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L.A. Times Bestseller: Tenth of December

L.A. Times Bestseller: Tenth of December

Bernadette L., Reporter

April 9, 2013

The number one bestseller on the L.A. times book list is Tenth of December. This book has been on the bestseller list for 8 weeks, starting on January 27th, 2013. Tenth of December is written by George Saunders. Random House published this book on January 8th 2013. The book consists of, “short stor...

5 Albums to Look for in 2013

5 Albums to Look for in 2013

Courtney O., Reporter

April 9, 2013

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Movie Review: Life of Pi

Movie Review: Life of Pi

Kaleigh W., Reporter

March 26, 2013

The film Life of Pi, directed by Ang Lee, is about Piscine Molitor Patel, better known as Pi, who is telling his story to another man who is interested in writing a novel about it. When he was a young boy, Pi was stranded on a boat with a large adult tiger in the middle of the Pacific ocean. His family had...

Movie Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Movie Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Alexa B., Reporter

March 25, 2013

 Oz the Great and Powerful was released on March 8, 2013. The movie features 130 minutes of adventure and fantasy. The film was directed by Sam Raimi and  produced by Joe Roth. It was written by David Lindsay-Abaire and Mitchell Kapner. The cast includes Mila Kunis, James Franco, Michelle Williams, Ra...

Music Review: Bruno Mars

Music Review: Bruno Mars

Nikki R., Reporter

March 25, 2013

Background Bruno Mars is currently one of the biggest names in the music industry. He combines motown, doo-wop, and pop to create his latest mix of catchy tunes. His real name is Peter Gene Hernandez and was given the nickname “Bruno” when he was a child. Bruno was born on October 8, 1985, in Honol...

Monopoly Game Changer

Monopoly Game Changer

Francesca M., Reporter

March 14, 2013

The iron is out, and the cat is in. Monopoly has replaced fans’ least favorite game piece with this newer model. The other pieces fans could have could for included a robot, diamond ring, helicopter, and a guitar.  Fans from 120 countries participated in this voting. Jonathan Berkowitz, vice president...

Firefly Lineup Announced!

Firefly Lineup Announced!

Isabel D., Reporter

March 1, 2013

During July of 2012, the first ever Firefly Music Festival commenced with nearly forty bands performing over three days in Dover, Delaware. Last year’s headliners included the Killers, The Black Keys, and Jack White. The featuring bands consisted of Death Cab for Cutie, Passion Pit, Lupe Fiasco, Grouplove...

Review: Mama

Review: Mama

Trichelle G., Reporter

February 12, 2013

Mama is a 2013 horror film co-written and directed by Andres Muschietti.   Mama was released in the United States on January 18, 2013.  It tells the story of  two sisters, Lily (Isabelle Nélisse) and Victoria (Megan Charpentier), and how they survived ‘alone’ in the woods for 5 years. They dis...

Review: ‘The Five People you Meet in Heaven’

Review:  ‘The Five People you Meet in Heaven’

Lawren D., Editor

February 11, 2013

The Five People you Meet in Heaven is a thought-provoking, and at times heart wrenching, novel about the afterlife.  The story, authored by Mitch Alborn, focuses on an 83 year-old World War II veteran, Eddie, who works at an amusement park.  Eddie feels as if he has done nothing important with his...

Review: Coldplay Live 2012

Review:  Coldplay Live 2012

Isabel D., Reporter

January 22, 2013

For over a year, British rock band Coldplay has been touring around the world supporting their fifth album, Mylo Xyloto. The band performed nearly 92 shows across the globe, singing their hit songs such as Yellow, Paradise, and Fix You. Each concert was filmed to be put into Coldplay Live 2012, a doc...

Miley Cyrus

Ashley A., Reporter

January 22, 2013

Miley Cyrus has transformed throughout the years from her hairstyle to her name. Although she used to be one of America’s sweet hearts, she has become an edgy young woman. Miley Cyrus, previously known as Destiny Hope Cyrus, started out her life only being famous because of her dad, singer Billy Ray...

Les Miserables Movie Review

Les Miserables Movie Review

Ali F., Reporter

January 22, 2013

Les Miserables stars Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Russell Crowe just to name a few. The movie premiered on Christmas Day, and has made $16.1 million since its release. The movie is set in 19th century France and tells the journey of Jean Valjean who once was ...

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