Fall Out Boy Returns

By Richard Hernandez February 4th was just another gloomy Monday, and for most the Superbowl was the topic of discussion. However, early in the morning many people heard some exciting news, and for many their Twitter timelines were filled with the earth shattering news. Fall Out Boy is back! After a hiatus of over three years,…

Viva La MP3!

By Ryan Stephens Like a phoenix from the ashes, Megaupload rises once again. Kim Dotcom unveiled his latest project, Mega.com, after the United States government took Megaupload down early last year. A year of downtime and lengthy legal battles preceded the recent revival of Mega.com and the future did not look bright for the file…

Chavez in Charge?

By Ryan Stephens The death of an era approaches. With Hugo Chavez being absent from the public and news of poor health coming out every once in awhile, the future does not look bright for the socialists that rule one of the extreme left Latin American countries. The curtains have yet to close for Chavez…

Ravens and 49ers Face Off In Superbowl

By Richard Hernandez Every team, every player, every fan, and every city hopes that their team can make it to the most publicized Sunday in America, for the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers this dream has become a reality. After a long 16 game season and a brutal post season, that saw many battles…

The Miserable Loves Les Miserables

Raquel Bevien-Cervantes On Dec. 25 if people were not at home opening Christmas presents then they were lined up at the nearest movie theatre to watch the rated PG-13 movie Les Miserables. Les Miserables has taken the hearts of many since 1862 and grown to be one of the half-dozen greatest novels of the world. It…

Stressing Seniors

By Leslie Fuentes Towards the end of the year deadlines approach and students receive thier final ranks. In addition, students get ready to make their way to college. Therefore, making senior year filled with stress, stress, and even more stress. “Keeping my rank up while getting all my college applications in and managing extracurriculars was a hassle…

‘Tis the Season for Bad Writing

  By Ryan Stephens Tired tropes and cashed out clichés stick out strongly, especially this time of year.  References from holidays past run rampant but these played out phrases give the holidays that special feeling. However, these clichés should be forgotten because it only enforces lazy writing, eliminates any potential new ideas, and a lack…

Bond Returns Shaken, Not Stirred in Skyfall

By Richard Hernandez When you think James Bond odds are the first things that come to mind are fast cars, gorgeous women, action, fancy clothes, and a man on a mission. However, in Skyfall the Bond we see isn’t exactly the one we expect. Not saying it’s a bad thing. In the first half hour…

Know-Shave November

By Garrett Ashley When Nov. 1 hits the halls of our school, it isn’t hard to tell. Most of us are thinking the same thing “No Shave November”. But most students don’t really understand the purpose of the event. To most, it’s just an excuse not to have to pull out the razor for a…

Competition for Charity

By Randee Schmitt One sophomore stands alone, bravely facing a team of juniors and seniors. A ball is thrown, but he swiftly sidesteps to avoid being pegged. Holding their breath, the crowd stands on tiptoes awaiting the outcome of the match. All is silent until the last player’s out. The Maverick student council held a…