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Na Hoku Mai Kanolani highlights Hawaiian and Tahitian dance

Anissa Ypon, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


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The Hawaiian and Tahitian cultures are best known for their expressive dancing. Oftentimes people misinterpret the differences between both cultures by merging them into one concept: Hula dancing. Susan, George and son Tallon Pedregosa began their own halau (group), Na Hoku Mai Kanoelani in 2000,...

Artistic talents showcased at Film and Arts Festival

Jessica Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2015


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Silence on set!  Bear Creek High School held its first ever Film and Art Festival on April 24.  Students walked into the hall of the theater to a world of art and into the actual theater to a world where ideas on paper came to life as if by magic. The idea for the festival originated from English...

A new ‘Empire’ of the TV world arises and conquers ratings

Anissa Ypon, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


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Whether or not hip-hop music is your taste, Fox’s newest television series “Empire” has managed to break audience records after every episode.  The captivating show made its debut on Jan. 7, 2015, and ended the season on March 18, and broke a 23-year-old ratings record for Fox with 12.9 million...

Vinyl album fans welcome return of “authentic” sound

Khaled Alameldin, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


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The record begins to spin, the needle slowly drops and the sound of a mellotron flute fills the air. John Lennon's voice sounds over the flute as he sings, “Let me take you down, cause I'm going to Strawberry Fields / Nothing is real and nothing to get hung about / Strawberry Fields forever.” Rock...

Best-seller “50 Shades” film opens on V-Day

Anissa Ypon, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


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Some young women lament how it is difficult to find a guy who wants more than just a sexual relationship, but in some cases it is women who want more than just plain “vanilla,” a term used in the popular book series “Fifty Shades of Grey” to refer to traditional sexual behavior. This Valentine’s...

10 BC students perform in SJ Honors Concert

Jessica Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2015


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San Joaquin County’s finest musicians performed at the 60th Annual San Joaquin County High School Honors Concert on Jan. 10. Ten of the 62 members in the Honors Strings Orchestra were Bruin students. Every year, the San Joaquin County Office of Education partners with the San Joaquin County Music...

Creative Writing novel excerpts

December 12, 2014


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The following are excerpts from various National Novel Writing Month projects by Creative Writing students. Vote on your favorite!

Shows worth binge-watching over holiday break

Jessica Dang, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014


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Let’s be real. Binge watching shows is a talent worth gloating about but it can be a struggle to find shows that will keep a person interested enough to continue to watch episode after episode for hours on end as eyes begin to strain and bathroom breaks are continually pushed back.

‘Rumors’ brings laughter and suspense to BC theatre

‘Rumors’ brings laughter and suspense to BC theatre

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2014


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Intense love affairs, outrageous fabrications, and situations so improbable that they are nearly scandalous — all told in the comical farce titled “Rumors.” “Rumors” hit the BC theatre September 18 and had a total of six outstanding performances. The play revolves around the 10th anniversary...

Fans revel in the pop culture of Stockton-Con

Fans revel in the pop culture of Stockton-Con

Jessica Machado, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014


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All the proceeds from tickets and other Stockton-Con merchandise went to Saint Mary’s Dining Room and the United Way. In the last two years, Stockton-Con has raised over $30,000 and 3,000 pounds of clothes for Saint Mary’s Dining Room and the United Way of Stockton.

E-Sports: a new form of athleticism

Aidan Backus, Online Editor

September 19, 2014


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“I think e-sports are sports because they require teamwork, dexterity, fast reflexes and strategy."

BC theater sets 40 performances for the new year

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014


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After a somewhat disappointing previous performance year, the Bear Creek drama department is back with four new performance opportunities being added to the original two, totaling 40 performance dates throughout the year.

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