Book Recommendations from the Jerds 2017

Book Recommendations from the Jerds 2017

Brigid Ambuul, Mikaila Barker, Lauryn Butler, Rebecca Campbell, Anna Davis, Emily Farren, Rachel Howard, Rylie Pepper, Danielle Pigeon, Anastasia Reimnn, Elizabeth Reimann, Kaleigh Strong, Crystal Sung, and Skylar Todd
June 8, 2017
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

We're back with more book recommendations from the 2016-2017 Journalism Staff! Click on the name of the staffer to check out their profile; click on the title of the book for more information about that book. Happy reading!

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On the History of “4D” Movies And Their Future Potential

On the History of “4D” Movies And Their Future Potential

Lindsey Keith, Reporter
June 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Hans Laube created a technique first demonstrated in 1960 that allowed audience members to actually smell the movie in theaters, Smell-O-Vision was born (an earlier version of 4D movies). A scentorama machine was the technology behind Smell-O-Vision in the movie "Scent of Mystery.” Carmen Laube, Hans...

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Everything, Everything’

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Everything, Everything’

Alex Parker, Reporter
June 1, 2017
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“Everything, Everything” is a romance revolving around the life of 18-year-old Maddy Whittier. Maddy has SCID (severe combined immunodeficiency) which prevents her from going outside and experiencing normal life. Her immune system cannot defend itself against common viruses, so she can only be expose...

Out of This World: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Out of This World: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Amber Bacardi, Reporter
May 30, 2017
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After three years of waiting, the highly anticipated release of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” had fans flocking to theaters on May 5, 2017. With nonstop action, slapstick humor, retro music and Groot’s killer dance moves, the newest installment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe has different aspects ...

Breaking Bread: Panera Bread is great for any meal

Breaking Bread: Panera Bread is great for any meal

Rebecca McCain, Reporter
May 26, 2017
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Known for their fresh breads made daily, delicious soup and salad deals and one-of a kind sandwiches, Panera Bread is a unique cafe that has a variety of different options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Located just by Chick-Fil-A and Target off of Auto Parkway, Panera Bread has a quiet, coffee shop ...

Vaccines: Truth or Scare?

Gabriel Senter, Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion

     Most schools in California require vaccinations, but are they really worth it? A vaccine is a substance (usually a form of a disease) ejected into one’s body to stimulate the production of antibodies and provide immunity against one or several diseases. Vaccinations have been a widely debat...

Seeing Purple: Fall Out Boy Teases Seventh Studio Album

Seeing Purple: Fall Out Boy Teases Seventh Studio Album

Rachel Howard, Reporter
May 10, 2017
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April 27 was a quiet Thursday like any other. Jaded students and teens at CAHS and across the country studied anxiously for AP exams and slogged through the end-of-the-year lethargy, unaware of the “tweetstorm” about to ensue. It was on that day that Fall Out Boy unleashed “Young and Menace,” th...

School Internet Censorship Impairs a Student’s Ability to Learn

School Internet Censorship Impairs a Student’s Ability to Learn

Rylie Pepper, Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Imagine you are in Study Hall attempting to excel in your studies by completing your homework. Suppose you come across a road block and find it imperative that you watch a lesson about the topic you are struggling with on YouTube. This pursuit of knowledge becomes immediately halted as the Internet barricad...

California’s Sanctuary State Bill

California’s Sanctuary State Bill

Lindsey Keith, Reporter
April 18, 2017
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California has proposed a new sanctuary state bill (SB-54) designed to strengthen protections for immigrants. SB-54 was initiated to “prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from using resources to investigate, detain, [sic] report  or arrest persons for the purposes of immigration enforce...

‘Beauty and the Beast’: A Tale as Old as Time — With Some Twists

‘Beauty and the Beast’: A Tale as Old as Time — With Some Twists

Rebecca Campbell, Reporter
March 28, 2017
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Was this movie a beauty or a beast? While it got mixed reviews, many critics enjoyed the revamped portrayal of a tale as old as time. Many watchers, including me, were very impressed with Emma Watson. The standard has been set high for her since her famous role as Hermione in “Harry Potter.” Watson’s...

Don’t Pass Up “Passengers”

Don’t Pass Up “Passengers”

Rebecca Campbell, Reporter
February 14, 2017
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What would you do if you were forced to choose between living a selfless but lonely life, or a selfish but fulfilling life? Protagonist Jim Preston, played by Chris Pratt, is faced with this choice in “Passengers.”  He can either spend the entirety of his life alone, or he can bring someone else in...

‘A Man Called Ove’ (and a Reviewer Named Danielle)

‘A Man Called Ove’ (and a Reviewer Named Danielle)

Danielle Pigeon, Reporter
February 2, 2017
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"A Man Called Ove" is a great read with both humor and character development.

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