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“Crazy, Rich Asians” rises above stereotypes

“Crazy, Rich Asians” rises above stereotypes

Devyn Inong, Infographics Editor November 9, 2018

From bookstore to the 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...

The Battle of the Smoothies: Nektar vs. Jamba Juice

Kalani Williams, Staff Writer November 9, 2018

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...

Hogwarts fans await their letters

Giancarlo Lizzaraga, Columnist May 29, 2018

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...

Aspiring filmmaker’s script to be shot in Stockton

Aspiring filmmaker’s script to be shot in Stockton

Alumnus Dalin Nelson’s script ‘55 Years’ will premiere at 2nd annual Violette Film Festival in Merced
Serra Raquel, Entertainment Editor May 29, 2018

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...

Take advantage of outdoors in San Joaquin county

Stockton surounded by majestic mountains, gleaming lakes and miles of bike trails
Gwendolyn Poole, Photography Editor May 29, 2018

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...

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

Technical difficulties mar an otherwise fun, entertaining performance
Serra Raquel, Entertainment Editor May 29, 2018

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...

Escape rooms offer puzzles and mysteries

Kaleb De La Cruz, Staff Writer May 25, 2018

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...

eSports on track to set earnings records

Helen Le, Editor-in-Chief May 25, 2018

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...

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07:  ( L-R) Actor Meryl Streep, activist Ai-jen Poo, actor Natalie Portman, activist Rosa Clemente, actors Michelle Williams, America Ferrera, Jessica Chastain, Amy Poehler and activist Saru Jayaraman attend the 2018 InStyle and Warner Bros. 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards Post-Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for InStyle)

Hollywood spreads message: ‘Time’s Up’

Lily Tran , Feature Editor May 25, 2018

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...

Boycott games with deceptive money schemes

Giancarlo Lizarraga, Columnist December 4, 2017

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 Queen of Pop has earned her ‘Reputation’

Lily Tran, Feature Editor December 4, 2017

“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...

Drama dept. brings Matthew Shepard’s story to stage

Drama dept. brings Matthew Shepard’s story to stage

Play focuses on Laramie, Wyoming, residents’ reaction to murder
Ben Gyman, Feature Editor December 4, 2017

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...

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