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An Opinion On Opinions

An Opinion On Opinions

Orion Lenz, Reporter

May 28, 2016

The world is built on belief. Whether one decides to put their trust in a religious institution, a stock-market gamble or trust in a loving partner, belief that events will turn out a certain way gives us the ambition to make decisions accordingly. It is the weight of these ideas that interlock the ...

Book Recommendations from the Jerds

Book Recommendations from the Jerds

Crystal Sung, Danielle Weston, Lydia Oven, Gage Auge, Rachel Howard, Megan Kolod, Orion Lenz, Maddix McWha, Danny Miller, Megan Oakes, Alex Redd, Anastasia Reimann, Micah Summers, Emily Wright, Kelsea Wolleson, and Breanna Turk

May 27, 2016

Gage Auge - The Chronicles of Narnia Clive Staples Lewis, or Jack as he preferred to be called, was born into a Christian Irish family in 1898. As a firsthand witness of World War I, at age 15, Lewis was a self-proclaimed atheist. However, after long talks with his close friend, J.R.R. Tolkien, Lewis ...

Ori and the Blind Forest, an enthralling experience

Ori and the Blind Forest, an enthralling experience

Justin Leonard, Reporter

May 27, 2016

Introduction: From Moon Studios—an independent video-game development company based in Vienna, Austria—and Microsoft production studios comes Ori and the Blind Forest, a game which won the Best Debut award at the 2016 Game Developers Choice Awards. Ori and the Blind Forest is a 2D platformer game whose stor...

The Domestic Surveillance Debate: Apple vs. FBI

The Domestic Surveillance Debate: Apple vs. FBI

Crystal Sung, Reporter

March 7, 2016

The San Bernardino attacks took place on December 2, 2015, with 14 killed and 22 seriously wounded. The cost in human lives is inestimable, but now various issues have come to the forefront, including gun control legislation and encryption, among many others. Recently, a controversy has arisen over FB...

Ella Enchanted: The title says it all

Ella Enchanted: The title says it all

Claire Andolina, Reporter

March 2, 2016

Many children have movies that they grew up with. Whether it was a classic from your parents’ childhood, or just the incessant replay of a specific Spongebob Squarepants episode. My family’s main infatuation pre- and during-elementary school age happened to be Ella Enchanted. Up until now, I had ...

“An Invisible Sign” Should be Invisible

“An Invisible Sign” Should be Invisible

Chelsea Taylor, Reporter

February 25, 2016

I’m going to be honest. I feel a little jipped. I spent an hour and 36 minutes watching An Invisible Sign. Since it’s a math movie, here are some calculations. That’s 96 minutes. That’s 5,760 seconds. That’s 0.0001th of my life right there—granted I live to be 90. Okay, so that’s a ti...

Five Things Incoming Freshmen Should Know

Five Things Incoming Freshmen Should Know

Crystal Sung, Reporter

February 1, 2016

As an incoming freshman to Classical, you are probably all pumped up for high school. Classical provides a friendly learning environment, and you will have a healthy balance of work and play. But here are some important academic tips everyone should know:   1. Know what you want to do. Pla...

Undertale – A Tale of Determination

Undertale – A Tale of Determination

Evan Lipé, Reporter

January 30, 2016

ATTENTION! If you do not want to read any information and would rather find out everything for yourself, I would recommend not reading any part of this article except for the “Recommendations and Overall Thoughts” section. The only spoilers that are mentioned include how the gameplay works, the s...

Creed is a finale that hits hard, but nearly off-target

Creed is a finale that hits hard, but nearly off-target

Aubree Delavara, Reporter

January 7, 2016

Now nominated for a Golden Globe Award, Ryan Coogler's Creed is the movie that officially ends the epic Rocky series, an iconic series following the man Rocky Balboa as he makes his way to the top of his boxing career. Following almost ten years after the last movie of the Rocky series, Creed focuses ...

Ho Ho Haunted—Michael Dougherty’s Krampus is a fun film despite a cliche plot

Ho Ho Haunted—Michael Dougherty’s Krampus is a fun film despite a cliche plot

Megan Oakes, Reporter

January 6, 2016

The movie Krampus, which expands on the old German legend of Saint Nick’s companion, tells a (rather average) tale of how those on the naughty list are punished. The subjects of the film, a dysfunctional family of 11, are all together for the holidays, and as expected, there is a good amount of t...

Justin Bieber Finds His ‘Purpose’ With Latest Album

Justin Bieber Finds His ‘Purpose’ With Latest Album

Lauren Crane, Reporter

January 6, 2016

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

“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...

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