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Connor Franta Comes Out

Connor Franta Comes Out

Phoebe Dudney, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014


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On December eighth, popular YouTube star Connor Franta released a video to his now 3.8 million subscribers that was long awaited. Franta announced that he is gay. After he told the subscribers of a popular YouTube group known as “Our2ndLife” that he was leaving that particular channel on July...

Royals Visit NYC

Royals Visit NYC

Jazmine Boga, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014


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After arriving in the Big Apple on Sunday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge became the buzz on the streets of New York. Monday, they received the royal treatment of meeting “Queen Bey”, Beyoncé Knowles, and her husband Jay-Z at a Brooklyn Nets basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The...

Mockingjay- Part 1

Mockingjay- Part 1

Tori Chin, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014


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The Hunger Games movies have always achieved outstanding reputations in the box office. The most recent film, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1 did not fail to reach it’s high expectations. The movie has been number one in the box office since the release on November 21. The story takes place...

Interstellar Is Out Of This World

Interstellar Is Out Of This World

Kevin Chow, Editor

December 12, 2014


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Everyone dreams of exploring space, pondering extraterrestrial life, and interstellar travel. Christopher Nolan’s new movie, ‘Interstellar’, revives our curiosity in the universe in an extremely entertaining and interesting film that is easily the best movie of the year. Those familiar with Nolan’s...

Gotham Rises

Gotham Rises

Clinisha Bannis, Staff Writer

December 12, 2014


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With the first season just finished, the show Gotham has their fans craving for more. With being so close to the comics, DC has done a great job. As the start of fall of 2014 FOX released the TV show Gotham. Many leaks went through the internet, hinting here and there of what the show was going to be...

Swift Snubs Spotify

Swift Snubs Spotify

Catherine Weng, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014


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"I'm not willing to contribute my life's work to an experiment that I don't feel fairly compensates the writers, producers, artists, and creators of this music," stated Taylor Swift on her decision to pull all of her music from Spotify. According to Spotify’s website, it is a digital music service...

Killer Cuteness

Killer Cuteness

Katie Huggins, Staff Writer

November 19, 2014


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Have you ever seen a kitten and wanted to squeeze the cuteness out of it? This is a totally normal response, and it occurs when you see almost anything you find cute. Studies show that this response is a sign of a desire to care for the creature, not of hatred or desire to harm. According to popsci.com,...

Taylor Swift’s Fifth Album Does Not Disappoint

Taylor Swift’s Fifth Album Does Not Disappoint

Tori Chin, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


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Many Taylor Swift fans eagerly waited for her fifth album to be released on October 27th. In less than a week, Swift’s album “1989” soared to iTunes’ number one album with three songs in iTunes’ top 10. “Shake It Off”, currently has over 218 million views on YouTube, and has become the...

Halloween Horror Nights vs. Howl-O-Scream

Halloween Horror Nights vs. Howl-O-Scream

Anastasiya Sukhenko, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


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Aside from free candy, scary movies and dressing up, one of the highlights of October is the Halloween events that take place at Florida’s theme parks. Every year Busch Gardens and Universal Studios set up Halloween events that feature haunted houses, “scare zones”, and live shows. These annual...

Pay To Play

Pay To Play

Jazmine Boga, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


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As a teenager, holed up in his bedroom, illuminated by the glow of his laptop, Youngbin Chung became addicted to video games. Ten-hours-a-day addicted. His grades tanked. His parents worried. A few years later, the 20-year-old from the San Francisco area began to lead a team of players into virtual battle...

Walking Dead Season Five Premiere

Walking Dead Season Five Premiere

Kalee Vandeboe and Phoebe Dudney

October 8, 2014


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Sunday, October 12, AMC's original series The Walking Dead, also a comic books series, will make its long awaited season five debut. Millions of viewers will tune in to watch with high anticipation as to see what's new with the characters in this post-apocalyptic drama. There have been many hints and...

Sam Pepper Grabs Negative Feedback

Sam Pepper Grabs Negative Feedback

Anastasiya Sukhenko, Staff Writer

October 8, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

British YouTube star, Sam Pepper, is notorious for his prank videos on YouTube. His videos have helped his channel gain over 2 million subscribers. However, his most recent prank video has brought him a lot of negative attention. On September 20th, he posted a video of himself walking around and grabbi...

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