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The Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor
June 12, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, Feature

  It all started with a boy named Hercules.   Growing up, Hercules had been the first movie I ever remember watching and it just so happened to be the first spark of my creative drive. Even though I was only three-years-old, I remember a sense of happiness and pure joy seeing the beautiful c...

Easter Eggs in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Easter Eggs in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer
December 21, 2015
Filed under Media&Arts

Just a few days ago on December 18th 2015, Disney premiered yet another Star Wars film and it’s better than what we could imagine.     After the prequels directed by George Lucas and the original movies that came out in the late 70’s and early 80’s, Disney has opened up the vault to a ne...

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer
October 28, 2015
Filed under Columns

Disneyland is hosting yet another event for people of all ages to enjoy. In celebration of Halloween, Disney is throwing seventeen Halloween parties. The dates vary through September 25th and October 31st.   All event guests are allowed to wear a costume. It’s a great time to dress as your ...

A Reawakening in the World of Sets

A Reawakening in the World of Sets

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts Editor
September 23, 2015
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

With the "Star Wars" craze on the rise as the date of release for "Star Wars Episode VII - The Force Awakens" grows ever closer, there is even more to be excited about with the announcement that the movie will feature real sets and will not be heavily relying on CGI (computer-generated imagery). For...

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor
September 18, 2015
Filed under Media&Arts

The original animated film of “Cinderella” was released in the 1950’s and is still being talked about today. The 2015 real life remake, starring Lily James, as Cinderella was a giant success, especially with the box office making $542.3 million. In this new remake it shows how Cinderella’s...

When Light Souls Go Dark

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer
September 16, 2015
Filed under Media&Arts

The popular ABC program, “Once Upon A Time” is continuing onto their fifth season starting September 27th, 2015. Beginning the new adventure, one of the main characters, Emma Swan, played by Jennifer Morrison, has lost her way and has become known as the new Dark One, replacing Rumplestiltskin, played...

Disney’s Newest Ethnic Princess

Disney’s Newest Ethnic Princess

Natalia Huanosto, Staff Writer
September 14, 2015
Filed under Media&Arts, Uncategorized

There’s a new Disney princess in town. It was revealed at this year’s D23 Expo that in 2016 Disney will be coming out with the movie Moana. It will introduce a princess named Moana. It’s always interesting when Disney adds a new princess. This is even more so as Moana is Polynesian. Although...

Way Back When…

Way Back When…

Maria Vital, Copy/Op-Ed Editor
May 6, 2015
Filed under Media&Arts

Disney Channel was and always will be the best provider for children and pre-teen shows.  Whether it's an Original movie or show, or a music video, Disney always came through with something memorable.  The following are the best shows that aired within the past two decades on Disney Channel. Enjoy!   1....

Disney releases new short film, “Frozen Fever”

Disney releases new short film, “Frozen Fever”

Lauren Kliewer, Style Editor
March 22, 2015
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

After the nationwide success of the movie Frozen, which grossed over 1.3 billion dollars in the box office, Walt Disney productions released a new short film “Frozen Fever”. The short film first debuted during trailers of the movie Cinderella on March 13, 2015. Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee retu...

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