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Serra’s Side of the Story: Same sex relationships break sexual norms on TV

Serra Raquel, Entertainment Editor September 16, 2016

Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network are two of the top networks for children’s television programs. Recently, these networks have been making advances towards having queer representation in their cartoons. “The...

Despite risks, Pokémon GO a hit among gamers

David Yang, Entertainment Editor September 16, 2016

Pokémon GO has brought people from all backgrounds together as a community with a common goal: to find and train Pokémon. However, recent incidents have led some to conclude that the game is also a source...

Today’s Disney princess doesn’t need rescuing

Today’s Disney princess doesn’t need rescuing

Erin Baquiran, Photography Editor September 16, 2016

Mulan climbed a 50-foot pole by herself while holding weights, Merida hit the bullseye on a target without much concentration, Tiana developed her own five-star restaurant all by herself, and the kingdoms...

Pop-Culture in Perspective: Live action Disney films capture the magic

Pop-Culture in Perspective: Live action Disney films capture the magic

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor June 3, 2016

We grew up with the classic Disney movies that captivated both children and adults. Although Disney is without a doubt a powerhouse brand, the company has taken further steps to maximize the magic. Recently,...

‘Zootopia’ conveys message for older audiences

‘Zootopia’ conveys message for older audiences

Emma Garcia, Online Editor-in-Chief June 3, 2016

To a little kid, “Zootopia” might just seem like a fun movie. But to older audiences, it’s an important lesson about racism. “I like that [the movie] teaches kids that even if the world is...

Greased lightning strikes!

Greased lightning strikes!

Claire Gilliland, News Editor June 3, 2016

Bear Creek’s drama department headed by theater director Cassie Champeau and choreographer Ms. Nicole put on the long-awaited performance of “Grease” — a performance that was worth the wait. “Grease”...

Readers do judge a book by its cover

Jessica Dang, Sports Editor May 31, 2016

Author of classic novel “Slaughterhouse-Five,” Kurt Vonnegut sums up a book as “an arrangement of twenty-six phonetic symbols, ten numerals, and about eight punctuation marks, and people can cast...

‘Danny Ray’ combines standup comedy and sports commentary

Graschelle Hipolito, Editor-in-Chief May 31, 2016

In today’s golden age of comedy and technology, it can be daunting to project material and gain a following. Danny Ray, a Bear Creek class of 2006 alumnus, adds his own personal flare to his work with...


Review: “The Danish Girl”

Katie Biddle, Staff Writer February 12, 2016

The novel “The Danish Girl,” by David Ebershoff, is a story loosely based on the real life of Lili Elbe, one of the first transgender women to undergo surgery to become female. Taking place in numerous...

“The Force Awakens” lives up to previous Star Wars films

Cody Evans, Staff Writer February 12, 2016

Since the 1977 premiere of George Lucas’s “Star Wars: A New Hope,” several different generations of Jedi, Sith, Clone troopers, and Rebels have emerged. Today teens and adults alike enjoy Lucas’s...

Pop Culture in Perspective: #OscarsSoWhite sparks controversy

Pop Culture in Perspective: #OscarsSoWhite sparks controversy

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor February 12, 2016

Out of all the ceremonies of the extravagant award show season, the Oscars takes the cake as the most significant, as the coveted Academy Award has become the hallmark of a performer’s career since the...

Coloring books for teens help manage stress

Katrina Springs, Staff Writer December 11, 2015

Although coloring is an activity that’s associated with children, the physiological effects it has on reducing stress and anxiety has made adult coloring books the next natural relaxing fad. In adult...

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