Is Rock no longer on Top?

Cole Torquemada ('17) enjoys listening to music on his friend's turntables.

Cole Torquemada, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016

 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?

Airi Pan ('18) is a student here at Amador who enjoys playing Pokemon Go!

Cathrine Lilja, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016

      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...

XBox One S: The XBox One’s More Adequate Sibling

Anushka Banerjee, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

    By 2001, an electronic company by the name of Microsoft released their own gaming console. They were expanding their boundaries and erasing the idea that they were only associated with computers and software.     Fast-forward twelve years, and the XBox One was released. It was the succes...

Gluten Free and Vegan Options at Amador

The gluten free chicken nuggets at Amador are a delicious treat!

Gabriela Miller, Pop Culture Editor

September 15, 2016

      With the rise of allergies recently, and more people turning to a vegan diet, school lunch options are varied to accommodate most needs.     Food allergies for children have increased by 50% between 1997 and 2011, according to  the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and that...

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

A poster for the movie.

Jacob Baer, Staff Writer

May 10, 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

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

Eddie Redmayne took home the award for Actor in a Leading Role, because of his performance as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.

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...

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