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

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

Danielle Pigeon, Reporter

February 2, 2017

"A Man Called Ove" is a great read with both humor and character development.

Ooh La La—Land

Ooh La La—Land

Lindsey Keith, Reporter

January 20, 2017

“La La Land” effortlessly infuses old-fashioned Hollywood with retro and whimsical aspects to create a timeless era. Aspiring actress Mia and musician Sebastian pursue their dream careers, finding themselves in the crossroads of making it big. The movie successfully captures the glamour of Hollywo...

In the Closet

In the Closet

Anna Davis, Reporter

January 19, 2017

For CAHS students searching for new things to do near the school, Plato’s Closet is a store often overlooked. Plato’s Closet is a high-quality used clothing store that pays people to bring in their old, (but gently-used) clothing. Located on West Valley Parkway, the store is very close to the scho...

A Good Habit

A Good Habit

Gabe Senter, Reporter

January 18, 2017

Coming off of the San Marcos Boulevard exit, the first thing you notice is the ambrosial smells of all the restaurants nearby such as Phil’s BBQ, In-N-Out, Chick-Fil-A and Slater's 50/50. Because it is tucked away, not many people notice The Habit immediately. With 147 locations  across the United State...

‘Fantastic Beasts’: a Wonderful Portkey to the Wizarding World

‘Fantastic Beasts’: a Wonderful Portkey to the Wizarding World

Elizabeth Reimann, Reporter

December 9, 2016

The Harry Potter universe has always been dear to my heart. Even as a toddler, I was an avid fan. After hearing “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” was to be made into a movie, I hoped to become a fan of that as well. “Fantastic Beasts” is a whimsical and captivating escape int...

5 Things We’ve Learned From 5 Poems

5 Things We’ve Learned From 5 Poems

Mikaila Barker and Kaleigh Strong

December 9, 2016

To us, listening to the soft, soothing sounds of a love poem versus the empowering, rhythmic sounds of a feminist poem is indescribable, and Button Poetry is our main source for discovering new, captivating poets. Button Poetry is an organization that distributes both video and audio poems, aiming to inspire young individuals to speak up and share their beliefs, both through poetry or other artistic ventures. From Melissa Newman-Evan’s liberating poem “9 Things I Would...

‘Stranger Things’ Proves its Worth—and Then Some

‘Stranger Things’ Proves its Worth—and Then Some

Brigid Ambuul, Reporter

October 11, 2016

I wouldn’t normally consider myself a crowd follower. It’s not a protest against modernization; I simply find little interest in passing fads. However, when it comes to Netflix’s summer hit “Stranger Things,” I’m glad I decided to try it this one out for myself. Just weeks after its d...

‘Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children’ Soars Above Expectations

‘Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children’ Soars Above Expectations

Emily Farren, Reporter

October 7, 2016

“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” introduces you to the wonderful realm of the Peculiars, people gifted with incredible abilities. The movie follows the journey of a teenager named Jacob Portman after the unusual death of his grandfather, Abraham Portman. Because of a promise he made to his late grandfather, Jacob travels to Cairnholm, a Welsh island, with his father. There he discovers the peculiar children, their headmistress, Miss Peregrine and the children’s home from Abe’s bedtime stories.

BBC’s “Consulting Detective”

BBC’s “Consulting Detective”

Danielle Weston, reporter

June 7, 2016

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote four novels and 56 short stories about one very specific man, a man still quoted and remembered to this day: Mister Sherlock Holmes, the cold, calculating scientist lost in his brain palace. He is joined by his companion Dr. John Watson, a medical doctor and survivor of ...

Into Kettle

Into Kettle

Beth Schloeder, Reporter

June 2, 2016

Every day, some CAHS student or another walks into the school bearing their cups of coffee from Kettle. As I walk down Grand Avenue, I look in. I have waved at the sign twirler, nicknamed Dan the Man, as he shouts “Good morning!” to passersby while advertising the coffee and tea. And yet, in my ...

A Rave On “All In”

A Rave On “All In”

Gage Auge, Level 200 Dragonborn

May 31, 2016

Full of complex plotlines that keep the reader hooked throughout, Jennifer Lynn Barnes’ “All In” is the third book in the marvelous YA mystery series, “The Naturals.” Throughout the novel, the protagonist, Cassie Hobbes, and her fellow “Naturals” (teens with exceptional abilities utilized ...

Speak Up

Speak Up

Emily Wright, Reporter

May 29, 2016

Every human faces tragedy in some way or another; it’s how we handle those tragedies that shape us.

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