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REVIEW: SCHS Theatre Department’s ‘Black Comedy’ is interactive and humorous

REVIEW: SCHS Theatre Department’s ‘Black Comedy’ is interactive and humorous

Lhana Philavong

November 9, 2019

The lights cut off. Silence fills the room. Two voices are heard throughout a pit of darkness. It is up to the audience to visualize what is happening onstage.  This year, SCHS’s Theatre Department opened their fall play “Black Comedy” on Friday, Nov. 8. With many moments of humor and drama, “...

REVIEW: New film ‘Harriet’ relays history in a captivating and inspiring way

REVIEW: New film ‘Harriet’ relays history in a captivating and inspiring way

Melina Kritikopoulos

November 3, 2019

A family embraces over a soft piano composition as the screen fades to black. The word “Harriet” appears on the screen and the entire theater erupts into applause. On Friday, Nov. 1, “Harriet,” starring Cynthia Erivo, was released. The film documents Harriet Tubman’s life and her work on...

Forever 21 bankruptcy has students divided on its possible effects

Forever 21 bankruptcy has students divided on its possible effects

Emily Harvie

October 29, 2019

Forever 21 is a popular clothing store among many students at SCHS due to its affordable and trendy styles. However, their current bankruptcy has people on both supporting and opposing sides. Founded by South Korean immigrant Do Won Chang and his wife, Jin Sook, Forever 21 is one of the largest fast-fashion...

REVIEW: Chris Brown’s 2019 ‘IndiGOAT’ Tour is enthralling and eye-catching

REVIEW: Chris Brown’s 2019 ‘IndiGOAT’ Tour is enthralling and eye-catching

Lhana Philavong

October 18, 2019

The lights cut off and the curtains are drawn. A strong heavy bass plays throughout the arena as the ground shakes. A silhouette appears in front of an indigo screen, and everyone starts to scream. Many Bay Area locals went to Oracle Arena to experience a lively show from Chris Brown. The American...

One reporter shares her experience of the 2019 Santa Clara City Library Comic Con

One reporter shares her experience of the 2019 Santa Clara City Library Comic Con

Olivia Jones

October 15, 2019

People of all ages stand outside the doors of Central Park Library. Some are dressed in cosplay while others wear nerdy T-shirts or adorn themselves with pins. A staff librarian announces that the doors are officially open, and fans stream in to experience the Santa Clara City Library’s third annual...

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