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REVIEW: ‘Abominable’ makes up for its generic plotline with stunning sights and adorable characters

REVIEW: ‘Abominable’ makes up for its generic plotline with stunning sights and adorable characters

Sasha Syrevych

September 28, 2019

“Abominable,” an animated film by China’s Pearl Studio and DreamWorks Animation, came out on Friday, Sept. 27. While the motion-picture definitely has a typical and somewhat boring creature-rescue plot, it is easily made up for as the animation shows beautiful landscapes of the different corners of Asi...

New SCHS Spanish teacher José Gomar is a Mexican native and passionate about education

New SCHS Spanish teacher José Gomar is a Mexican native and passionate about education

Neil Veira

September 26, 2019

SCHS Spanish teacher José Gomar enjoyed growing up in Mexico with his two brothers, but when he was 10-years-old, his family had to move to Sacramento due to his father's job. Though he was not looking forward to it, Gomar eventually became used to living in America and learned to speak English fluent...

OPINION: Celebrity-produced makeup is often better than big brands

OPINION: Celebrity-produced makeup is often better than big brands

Chariah Williams

September 25, 2019

The past couple years have seen an influx of celebrities producing makeup and skincare products to capitalize on their own brand. While this can be seen as greedy ‒ they usually already have copious amounts of money because of their fame ‒ having their own business is not unjustified. Oftentimes,...

New ASL teacher Burnie Gipson brings his dance-teaching techniques to the classroom

New ASL teacher Burnie Gipson brings his dance-teaching techniques to the classroom

Lhana Philavong

September 24, 2019

For new SCHS American Sign Language instructor Burnie Gipson, teaching is not his first career. Previously, Gipson was a dance instructor, teaching various dances for over 25 years with his own ballroom studio.  “But my favorite dance was Lindy Hop and authentic dances like Balboa and Collegiate Sh...

The recent ‘VSCO-girl’ trend has students wary of the way they dress for fear of judgement from peers

The recent ‘VSCO-girl’ trend has students wary of the way they dress for fear of judgement from peers

Emily Harvie

September 19, 2019

Corrections: 9/20/19 at 10:05 am. Headline: “weary” to “wary” Hydroflasks, puka shell necklaces, scrunchies and oversized T-shirts are all items that are seen on an everyday basis at SCHS, and are now associated as part of the new “VSCO-girl” lifestyle trend. The term “VSCO-girl” is derived from a p...

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