Nemo Sequel Worries Fan

Casey Miller, Co-Sports Editor

April 30, 2013

P. Sherman, 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney. Perhaps you recall this address.  Maybe you memorized it before your own. Finding Nemo is a childhood favorite for the teens of our generation.  No one could ever forget overprotective Marlin, ...

Carelessness, Ignorance Damages America’s Reputation

Emily Fong, Staff Writer

April 30, 2013

These days the citizens of our country do not have much reason to fear impending doom. America's literacy rate is nearly 100%, its standards of living continue to climb, and its economy seems to be recovering, despite the fact...

High School Ends, Life Moves Forward

Colleen O'Brien, Lifestyle Editor

April 23, 2013

Nothing I observed or heard as an underclassman could have prepared me for what senior year had in store. All the college visits, applications, senioritis, and life-changing decisions forced into a single month. It’s an...

Twins Enjoy Unique Support

Nikki Honda, Co-Sports Editor

March 26, 2013

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to have a twin sibling? I think it would be interesting. There would always be someone there to talk with that would understand my problems and be there for me whenever I...

Fong Confronts Man in Mirror

Kevin Fong, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2013

I often think about how weird life can sometimes be. I see people as just apes wandering the earth using our darn dirty paws to clank a few things together to build a house. The only useful thing we contribute to society is...

Wilson Finds Joy in True Adversary

Lindsay Wilson, Staff Writer

March 26, 2013

Within the heart of every successful athlete exists the motivation that empowers them to to achieve their goals. For some, this inspiration was planted and cultivated from the words of a coach, family member, friend, or famous...

Life Too Dependent on Tricky Test

Cat Kolm, Staff Writer

March 25, 2013

The Scholastic Aptitude Test. The SAT. The 3 letter word guaranteed to strike fear into every high schooler's heart. 7 times each year, 1000s of upper classmen flock to surrounding high schools to battle against the test...

Ski Week Saves Money, Instructional Time

Casey Miller, Co-Sports Editor

March 21, 2013

According to Google Maps, Moraga is exactly 3 hours and 7 minutes away from Tahoe, the top skiing destination in California.  In winter, hundreds of families retreat into the mountains to ski and snowboard at Northstar, Homewood,...

Leprechauns Questionable, Holiday Enthusiasm Real

Colleen OBrien, Lifestyle Editor

March 14, 2013

Four leaf clovers. Leprechauns. Pots of gold and rainbows galore. I have to say that St. Patrick's Day is one of my favorite holidays. It could be because of my Irish heritage. It could be that I need a festive break in the...

Mixtape Generation Reinvents Industry

Luther Kuefner, Staff Writer

March 12, 2013

The internet has played a great role in discovering new talent, from the Los Angeles collective Odd Future to Mississippi’s soulful rapper Big K.R.I.T. Rappers like Harlem’s Cam’ron and Atlanta’s T.I. that made their...

Absences Impact More Than Learning

Colleen OBrien, Lifestyle Editor

March 11, 2013

Okay, so I admit it. I’ve been known to miss class on occasion for a sporting event or a field trip. And I can attest, it’s a wonderful feeling. There’s nothing better than pausing in the midst of something more fun than...