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What is a Hipster?

What is a Hipster?

December 2, 2011

You know one when you see one. In their attempt to be original, hipsters have created their own stereotype: a vintage-wearing, Spork music-listening, and facial-hair loving stereotype. They gawk at society for being too vain when they themselves spent three hours searching for that perfect thermos to h...

Theatre Ghost Haunts Spaulding Auditorium

December 2, 2011

The theater is dark as students shuffle in for assembly. Overhead the house lights hang, casting a low light on the student body. Suddenly, they begin to flicker violently. The ghost of Spaulding Auditorium has arrived. She is known as “Dangling Deb.” She lives in the theater’s tech booth, where...

Veterans: Not Just Another Part of History

Veterans: Not Just Another Part of History

November 29, 2011

They memorize the names of important battles, dates, and death tolls. They think they know what happened in the 1940s throughout Europe between the Allies and Axis Powers, and what currently is happening in Iraq. They even watch movies like “Saving Private Ryan” that attempt to recreate the horrors of re...

#Twitter

#Twitter

November 3, 2011

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Learning the Unwritten Etiquette of Technology

Learning the Unwritten Etiquette of Technology

November 1, 2011

Technology: it’s everywhere. It’s the computer screen in front of you, the camera you take pictures with, and the phone in your back pocket. The glories of technology allow its users countless ways to converse with each other be it via phone call, text, email, instant message or Facebook. In some sen...

Alex Hawker Jumps Into The Android App Market

Alex Hawker Jumps Into The Android App Market

November 1, 2011

For young minds, the age of smartphones has presented itself with an unlimited supply of possibilities. These ever-present gadgets not only facilitate communication and the worldwide spread of information, but also provide an outlet for creativity in the realm of entertainment. Junior Alex Hawker is taking advantage of th...

Tribute to Mark Romasanta

Tribute to Mark Romasanta

October 20, 2011

After failing to attend his father’s birthday celebration, Laguna alumnus Mark Romasanta was reported missing by his family on Sunday, Aug. 28. Mark’s body was found in the ocean off Campus Point the next day. Mark’s parents, Mark Sr. and Marie, and his younger sister Angelina held a memorial se...

Jogathon Raises Spirits and Funds

Jogathon Raises Spirits and Funds

October 20, 2011

Participants came together to exercise, socialize, and eat at the annual Jogathon on Oct. 14. The entire school community was represented, with K-12 students, parents, faculty members, and administrators all in attendance. After Headmaster Mr. Paul Slocombe said the opening remarks and the National Anth...

The Fourth Estate earns finalist standing in the esteemed Pacemaker Competition

The Fourth Estate earns finalist standing in the esteemed Pacemaker Competition

September 19, 2011

Laguna Blanca's Upper School newspaper, The Fourth Estate, has been selected as a 2011 NSPA Design of the Year Finalist in the NSPA 2011 Pacemaker Competition. "This is the Holy Grail of journalism awards," explains Journalism Instructor Trish McHale. McHale continues, "This is NSPA's (National Scho...

Laguna Grad Mandy Lu on NPR

Laguna Grad Mandy Lu on NPR

September 16, 2011

Our own  Mandy Lu (2010) was interviewed on NPR’s  All things Considered this morning regarding her experience of  living in two worlds. You can view and listen to the interview on NPR....

Childhood Cancer Month [Video]

Childhood Cancer Month [Video]

September 16, 2011

September is Childhood Cancer Month. Read Jaiden's story and watch his interview with the University of New Mexico Children's Hostpital.  ...

The End of Harry Potter

September 7, 2011

The books and movies have de- fined an entire generation, and now it will all come to an end. The release of the fi- nal Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” on July 15, will mark the end of the Harry Potter franchise as we have all come to know it. “I have been reading and watching “Harry Potter” practically ...

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