The online student news site of Redondo Union High School

High Tide

The online student news site of Redondo Union High School

High Tide

The online student news site of Redondo Union High School

High Tide

Our reviews of books, music, movies, restaurants, and more.

A Must-Watcher

A Must-Watcher

Simra Zargar, Writing Editor November 21, 2022

“All of the windows and doors in 657 Boulevard allow me to watch you and track you as you move through the house. Who am I? I am the Watcher and have been in control of 657 Boulevard for the better part...

“13 Reasons Why” Book Review

Cristina Couch, Online Editor, Copy Editor October 6, 2022

Want your views of the world to flip upside down? Just press play.  If you haven’t heard of the hit Netflix series or the New York Times best-seller turned top 10 most challenged book “Thirteen...

“This Book Is Gay” Book Review

Kat Otey, Online Editor October 6, 2022

After the success of her 2015 novel slash instructional guide, “This Book is Gay,” Juno Dawson returns with a new, updated edition by the same name. “This Book Is Gay” (2021) is a funny, lighthearted,...

“Twilight” Book Review

Hadeel Azzam, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

I’m a full believer that books shouldn’t be banned. Books, fiction or nonfiction, give us so much insight. Even when that book is “Twilight.” “Twilight” was banned for promoting religious viewpoints...

“The Great Gatsby” Book Review

Haven Beches, Editor-In-Chief October 6, 2022

I’ve read an uncountable number of books in my short life, yet “The Great Gatsby” lies in my top three. This is not an honor lightly placed. It’s taken consideration, three rereads and an entire...

Cobra Kai Never Dies

Amina Raiss, Staff Writer September 20, 2022

The tagline Cobra Kai Never Dies has never been more true. Season 5 of the hit show was released on Netflix on Sept. 9. Already, it has karate chopped its way onto the Top Ten list with critical acclaim...

Not One in a Minion

Troy Nevil, Online Editor September 20, 2022

If I only had four words to describe last week’s Crumbl line-up, I would say, “Save. Your. Twenty-six. Dollars.” Although I may be breaking the fourth wall here by acknowledging that this is a harsh...

Photo credits Larry Busacca

“The Joker and the Queen” is a touching love story

Heather Lee, Entertainment Editor March 14, 2022

A path down memory lane for Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran fans all over the world, the music video for “The Joker and the Queen” comes nine years after “Everything Has Changed,” continuing where...

Is Euphoria Toxic?

Is “Euphoria” Toxic?

Izzie Escobar, Staff Writer March 10, 2022

As “Euphoria” has come to a close, I look back with nostalgia at my weekly ritual, watching the show each Sunday at 6 p.m. for eight weeks. What attracted me at first was the extravagant and thoughtful...

Setting the bar high

Setting the bar high

Erika Glass, News Editor February 11, 2022

Tucked away in a corner in the Riviera Plaza and steps away from the ocean, Racer Tea, a newly opened tea bar, has much to offer. Originally run out of owner Chad Webber’s 1975 Dodge van, Racer Tea...

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Holiday bops

Erika Glass, News Editor December 24, 2021

Each year, when December days roll around, bringing bare trees, brisk temperatures and various holidays, the best way for me to get in the spirit of the season is to listen to songs. With countless creations...

Photo by Katarina (Haven) Beches

Sweet ‘n sour

Katarina (Haven) Beches, Features Editor October 14, 2021

For those who don’t know me, I’m kind of obsessed with lemonade. No, seriously. I love lemonade more than life itself—the tell-tale citrus flavor, the faint tang that makes your mouth water like...

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