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A tribute to Robin Williams

A tribute to Robin Williams

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

September 19, 2014


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Pop Culture in Perspective

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


Filed under Entertainment

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


Filed under Entertainment

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 ...

How my parents met…

Jessica Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

April 25, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Every couple has their own love story. Bruins share how their parents met—at work, college or even Bear Creek High School. “They went to Bear Creek together,” senior Tommy Le said. “At first my mom didn’t like him, but they had a class together.” Not all high school couples have a typical,...

Mystery of how Ted meets Robin solved

Laura Angle, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

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Should Hermoine have chosen Harry?

Danielle Steward, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

With the epilogue of the seventh book and the rolling credits of the eighth movie, the Harry Potter franchise has come to an end with a promising legacy. Or maybe not. Author J.K. Rowling has stayed in contact with her fans even after the story came to a close, and she has helped keep the magic alive...

Fans mourn Flappy Bird’s demise

Jacob Williams, Opinion Editor

March 14, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Within the last few months, thousands of people have played the infamous app Flappy Bird and lamented the fate of the fallen bird. In a  mad rush, people began playing the game and obsessing over keeping aloft the tiny bird. The premise of the game is deceivingly elementary: simply tap the screen...

Kantner coaches improv team for Senior Project

Jessica Lee, Sports Editor

March 14, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

From an early age, senior Douglas (D.J.) Kantner developed an interest in theater arts. “Back when I was six or seven, I was really big into movies and I realized you could take acting classes,” Kantner said.  “The more and more I took acting classes, the better I got and so I wanted to be...

Laughter wins in latest ComedySportz battle

Sophaline Chuong, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Parents and students crowded into the BC theater for the ComedySportz game on February 14 — an evening full of wit, quick-thinking and nerves of steel. Bear Creek faced off against Lodi High School in a game of Improv Comedy that resulted in a close call with Bear Creek winning 28-23. Bear Creek’s...

The World Gone Wild: The not-so-innocent themes behind classic children’s films

The World Gone Wild: The not-so-innocent themes behind classic children’s films

Jasmine Santos, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

March 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Enjoying a three week top box office spot, the animated movie “The Lego Movie” continues to be a hit for both adults and children alike who’ve stretched their creative juices with the plastic blocks. However, like many movies that are seemingly light and pure entertainment, the movie depicts plenty...

Marvel unveils teen Muslim – American superhero

Marvel unveils teen Muslim – American superhero

Natalia Gevara, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Superheroes that fly, superheroes that shoot spiderwebs, superheroes that turn into raging green monsters — all are notable additions to the superhero family and are seen as some of the most iconic characters of this generation.  However, diversity isn’t at its strongest when it comes to renowned...

Fans shocked by ‘Fast and Furious’ star’s death

Fans shocked by ‘Fast and Furious’ star’s death

Tom Vo, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

“So check it out, it’s like this: If I lose, winner takes my car clean and clear. But if I win, I take the cash, and I take the respect” — Brian O’Conner “The Fast and Furious” 2001. In the film, O’Connor did win, but nobody could have anticipated that Paul Walker, the actor who shined...

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