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...

Dealing with Different: Sophomore Emily Cowell Shares her Experiences with Mental Disorders

Dealing with Different: Sophomore Emily Cowell Shares her Experiences with Mental Disorders

Emily Farren, Reporter
June 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

One of the things we often don’t really consider when talking to people is whether that person has a mental disorder. Sometimes it might come as a shock to learn someone you’ve spoken to or know has one. However the people afflicted with these disorders live a slightly different life than most of...

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Everything, Everything’

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Everything, Everything’

Alex Parker, Reporter
June 1, 2017
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

“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...

The Firedrake Problem

The Firedrake Problem

Rachel Howard
May 31, 2017
Filed under Lit Mag, Showcase

Camera starts to roll, coming into focus on a charming young reporter in front of the fuzzy background of a looming building. A brief pause: she smiles graciously, one hand raised to her ear. Action. “Thanks, Debbie. As you can see, it’s a very important day here at the World Conservation Commis...

Boys Varsity Volleyball team qualifies for and wins the CIF semifinal game

Boys Varsity Volleyball team qualifies for and wins the CIF semifinal game

Aubrey Gehman, Reporter
May 31, 2017
Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

On May 16, the Boys Varsity Volleyball team faced off against Vincent Memorial in the make-it-or-break-it CIF semifinal match that would define the end of the team’s season.   However, this did not prevent the team from feeling optimistic and prepared.“I felt pretty confident about our team...

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
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

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 ...

The Breath of a Corpse

The Breath of a Corpse

Elizabeth Reimann
May 18, 2017
Filed under Lit Mag, Showcase

Humans are considered complex creatures because of our ability to empathize, to feel, to wound. Emotions distinguish us from animals. Tear that away, and what are we? When the physical features of a human begin to deteriorate, does the person vanish away entirely? Some substance must be binding t...

Seeing Purple: Fall Out Boy Teases Seventh Studio Album

Seeing Purple: Fall Out Boy Teases Seventh Studio Album

Rachel Howard, Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

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...

Senior Skylar Todd Goes to Stanford: What It Takes to Stan(for)d Out

Senior Skylar Todd Goes to Stanford: What It Takes to Stan(for)d Out

Lindsey Keith, Reporter
May 8, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior Skylar Todd was granted a full ride academic scholarship to attend Stanford University in Northern California this fall. The application process, which started in August was a positive experience for Todd. Although the Stanford application is longer than the typical college application  due to ex...

Students gather for the Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Assembly

Students gather for the Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Assembly

Aubrey Gehman and Erin Marquez
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, On-Campus, Showcase

On April 28 students and staff assembled in Caiman Hall to enjoy performances by the Visual and Performing Arts department. Dressed as Disney princess Moana, senior Ciara Atencio kicked off the assembly with a lively performance of “How Far I’ll Go.” Atencio was accompanied by the Pep Band. ...

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