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New coffee shop to spice up downtown

New coffee shop to spice up downtown

Fiona McHugh, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016

Downtown Pleasanton is a hub for new businesses and a great place to meet friends. Inklings, a new coffee shop, will fit well into Pleasanton’s atmosphere. “When people come to Inklings, we want them to feel like it is a place of conversation, engagement, fellowship, and the arts.” said Hannah ...

New Star Wars Teaser Released

New Star Wars Teaser Released

Jacob Baer, Staff Writer

May 9, 2015

The widely popular “Star Wars” movie series from the 70’s to the early 2000’s is now back! In October 2012, Disney bought out the company Lucasfilm, and announced that they would be making a “Star Wars: Episode VII” in the near future. According to USAToday, “The buyout is Disney...

Grey’s Anatomy death leaves audiences heartbroken

Grey’s Anatomy death leaves audiences heartbroken

Natalia Rehman, Staff Writer

May 8, 2015

It was the most shocking moment in Grey's history. It left millions of fans in utter disbelief. It was the death of Dr. Derek Shepherd also known as "McDreamy"; he was a main character. He passed, in the episode titled "How to save a life?" released April 23rd. The character was hit in a car crash ...

“The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” Comes to Pleasanton

“The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” Comes to Pleasanton

Natalia Rehman, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015

  A theatrical adaptation of the well-known book "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis, presented by the Civic Arts Stage Company, made its debut in the Firehouse Arts Center on March 6. Directed by Rachel Robinson and with an adaptation by Joseph Robinette, the play combin...

Recap of the 87th Annual Oscars

Recap of the 87th Annual Oscars

Jacob Baer, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015

Another year, another show! The 87th Annual Oscars Awards Show certainly did not disappoint. Some highlights included first-time host Neil Patrick Harris, unique live performances, and of course, the celebration the best films of the year. The show began with the introduction of host Neil Patrick...

Recap: 2014’s Top Pop Culture Moments

Natalia Rehman, Staff Writer

February 23, 2015

2014 has been an incredibly eventful year for pop culture. Celebrities did the unexpected and movies captured audiences like never before. From chart-topping songs, to the hilarious Oscar selfie that broke the Internet, entertainment in 2014 undoubtedly left its mark. First of all, a global phenom...

What does Harper Lee really want for “Go Set A Watchman”?

Mrinalini Narayan

February 23, 2015

Harper Lee’s sequel is to be published July 14th regardless of her uncertainty   Harper Lee, author of the timeless classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” has now issued the releasing a sequel she had written sixty years ago. Our shocking discovery of the book gave the impression that Lee didn...

Time Travel Hits Theaters Today- Project Almanac

Time Travel Hits Theaters Today- Project Almanac

Natalia Rehman, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

This modern twist on time travel will have audiences believing in the impossible. “Project Almanac”, released January 30, 2015, revolves around high school senior David (Jonny Weston). After discovering his deceased father’s blueprints for a time machine, David along with his friends is able...

The Era of 1989

The Era of 1989

Katie Grant, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

By just age fourteen, she had gotten her own record deal.  At age 24, she has won over 228 awards, been nominated 438 times, and honored by the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame. Her new album has sold over 1.3 million copies in just the first week, a record that has not been touched since 2002. Her name...

Taylor Not-So-Swift

Taylor Not-So-Swift

Mrinalini Narayan, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

Taylor Swift has currently removed all of her music from Spotify simply because she believed she was not producing enough money. From country to pop, Taylor swift’s genre of music would be categorized as “unknown.” Her sudden change in genre has worked towards her favor with over 1.287 million...

Maze Runner has audiences running for more

Maze Runner has audiences running for more

Natalia Rehman and Manisha Chawla

September 24, 2014

Modeled after the famous book by James Dashner, “The Maze Runner” was released in theaters on September 19, 2014. Directed by Wes Ball, the film contains an outstanding group of crew and cast members. “The Maze Runner” stars Dylan O’ Brien as Thomas, a curious young man that arrives at the...

What’s worth the prize is always worth the fight- Band Camp and the coming season

Natalia Rehman and Manisha Chawla, Staff Writers

August 28, 2014

Band camp proves to be a success, once again at Amador Valley High School as 330 students convened during their summer to prepare for the upcoming school year. Students like Senior Austin Kim, the woodwind captain, has expressed the notion of band members being connected to each other as a family....

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