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Hogwarts fans await their letters

Giancarlo Lizzaraga, Columnist

May 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Genuine Gian, Showcase

The long-awaited Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery application is finally released and fans of J.K. Rowling’s magical franchise, including myself, are ecstatic. Hogwarts Mystery is a role-playing game set in the famous wizarding school of Hogwarts a few years before the series’s titular character,...

Aspiring filmmaker’s script to be shot in Stockton

Aspiring filmmaker’s script to be shot in Stockton

Serra Raquel, Entertainment Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Participation in theatre is a popular activity at Bear Creek, but most students don’t pursue it — on stage or the big screen — as a career. Bear Creek alumnus Dalin Nelson, who currently attends Columbia College Chicago as a film major, hopes to follow his dreams of becoming a filmmaker. “The...

Take advantage of outdoors in San Joaquin county

Gwendolyn Poole, Photography Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Mission Peak Mission Peak Regional Preserve is located in Fremont and is a popular hiking destination for people of all ages who enjoy strenuous trails.  The hike to the summit, lined with cattle-grazing farmland, is approximately 6.2 miles and is available year-round to people and their dogs.  Park...

Review: Theatrical version of ‘High School Musical’ more amusing than reality

Serra Raquel, Entertainment Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

High school is a place of friendship, romance, drama, sports, science, and flash mobs — it least, that’s what kids are led to believe upon watching Disney’s “High School Musical.” As the most successful Disney Channel Original Movies, the “High School Musical” franchise is a stapl...

Escape rooms offer puzzles and mysteries

Kaleb De La Cruz, Staff Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Feeling a need to escape?  There’s room for that! Located at the Amusement Center on March Lane (next to Goodwill), Stockton Escape is modeled after the Escape Room phone apps. Instead of randomly tapping the screen in hopes for clues, players are required to use the their brain to physically ...

eSports on track to set earnings records

Helen Le, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Video games have long been a part of the leisure time of children, teenagers and adults alike. When these gamers start taking the phrase “do what you love” literally, the results may be surprising for traditional sports enthusiasts. On the digital horizon is the advent of a new industry that is already...

Hollywood spreads message: ‘Time’s Up’

Hollywood spreads message: ‘Time’s Up’

Lily Tran, Feature Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

For anyone daring to stand behind sexist ideals, inequality, and injustice, time is up. The world is finally openly and actively standing against the imbalance of power. Women in Hollywood are spearheading activist movements and are taking the reins of power. It’s never been a secret that men dominate...

Boycott games with deceptive money schemes

Giancarlo Lizarraga, Columnist

December 4, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Genuine Gian

The Electronic Arts video game company its due criticism because of a recurring payment model in the upcoming AAA title “Star Wars Battlefront 2.” In an attempt to defend their actions to members of the reddit.com community, the EA Community Team account has received a record of more than 400,000...

The Queen of Pop has earned her ‘Reputation’

Lily Tran, Feature Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

“The drought was the very worst,” begins the last song of Taylor Swift’s last album “1989.” After waiting a three-year long drought for new music, Taylor Swift has finally released her sixth studio album “Reputation.” 2016 was a year full of drama and betrayal for the singer and led...

Drama dept. brings Matthew Shepard’s story to stage

Drama dept. brings Matthew Shepard’s story to stage

Ben Gyman, Feature Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature

Matthew Shepard was a political science major at the University of Wyoming. He enjoyed theater and was learning to speak German and Italian. He had a very close relationship with his only brother Logan. On the night of Oct. 6, 1998, Shepard was beaten, robbed, and left for dead by two men because...

Seasonal fun activities at Dell’Osso Farms

Seasonal fun activities at Dell’Osso Farms

Kaleb DeLaCruz, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

From ziplines that are high in the sky to a spooky haunted house, this family farm books fun and more. Dell’Osso Family Farm has been around for generations, but it was founded as an asparagus farm in the 1920 by three brothers from Italy.  The farm was then passed down to Rudy Dell’Osso in the 1950...

Homemade Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Homemade Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Gwendolyn Poole, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Recipes, Uncategorized

Fall has arrived (much anticipated) and probably one of the best representations of the season is pumpkin spice lattes. However, if you’re like me and have absolutely no income to support buying one every day from Starbucks, the easier and cheaper option is, of course, to DIY it.   What yo...

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