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Fill Your Heart

Fill Your Heart

Romita Pakrasi

February 14, 2020

Yield: 2 dozen cookies Ingredients 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour ¾ cups unsalted butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ½ tsp cinnamon Frosting and sprinkles Directions Soften the butter by leaving it in a room-temperature envi...

“Victorious” is ready to “Make it Shine”

“Victorious” is ready to “Make it Shine”

Alyssa Garcia

February 10, 2020

It’s 2010. With silly bands on her wrist and a McDonald’s Kids Bop CD in her hand, freshman Reya Yeddula turns on the TV to find Tori Vega dancing on stage at Hollywood Arts high school. Now, it is November 2019 and Reya opens her phone and finds “Victorious” on her Netflix home page. Sudden...

You’ve Got More to Give

You’ve Got More to Give

Betty Nguyen

January 8, 2020

Editor’s note: This article contains spoilers of the Netflix original film “Tall Girl” (2019). Our words are powerful; they can either make someone’s day or break it. For one tall girl, the teasing words “How’s the weather up there?” shrink her in stature and confidence.  “Tall ...

“Lover” or Hate: Taylor Swift’s Newest Album

“Lover” or Hate: Taylor Swift’s Newest Album

Alexandra Rozmarin

September 23, 2019

For over a decade, Taylor Swift has dominated the pop charts, and over a decade, she has influenced the lives of young girls. Like the time I got bangs in kindergarten because Swift had bangs, disregarding the fact that my face shape does not suit the hairstyle. Her seventh and most recent albu...

Pinker Perspective

Pinker Perspective

Betty Nguyen

May 29, 2019

Editor’s note: This article contains spoilers from the movie “Legally Blonde” (2001).   M y entire junior year has personally been, to say the least, challenging. Going into junior year, I felt more unconfident in myself than I ever had in my life. I often doubted myself as a person because of the ju...

Eggcellent Ravioli

Eggcellent Ravioli

Thomas Kamm

May 13, 2019

Senior Thomas Kamm first learned to make egg yolk ravioli when he watched MasterChef on FOX. Check out the video to watch him prepare the dish at home in his kitchen. Step 1: Pasta Ingredients 95 grams of flour per egg (recipe scales well) Preparation Measure flour and create a we...

Behind the Bars of Society

Rafael Castillo

May 1, 2019

Nathan Feuerstein, a Christian rapper, had a mother who struggled with and died from a pill addiction. His parents were divorced and his father was physically abusive. He grew up in Gladwin, a small town in Michigan and at a young age, he began rapping under the pseudonym NF, utilizing music to escape h...

Aw3_Inc | Episode 4

Aw3_Inc | Episode 4

Geraldo Castro and Joe Shem

April 12, 2019

The fourth episode of Aw3_Inc has been released, where Joe Shem and Geraldo Castro discuss Fallout 76's new updates, the leaked MK11 Roster, THQ Nordic and 8Chan, Anti-Vaxx in Plague Inc, Windows Lite, and the Death of the PS Vita. ...

Aw3_Inc | Episode 3

Aw3_Inc | Episode 3

Geraldo Castro and Joe Shem

April 12, 2019

The third episode of Aw3_Inc has been released, where Joe Shem and Geraldo Castro discuss Ubisoft's mistake, Operation: Burnt Horizon, Apex Legends, and Fortnite. ...

Prom Styles On Point

Prom Styles On Point

Betty Nguyen, Reporter

April 11, 2019

Raps Beyond the Hardships

Rafael Castillo

April 10, 2019

Kevin Burgess, who goes by his stage name, KB, lived in one of the worst areas of Florida. His parents divorced when he was eight. He faced depression and suicidal thoughts when he was in his teenage years and used drugs to cope with his emotions, putting him in even deeper trouble. He then heard the Gosp...

More Than an Expectation

Rafael Castillo

April 5, 2019

If I were to say murder, you would say it is not a joke. If I were to say rape, you would say it is not a joke. If I were to say drugs, you would say it is not a joke. So why do we listen to rap songs filled with such messages? Many would claim that they don’t listen to the lyrics, so it’s OK. ...

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