Civil War Worthy of Popularity

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

May 26, 2016

The most recent installment in the Avenger movie franchise series, Civil War, serves as a filler movie to set up future story lines for new characters like Spiderman and Black Panther. While weak on plot, Civil War possesse...

Apollo’s Trials Trumped by Gay Romance

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

May 23, 2016

As his most LGBTQ+ friendly young adult novel so far, Rick Riordan's Trials of Apollo has set the bar for both humor and sexual acceptance. Narrated from the Greek god Apollo's point of view, the story is a surprising contrast...

Playlist Fights AP Exam Blues

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2016

One of the scariest times of the year has arrived and no one is prepared. That's right, AP Exams are this week and students morale is plummeting. To combat this emotional downfall, I have prepared a playlist: 1-"Welcome...

Make Meaning for Yourself

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

April 22, 2016

It wasn't until my sophomore year that I had my first panic attack. I was running on 5 hours of sleep with the knowledge that I had 8 hours of homework and a 4-hour tennis match ahead of me. Of course, other factors can contribute...

DC Heroes Weak Alternative

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

April 22, 2016

Team Superman or Team Batman? To be honest, I'm on Team Wonder Woman. Throughout the pointless 2 hours of Batman Vs. Superman, Wonder Woman is the only hero who never gets her butt kicked, unlike Superman and Batman, ...

Family Favorite Returns with Reboot

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

March 11, 2016

Everywhere you look, everywhere you go, there's advertising telling you to watch Netflix's Full House spin-off: Fuller House. The show premiered on February 26. Whether you're watching it to see the kids you once adored now tack...

Different Preferences, Same Values

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

February 25, 2016

The LGBTQ community has stepped out from the shadows it was once forced to hide within. However, while gay marriage was legalized this past summer, other sexualities like bisexuality and asexuality remain misunderstood and often ...

Male Self Control, Not Female Temperance, Real Issue

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2016

To be "confirmed" in the Catholic faith one must demonstrate their special connection to God. According to my church, the only way to do this is to isolate one's self in the woods, sans wifi.  Thus, I was forced to spend...

Nutcracker Production Challenges Dancers

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

January 29, 2016

The California Academy of Performing Arts (CAPA) performed The Nutcracker in the CPAC December 19-21. Over a dozen Campolindo students, including sophomores Kathryn Daniel and Makenna Wolff, participated in the production. Daniel performe...

New Bond Flick Weak Follow up to Skyfall

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2015

When dealing with James Bond, one must always expect the unexpected. But 1 thing I certainly didn't expect from 007's new movie Spectre was yawning. And I yawned a lot. Starting out in Mexico on the Day of the Dead, Bo...

Clinton Run Reshaping Attitudes

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

November 8, 2015

Hillary Clinton, victim of email scandal, sexism, and wife of a cheating husband. And possibly the first female president. In 2008, Clinton first ran for the Democratic party nomination for the presidency against Barack...

Knowledge Cures Prejudice

Kate Ginley, Opinion Editor

October 19, 2015

The Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in the U.S. on June 26, 2015, but there is still a long way to go. I wandered into Barnes and Noble to get a few new books on Friday after school. Being human, I needed to stop in the...