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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...

Kendrick Lamar Makes Another “DAMN.” Good Music Video.

Story by Jack Salz, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Over the years, rapper Kendrick Lamar has become known for his visually intriguing music videos. With the release of “HUMBLE.” he not only teased his upcoming album but created his most stylized and complex music video to date – the one stipulation being the lack of story, something that is often...

“Better Call Saul:” Episodes 301-302

“Better Call Saul:” Episodes 301-302

Story by Luke Oldham, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

“Better Call Saul” is back, picking up where the nail-biting drama left off last season. The “Breaking Bad” spin-off has come into its own, earning a name for itself with its deep and complex characters, gripping storyline, and addictive nature. As Jimmy deals with the aftermath of sabotaging...

“13 Reasons Why” Review

“13 Reasons Why” Review

Story by Daniela Burrows, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

What do you get when you mix stereotyped teen angst, an unrealistic suicide and a tape recorder? Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why,”a highly bingeable new series that attempts to navigate mental health and teenagerhood but misses it’s mark on several key ideas. Its utilization of a fantastic cast of break...

Lamar’s New Album Has Us All Saying “DAMN.”

Lamar’s New Album Has Us All Saying “DAMN.”

Story by Victoria Lee
April 17, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews, Top Stories

When you're Kendrick Lamar, the new music you create has to be original, earth-shaking, powerful, and completely unique. When you’re Lamar, you’re held to a certain standard when dropping a project. It’s a standard that rightfully comes with being one of music’s most influential culture-shapers...

“Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,” Will Take Your Breath Away

Story by Tristan Price, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

You wake to a strange and mysterious voice, only to find yourself in a damp and dark rock cave, alone with only the detached voice to guide you out. Following the directions of the voice, you make your way outside. As you walk forward, a warm light shines from the exit of the cave, and as you run from...

Power Rangers Reboot Kicks Up Childhood Memories

Power Rangers Reboot Kicks Up Childhood Memories

Story by Drew Atkins, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Movies, Reviews

It was easily one of the most anticipated movies this year. Something about a reboot of a childhood classic excites kids, and triggers a nostalgia most wouldn’t think a 16-year-old could have. Whether you religiously watched Power Rangers shows, or just couldn’t avoid the merchandising commercials,...

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