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Elephants take Dana Point

Over thirty vibrant, hand-painted, life-size baby elephant sculptures, created by celebrities and acclaimed artists, are currently on display throughout Dana Point Harbor Drive in what is known as the Elephant Parade. It was started in 2006 when a baby elephant named Mosha was injured and lost her leg. The creators of the Elephant Parade vowed...

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Sound Brush: an app review

Sound Brush is a unique app for creating quick tunes by coloring. Though lacking in full scales (making it an unideal application for those who want to professionally create music) it is still fun to play with for those with an ear for song. The simplicity of this app allows users to amuse themselves without...

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NBC fall shows

In your spare time or while you are trying to do homework with the TV on, make sure to watch some of the new and returning TV series this fall. Whether you are a fan of comedy, drama or mystery shows, National Broadcasting Company (NBC) has it all. A new drama series will be premiering...

Wake: a book review
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Wake: a book review

Readers typically choose to read what is most popular in the book industry. Regardless of whether people are avid readers, they tend to have an idea of what the popular books are, like Twilight, Harry Potter and The Hunger Games. Although many readers enjoy reading these popular series, it is also important not to lose sight of other, lesser-known...

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

A man returns to where his childhood home used to stand, and he remembers. In Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane, a man sees a pond but remembers an ocean. The story is the fantastic but detached tale of his remembered childhood. As a child, the narrator starts finding coins in...

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The Talent Show

The University High School (UHS) talent show was a great chance to see just how unique and skilled the UHS student body is. Ranging from magic shows to beatboxing, the talent show had a variety of performers to keep everyone entertained. The show was managed by Ms. Ranae Bettger (Drama Dept.), with the help of the...

“Broken and Beautiful” – An inspirational showcasing of emotions
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“Broken and Beautiful” – An inspirational showcasing of emotions

Rewrite Beautiful (a club that raises awareness for body image) recently placed framed mirrors with captions that describe why girls are emotionally broken but beautiful nonetheless, on the office gate. For more pictures, click here. Beauty is not just about the way we look, it also encompasses our internal qualities. Rewrite Beautiful, a club at...

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Nimble Quest: A Classic Concept Revamped and Repackaged

Although it is reminiscent to the all-time favorite classic “Snake,” “Nimble Quest” takes quite a leap from its retro counterpart. As many gamers recall, “Snake” is a game where the player must steer an 8-bit snake or worm through an arena, eating “food,” “growing” and avoiding collisions with the surrounding walls. Far from just a...