The Bruin Voice

How my parents met…

Jessica Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

April 25, 2014

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

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Should Hermoine have chosen Harry?

Danielle Steward, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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...

Netflix, apps help popularize Korean dramas

Netflix, apps help popularize Korean dramas

Sophaline Chuong, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014

In 2012, Korean sensation PSY came out with the hit Gangnam style that took the world by storm with over a billion views on Youtube.  Interest grew not only in the music, but in Korean dramas. “Kpop makes dramas more known because of idols who act in them,” sophomore Lok Leung said.  “It is...

The World Gone Wild: Falling in love with objects

The World Gone Wild: Falling in love with objects

Jasmine Santos, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

February 6, 2014

Ah, Valentine’s Day, a day when the happily in love solidify their bonds and the rest of us are painfully reminded of our single status. But there are others of us that don’t seem to mind the loneliness at all. There are people that are content to spend the day and relish their alone time with...

British retro band’s unique poetic style a hit with listeners

British retro band’s unique poetic style a hit with listeners

Laura Angle, Staff Writer

December 13, 2013

In April 2012, band members of Bastille — Dan Smith, Chris “Woody” Wood, Kyle Simmons, and Will Farquarson — crammed themselves into a cupboard-sized recording room with minimal equipment and produced their debut album “Bad Blood,” which quickly sold over a quarter of a million records. As...

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