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Staffer Review: Venom

Staffer Review: Venom

Ben Bowler, Opinions Editor

October 14, 2018

Not only does “Venom” fail at reaching these standards of a modern comic book movie, but it almost fails at meeting any expectations whatsoever. It’s such an incoherent mess that I can't help but be amused by its absurdity

Homecoming Tips

Homecoming Tips

Cheryl Chen and Kendall Roberts

September 21, 2018

First time going to Homecoming? Fourth? Doesn't matter. Check out Cheryl Chen and Kendall Roberts' list of quick tips to make the night more enjoyable!

Staffer Review: Fallout

Ben Bowler, Opinions Editor

July 31, 2018

The long-running “Mission: Impossible” series, known for its memorable stunts and likable characters, has only gotten better since it began 22 years ago (let’s pretend “Mission: Impossible 2” didn’t happen.) Thankfully, “Mission: Impossible - Fallout” continues this trend to the nth...

Staffer Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Ben Bowler, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018

To realize it was only ten years ago feels shocking. That is, ten years since Nick Fury appeared at the end of Jon Favreau’s “Iron Man” to talk to Tony Stark about the Avengers initiative. Moviegoers speculated about the scene and what it meant for the future. Who are the Avengers? When are...

Op-ed: Gun Reform

Maxwell Cohn, Managing Editor of Web

March 1, 2018

The last mass shooting in Parkland highlighted a major problem in America. Far too often, the nation has succumbed to mass shootings in schools, for example the shootings at Columbine, Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook. We should be pushing for ways to prevent these massacres from happening again. Without i...

Op-Ed: Gun Reform

Yogin Patel, Managing Editor of Design

March 1, 2018

Two hundred and ninety school shootings since 2013. Averaging to one shooting per week with 18 since the beginning of this year, it is hard to suggest that there is not a grave problem facing America. Since the Columbine massacre in 1999, there has been little to no reform; begging the question as to why ...

Oscar movies that inspire

Ashley Mandel, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2017

La La Land “La La Land,” a movie within a movie, a tale of a down on her luck actress Mia (Emma Stone) who falls for the smooth jazz stylings of Sebastian (Ryan Gosling). One can appreciate Gosling playing all of his own piano stunts, a feat he mastered in three months in order to obtain the role. Th...

Self-acceptance

Charlotte Ronson, Opinions Editor

February 28, 2017

I used to be the fat kid. The one that was always picked on and chosen last for gym. The name calling was persistent, and I started to believe what I was hearing. In a society where we are always comparing ourselves to others and focusing more so on what we don’t have rather than being gratefu...

Freshman again

Yogin Patel, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2016

Imagine a kid, and imagine that they have been moving nearly every two years. Two years and then a reset. New classes and nobody that they know. That was me. Six elementary, three middle and one high school. Ten times that I had to make new friends. Ten times I walked into a class on the first...

Evolution of homecoming

Charlotte Ronson, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2016

Heels clink against the hard wooden floor as laughter bounces off the walls. Cameras flash as students dance. The music blares while the sea of people grin ear to ear. ‘And the Homecoming king and queen is…’ Every year around mid-September, Stevenson holds its annual Homecoming dance. Stude...

Editor reflects on time spent living in conforming CA town

Sami Sparber, Editor in Chief

December 9, 2015

From the time I turned six until just before my twelfth birthday, my family and I lived in Valencia, California, an affluent neighborhood in Los Angeles County. Growing up in Valencia was a completely different world, especially when it came to religion. Here, almost everyone I know is Jewish. There,...

Senior Column: You can finally park here

Brenda Reyn

October 7, 2015

Congratulations. You’ve finally made it. You’re on top of the food chain. No longer can any student curse under their breath, calling you derogatory names such as “freshman” or “underclassman”. It is now your turn to make other students in the hall uncomfortable. It is now your right to claim a...

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