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á la mode - Packing for College

á la mode – Packing for College

Milla Hirsch June 4, 2024

One concern flutters as the seniors prepare to graduate high school and embark on new adventures: packing for college. Each student will head to different regions and universities–to other cities, climates,...

Shōgun by FX

Shōgun by FX

Niccolo D'Agruma May 30, 2024

"Shōgun” is a literary classic and an internationally bestselling novel written in 1975 by James Clavell. The book was adapted into a television series in 1980, where it became the most-watched show...

39th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival

39th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Lucy Wang and Ada Green April 22, 2024

Every year, Santa Barbara hosts one of the leading film festivals in the world, attracting filmmakers, celebrities, and 100,000 attendees. This February, SBIFF held its 39th annual event in downtown theaters....

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Book Review: Machines Like Me

Lyla Bollag February 13, 2024

I discovered Machines Like Me, written by Ian McEwan in seventh grade. It was during my last SBMS (Santa Barbara Middle School) trip to Marin, located in the Bay area. It was in a bookshop where I happened...

Cinnamon Buns Recipe!

Cinnamon Buns Recipe!

Christiana Cino, Opinion Editor February 6, 2024

Materials: Stand mixer  2 small bowls  A rolling pin  Ingredients: Brown sugar  White sugar Yeast  Egg  Sour cream  AP flour  Baking powder  Milk  Salt ...

Recycled Music

Recycled Music

Lyla Bollag February 2, 2024

The Boy & The Heron

The Boy & The Heron

Owen Noble and Ada Green February 2, 2024

The Rise Of K-Pop

The Rise Of K-Pop

Dionne Peterson, Co Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2024

Vibrant, upbeat K-Pop songs, such as “Butter” by BTS and “The Feels” by Twice, flood American radio stations. “Squid Game,” popular on Netflix, won six Emmy awards in 2022. This reflects the...

What’s in Season?

What’s in Season?

Alexia Acosta, Staff January 21, 2024

The holiday season brings people together to gather around one special place: the dinner table. Our classmates shared their experiences during our winter break. Here are some of our classmates’ stories: “Every...

The Poetry of Songwriting

The Poetry of Songwriting

Cierra Nervo and Lucy Wang January 12, 2024

Hozier “If the Heavens ever did speak, She's the last true mouthpiece.” This soulful verse is the creation of Andrew Hozier-Byrne, otherwise known as Hozier, in his hit song “Take Me To Church.”...

Oppenheimer Review

Oppenheimer Review

Ada Green and Lucy Wang December 1, 2023

Prometheus stole fire from the gods and gave it to men. For this, he was chained to a rock and tortured for eternity.” “Oppenheimer,” directed by Christopher Nolan and based on Kai Bird and Martin...

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