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Sesame Street Welcomes Julia

Sesame Street Welcomes Julia

Isabella Shulman

January 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

In 2015, the beloved children's television program Sesame Street introduced their newest addition to the muppet family, Julia. Julia is an orange haired little girl with autism. First some background information about autism. Autism Spectrum Disorder and Autism are generalized terms for complex learning...

Pan: The Movie Of The Century?

Pan: The Movie Of The Century?

Emily R., Editor in Chief

October 19, 2015


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

This is Hugh Jackman as Blackbeard in the new PG movie "Pan." This steampunk children's movie was not well received, earning a 26% on Rotten Tomatoes and grossed only $5.2 million on its opening day. Maybe these poor ratings are due to the fact that it is a steampunk children's movie whose titl...

Social Media: What Power We Really Have

Social Media: What Power We Really Have

Hannah F., Staff Writer

October 4, 2015


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

Today’s teens are connected to one another through the internet more than any other generation. As with any communication medium, social media comes with its ups and downs, pros and cons. Overall, I truly believe it makes the world a better place. It also gives way to some less desirable behaviors a...

The History Of Memes

The History Of Memes

Elianna S., Staff Writer

September 24, 2015


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

Memes A meme, according to Dictionary.com, (pronounced meem) is a cultural item in the form of an image, video, phrase, etc., that is spread via the Internet and often altered in a creative or humorous way. The word meme comes from the book The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins who abbreviated th...

Best Donuts in Orange County

Best Donuts in Orange County

Emily Rosen, Entertainment Co-Editor

May 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

If you know me, you know that I love fried dough. The donut is a delectable, high calorie treat that all ages enjoy! I decided to venture about Orange County and taste donuts from some of the most world-renown donut shops-- what more could a girl want? Krispy Kreme, Dunkin’ Donuts, Mags Bakery, and...

Fast 7 – A Tribute to Paul Walker

Fast 7 – A Tribute to Paul Walker

Yadin Bromberg, Entertainment Co-Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

Currently listed as the fifth biggest movie of all time, Fast and Furious 7 has reached the $1.3 billion dollar mark in the box office. Many are claiming that this was the best and most heart-touching movie of the series. Half way through filming, tragedy struck not only the cast of Fast 7 but the...

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...

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