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Vinyl album fans welcome return of “authentic” sound

Khaled Alameldin, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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.

A tribute to Robin Williams

A tribute to Robin Williams

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

September 19, 2014

A terrible, terrible pain was prevalent in this one man’s life, and an image of him has been painted that will never fade from our memories, and that image will hopefully help motivate us to reach out to those who are also suffering, and even if we couldn’t rescue Robin Williams’ from his own demons, it’s not entirely too late. We can learn how to save others, for his sake.

Bad Seed Rising blooms early

Bad Seed Rising blooms early

Laura Angle, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

Like any other teenagers, the four best friends Mason Gainer, 13, Aiden Marceron, 12, Louey Peraza, 15, and Francheska Pastor, 16, all spend time on social media and worry about upcoming exams. What makes them stick out from the crowd, however, is that these teens are celebrating the release of their...

Popular young adult novel hits the big screen

Natalia Gevara, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

With metaphors of infinities, constellations, and its ability to move readers with a simply ‘okay,’  “The Fault in Our Stars”, a young adult novel written by John Green, has touched readers with every word embedded in its pages. To the excitement of its fans, the film adaptation of the book is ...

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