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Gender Roles: Prom Edition

Prom: the supposed zenith of the high school experience. As every cliché teen movie reiterates, the boy should ask the girl out to prom in an over-the-top manner — not at all just for the sake of posting it later on all their social medias — and to have the …

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Unicorns Are Officially Extinct

On April 19, Starbucks released an absurdly flavored drink called the Unicorn Frappucino. There are rumors spreading that the ingredients of this crazy beverage may actually contain the last remains of unicorn horn in the world. While many line up to mindlessly jump on the new food trend for the …

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Split Brings Twists and Turns

One man, one movie, 23 different personalities. Three girls get kidnapped by a man and try to escape before seeing his final, latent and threatening personality. Kevin, the main character, has been identified to have split personalities by his psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, who has also discovered he has one more unidentified …

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Han-Lin’s Mastery of Conversation

The English language, with colloquial contractions, plural compound nouns, and non-finite verb complements are a challenge to native speakers, and prove to be even more of a trial for people learning English. In school, we learn how to master other foreign languages such as Spanish, Tagalog, and French, but this …

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The Bass Bravura of William Mrdjenovich

In elementary school it is almost a rite of passage to pick up an instrument, play in the fifth grade ensemble, and terrorize the neighbors with out of tune “wahs” and “oom pah pahs” while practicing. As students graduate from playing hot cross buns, those who go onto middle school …

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PUSD Passes “Safe Haven” Resolution

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the Poway Unified School District passed in a 4 to 1 vote a “Safe Haven” resolution affirming that school campuses will be free from immigration enforcement, guaranteeing a safe environment for all students regardless of immigration status. The Board began discussing this issue in January, spurred …

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Maggie Rogers: A Simple Rarity

Maggie Rogers is a banjo-loving breed of an ethereal beat baby and a 70’s folksy fringe Woodstock attendee. She graced the stage, or should I say pulpit, of the Irenic in North Park this past Monday. Set in a reconstructed church, the narrow room with a high ceiling and stained …

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