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The Circle: It’s Pretty Great!

Shooby and Joey show their eternal love.

By Olivia Lyons, Business Manager

February 25, 2020

I don’t love reality TV. I can make it through a few episodes before I get annoyed or depressed. But this, this is something else.  In mid January, Netflix began us on a slow drip of their new reality TV game show, “The Circle.” The show can only be described as an American take on “Love Island,...

P.S. I Still Love You – A Review by Two Lonely Singles

Peter and Lara Jean releasing a lantern as a symbol of their love on their first official date as a couple.

By Lindsey Hollandsworth and Juan Aragon

February 24, 2020

Yet another romantic comedy was released on Netflix, and we are here for it! “To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You” came out on Netflix on Feb. 12, the second movie adaptation of the book series written by Jenny Han. Both of us anticipated this movie since the beginning of the movie phenomenon when ...

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina becomes Riverdale 2.0

Nick and Sabrina at the carnival.

By Olivia Lyons, Business Manager

February 24, 2020

The third season of Netflix’s rendition of the comic series “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” was released on Jan. 24 to the popular streaming platform. Created by the same man who brought us The CW’s “Riverdale,” the show holds to a similar concept of a beloved childhood comic being twisted into...

War through the eyes of a child: A Review of “Jojo Rabbit”

Jojo Betzler (Roman Griffin Davis) and his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi) run through a forest.

By Kylie Schwartz, Features Editor

February 4, 2020

Jojo Rabbit is not about war, not about Nazis, not about the most demented and horrifying period in modern history. It’s just about a boy trying to fit into the group, and slowly realizing what his group truly stands for.  This 2019 comedy-drama, directed and produced by Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok) centers ar...

Porter Robinson drops his first song in several years, “Get your Wish.”

shot from the official music video of

By Joice He, Opinions Editor

January 30, 2020

Electronic dissonance, melancholy lyrics, clean melodies, and a dash of Japanese pop — chances are you’ve heard Porter Robinson’s music even if you’ve never heard his name before.  Robinson’s songs have been remixed, animated, and posted all over TikTok, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, b...

Terrace House: a refreshing twist on reality television

Netflix's Terrace House puts a fresh spin on reality tv shows.

By Katelyn Obispo, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

If you haven’t heard of it or seen it on Netflix before, Terrace House is a Japanese reality TV series that features six complete strangers, three men and three women, who move into a house together for the summer. As they get to know each other, they start to date and make meaningful friendships. With...

A battle for the ages: Offense vs Defense

A battle for the ages: Offense vs Defense

By Matty Neimark and Zach Joelson

January 22, 2020

After an interesting year of football, the Super Bowl is finally set and ready to go. In Miami, Florida, we will see the Kansas City Chiefs take on the San Francisco 49ers for Super Bowl LIV. Also, yes, you heard me correctly, the New England Patriots will not be competing in the Super Bowl this year. Ou...

1917: Is It Worth Ten Oscars?

The year 1917 may be long gone, but I get the feeling that this film will be sticking around for a long time.

By Matthew Hagan, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

January is not a great time for movies, but if you dig through the mediocre horror films and unimaginative kids films, you might find and Oscar contender after digging through all that horse manure. One such film this year is “1917”, a WWI film directed by Sam Mendes, the man behind the 1999 Best P...

Meme of the Decade

There were many influential memes this decade, but only one was the best.

By Victoria Lee and Jeffrey Furgerson

December 20, 2019

When considering the many successful and influential memes that have blessed the internet through the past decade, contenders such as Pepe, Harambe, Ugandan Knuckles, Spongebob, Peppa pig, Dat boi, Kermit, and MÖth come to mind. However, there is one meme that is superior to all of these. And that meme is the one ...

SDA bands compete in Battle of the Bands

Senior Nina Tartibi of Chalk Talk on vocals and guitar.

By Devlin Ott, Online Editor/ Photo Editor

November 23, 2019

San Dieguito Academy students, staff, friends, and family all gathered in Venture Church last night to see annual Battle of the Bands finals. Students showcased their talents through original songs and covers, while entertaining the crowd. The top five bands of the lunch-time performances the past few weeks...