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The Power of Words

The Power of Words

Itziar de Pedro Sarasola

June 1, 2018


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Today. How many times did you open your notebook in class? How many times did you open your phone and send a text? How many times did you open your computer to type something? Our world is completely dominated by words. It has always been. Since the first stories were told by the wise elders to the young,...

Promposals

Promposals

June 1, 2018


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Upgrade your life

Upgrade your life

June 1, 2018


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The Future (of film) is Female

The Future (of film) is Female

Ava Morouse

April 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle

As she stepped onto the stage to present the award for Best Director at this year’s Golden Globes, actress Natalie Portman drew a deep breath and said,“And here, all the all-male nominees.” This statement speaks for itself and opens up the conversation about the under-representation of women ...

Valentines Day 2018 Poll Results

Valentines Day 2018 Poll Results

Carina Tedesco and Sydney Edgecomb

February 15, 2018


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Photos by Katherine Monroy

Laguna Students win Film Festival

Laguna Students win Film Festival

Rose Houglet

February 12, 2018


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Update: Seven Hours was named the winner of the 10-10-10 Student Filmmaking & Screenwriting Competition for Best Screenplay, Jack Stein '19, and Best Directing Camila Lemere '18. Ten screenwriters. Ten directors.Ten films. But not 10 days. For the first time in its 13 years of existence, the 1...

What is Net Neutrality?

What is Net Neutrality?

Aura Carlson, Rose Houglet, and Jackson Hurley

February 9, 2018


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There is very little about the internet that can be said to be neutral. Least of all net neutrality. But what does the term even mean? According to Business Insider, net neutrality “prevent[ed] internet providers like Verizon and Comcast from dictating the kinds of content you’re able t...

Camila Lemere ’18 Recognized for Excellence in Performing Arts

Camila Lemere ’18 Recognized for Excellence in Performing Arts

Sydney Edgecomb

January 16, 2018


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Congratulations to Camila Lemere '18 who was honored with the BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Outstanding Performance in a Youth/High School Production award for her performance in the January 2017 production of Picnic! BroadwayWorld.com is the largest theatre site on the Internet devoted to all things...

PLAY PREVIEW: RUMORS

PLAY PREVIEW: RUMORS

Sydney Edgecomb

January 16, 2018


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  This week, some Upper School students are putting in some very long hours for rehearsals for Laguna Blanca's production of Rumors. Rumors is the 2018 winter play being shown on Thursday & Friday at 7pm and Saturday at 2pm in Spaulding Auditorium. It's a riot and our kiddos are ...

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

Sofia Fouroohimartin

November 16, 2017


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Some of my fondest childhood memories include playing Super Mario 64 on my cousins’ Nintendo 64, trying to save Princess Peach in Super Mario Brothers on my DS Lite, and racing my other cousins in Mario Kart on their Wii. Super Mario 64 was always my favorite--the 3D graphics, large maps, and diffe...

Snapseed: Editing App

Snapseed: Editing App

Itziar de Pedro

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, DIY

Continuing with the previous post on ‘Calligraphy and handmade lettering’, I’m going to show you how to make your letters looks digitized using an app on your phone. You’ll be able to make your designs look professional in 8 quick and easy steps. Let’s do this! Before starting, make sure you have the fina...

Calligraphy and Handmade Letting

Calligraphy and Handmade Letting

Itziar de Pedro

October 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, DIY

Calligraphy and handmade lettering - tips for beginners! What do we need?: A pencil, an eraser, a piece of paper and a pen (it can either be a brush lettering pen or two separate ones: a thick and a small one). How do we start?: Let your imagination fly, or open Pinterest (a great source of insp...

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