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Step into Prep - á la mode

Step into Prep – á la mode

Around campus, a revived style appears to be popular again—the preppy look. Not preppy as in study-prep for the SAT or ACT, but preppy, academia-inspired fashion. Beginning in the 1900s, private school...

Food Tour and Review of Universal Studios

Food Tour and Review of Universal Studios

Hanna Masri, Lifestyle Editor September 24, 2021

You can’t talk about theme parks without talking about the food. Whether it’s the Mickey-shaped pretzels at Disneyland or the butterbeer at Universal Studios, the food at these parks is almost as pivotal...

Apple Event 2021: New Everything

Apple Event 2021: New Everything

Luca D'Agruma, News Editor September 16, 2021

On September 14, the yearly Apple Event announced several new versions of Apple’s flagship products, including new iPhones and iPads. The new iPhone 13 has four different models available. The most expensive...

Summer Fashion Trends

Summer Fashion Trends

WORDS by CIERRA NERVO June 10, 2021

Dr. Martens Dr. Martens shoes were first sold in the UK during the 1960s, but like most vintage clothing trends, Dr. Martens became popular again starting around 2010. On campus students can be spotted...

Santa Barbara High School Racing Corona Del Mar in Newport Harbor.

Intro to Sailing

Myles Hazen, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

Why should you sail? “Sailing is a sport that will last you the rest of your life. You can race sailboats into your 90s. It’s is a high school, college and Olympic sport,” said Nick Kaschak, Director...

Athletic Director Discusses Changes

Athletic Director Discusses Changes

June 10, 2021

Where were the teams when sports had to be shut down? We were early in our spring seasons last March when sports officially shut down.  Our boys volleyball and boys tennis teams had a played a handful...

Summer Must Haves

Summer Must Haves

WORDS by TAYLOR SMITH June 10, 2021

The problem of sunburns come around in summer for those with fair complexions. People who have a hard time tanning but want a sun-kissed appearance, try out fake tanner. Simply apply lotion to clean...

Summer Plans 2021

Dare Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer and Lifestyle Editor June 10, 2021

Summer is the time that students look forward to all year. The months-long break allows students to relax and have liberty in how they spend their time. Ambitious students prepare for college over their...

Senior Finn Walker passes the ball during a league basketball game.

The Significance of Sports

Andreas Jackson, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

Phoebe Stein “I’ve been on varsity tennis since freshman year and I think that sports helped define my high-school experience—without going into tennis as a ninth grader I wouldn’t have had as...

The Sequel Scrutiny

The Sequel Scrutiny

Hanna Masri April 30, 2021

Currently, there are at least 110 sequels in the works and at least 50 are being released this year. With these movies on the horizon, one is reminded of the all-too-common pattern in Hollywood: a movie...

Netflix Scrambles for Content

Netflix Scrambles for Content

Cierra Nervo, Art by Nikki Mielcarek April 19, 2021

Streaming wars is a phrase used to describe the battle between entertainment sites over what content is housed on a specific site. Since the launch of Disney+ in November 2019, the platform ushered a new...

Calisthenics in COVID

Calisthenics in COVID

Andreas Jackson April 18, 2021

Fitness is extremely important for long-term health. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic’s stay-at-home orders, being able to work out at home is a must. While many may prefer to go to the gym rather...

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