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ARM yourselves! ARMS is here!

Story by Tristan Price, Staff Writer
June 14, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Not many companies have been able to master the ultimate fighting game experience. Customers want to be immersed into the game, to feel the adrenaline that the fighter feels while pummeling down their opponent. ARMS, exclusively being published for the Nintendo Switch, is making its debut  on Friday,...

Episode (the app) review

Episode (the app) review

Story by Harley Bradshaw, Staff Writer
June 12, 2017
Filed under Reviews

  Whenever I hear someone talk about the game Episode, it’s always spoken negatively. Yes, the app (from the outer appearance) seems very cliche and cringey but aren’t you taught to not judge a book by its cover (although, it’s only an app). Before we get deep into details about why you...

“Wonder Woman” Review

“Wonder Woman” Review

Story by Leah Haverkamp, Staff Writer
June 8, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews, Top Stories

In the recent flood of superhero movies, several have managed to be quite good — but “Wonder Woman” ranks as one of the few great ones. “Wonder Woman” is based on the story of Diana, who, was a princess on the sheltered, island of the Amazons where only badass, beautiful women live. When...

Dead men tell no tales… except this one.

Dead men tell no tales… except this one.

Story by Joe Whitlam, Staff Writer
June 8, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

Johnny Depp is back again as the lovable, goofy, drunk pirate Captain Jack Sparrow in Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” This time Jack faces off with the ghost of a Spanish pirate-killing Captain Salazar, played by Javier Bardem. He battles Salazar with Henry Turner an...

“Better Call Saul” Season Three Review

“Better Call Saul” Season Three Review

Story by Luke Oldham, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories, TV

The past few weeks have been great for “Better Call Saul.” The AMC spin-off of the critically acclaimed “Breaking Bad” is coming into its own as a great stand-alone show. Season three has been action-packed with intense drama highlighting every episode. Since Season three has started, tensions...

Band Takes New Spin on Spring Concert

Band Takes New Spin on Spring Concert

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Band students performed in The Spring Concert and Awards Night Wednesday, combining music pieces with animation. Band teacher Jeremy Wuertz also handed out awards to students throughout the event, honoring those who had done exceptionally well in band and had improved throughout the year. Both Wind...

“Picnic” Coming to SDA

Story by Rosaysela Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Theater

San Dieguito Academy will be presenting William Inge’s “Picnic” on June 1-3 and 8-10. “Picnic” is a dramatic play about people in a small Kansas town as they prepare for the Labor Day Picnic. The main character is Hal Carter, a young rowdy man, coming to town with a purpose to find his old...

Long Awaited Season Two of “Sense 8” is Out

Long Awaited Season Two of “Sense 8” is Out

Story by Maddy Campbell, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories, TV

Netflix has answered the prayers of fans of “Sense 8” and recently released the long-awaited season 2. Since June 2015 when people finished binge-watching the first season of the show, fans have been craving new content of their favorite sci-fi drama. “Sense 8” follows eight individuals across...

“Funny Business” Review

Story by Sylvia Young, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

“Funny Business” is a show that is split into six short plays of about 15-20 minutes each. Upcoming performances are on May 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. at the Liggett Theater. The show is entertaining and showcases the skills of SDA student actors, but was sometimes hard to follow. The first play is “The...

Gallery Displays Art from 24-Hour Comic

Gallery Displays Art from 24-Hour Comic

Story by Madison Vance, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

With about 30 students, three SDA alumni, and art teacher Jeremy Wright taking their spots to get one page down per hour, the largest group yet of cartoonist returned for this year’s 24-Hour Comic. The project started with American cartoonist and comics theorist Scott Mccloud’s 24-hour comic contest...

“Funny Business” at SDA

“Funny Business” at SDA

Story by Linnaea Leidy, Opinion Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Previews, Top Stories

SDA’s theater program is gearing up for the opening night of its production of “Funny Business,” which is set to run from Wednesday May 3 to Saturday May 6. The collection of six short, comedic plays is written by David Ives and Christopher Durang, and is being performed by SDA’s second period...

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