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Femininity and Coming of Age in the Modern Era

Femininity and Coming of Age in the Modern Era

Story by Nohemia Rosales, Features Editor

March 15, 2018

In honor of Women’s History Month, senior Vanessa Machin created an art gallery next to the Mosaic with a collection of pieces from various artists titled “Femininity and Coming of Age in the Modern Era.” The gallery opened on March 8, National Women’s Day, and will be open until March 30th....

Japanese Exchange Students Visit SDA

Japanese Exchange Students Visit SDA

Story by Patrick Hall, Photo Editor

March 15, 2018

Japanese exchange students from Toyama spent their second period Monday speaking with AP Environmental Science students about recycling and sustainable practices in their community. With translators positioned at the multiple tables in the library, three SDA students and three Japanese students were...

Commentary: Meme Monday

Commentary: Meme Monday

Story by Tom Amoroso, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Here at SDA, we don’t necessarily champion spirit week as much as other schools do. With that in mind, every week at SDA is practically spirit week anyway. I spent the majority of today aimlessly wandering campus and looking for the brave souls who came to school dressed like a meme. To my dismay,...

Yellow Boat: An Emotional Journey

Yellow Boat: An Emotional Journey

Story by Taina Millsap, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

Every year SDA puts on a Theater for a Cause production in which all proceeds go to an important organization. This year’s play, “The Yellow Boat” by David Saar, tells the emotional true story of the playwright’s son Benjamin (played by junior Caeden Schlosser), a boy who was born with congeni...

Switchfoot Singer Premieres Film at SDA

Switchfoot Singer Premieres Film at SDA

Story by Taylor Rudman, Arts Editor

February 26, 2018

Switchfoot singer and SDA alumni Jon Foreman’s documentary “25 in 24,” which chronicled his 2015 experience of playing 25 concerts in 24 hours, was premiered in the Learning Commons last Saturday. While the audience enjoyed the movie, they were particularly delighted when Foreman himself appeared...

The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword

The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword

Story by Rithika Vighne and Aiden Fullwood

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 eyes, insulated snow jackets, and foggy glasses on a freezing 46-degree morning. Or, for the photosynthetic...

Long Live The King

Long Live The King

Story by Nohemia Rosales, Features Editor

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 it was the opening weekend. “Black Panther” had the fifth biggest opening of all time, and beat...

Switchfoot Will Bring the Music to SDA

Switchfoot Will Bring the Music to SDA

Story by Taylor Rudman, Arts Editor

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 in the Olympics. Emily Ratajkowski, class of 2009, went on to become a prominent actress and model. Many...

Thespians face Comedy Sportz in Epic Showdown

Thespians face Comedy Sportz in Epic Showdown

Story by Lane Levin, Staff Writer

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 Thespian Club, huddled back stage waiting for their introduction. Thespians wore red, Comedy Sportz...

Who says the Academy knows best?

Who says the Academy knows best?

Story by Braden White, Staff Writer

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, once again, the films which remind us of the of the positive, immersive and thought-provoking experienc...

Old Tower “Stellary Wisdom” Review

Old Tower “Stellary Wisdom” Review

Story by Kieran Zimmer, Staff Writer

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 to Old Tower’s newest release (and their first for Profound Lore Records), “Stellary Wisdom,”...

“You Are Going to Hate This Fest 3″ Preview

“You Are Going to Hate This Fest 3″ Preview

Story by Kieran Zimmer, Staff Writer

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 jumping for joy. This President’s Day Weekend, the spooky surf-masters will be supported by acts...

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