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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Jonah James, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


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   Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the first of five films in a Harry Potter spin-off series that tells the story of Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) a magical zookeeper, who loses several supernatural animals throughout New York City. On his mission, set in the Harry Potter universe, h...

The Fosters’ Season 4… Most Dramatic Season Yet!

The Fosters’ Season 4… Most Dramatic Season Yet!

Anushka Banerjee, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


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Since June 3rd, 2013, The Fosters has been one of the most watched TV series on ABC Family, which now goes by Freeform. Released in mid-2013, The Fosters has been running for more than a while now, having celebrated its 2-year anniversary quite recently. The show features an interracial lesbian coupl...

Concerts in the Bay Area

Concerts in the Bay Area

Gabriela Miller and Sophie Clinton

November 29, 2016


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    Playing live in front of an audience is every artist’s dream, but it’s also every fan’s dream to see their favorite artist live. However, concerts never seem to come cheap, especially here in the Bay Area. Student populated concerts have been Twenty One Pilots, Drake, Kanye West, and ...

New Disney Princess Moana

New Disney Princess Moana

Megan Greer, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


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   On November 23, 2016, Disney released the new princess movie, Moana. The cast includes, Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Nicole Scherzinger, Alan Tudyk, Jemaine Clement. The movie is causing mixed emotions about adding another Disney princess. “ I’m excited to see what Disney has in...

How to Have a Vegan Thanksgiving

Emily Twisselmann, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016


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To many, the Thanksgiving that we celebrate today has a few main focuses: cooking and eating traditional food, and spending time with family.  “My favorite food at thanksgiving is the rolls, the pillsbury flaky pull apart rolls with butter and honey. The traditional food is turkey, of course, the ham, hu...

New Pixel Google Phone

New Pixel Google Phone

Jonah James, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


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   Tired of your iPhone’s short battery life? Or just looking for something new? Then Google’s Pixel Phone might be the alternative you were looking for.     Complete with an aerospace-grade aluminum unibody and shaded gorilla glass, the Pixel offers a sleek design accompanied by surprisi...

Favorite Candy Poll for Students at Amador

Favorite Candy Poll for Students at Amador

Megan Greer, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


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For this poll, there was 25 people interviewed. Out of the 25 people, the most popular candy was Kit Kat, however, the least popular candy was a Snickers Bar. The second most liked candy was a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup and Twix came in third.

Best Horror Movies for Halloween

Best Horror Movies for Halloween

Sophie Clinton, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


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As fall begins, so does the crave for the spine-chilling genre of horror. An ongoing question is if viewing horror movies during fall excites the craze, and if watching it on Halloween makes it more enjoyable. “I love watching horror movies during fall, but I don’t think watching horror movies on...

An Au Courant Amador

An Au Courant Amador

Caroline Recupero, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


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   Autumn has just begun and new trends are already surfacing for the season. From loads of velvet, to flashy statement fur, New York Fashion Week displayed a fresh aim for Fall ‘16 and every magazine and fashion lover took note.    A popular look that many AV students love is inspired fro...

iOS 10 & iPhone 7 receive mixed reviews

iOS 10 & iPhone 7 receive mixed reviews

Esha Chawla, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


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After many months of rumors about what the well-renowned company Apple has been up to, Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, finally released his plans for the new iPhone, iPhone 7, and the new update, iOS 10. The new iPhone is said to have two side-by-side cameras that allow for better photograms, to be water...

Is Rock no longer on Top?

Is Rock no longer on Top?

Cole Torquemada, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


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 Rock used to be the most common choice of music for teenagers. However, throughout the decades, Rock music has gone through a steady decline.     “I think it's unfortunate that some older genres, such as rock, are somewhat overlooked by a lot of younger people” said Bryce Rogers (‘17). ...

Where to play Pokemon Go?

Where to play Pokemon Go?

Cathrine Lilja, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


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      As the summer hit its peak in July, many people were confused by the sudden numbers walking around in the California heat, glued to their phones. It wasn’t long until the few that didn’t understand were drawn into the activity as well.     “When Pokemon Go first came out the entire world was fir...

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