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Dancers take the stage for Fusion Concert

Teresa Quintero, Staff Writer/Photographer

March 27, 2013

The Dancers of San Juan Hills High School are ready for ‘Fusion’, the dance concert, on opening night on November 30 at 7:00 pm in the SJH Theater. There will also be a second show on December 1. Prices vary from $12-15 depending on where you want to sit. Within every passionate movement on stage, th...

Dance Springs into the Choreographer’s Ball

Alexea Malaletkin, A&E Editor

March 14, 2013

Dance is gradually drawing the year to a close with their annual spring performance in May. Opening night is expected to be May 23rd followed by an encore show on the 24th, with tickets ranging from $14-17 depending solely on location and ASB discount. Performers have been preparing for the show since mid-February as ...

Bands You Need To Hear Now: Purity Ring

Bands You Need To Hear Now: Purity Ring

Jessica Arzetti, Photo Editor

March 13, 2013

Purity Ring, an indie electronic band from Canada, isn’t what everyone gravitates towards when picking a song from their iPod. This experimental group formed by Megan James and Corin Roddick in 2011 started with a taste for unusual beats and a few hits on Google. Now, the seemingly small time band...

Bands You Need To Hear Now: Washed Out

Bands You Need To Hear Now: Washed Out

Jessica Arzetti, Photo Editor

March 13, 2013

Washed Out isn’t something you blast at a house party with all your friends. Rather than being the main attraction, Washed Out is what you play after when you are walking home with only memories of a great night. Ernest Greene from Georgia, USA started in 2009 with Washed Out. The name might be u...

55th Annual Grammy Nominations Fall Short of Expectations

55th Annual Grammy Nominations Fall Short of Expectations

Shane Battis, Centerspread Editor

March 13, 2013

This year’s 2013 Grammy Award show was a glamorous night to remember, featuring dazzling live performances from Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, Taylor Swift and others. Although many great artists were commended that evening, (most notably Gotye and Mumford and Sons who) but perhaps not all of thes...

Snubbed by the Academy

Alexea Malaletkin, A&E Editor

February 13, 2013

Countless directors and general films alike were snubbed for an Academy Award this year. Deserving candidates such as Ben Affleck and Skyfall were ignored by the members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). 2013 marked the 85th annual award show; so why, after so many years of ...

I Need Puns, Lots of Puns

Shane Battis, Centerspread Editor

February 13, 2013

Comedy Sportz is a unique club sport that matches schools to see which team can think faster, crack the best jokes, and rack up the most points. The club sparked its season at Capo Valley High School on Thursday, January 17. Leading the first team was Graham Morris, followed by Anton Emmerton, Dylan De...

Young the Giant: One Hit Wonder or Next Big Thing?

Shane Battis, Centerspread Editor

January 11, 2013

Young the Giant, formerly known as The Jakes, have launched themselves from a dinky garage band in Irvine to a nationwide indie band with their first album, Young the Giant. Their breezy rock album was released in October of 2010 and has since then drawn thousands of fans eager for a second installment...

Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles

Jessica Arzetti, Photo Editor

January 11, 2013

The electronic band from Canada, Crystal Castles, recently added a new album to their name. (III), was released on November 12, 2012. Ethan Kath, producer, and Alice Glass, main vocalist, create a much darker album with lyrics and beats that don’t sound like the typical upbeat band. Throughout the ...

Lincoln Review

Jack Gillen, Sports Editor

January 11, 2013

Steven Spielberg directs another American dramatic hit in his new movie, Lincoln (2012). Lincoln stars Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln and Sally Fields as Mary Todd Lincoln. The movie is very sophisticated with an opening scene that is not for the weak of stomach. Lincoln is a very accurate depi...

You Are Getting Very Sleepy…

You Are Getting Very Sleepy…

Alexea Malaletkin, A&E Editor

November 28, 2012

SJHHS’ annual hypnotist show returned to the theatre with Mark Yuzuik, Master Hypnotist, on November 8 as part of the annual Athletics Department fundraisers. Volunteers from the audience were selected for the performance and placed in a hypnotic trance where they became susceptible to suggestions made...

Ilyssa Szalwinski Wins Tickets to the Hypnotist Show

Ilyssa Szalwinski Wins Tickets to the Hypnotist Show

Bill Kaiser, Adviser

November 5, 2012

Congratulation to Ilyssa Szalwinski for correctly answering our movie trivia question: What is the name of the movie, starring Frank Sinatra, that involves a plot to assasinate a political candidate using hypnotism to program an assassin? "Why don't you pass the time by playing a little solitaire?"...