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November 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Online Only, Uncategorized

8th Grade Film: “The comedian Bo Burnham-turned-filmmaker has the wisdom to know that eighth grade isn't a stage – it's a state of mind most us never entirely grow out of,” Peter Travers (American film critic and journalist) said in a “Rolling Stone” article. Kayla Day is an eighth grader i...

Much more than Nothing

Gavin Cardoza, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

Their name may seem a little unorthodox at first, and their style of slow and loud melodies may be different from much of the music heard today, but start-up band Nothing is more than what their name implies. The band’s genre, shoegazing (or shoegaze) is a subgenre of indie rock that emerged in the...

Emo Rap – a new spin on dark and grim topics

Jayden Jones, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Music has always been a medium to convey social injustice, heartache, the allure of drugs and alcohol, and the dark subjects in life. But a new genre ― known as Emo Rap ― adds a new layer on a much deeper level to the already popular hip-hop genre. Emo rap flips the rap genre on its head with more...

“Crazy, Rich Asians” rises above stereotypes

Devyn Inong, Infographics Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

From bookstore to cinema, the feature-film “Crazy, Rich Asians” breaks Asian stereotypes while paving a new path for aspiring Asian-Americans hoping to make it big on Hollywood screens. Directed by Jon M. Chu, the two-hour movie is sure to take audiences on an emotional roller coaster as they follow...

The Battle of the Smoothies: Nektar vs. Jamba Juice

Kalani Williams, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Jamba Juice is frequently the go-to for teenagers wanting smoothies. Since the business opened in Stockton in 1990, multiple smoothie joints have opened and tried to compete but they have ultimately failed. But Nekter, located in Lincoln Center, has been grabbing the attention of the teenage demographic...

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...

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