Underclassmen Recognized for Year’s Efforts

Joan Harris, Staff Writer

June 12, 2014

The Underclassmen Awards celebrated the achievements of freshmen, sophomores and juniors on Monday, May 12, after school in the library Organized by math teacher Nita Madra, teachers nominated students for each award. This...

Retro Trends Spring Backward

Joan Harris and Emily Fong, Staff Writer and Co-News Editor

May 15, 2014

Trends We Love Spring 2014 has sparked a series of pop-culture trends, specifically the return of indie bands, electronic dance music, and grungy punk-rock fashions. The fashion and music industry has turned the clock back, revit...

Lafayette Library Hosts Photo Exhibit

Joan Harris, Staff Writer

April 24, 2014

AP photography is on display in the Lafayette Library from March 24 to June 9. The gallery is open every Monday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The exhibit showcases work from each of the four district high schools. Traditionally, the exh...

Divergent on Right Path

Joan Harris, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

Divergent is the first film of the Divergent series, based on the best selling trilogy by Veronica Roth. The dystopian story follows 16-year-old Beatrice Prior, who lives in the ruins of Chicago. The people in the city have ...

Guest Pianists Highlight Concert

Joan Harris, Staff Writer

March 4, 2014

Orchestra performed their Winter Concert on Thursday, February 24 at the Campolindo Performing Arts Center, with two guest pianists, Daniel Glover and Thomas Hansen. The stage not only managed to hold the whole orchestra but ...

Grier Video Offensive, Shameful

Joan Harris, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

No one can be described as just pretty, ugly, short, tall, black, white, fat, or skinny. Humans are much more complex than just the proportions of their body. Sadly, there are still people who promote body-shaming behavior....

Roam Menu Unique, Space Limited

Joan Harris, Staff Writer

February 19, 2014

Burger lovers can satisfy their craving at a new joint recently opened in Lafayette. Roam Artisan Burger has been a hit with the community so far. Over the weekend, I went to Roam , a 4 star restaurant located on 23 Lafayette Circl...

Psych Club Eyes Cheating

Joan Harris, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014

Some students will do anything it takes to be accepted into college so that future opportunities will be open for them.  But at what point does the goal fail to justify the means? Colleges look for a long list of credentials,...

Lawrence Highlights Hunger Games

Joan Harris, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

Catching Fire, the second film in The Hunger Games series, debuted in theaters on November 22. Catching Fire follows Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark as they are forced to re-enter the Annual Hunger Games, also known as th...

Horror Remake Plot Thick

Joan Harris, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

Carrie, the new horror film based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name, debuted in theatres this October. A remake of the 1974 horror film, it will satisfy novice horror fans who enjoy a great story. Carrie is about a telekineti...