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A little pie to die for

A little pie to die for

Kiera Patterson, Sports editor

October 20, 2020

I’m not a big pie fan at all, but as I walked through the grocery store, a jar of blackberry jam with a recipe attached to it struck my eye. Soon, I found myself in the kitchen preparing these mini pies. It was definitely very time-consuming, but the final recipe was for sure worth it. I give a hig...

The Oscars diversity requirements: How necessary are they?

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Nadia Bidarian and Troy Nevil

October 15, 2020

The new requirements are an amazing way to increase diversity in movies, as in the past, many minorities were underrepresented in the movie industry. By Troy Nevil On Tuesday, Sept. 8, the Academy released a statement regarding new requirements for the Oscars, called the “Academy Aperture 2025” initi...

Emma! A Pop Musical review

Emma! A Pop Musical review

Alezar Forbes, Staff writer

October 14, 2020

I sat in the middle of my empty living room, accompanied by semi-stale chips with salsa, eager to see how the drama department would pull it off with the various forces working against them. To my surprise, the play was great. “Emma! A Pop-Musical'' follows Emma Woodhouse, an intelligent, pretty and ove...

Less is more: School days should remain short

Less is more: School days should remain short

Sydney Lamich, Staff writer

October 6, 2020

As COVID-19 monopolizes all aspects of daily life, classrooms are now our own bedrooms and classwork is now technically considered homework. Everyone is still getting up early for school as if we are attending our ordinary campuses, but with a shorter school day. With school ending so soon, it me...

A young review of the old: Rubber Soul

A young review of the old: Rubber Soul

Elena Hanna, Copy editor

October 2, 2020

As a teenager who predominantly listens to hip hop, I have often been lectured by adults about how our mainstream music will never compare to the “oldies,” including classic rock.  Influencing a whole era with its sentimental value, music has the power to spark both controversy and unity. Every ...

Calling out cancel culture

Calling out cancel culture

Jess Alvear, Staff writer

October 1, 2020

If you have been on social media within the last five years, I’m sure at one point or another, you’ve heard about someone being “canceled.” If you’re not aware of what this means, it’s the term used to withdraw support for an individual and hold them accountable for mistakes and/or problematic...

The Social Dilemma review

The Social Dilemma review

Emilie Takahashi, Staff writer

October 1, 2020

Halfway through watching “The Social Dilemma,” I deleted YouTube and Instagram off of my phone, and in the next few days I stayed off of my phone religiously.  “The Social Dilemma” is a documentary that gets expert testimony from tech developers that are “sounding the alarm on their own creat...

Camera shy

Camera shy

Troy Nevil, Staff writer

September 30, 2020

On Sept. 9, students received an email about a new attendance code set by RUHS. The new code is an “N,” which is given to students who attend class and are “present,” but are not actively engaged and completing in-class assignments. Online school is, and can be very difficult for many students, e...

Trina and Mia’s Movie Recommendations

Trina and Mia's Movie Recommendations

Trina Kolas and Mia Dowdell

September 30, 2020

“Deathstroke: Knights and Dragons: the Movie” by Trina Kolas With plans to be a twelve-episode web series on CW Seed, this idea was eventually scrapped in favor of releasing the first episode to the official website, and repurposing all twelve episodes into a 90-minute movie, which  was rele...

Skating on thin ice: the Promenade Ice Chalet closes

Mackenzie and Delaney Vargas after a Christmas show (2019)

Chrissa Olson, Online and copy editor

September 29, 2020

The Promenade Ice Chalet got colder recently, and not to keep the ice solid. Ice America, the company that ran the Promenade Ice Chalet, planned to close it on Sept. 27 due to greatly reduced attendance and rising costs. An announcement on the rink’s Facebook, posted on Sept. 5, said that during the COVI...

Chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe

Chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe

Mia Schrift, Staff writer

September 24, 2020

Ingredients (makes 12 cookies): ¾ cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 ¼ cups flour ½ cup unsalted butter(melted) ½ teaspoon baking soda 4 oz dark chocolate chips 4 oz milk/semi-sweet chocolate chips Directions: Whis...

Popovers that pop off

Popovers that pop off

Mia Schrift, Staff writer

September 24, 2020

Popovers are one of my family’s favorite baking traditions for fall weather. Popovers are light, puffy rolls made from an egg batter. They are very versatile and go with almost any meal. For breakfast, popovers taste great with a jam preserve or even just butter. They also go great with lunch or din...

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