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Lil Uzi Vert “Luv is Rage 2”: Album Review

Dario McCarty, Entertainment Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Lil Uzi Vert, the supposed king of mumble rap, returns with a sequel to Luv is Rage two years later with Luv is Rage 2. I decided to take a dive into Uzi’s psychedelic, new-age, debut studio album and give it a listen. I recommend everyone give it a listen, even if the genre is not particularly your...

‘178 Blank Pages’ fills theater with tears on and offstage

‘178 Blank Pages’ fills theater with tears on and offstage

Rio Popper, Online Editor

May 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase

The soundtrack to senior Bryce Stephens’s play, “178 Blank Pages,” was a chorus of “awwws” from the 244 audience members in Carrington May 19. Whether it was a scene featuring the play’s subtle hilarity or its tear-wrenching conflicts, actors junior Nic Sanon and sophomore Lex Navarra breat...

“13 Reasons Why”misses mark on high school suicide reality

“13 Reasons Why”misses mark on high school suicide reality

Sam Brook and Nick Abraham

May 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Op/Ed, Showcase

“13 Reasons Why” has drawn much attention from high school students in the past few months and has been in the center of many classroom discussions between students and teachers. This show, an adaption of the book by Jay Asher, centers around the thirteen tapes left behind by a fictional 17-year-o...

Raven’s Review:“Best Picture” hopefuls contend for Oscar

Sam Brook and Isabel Sanchez-Foster

February 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

“La La Land” Outstanding cinematography makes La La Land  a compelling musical. The vivid hues add to the impact of each event, allowing the viewer to understand the plot. Mia dresses in vibrant colors while Sebastian in muted tonevs. Later, he becomes cheerier and dresses in bright clothing....

Frank Ocean: The Blonde Review

Nick Abraham, Entertainment Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

After 4 years of anticipation, Frank Ocean finally released his follow up to 2012’s Channel Orange. He began with a visual album entitled Endless, immediately followed with Blonde and rounded the presentation with one-off magazine called Boys Don’t Cry in late August. Hearing all of the excitement...

Fun in the sun: 10 affordable and local activities to do this summer

Nick Abraham, Staff Report

May 25, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Summer is coming and many are gearing up for long trips and vacations, but there are many students who stay home during the long break and usually run out of fun things to do. This is the Sequoia High School student’s guide to the most fun, interesting and affordable activities in the Bay Area. ...

Going for Grammy gold: Who will win big on Monday, Feb. 15?

Emily Ducker, Entertainment Editor

February 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Democratic Debate Bingo

Democratic Debate Bingo

Claire Bugos, Executive Editor

January 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Quizzes & Polls

With less than a month until the Iowa Caucus, the 2016 presidential race is well underway and heating up a little more each day. To make the upcoming Republican and Democratic debates a little more fun, we crafted our very own "Debate Bingo" to keep you on your toes as you watch the next Republican deb...

Republican Debate Bingo

Republican Debate Bingo

Claire Bugos, Executive Editor

January 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Quizzes & Polls

With less than a month until the Iowa Caucus, the 2016 presidential race is well underway and heating up a little more each day. To make the upcoming Republican and Democratic debates a little more fun, we crafted our very own "Debate Bingo" to keep you on your toes as you watch the next Republican deb...

Annual Alice in Winterland concert showcases diversity and talent

Annual Alice in Winterland concert showcases diversity and talent

Nicholas Abraham, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

The lights dim down until the stage goes dark. Out come four men to the middle of the stage, one with distinctively long hair. This man is James Bay. Suddenly there is a surge of bright lights, as Bay begins shredding on an old school red Epiphone guitar. The crowd goes completely wild. This was one ...

Out of class into the crowd

Out of class into the crowd

Lea Blix and Aviva Futornick

December 14, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Singing at the top of your lungs. Heart beating to the rhythm of the bass. Lights flashing in your eyes. Taking that perfect shot for all your friends to see. Students spend hundreds of dollars and dozens of hours at concerts to get the chance to see their idols live. But even when having to jug...

Dishing it out over acai bowls: Vitality vs. Bare

Rio Popper, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase

  Acai (a-sigh-ee) bowls seem to have captured the minds, mouths, and wallets of Sequoia students. But which of the two nearby restaurants is better—Vitality Bowls or Bare Bowls? Acai bowls are somewhere between a smoothie and ice-cream. The base is a thick blend of frozen fruit, ...

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