January 28, 2020

With Christmas Comes Nostalgia -

Monday, December 9, 2019

November Book Recommendations -

Monday, December 9, 2019

SMHS Mateobotics Gears Up for the Season -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Leap from High School to College Sports -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Mateo Comes up Short: 2019 Little Big Game -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Master of Self-Deprecating Humor -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

How Old is “Too Old” for Trick-or-Treating? -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

We Need to Get Serious About Shootings -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

How Boyan Slat Is Helping Solve The Great Pacific Garbage Patch -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Youtube’s Yankovic turned Chinese TikTok Star: Bart Baker -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

#TeamTrees -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Varsity Football -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

CA Bill Pushes School Start Times Back -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Why the Empire Strikes Back is the best Star Wars movie -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Pros and Cons of Energy Drinks -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Movies to Watch during Halloween -

Tuesday, November 12, 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

Divergent Preview

Divergent, by Veronica Roth, was rated 4.36 out of 5 stars on goodreads.com. I interviewed 10 Bearcats that have read the book and found out what they rated the book. 6 out of 10 rated it 5 out of 5 stars, 3 out of 10 rated it 4 out of 5 stars, and the last person rated it 3 out of 5 stars. The average rating was 4.5 out of 5 stars. “The book was so good and I can’t wait for the movie to come out!” said Catherine Lee, a freshman. Personally I think this book is a 4.8…

Most Popular Movies of 2013

courtesy of imbd.com

The Wolf of Wall Street Based on a true story, Leonardo DiCaprio plays Jordan Belfort in this dramatic comedy.  It portrays Jordan’s life rapidly getting better as he becomes a wealthy stockbroker. But it all disappears quickly in a mess of crime and the federal government. This film was rated 8.7 out of 10 by imbd.com users and 75 out of 100 by critics on metacritic.com and currently the box office has received $63.1M in sales. 12 Years A Slave Based on a true story, Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Solomon Northup. Solomon is a free black man from New York who…

Top Movies of the Year

As 2013 begins to draw to a close, the variety of great movies don’t seem to stop – here is a reflection on the best movies of the year. Ranking in #1 of the movies in 2013 is Iron Man 3. The sequel of Iron Man 1 and 2, it is also the top grossing movie of the year. If you have ever seen either of the previous movies and enjoyed them, then this movie is for you. If you prefer horror movies that send a chill up your spine, then coming in at #13 in grossing sales with 7.6/10 stars according…

Upcoming Movies

Are you interested in comedies? Romance? Action? The new movies coming out in October offer them all. “I’m so excited to see the movie Gravity, when it comes out October fourth,” said Poppy Bradford, a junior. Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, is about a medical engineer and an astronaut who work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. There are a few remakes of classic movies coming out, such as Romeo and Juliet and Carrie, which come out October 11 and 18 respectively. Romeo and Juliet is a new take on the story of the two…

Insidious Chapter Two

The famous master of horror movies James Wan released the next part of Insidious called Insidious Chapter Two on Friday, September 13. Many have been talking about their frightened reactions to the Insidious movie part one from 2011, a movie about a family in desperate need to help their son Dalton Lambert, who is stuck in a coma after he fell over in an attic. The doctors don’t know what he is diagnosed with and months later his parents are sure that the house is haunted because of many abnormal activities. Dalton’s parents call ghost hunters and investigators over and…

Boy Band Hysteria

Morgan Spurlock’s One Direction: This Is Us is an up-close glimpse at the popular British boy band One Direction. New York Times says the movie’s “enhanced, real-life surround sound can be alternately terrifying and a little thrilling.” But, it is both “charming but boring,” said CNN. Critics at The Guardian call it “the rock revolution reduced to the level of the Eurovision Song Contest.” Fans from all around the world are lining up to watch this flick about their favorite boy band. This Is Us was expected to gross over $22 million in US box offices alone over Labor Day…

Fun Movies About the Holidays

There are many classic movies regarding the holidays that often are featured on T.V. around Christmas time. Some of these classics include Elf, Bad Santa, Home Alone, The Polar Express, and The Santa Clause. Elf features Will Ferrell and is about a baby boy that falls into Santa Claus’ sack of gifts while Santa is delivering presents to an orphanage. That baby is named Buddy. Buddy then finds his biological father and proves to him that Buddy is, indeed, his son. You can be reassured that you will find Elf on T.V. this time of year. In Home Alone, the…