October 21, 2019

Bearcats Strike for Climate -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

A Personal Account On Vaping -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Girls Water Polo Resumes Winning Ways -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Running into the 2019 season -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

How Media Affects The Mind -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Matilda Provides Hope -

Monday, October 14, 2019

Mock Trial: Murder Trials, New Captains, and Autonomous Vehicle Accidents -

Monday, October 14, 2019

SMHS Starts the Year Cellphone Free -

Monday, October 14, 2019

SMHS’ Boomwhacker Club -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Questioning the Ethics of Unconventional Childbearing -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Don’t Blame Video Games -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Why Disney Won’t Stop Remaking Movies -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Versatility of Virtual Reality -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Pondering Yondr -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Mr. Shea: The Meme King -

Thursday, October 3, 2019

#AHistoryofBadBoycotts -

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Increased Regulation is Necessary for Homeschooling -

Thursday, August 29, 2019

An amazing year for the wrestling team -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

My Experience at the Women’s March -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

El Regreso Del Racismo -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Matilda Provides Hope

From the outside, Matilda the Musical is just another fun story made into an even more entertaining show. Running from October 17 to October 20, it includes all the classic elements—show-stopping numbers, incredible sets and protagonists you can root for—but this year, SMHS’ fall musical has much more to it than that. Underlying the fun hijinx are empowering messages that are equally important for the high schoolers at SMHS as they are for the primary schoolers at Crunchem Hall.   At the beginning of the show, we meet Matilda Wormwood, a little girl who’s known her parents hate her since the…

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‘Rapping’ Up the Grammy Awards

The Grammy Award Show is one of the most exciting award shows of the year.  Every music artist waits for the day they get to attend the show.  This year the award show was held on January 28th, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York.  The Late Late Show’s host James Corden doubled as the host for the Grammy Awards this year, and contributed a very funny component to the show.   Bruno Mars took home the big win this year with six awards.  Everything Mars was nominated for he won, which is a huge accomplishment.  He won three…

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2018 Upcoming Movies

2018 Upcoming Movies   2017 was a year full of amazing movies, but this year will include many more exciting movies that people are looking forward to watch. Last year’s films brought joy, laughs, and fear to the audiences. Everyone is excited to see the upcoming movies in 2018. One movie that has a big chance making about one billion dollars is The Avengers: Infinity War, that’s because this movie includes huge ensemble stars and it’s an action/adventure genres. According to Statista, Adventure is the most popular genre and action is the second most popular. These reasons helps The Avengers:…

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The Black Panther Review

The highly anticipated movie, The Black Panther, finally came out on February 16, 2018. Chadwick Boseman dons the Black Panther suit and plays the character  T’challa of Wakanda. The movie focuses on T’challa whose many enemies are trying to claim T’challa’s rightful place as king of Wakanda. The movie was directed by Ryan Coogler, who set the record for the most budget given to an African-American director by a studio. Aside from Chadwick Boseman, the movie stars Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o.  Michael B Jordan is a great actor, previously starring in movies such as Creed and Fruitvale Station….

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The Van Jones Show:Jay-Z

    Over the years, political news anchors have become powerful figures in nationwide broadcasts. People like Anderson Cooper and Christiane Amanpour have evolved CNN (Cable News Network) into a mainstream channel that receives 821,000 viewers each day. One of the most famous hosts, Anthony Van Jones, has introduced his new show, “The Van Jones Show.”   Starting off his show on January 27th, Van Jones took a bold start at inviting his first guest. His first guest was the iconic world-famous rapper, Jay-Z. Jay-Z and Van Jones talk about the struggles of women. According to CNN, Jay-Z talks about…

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“Love, Simon” and representation on the Big Screen

Among the tsunami of superhero and action movies that have been crashing onto the shores of theatres near you, one particular cheesy love story sticks out: “Love, Simon”. With a cast featuring “Everything, Everything’s” Nick Robinson and “13 Reasons Why’s” Katherine Langford, “Love, Simon” already looks fairly promising. But the cast isn’t the only reason this big screen movie is going to stand out; it’s the plot. Based on the book “Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda” by Becky Albertalli, “Love, Simon” is a coming-of-age and coming-out tale produced by 20th Century Fox. According to Variety, it revolves around a…

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R&B Comeback

Some music never goes out of style. Rhythm and blues was thought to have been out of fashion when it went downhill back in the 2000s. But now, R&B is coming back with a bang. Artists like Khalid, Blackbear and Chris Brown are topping the Billboard Top 100 with songs like “Do Re Mi,” “Location” and “Questions.” How did rhythm and blues get its groove back?   During the 1990s, R&B hit an unparalleled popularity with hits from Boyz II Men and the likes of Destiny’s Child. Moving on to the 2000s, R&B lost its spark, losing artists like Beyonce…

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The Controversial Death of Rapper Lil Peep

Many have heard of rapper Lil Peep, while others have no idea of who he even is. Gustav Åhr, mostly known for his stage name “Lil Peep”, has recently passed away on November 15 of this year, due to a fatal overdose. Lil Peep was barely 21 when he died, just two weeks after his birthday. Lil Peep was an upcoming rapper, praised for blending the two distinctly different genres of hip hop and emo. His gloomy vocals and lyrics paired with entrancing trap beat gained the attention of fans all over the world. He started out on Soundcloud, releasing…

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Mrs. Tribuzi, Dance Teacher Extraordinaire

     Dressed in silver tap shoes and yoga pants, Mrs. Tribuzi can almost always be found in the dance studio, leading stretch warm-ups or teaching a new dance routine to her students. Mrs. Tribuzi has been teaching dance at San Mateo High for the past 14 years since 2003. A talented and dedicated instructor, she is the teacher behind the annual spring dance concert, Mateo Motion, as well as the choreography in some of San Mateo High School’s shows. But how much do you really know about Robyn Tribuzi?      A Bay Area native, Mrs. Tribuzi grew up in South…

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A New Tale That’s As Old As Time

Panning scenery and elegant, intricately designed rooms capture your attention, then song sets the mood, drawing you into the long-told tale of “Beauty and the Beast.” The tale describes the struggles of Belle, who is chased by the persistent Gaston, after she ends up in the castle of the once-glorious and proud Beast. The inhabitants of the castle believe that she is “the one,” and try to convince her that the Beast really isn’t as terrible as he seems. What happens in the end is for you to find out (unless you already know). Directed by William “Bill” Condon (who…

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