blade Itself brandishes a story of shameful rogues meeting vicious bandits, arrogant swordsmen swooning for u...

Flashbacks Recycled Fashion

Flashbacks Recycled Fashion

Jamie Brown, Reporter
December 12, 2014
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Lately, it seems as though everything old is new again. From the resurgence of vinyl to the emergence of the ‘90s aesthetic, many teens seem to have a fascination with the past. This, of course, also includes fashion trends. For those of you with a love for vintage and modern-with-a-vintage-twist...

Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6

Ama Bonsu, Reporter
December 2, 2014
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Ever since Elsa and Anna first appeared on the big screen in November of 2013, the world has been obsessed with building snowmen. “Frozen” merchandise can be seen anywhere. The film’s characters have been plastered on backpacks, stitched into clothes and even inked into skin. It can only be...

Otherworldly. Celestial. “Interstellar.”

Otherworldly. Celestial. “Interstellar.”

Matthew Roberts, Editor in Chief
November 17, 2014
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An eloquent prediction of mankind’s dreaded exodus from Earth, “Interstellar” paradoxically balances the terrifying beauty of space with humanity’s obstinate drive for survival. The film presents a logical problem to the audience within the first few minutes: What will happen to the human...

Candy Land Co. Review

Candy Land Co. Review

Caty Wiese, Reporter
November 6, 2014
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“Candy, candy, candy!” That’s just about the only thought I had on my mind as I entered through the double glass doors of Candy Land Co. last Friday. My next thought was, “Just grab whatever looks good and run,” because I was running late for the Sprinter and needed to hurry on back to the stat...

The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory

Ama Bonsu, Reporter
October 31, 2014
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Who doesn’t like dessert? The Cheesecake Factory, located at 200 E Via Rancho Pkwy in the Westfield North County Mall, specializes in making treats. The Cheesecake factory sells cheesecakes (yes, shocking), but beyond that, they serve many types of cuisine. Seafood, pasta, burgers, pizza-- you...

Lotus Thai Bistro review

Lotus Thai Bistro review

Emyle Rogers, Reporter
October 24, 2014
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As someone who’s rarely adventurous when it comes to new food, I was pleasantly surprised during my visit to Lotus Thai Bistro. A quaint turquoise building near the heart of Carlsbad, this little oasis sits near a library and a fire department on Carlsbad Village Drive. The Lotus Thai Bistro is ...

Dracula: Untold reveals Vlad Dracula’s transition into a monster

Dracula: Untold reveals Vlad Dracula’s transition into a monster

Justin Leonard, Reporter
October 24, 2014
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  “Dracula: Untold,” Dracula’s origin story which made it’s cinematic debut in early October, features the (somewhat) accurate history of the real blood drinking prince, Vlad the Impaler. The historical Transylvanian prince was, in fact, not a vampire but was known for impaling his enemies...

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