Star Wars Celebrating its 40-year Anniversary

Star Wars Celebrating its 40-year Anniversary

Sam Hopkins, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Pop Culture

Recently in Orlando, Lucasfilm and Disney held the annual Star Wars celebration and all sorts of news has come out from The Last Jedi trailer to the announcement of Star Wars: Rebels final season. But the biggest panel was on the first day where lucasfilm celebrated the fortieth anniversary of a New Hope. The pan...

Best Local Movie Theaters

Best Local Movie Theaters

Jonah James, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Pop Culture

   For many moviegoers, the quality of the theater is just as important as the quality of the movie. Comfortable seats, a wide screen, and a quiet audience are all characteristics of a premium movie experience. So with movie prices exceeding 15 dollars, which local theater ensures that the casual...

Pleasanton Kids in Little Big Shots

Pleasanton Kids in Little Big Shots

April 28, 2017
Filed under Pop Culture

Little Big Shots is a hit TV show on NBC which stars young kids with exceptional talents, kids who have gone viral on the internet, or kids who are unique in some way. The show was created by Ellen DeGeneres as well as Steve Harvey who hosts the show. Little Big Shots has recently featured two y...

Spring Prom Trends

Spring Prom Trends

Caroline Recupero, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

Florals for spring? Groundbreaking. From the vibrant flowers to pollen in the air causing everyone to have allergies, spring is alive and well. And with a new season brings new fashion. There’s a fresh twist on florals this year and it’s perfectly over-the-top and surely turns heads. Even Mirand...

Amador Students at Coachella

Amador Students at Coachella

Filippa Nielsen, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
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  The annual music and art festival Coachella has passed, and many artists have performed on the big stages. Coachella’s first weekend started this year Friday April 14 and the second weekend ended Sunday April 23 and was located at The Empire Polo Club in Indio in California. The headliners t...

Amador Traditions: Easter

Amador Traditions: Easter

Gabriela Miller, Pop Culture Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

Easter is celebrated by many branches of Christianity, or people who are wanting to celebrating this traditional holiday. Incase you didn’t know, Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus three days after his crucifixion. Now it is mainly celebrated with commercial celebrations of candy and eggs...

Amador Traditions: St. Patrick’s Day

Amador Traditions: St. Patrick’s Day

Gabriela Miller, Pop Culture Editor
March 30, 2017
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   March is known for events such as Women’s History Month and even St. Patrick’s Day. This holiday commemorates the death of St.Patrick, the culture of Ireland, and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.    Every March the city of Dublin puts on St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to h...

Black Mirror is a Hit on Netflix

Black Mirror is a Hit on Netflix

Nick Maggi, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Pop Culture, Uncategorized

    Black Mirror is one of the best shows in years. Get this- it’s not actually on TV. Black Mirror is one of the numerous original programs being hosted on the popular streaming service Netflix. Though it originally debuted on British TV for two seasons, Netflix picked it up for a third, and added it ...

Hot and upcoming: prom 2017

Zach Kolia and Cullen Plattel
March 17, 2017
Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

Prom is a highly anticipated event for Juniors during second semester, one that they will remember throughout their high school. The work behind it is not something that should go unnoticed.   The process of planning prom starts immediately after elections the previous year. The officers planning t...

The Reaping of 2016

The Reaping of 2016

Cole Torquemada, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Pop Culture

When we see celebrities, we never quite think of their mortality. As long as there’s television, they can live on through our memories. 2016 gave us a real eye opening experience with the deaths of many iconic figures we’ve come to know and love.  With the new year here, we mourn the losses of th...

Movies to Look Forward to this Year

Movies to Look Forward to this Year

Sam Hopkins, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

2017 has begun and with it come dozens of highly anticipated blockbusters. Of course there’s going to be the usual superhero movies but this year there’s going to be more than ever with marvel making Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Thor Ragnarok and Spiderman Homecoming, Fox making Hugh Jackman’...

“The Bachelorette” Introduces First African-American Contestant

“The Bachelorette” Introduces First African-American Contestant

Esha Chawla, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

A spin-off of the American hit reality TV show, “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” is a show in which one woman decides which of 25 men will be her husband. However, through the twelve seasons that have aired on national television, all twelve of the bachelorettes were Caucasian. After much push...

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