Insurgent falls short of splendor

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

April 5, 2015

As a standalone film, Insurgent fell short of splendor, especially as an action flick. Although the special effects, such as explosions, floating buildings, and destroyed cityscape, were sharp and realistic, the action sequences were consequently lacking in originality and excitement.

Top 5 Vegetarian/Vegan Friendly Restaurants in OC

Eat fresh fruit and veggies at vegan/vegetarian restaurants in OC

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer

April 4, 2015

Meads Green Door Cafe Opened in 2013, this strictly vegetarian/vegan has an amazing, artistic atmosphere as well as delicious food. Breakfast is available all day, as well as a variety of baked sweets, smoothies, sandwiches, burritos, and more. Website: Location: 642 W. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 9286; 714-771-8556 The Gypsy Den This vegan/vegetarian fr...

Newport Beach holds Gray Whale watching tours

Go whale watching in Newport Beach for under $20

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

March 18, 2015

After school on Friday, grab some friends and head down to the beach for some rare gray whale migration spotting tours. These tours are given everyday at the Newport Landing at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. for just $16 per person, providing the perfect chance to witness this once-a-year phenomena....

Apps that matter: Inchy

Inchy screenshot

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

March 11, 2015

What we’ve seen in the past is apps gaining unprecedented popularity only to completely fizzle out within a month’s time. Angry Birds was inarguably the hottest app of 2011. Flappy Bird was the biggest app for a month last year. Quiz Up went strong for a week. Wow, a week.

“Stardust” in the stars this Valentine’s Day

Claire Danes plays Yvaine, a fallen star with the power to grant her captor a wish.

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

February 4, 2015

In “Stardust,” Tristan (Charlie Cox), seeks to prove his love for a girl by bringing her a fallen star (Claire Danes). Meanwhile, a witch and a prince hunt down the same star for the youth and power it can give them. Guest starring Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer, "Stardust" and its fantasy,...

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