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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty – Review

Genevieve Boyle, Reporter
January 30, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

The movie Secret Life of Walter Mitty came out on Christmas Day this past year. The popular movie website IMDB described the adventure and comedy movie as, "a day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job alon...

Powerpuff Girls world premiere….again

January 28, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

I.... I'm not sure what I can say about this premiere. For those of you who don't know or heard of The Powerpuff Girls, it was an original cartoon series that existed in 1998 of three sisters who has amazing superpowers and defended the city from criminals, super villains, and monsters.  The series w...

Lego Movie seems legit

January 28, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

If you are like me when I was 7-13, you probably loved Legos. Building sets, customizing mini figures, and even watching Lego stop motion videos on YouTube. If you really do have such a love for Legos, you should be happy to know that on Feburary 7th, theaters will be releasing a new Lego movie! Directors,...

Colorado, January 1, 2014

Robert Victorino, Reporter
January 14, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

January 1, 2014 cannabis was made legal for recreational purchase in the state of Colorado for anybody over the age of 21. That's right, the world's first state-licensed cannabis retailers.  Residents can purchase cannabis like alcohol, but purchases are limited to over an ounce. Non-residents can purchase...

‘Teen Mom’ and ’16 and Pregnant’ Present Unrealistic Views of Teen Pregnancy

Shawn Estabilio, Reporter
January 13, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

Lauren Dolgen, the creator of "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom", said the shows have been called "one of the best public service campaigns to prevent teen pregnancy." A new research study conducted by Indiana University finds the polar opposite to be true. The research finds that shows like Dolgen...

Kendama Craze Sweeps Hawaii

Kendama Craze Sweeps Hawaii

Josiah Adams, Reporter
December 19, 2013
Filed under Entertainment, News

Early in December, Hawaii News Now aired a story on the latest craze in Hawaii.   There is a high demand for the traditional Japanese “Kendama” toy.  A simple toy which consists of two wooden cups of different sizes placed on the center of a wooden spike, with a smaller cup at the spike's base a...

American Jungle Under Investigation

Robert Victorino, journalist
December 16, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

The TV show American Jungle is under investigation for illegal hunting in the state of Hawaii.  The second episode featured the cast hunting at night, which is illegal on private and public land at all times.  The fist episode depicted "the spear clan" hunting a cow.  It's illegal to hunt feral cattle...

Christmas Origins: Santa Claus

Josiah Adams, reporter
December 12, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

Christmas is a joyful, holy, and commercialized time of the year for many. We’ve all decorated a Christmas tree, told stories of a big old jolly man dressed in red, and exchanged gifts with loved ones. Christmas was originally celebrated as a day to honor the birth of Jesus Christ, yet is enjoyed by...

Christmas In Rockefeller Center

Denae Rivera, Reporter
December 10, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

Wednesday December 4, 2013 at Rockefeller Center, NEW YORK in the heart of New York City  was the annual Christmas tree lighting. It has yet again been a success! Millions of people around the globe tuned in to NBC as the 81st annual tree-lighting ceremony took place. Leading up to the sparkle and shine...

Because the Internet

Shawn Estabilio, Journalist
December 9, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

"Because the Internet" is the upcoming second studio album by the hip-hop artist Childish Gambino. The album is scheduled to be released on December 10, 2013. The recording process for the album began in 2012 and continued until October 2013. In early interviews about the album, Gambino said that...

Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Movie Review

Genevieve Boyle, Reporter
December 3, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

The first word that came to my mind when the movie finished was "AMAZING!" The movie was better than the first one because there were no added scenes. The story line followed the book very well. Though they didnʻt add any extra scenes, there were a lot of parts from the book that werenʻt in the movie....

The Guantlet is Back!

Jayden Lewis, Journalist
November 14, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

Let the Video Games begin!!!!! For those of you who loved the RoosterTeeth  reality game series The Gauntlet, they have recently released a new season! In October, 2012, the Internet sensation, RoosterTeeth Productions, aired a reality games series called The Gaunlet. The Gauntlet is a show involvi...

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