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February 5, 2019

In August of 1962, Spider-Man made his debut in Amazing Fantasy #15. Created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, and published by Marvel Comics, Peter Parker is a teenage orphan who was bitten by a radioactive spider. He was given superhuman powers that he decided to use to fight crime after learning a lesson on responsibility from his late Uncle Ben. But you already knew all this. In the years following his first appearance, Spider-...

May 2, 2018

Official Poster for American Mariachi

( On Wednesday, April 18, the DLA Drama Club had the opportunity to watch American Mariachi at the Old Globe. The following is praise for the production, summarizing the club’s overall feelings on this musical. )


American Mariachi is a new musical by Jose Cruz Gonzalez and is directed by James Vasquez. It made its world premiere at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and had its final...

April 10, 2018

Epic Games

Fortnite Battle Royale; a game that has captured the minds of most teens across the globe. With the mobile version being released on iOS devices, an analysis conducted by Sensor Tower showed the game brought in an estimate of US$ 1 million in micro transactions due to in game purchases within the first three days. Teachers and parents can all agree that this game can distract and disrupt students who are obsessed wit...

April 10, 2018

The last time I remember labeling a pair of sneakers “ugly” was when my little sister had been awarded a pair of twinkle toes. I was nine, and they were too girly. It’s 2018 now. We’re not talking about exhaustingly cheerful, rainbow light-ups. Balenciaga, a high-end Spanish fashion company, has brought the ugly sneaker game to a whole new level. Clunky and chunky, the fun, hilariously debatable mashup between running shoe, sp...

Perhaps we think of macaroni—gooey and warm and oh so scrumptious, or maybe just a good old peanut butter and jelly sandwich to wind down the long, sometimes harrowing school day. However, across the world, peanut butter may not be as prominent in the selection of after school snacks or general go-to “comfort foods” as we see in the United States.

Brianna Virabouth — Laos

From the landlocked, southeast Asian country of Laos, a...

February 5, 2018

It is customary for people to make resolutions at the end of the year in hopes that the coming year will be better than the last. With all the controversy surrounding politicians and the actions of well-known media personalities in 2017, many people in the U.S. were looking forward to a better 2018. However, within the first few weeks of the new year, the chance of 2018 being any sort of improvement does not seem too likely.

Mo...

February 5, 2018

Here in Escondido, there isn’t much to do on a normal weekday, but just a few cities over in Oceanside, there’s something called the Sunset Market every Thursday. There’s a reason they call it the Sunset Market; primarily because it starts at 5 PM. Although it may seem like some small Farmer’s Market, you’re completely wrong, It’s way better! There are shops, activities and food! The whole experience would leave you feeling ec...

December 19, 2017

Oh boy it’s December! It’s that time of the year again; the holiday season! I’m sure plenty of people have claimed December to be one of their favorite months out of the year. And to kick-off these festivities I have compiled a list of my top five favorite things about the holiday season. I hope you enjoy:

  1. The scents. Mm-mm-mm. I don’t know about you but nothing gives me more of a sense of comfort then walking into any craf...

December 19, 2017

On October 5, 2017, The New York Times published a series of allegations against
producer Harvey Weinstein from women who claimed that he sexually harassed them. The
events go back nearly three decades, and include more than 70 women. This led to his firing 3
days later by the Weinstein Company’s board. Since then, there have been new allegations made
against others of Hollywood’s biggest names almost every day. All of which h...

October 31, 2017

Dia de los Muertos or The Day of the Dead is a Mexican Holiday which is celebrated from midnight on October 31st to November 2nd. On the first day, November 1st, the lives of children and babies that have passed away are celebrated. The lives of the adults that have passed away are celebrated on the next and final day. The tradition of Dia De los Muertos was started by the Aztecs as a way to honor their fallen ancestors. It is...

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