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I Need a Man Because Disney Told Me So

I Need a Man Because Disney Told Me So

Ariana A-D, Assistant Copy Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

What’s a princess without a prince? Just “ss”. What’s Cinderella without Prince Charming? A slave in her own home. What would Snow White and Aurora be without their knights in shining armor? Still in comas. Ariel without Prince Eric? A fish. What will I be if I don’t find someone who finds...

American Sniper – A Movie of Our Nation

American Sniper – A Movie of Our Nation

Yadin B., Entertainment Co-Editor

February 3, 2015


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

*This post contains spoilers. As the late Harry S. Truman said, "America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand." The recent box office hit, American Sniper, directed by the well-known Clint Eastwood, touched the lives...

Is Uber Worth It?

Is Uber Worth It?

Emily Rosen, Entertainment Co-Editor

January 21, 2015


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

The cab service Uber has many benefits. It is convenient, somewhat inexpensive, and operates from a mobile app. Ubers are especially popular among teenagers and young adults because they are available 24/7 and are better than driving while intoxicated. Unfortunately, Ubers have many risks.   Uber “cabs” are just regular cars ...

Official OC Boba Ranking

Official OC Boba Ranking

Kayla Taft and Ariana A-D

January 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment & Technology, Lions' Den, TVT Trends

Boba, one of the most popular trends among Orange County teens and TVT students in particular, is sold at several venues throughout the county. While Cha for Tea at the UCI Center is the most popular among TVT students, other locations also offer delicious bubble tea. Boba, chewy tapioca balls, are commonly...

Is Black Friday Hypocritical?

Is Black Friday Hypocritical?

Ariana A-D, Assistant Copy Editor

December 1, 2014


Filed under Entertainment & Technology, Uncategorized

Exactly one day after Americans dedicate time to give thanks for everything they have, millions spend the next day scrambling to purchase sale items on “Black Friday”. Making early trips to the mall or online shopping for sales has even become a family tradition for many on Thanksgiving weekend....

Remembering a Fashion Icon: Oscar de la Renta

Remembering a Fashion Icon: Oscar de la Renta

Emily R.

October 22, 2014


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

Oscar de la Renta, one of the world's most legendary fashion designers, died last week at age 82. Mr. de la Renta was known for dressing celebrities, politicians and fashionable women all around the world. Most recently, he designed Amal Clooney's wedding dress just last month. He became well known i...

Can You Spot The Difference? (“The Giver” Movie vs. Book Review)

Can You Spot The Difference? (“The Giver” Movie vs. Book Review)

Yadin B., Entertainment Co-Editor

October 20, 2014


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

As time shows, the movie adaptation of a novel is hardly ever as good as the book itself. The movie based on Lois Lowry's book, The Giver, is no exception. Although captured in a very cinematic way, "The Giver" has certain details and crucial parts that are very different from the book. As any good...

I Think I Wanna Marry You: Married At First Sight

I Think I Wanna Marry You: Married At First Sight

Matana Z, Shul and State Co-Editor

October 6, 2014


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

The new MTV show, "Married At First Sight," broadcasts a couple on a first date that doubles as their wedding. People sign up for the show, and a select few get chosen to be on the show. After a few weeks of marriage, they decide if they want to stay together or get a divorce. The show aims to make finding...

Remembering Comedy Legends

Remembering Comedy Legends

Emily R, Entertainment Co-Editor

October 6, 2014


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

The world recently lost two of America’s most beloved and most trailblazing comedians: Joan Rivers and Robin Williams. Their unexpected deaths occurred within a month of each other and shocked the world and their millions of fans as Hollywoods circle of comedic greats got a little smaller.     Robin...

Festival Fashion Faux-Pas

Festival Fashion Faux-Pas

Emily R., Entertainment Co-Editor

May 13, 2014


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

  Every year, thousands of twenty-somethings flock Indio Valley for the famed music festival, Coachella. The festival is a favorite among celebrities such as Vanessa Hudgens, who is known as the “Queen Of Coachella.” It is known for its laid back bohemian style and outrageous fashion. People...

Blind Man Sees With Bionic Eye

Blind Man Sees With Bionic Eye

Yadin B., Entertainment Co-Editor

May 7, 2014


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

Fifty nine thousand, one hundred and ninety three is the number of people in the United States who suffer from being blind. For years, people have been trying to find a cure to this and bring back sight to the blind. Recently, the FDA has approved the first bionic eye made by Second Sight to be produced...

“Divergent” Movie Review

“Divergent” Movie Review

April 1, 2014


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

The newest movie franchise that has captivated the hearts of thousands of teenagers around the world is “Divergent,” a science fiction adventure movie which originated from a book written by Veronica Roth, who was just 21 years old when it was published in 2011. The book gained global popularity as its ...

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