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Prom grows more popular every year despite the expense

Prom grows more popular every year despite the expense

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Almost 1,000 students are going to prom this year even though ticket prices continue to rise. The average price of a ticket is now $90, but there are still more students buying tickets than in previous years. Prom is the premier high school dance and held annually towards the end of the school...

Popular culture normalizes political incorrectness for teenagers

Popular culture normalizes political incorrectness for teenagers

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

“That’s so gay.” You are walking down the school hallway on a typical day. You pass through a group of kids clustered around a locker and hear various racial slurs. You turn the corner and hear more offensive language that is always justified as being “just a joke.” This type of language ...

Muschietti’s ‘It’ goes above and beyond its horror movie roots

Muschietti’s ‘It’ goes above and beyond its horror movie roots

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

September 30, 2017

Most horror movies do only one thing well; they scare you. "It" does that and so much more. The Stephen King novel-to-movie adaptation by director Andy Muschietti stars famous actors and actresses like Finn Wolfhard as Richie Tozier and Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise, The Dancing Clown. Muschietti delivers...

Jamba Juice returns due to popular demand

Jamba Juice returns due to popular demand

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016

After its departure from the Carlmont Village Shopping Center in 2011, Jamba Juice made a triumphant return into the Belmont community on Aug. 29. Due to popular demand from the community, Jamba Juice is back in the position where Yoppi Yogurt once stood. This time, its management has high hopes...

Arm wrestling competition not popular with students

Arm wrestling competition not popular with students

Andrew Cross, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015

With the end of the year approaching, students are starting to prepare for finals, and an arm wrestling competition. Like every year, students try to make sure that they can maintain good grades so the finals wont effect them. "I make up all the zeros I have and turn in all of my homework so I...

Why are certain #trends so popular these days?

April 2, 2013

There are all sorts of trends, from technological trends such as the new iPhone to fashion trends like Silly Bandz. In essence, anything that causes a large population of people to follow a certain behavior can be considered a trend, which includes videos. Within YouTube’s eight year history, there have ...

RIP Flip Camera: Cisco plans to discontinue the popular video camera

RIP Flip Camera: Cisco plans to discontinue the popular video camera

April 16, 2011

[media-credit name="Cisco Systems" align="alignright" width="121"][/media-credit] Around the world, people are flipping out over the death of the Flip camera. The first Flip video camera, "Pure Digital Point & Shoot," was produced by Pure Digital Technologies and released in May of 2006. The camera ...

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