Die Hard on Christmas

Die Hard on Christmas

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

1988’s “Die Hard” is among the greatest action films of all time, along with being a little-known gem of a Christmas movie. The premise is simple: one man trapped in a building, with terrorists and hostages. What follows is two hours of blood-pumping adrenaline, and great performances from Bruce...

Christmas Tradition of Jesus

Nacimiento y Levantamiento

Clarissa Covarrubias, Online Manager

December 12, 2016

Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day that people spend with family and friends. Everyone has traditions that we cherish deeply like I do.   Every year my grandmother sets up a nacimiento del niño Jesus which is the birth of baby Jesus. She was given figurine of baby Jesus by...

Cindy Lou Who Is All Grown Up

Taylor Momsen and Jim Carrey

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

December 7, 2016

Do you remember Cindy Lou Who from “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”? The little girl who nominates the Grinch (Jim Carrey) for Holiday Cheermeister? Do you ever wonder what she looks like now or what she’s been up to since living in Whoville? Well, now Taylor Momsen is all grown up and frontwoman for the ...

Christmas for College-Prep

A gift that serves more than one purpse.

Presley Lozano, Editor-In-Chief

December 1, 2016

For the Seniors, This holiday season is your very last time as a high-school student. With this will come the goofing off, the "yolo-ing," and the excessive demand for constant activity with friends to keep your mind off the realization that when school comes around finals will be underway, marking...

Happy Cyber Monday!

Cyber Monday

Clarissa Covarrubias, Online Manager

November 28, 2016

Today is Cyber Monday which marks yet again another big online shopping day of the end of the year. Cyber Monday in the United States is the Monday that follows Thanksgiving in which it is promoted by online retailers as a day for sales. It was invented in in 2005 by a marketing team at,...

Cherishing the Christmas Moments

Dazed by Decorations: The dazzling decorations add to the delighted buzz of the Christmas season.

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor

December 18, 2015

It’s our last day before Christmas break. All we can think about is the amount of pot lucks held, secret Santa gifts given, and ugly sweaters worn. As we get ready to take on the day, we can’t help but feel the excitement rush through us, the excitement that sticks with us all day because this is...

Top 15 Christmas Lights Spots

via New York Post

Jessica Cedillo, Photographer

December 15, 2015

Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade - 400 Main Street Newport Beach CA 92661 5208 Cumberland Drive, Cypress, CA, 90630 Bel Air Neighborhood (Riverview and Santa Ana Road near Weir Canyon, Anaheim Hills) 451 N. Citrus Street Locust & Glassell, Orange 7633 E. Saddlehill Trl, Orange 1306 Richland A...

The True Christmas Spirit

Christmas spirit can make anyone smile

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015

   It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Well actually, it’s been looking like Christmas since the month of October. The sleigh bells were ringing before turkeys became worried about being someone’s dinner. A competition rises around the last couple of months of the year between the holida...

Strolling Through Roger’s Garden

Luminously Lit: An unfocused capture of the vibrant glow the trees gave to the gardens.

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor

December 4, 2015

In Newport Beach, Roger’s Garden holds many home and garden decorations to festively fill up your home with. Regardless of the season, Roger’s Garden is a wondrous place filled with blossoming greenery and nature. However in spite of the Christmas spirit, the gardens are magically decorated as...

Deck the Halls with Christmas Life Lessons

Deck the Halls with Christmas Life Lessons

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

The holidays are coming up soon and what better way to spend a cold evening then to watch a Hallmark movie. Understanding the art of Christmas films can really help you understand something you never thought you could. Hallmark Christmas movies constantly show that the person you believed to be the...

The Santa Train at Irvine Park

A picture of Santa's Village illuminated with different kinds of Christmas lights.

Justin Spitzer, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015

This past Friday the 27th of November marked opening day of the Santa Train at Irvine Regional Park. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day and lasts until December 23th. The Santa Train is a fun family attraction for kids of all ages. The train departs from the station and travel...

The Tips and Tricks to Christmas Lights

Festively decorated house for Christmas.

Sabrina McDaniel, Photographer

November 30, 2015

With December at the door people are more than ready to embrace the holiday season. In all the hustling and bustling of the Christmas season people are jumping right into the fun part, decorating. But before anyone decorates they should know these helpful tips and tricks. When putting up lights one should check the cable...

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