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The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword

The Writer's Conference featured seminars by a variety of writers.
February 26, 2018

Students from San Dieguito Academy, Eastlake High School, Canyon Crest Academy, Torrey Pines High School, Mount Carmel High School – even the homeschooled.  It was a melting pot of sleep-deprived...

Long Live The King

Long Live The King
February 26, 2018

Children, adults, teenagers, and elderly couples shuffled into the theater, preparing to watch one of the most anticipated Marvel movies yet. Seats were hard to come by, but it made sense seeing as how...

Switchfoot Will Bring the Music to SDA

October 2015, Switchfoot performed at SDA as part of the 25 in 24 event.
February 23, 2018

SDA alumni have gone on to do incredible things. Eddie Vedder, class of 1982, went on to be the lead singer of the famous rock band Pearl Jam. Kurt Grote, class of 1991, went on to win a gold medal...

Thespians face Comedy Sportz in Epic Showdown

Thespians Ava Lilie and Olivia Olander look to one another as they take center stage, trying to beat the Comedy Sportz team at their own game.
February 21, 2018

As “Come on Eileen” played over the speakers, the audience began to flow into San Dieguito Academy’s theater for a game of Comedy Sportz on Feb. 9. The players, including representatives from the...

Who says the Academy knows best?

Who will win the coveted golden statuette?
February 21, 2018

We will see the return of Hollywood’s biggest night with the Oscars on March 4th. After what will go down as one of the most controversial years in the industry’s long history, it's time to honor,...

Old Tower “Stellary Wisdom” Review

Old Tower
February 9, 2018

A lonely, sad spirit drifts through forgotten castles. It was long ago banished from the mortal realm, and now, morose and melancholy, it longs for its eventual dissipation into the stars... While listening...

“You Are Going to Hate This Fest 3″ Preview

“You Are Going to Hate This Fest 3
February 7, 2018

San Diego’s surf-punk darlings The Frights have returned to SOMA for a third year of their annual “You Are Going to Hate This Festival,” this time with a lineup sure to have any local beach goths...

The True Shape of Water

The True Shape of Water
January 23, 2018

The film “The Shape of Water” directed by Guillermo del Toro has proven itself to be a discombobulated jewel that manages to be so unique, yet immensely clichéd. The film follows the iconic fairy...

Another Netflix Original For The Books

Another Netflix Original For The Books
January 18, 2018

Never have I seen such phenomenal character development. “The End of the F***ing World” left me on the edge of my seat after I binge-watched the entire show in one night for the second time. And I...

Jumanji: Not the one with Robin Williams

Jumanji: Not the one with Robin Williams
January 12, 2018

Remember those movies that terrified you as a kid about innocently playing a game with your friends and then it turns into a near-death experience. It started with “Jumanji” (1995) when Robin Williams...

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