The British Invasion Continues With New Boy Band: The Vamps

The British boy band is pictured above

Denisse Brito, Editor-In-Chief

January 11, 2015

Boy bands are blowing up left and right in the music industry. British boy band The Vamps are rising to international fame as they embark on their tour with former Disney child star Demi Lovato. The band consists of four core members: Bradley Simpson (lead singer), Connor Ball (bass guitarist), Jame...

Coachella 2015: Innovation at It’s Finest

Coachella 2015 poster set with fantastic acts headlining the tour

Denisse Brito, Editor-In-Chief

January 11, 2015

Coachella tickets went on sale at noon on January 7, 2015 and took the world by storm. Tickets for Week 1 sold out after 35 minutes and Week 2 sold out in 45 minutes. With tickets ranging from $375-$899, this years festival is set to be one of the best so far. Coachella is a music festival that takes...

Another Year, Another Rose Parade

Another Year, Another Rose Parade

Kiana Smith, Staff Writer

January 2, 2015

In celebration of the New Year, every year for over a century, participants have designed and constructed enormous floats for the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. This festival filled with flowers, horses, music, and marching, combines hard work and community spirit into a beautiful display of floats...

Overrated Music Remains Overrated, Underrated Music Remains Underrated

A Grammy is pictured above that belonged to famous Mexican singer Selena.

Denisse Brito, Editor-In-Chief

December 25, 2014

The Grammy's has officially released their nominees for the 57th annual event. The nominees are very pop dominated, as most of these nominees are new entertainers to the music world. Song of the Year nominees include singers Hozier (Take me to Church), Sia (Chandelier), Sam Smith (Stay With Me), Meghan...

Kieusa Nguyen, Fringe Editor

December 18, 2014

"Today we are discussing a novel we just finished called Never Let Me Go in Mrs. Kim's class and as you can see, I am very captivated."  

@Large at Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei's exhibition in Alcatraz

Megan Cox, Front Editor

December 16, 2014

In 2014 one of the most interesting art exhibits taking place in California was Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz. Weiwei is a Chinese artist and activist who openly criticizes the Chinese government on democracy and human rights. He has investigated the government’s corruption and cover-ups, leading to an a...

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