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An Oscars interviewer is getting ready to speak with the stars and starlets.

96th Academy Awards Ceremony Recap

By Aliana Martins, Staff Writer March 26, 2024

On this year’s glorious March 10th, celebrities, producers, actors, sound mixers, directors, and Academy members filed into the Dolby Theater for a three-hour-long praise fest. But is the praise well...

Three Willy Wonkas

Comparing the film adaptations of Willy Wonka

By Holde, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

Ever since the release of Roald Dahl’s classic novel “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” Willy Wonka has become one of the most iconic characters of all time. And of course a book being successful...

Ryan Gosling, who received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor, poses with Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie, who were not nominated for Best Director or Best Actress.

Oscar nominations continue to disappoint

By Ruby Galbraith, News Editor March 18, 2024

The Oscar nominations, announced on January 23, have once again stirred controversy. Naturally, with the sheer number of amazing films produced in 2023, certain films did not receive the accolades they...

Quotation marks galore!

Where Have All the Quotation Marks Gone?

By Sophie Love, Editor-in-chief December 1, 2023

The trend of dropping quotation marks from dialogue has become increasingly popular amongst authors of the contemporary literature genre. This development was brought into the BookTok spotlight with Sally...

The Door to Nowhere sits adjacent to SDAs Mosaic Cafe.

The Door to Nowhere

By Katarina Maric, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

“It kinda feels like a Chronicles of Narnia thing,” says San Dieguito Academy teacher Martin Chaker. Cloaked by rustling leaves and covered in pillar-shaped shadows, the ‘Door to Nowhere’ - the...

A gorgeous sunset at D Street Beach.

Best Beaches: SDA Edition

By Ella Hand and Hailey Malwitz September 19, 2023

      San Diego is well-known for having some of the best beaches in California. The warm water, gorgeous view, shining sun, and great food spots nearby are all factors in San Diego’s fun. Our beaches...

Barbie star Margot Robbie

Summer movie preview

May 24, 2023

“Spiderman: Across the Spider Verse” A sequel to the beloved film, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” known for its unique animation style, “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” is set...

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Voice actors deserve better

By Kadie McAndrew, Staff Writer May 17, 2023

From beloved children’s cartoons to gritty video game shooters, voice actors carry a lot of weight in building a world for audiences. However, the industry does not treat these performers as well as...

Ami stands center stage raised on green stairs, with iridescent wings. The other cast members surround her, singing, while a disco ball spins overhead and bubbles blow out of a machine.

MSG Play spices up The Old Globe’s season

By Dylan Bunyak, Staff Writer May 6, 2023

In the dream space of Ami (Anna Mikami), an Asian-American girl navigating high school in the 90s, “Exotic Deadly: Or the MSG Play” by Keiko Green presents a humorous look at a teen's reconciliation...

E3 2023 Cancellation

E3’s Fall

By Auden Salisbury, Staff Writer May 6, 2023
The beginning and end of the first-ever gaming convention
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