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Book Review : “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”

Book Review : “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”

Nallely Nava, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2014


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Ned Vizzini committed suicide exactly one year ago on December 19, 2013 at the age of 32. To commemorate his successful literary work I decided to read one of his most celebrated novels "It's Kind of a Funny Story".  "It's Kind of a Funny Story" is a story about depression, suicide, and the pressures o...

Movie Review: Annabelle

Movie Review: Annabelle

Meagan Lomboy and Natalie Guevara

October 17, 2014


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The Devil doll makes her appearance once again, as Annabelle Wallis and Ward Horton star in this cut-rate movie from John R. Leonetti. The film is a spinoff of James Wan’s movie “The Conjuring” and brings us back in time to 1969, when Annabelle was just your regular doll. The inspiration for...

Movie Review: Maze Runner

Movie Review: Maze Runner

Nallely Nava and Natalie Guevara

September 25, 2014


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SPOILER ALERT! Yet again, another YA sci-fi book has been adapted into a movie. Adding to the list, The Maze Runner squeezed right under the Hunger Games and Divergent. The movie is based on James Dashner’s first installment of his best selling trilogy. The Maze Runner stars Dylan O' Brien as Thomas, Kaya S...

Movie Review: Divergent

Movie Review: Divergent

Nallely Nava, Reporter

March 24, 2014


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To be completely honest, movies based on books are almost never as good as the book. Especially when it is competing with the award winning "Hunger Games." Nevertheless, "Divergent" fans all over the world are going to walk away satisfied. Based on Veronica Roth's first book from her best sellin...

Team Fortress 2

Team Fortress 2

James Sobolov, Op/ Ed

March 18, 2014


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Do you play Video games? Do you like video games? Do you not have enough money because you spent it all on video games? Then Team Fortress 2 is perfect for you. Game play Team Fortress 2 is a free to play game available only on the steam software by Valve. The game itself has been out since 2006, ...

Oscar-Nominated Short Film Series Plays at Camera 3

Oscar-Nominated Short Film Series Plays at Camera 3

Eli Schenk, Editor

February 11, 2014


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Enjoy going to the movies, but tired of all those 2-hour, big budget films filled with A-list stars and cliched plots? Ready to try a new film experience? Look no further than the 2014 Oscar Nominated Short Films series, playing at Camera 3 Cinema in Downtown San Jose in anticipation of the Oscars...

Google Smart Contacts: A New Future for Diabetics

Google Smart Contacts: A New Future for Diabetics

Alize Chavez, Reporter

February 7, 2014


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There is a new invention from Google that helps diabetics take glucose levels. Instead of having to prick our fingers, Google is currently in the process of making contact lenses that can warn you when your glucose levels are rising or falling. A small light is installed with many other small chips...

People’s Choice Awards 2014

People’s Choice Awards 2014

Alize Chavez, reporter

January 23, 2014


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This year's "People's Choice Awards" was probably the greatest award show to see this awards season. Many actors were recognized for their great talent in a movie or show that was released within the last few months along with musicians who were nominated/awarded for their aptitude in music. Actors...

Chromebooks: Lincoln’s Newest Technology Tool

Chromebooks: Lincoln’s Newest Technology Tool

James Sobolov, Op/ Ed

January 17, 2014


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Chromebooks, the new google mini-laptop, have been interesting topics of late. Seeing that recently the school has acquired some, much as I had about 6 months ago, a review would be in order. This review will be specifically of the  Samsung XE303, the version of the Chromebook the school has purch...

“Saving Mr. Banks” Film Review

“Saving Mr. Banks” Film Review

L.A., Reporter

January 17, 2014


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A newly released movie just came out called, "Saving Mr. Banks." It is based on the very true story of how the classic movie, Mary Poppins, came to be. We all remember Mary Poppins as a kid; she's the nanny who floated through the window one day to save a family's relationship. The movie was was created...

Snapchat App Review

Snapchat App Review

Haley Duarte, Reporter

December 18, 2013


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As the year comes to an end, a certain app has become one of the years hottest trends. Snapchat is the name several students know a lot about this app, but a few may not. What is Snapchat you may ask? Well, Snapchat is an app that allows you to snap a photo or a short video of yourself/others doing...

A Multitude of Merry Movies

A Multitude of Merry Movies

Nick Zandbergen, Staff Writer

December 13, 2013


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With the Christmas Break looming, many students are getting rarely-seen free time. A good way to spend this time is enjoying a holiday film. Here are some top films this holiday season: Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales is an animated movie, running 18 minutes long. Made up of several short tales abou...

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