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Book Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Lily Tran, Feature Editor

January 20, 2017

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Goodreads Rating: 4.1/5 My Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: This is a world divided by blood – red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken...

Why do you always buy things from an astronaut

Erin Baquiran, Photography Editor

January 18, 2017

Why do you always buy things from an astronaut? Because their products are always out of this world Sorry I tend to love outer space puns because I'm a star! I don't planet to go this way But when I say puns like this I always ROCKET Is the sun heavy? No, it's light! Why did the star go...


David Hancock, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

Dear readers, For those of you who don't know my family very well, I have a really wise dad. My dad works in property management, which is a fancy term for being a landlord, which is a fancy term for being a Jack-of-all-trades fix-it-guy who also collects rent. Being that, my dad has always been...

Bates Motel (TV show 2013-present)

Gian Carlo Baldonado, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

[Spoiler Alert for a movie that precedes the TV show. Writer suggests to watch the movie Psycho (1960) first before reading ahead.] Check behind your shower curtains–- you’d never be too cautious looking for a tall, lanky young man carrying a knife decked on his mother’s evening gown. Anyone...

Finals week!!!!

Erin Baquiran, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Self-deprecating jokes have been overwhelmingly abundant this week and it’s only Monday. I’ve been studying like CRAZY over the last week for finals that will either make or break my grades. Continuing studying throughout the weekend was absolutely insane...

What the Heck is my Blog?

David Hancock, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

Dear readers, To be honest guys, what the heck are you reading?!? So I’m straight chillin in a Starbucks, wearing a fancy black coat with the collar up and drinking a hot caramel brulee latte while writing in my blog on my not-apple laptop, basically being the most hip hipster in existence...

7 Campus Improvement Ideas

Jerice Banola, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

Whether it is by running or learning, everyone seeks to improve — improve their surroundings, their lives, and themselves. Here are campus improvement ideas given by fellow Bear Creek students! Edric Liong, senior “More bathrooms open to students would be pleasing as I have to pee a lot.”...

I study for my math tests but I’m failing… I guess things just aren’t adding up

Erin Baquiran, Photography Editor

December 14, 2016

I study for my math tests but I’m failing… I guess things just aren’t adding up If you had to think about what that pun meant, I think you’re calcuLATE I’m not trying to be MEAN, just AVERAGE I had vacation and became really unorganized and messy… I guess it’s because i had NO CLASS Where...

New York

David Hancock, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Dear readers, New York, New York, New York! So this past weekend I was in New York for a scholarship presentation for the college I’m planning on going to, but also to have fun. Basically, New York is freakin awesome! Yes, by New York I mean New York City. And yes, there are other cities...

DIY Candy Surprise

DIY Candy Surprise

Rachel Dinh-Lopez, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Christmas is less than twenty days away and in honor of low-budget students looking for creative, inexpensive gifts, I’ve decided to DIY a sweet and easy mason jar gift: Candy Surprise. You will need: Mason jar Candy of your choice Hot glue gun Hot glue stick Construction paper Tape Surprise...

Bucket List #8

Aaron Tam, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2016

What are some of the things on your bucket list? “Go to every state of the United States, have my house paid off, watch grandchildren grow up, and go see the aurora borealis.” teacher Joyce Dedini “Go to Europe, or all the countries of Europe.” Senior Bryan Phan “I want to go to Hawaii.”...

Apple Cider

Helen Le, Feature Editor

December 12, 2016

As the holidays approach, traditions wrap up the year with customary cheer. Today, at lunch, my friends and I were talking about foods to bring for our Secret Santa potluck. The hostess asked us if we’d like her parents to supply apple cider. The mention of the drink reminded me of my mom’s...

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