Category Archives: Reviews

Super Smash Bros 4 Analysis

        Super Smash Bros 4 Analysis     By: Ryan G., staff writer     It’s been about a year since we first got news on Super Smash bros 4 and when first saw it we were hyped up on … Continue reading

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Divergent Review

Divergent  Review By: Sarah B., Staff Writer All I saw was a glass box around me. Water was coming in through a tube in the bottom. I didn’t know what to do. I tapped on the glass. It seemed unbreakable. … Continue reading

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Robocop Review

Robocop Analysis  By: Jake H., staff writer             Well, before I go into detail about my feelings for this particular movie, it will never be the original. Heck, no movie can, but, this is a DIFFERENT kind of Robocop. Basically, … Continue reading

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Robocop Review

Robocop Review By: Ryan G., staff writer Since this era it’s hard to start new franchises, it’s time to reboot another one, and this time it’s Robocop. THIS REVIEW IS FROM SOMEONE WHO HAS NEVER SEEN THE ORIGINAL. A trailer … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Review

Super Bowl XLVII Analysis by: Jake H., staff writer        I guess people knew by the 3rd quarter that this would be one of the worst super bowl’s since Super Bowl XXIV. I mean literally, every quarter the Broncos just … Continue reading

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The Lego Movie Review

The Lego Movie Review By:Bryan L.,staff writer   What was the Lego Movie?The Lego movie was set in a place where the whole city was made of Legos.  It is very interesting because it is all about imagination. It all … Continue reading

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Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare

 Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare Review By: Bryan L., Staff Writer   What is this new game? This game is a third-person multiplayer tower defense game. You first want to build your garden which you want to protect from zombies. … Continue reading

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Music Review: The Neighbourhood

Music Spotlight: The Neighbourhood    By Colby H., Staff Writer   The band The Neighbourhood, (THE NBHD) was formed in August of 2011. This band consists of five members, Jesse Rutherford, Jeremy Freedman, Zach Abels, Mikey Margott, and Bryan Sammis (former … Continue reading

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App Review: Instagram

Instagram App Review By: Marcus M., and Colby H., Staff Writers Do you like taking photos, but just can’t share them with your friends? Try downloading Instagram off the App Store or Google Play. On this amazing app you can … Continue reading

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Video Game Review: Sonic Lost World

Sonic Lost World Review      by Ryan G., Staff Writer Since the Sonic fan-base can never decide what they want when the next 3D next gen Sonic game came out  they had very mixed reactions half of the fan-base saying … Continue reading

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Movie Review:Frozen

Frozen Review By: Jenny T., Staff Writer           “Winter’s a good time to stay in and cuddle, but put me summer and I’ll be a… happy snowman!” A quote from everyone’s favorite snowman, Olaf! Disney’s newest movie, Frozen, came out … Continue reading

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Music Review: One Direction

One Direction By: Alyssa A. and Kenadi K., Staff Writers   The English-Irish pop boy band based in London are, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, and Louis Tomlinson. One Direction has 3 albums, which are, “Up all … Continue reading

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Music Review: Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus by: Alyssa A. & Jenny T., staff writers   Miley Cyrus came in like a wrecking ball. From her hair cut, to her songs, who knows what’s next?! 21 year old, Miley Cyrus was born on November 23, … Continue reading

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Samurai Siege Review

Samurai Siege Review   By: Bryan L. and Jenny C., staff writers   What is Samurai Siege? Samurai Siege is a strategy game made by Space Ape Games that is similar but in ways, different than Clash of Clans. The … Continue reading

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Minecraft on PS3

Minecraft on PS3     By: Bryan L., Staff Writer   What, there is now Minecraft on PS3? If you haven’t noticed that Minecraft is now on the PS3, then you are way behind. Minecraft for PS3 was released December 2013 … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Despicable Me 2

Despicable Me 2 Review By: Amanda A. and Jessica S., staff writers   Gru, the ex-supervillain is adjusting  to being a dad and has attempted to start an honest jam business, while a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. The Anti-Villain … Continue reading

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Music Review: Koan Sound

Music Spotlight: KOAN Sound By: Dustyn C., staff writer             KOAN Sound is a group of two people, Will Weeks and Jim Bastow,  from Bristol, United Kingdom, who are putting a new twist on dubstep .   They initially gained recognition as Dubstep producers, with earlier … Continue reading

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Playstation 4 Review

The Play Station 4  VS.  The X Box One By: Jake H., staff writer Round 1: The Name           First off, there is no bias here, I’m taking an honest look at these consoles, I love the previous consoles both … Continue reading

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Catching Fire Movie Review

  Catching Fire Movie Review By: Sarah B. and Jenny T., Staff Writers           The new Hunger Games movie, Catching Fire, came out recently. Just like the first movie, everyone is talking about it. Is it good or bad? Let’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Gravity

GRAVITY Review  See Video Review:    http://youtu.be/LlhzqSZGjRc By: Jake H., staff writer Gravity is possibly one of the most critically acclaimed movies of all time, let alone 2013. I mean, people are comparing the director, Alfonso Cuarón, to Spielberg, that … Continue reading

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Music Review: Austin Mahone

Austin Mahone By: Alyssa A. and Kenadi K., staff writers We are not fans, we are Mahomies. 17 year old, Austin Mahone was born in San Antonio, Texas.  He is 5 ’ 10”, his birthday is April 4th, 1996. His … Continue reading

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Tech Review: Xbox One

Xbox One Review By: Colby H. & Marcus M.   Have you been wanting to get the Xbox One? The Xbox One is the third version of the Xbox console family. This review will tell you about all the awesome … Continue reading

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I Phone 5s a “Must Buy”

I Phone 5s Review By: Marcus M. and Ryan G., staff writers   With Apple trying to get even MORE money for their I Phone franchise they made the successors to the I Phone 5, the I Phone 5c and … Continue reading

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Tech Review: I Phone 5C

IPhone 5C By: Kenadi K, staff writer             As you know the I Phone 5 has been discontinued and in place of that they are adding a little more color. Apple has come out with the I Phone 5 C … Continue reading

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Music Review: Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande By: Kenadi Kersting, Editor-n-Chief   The 2008 rising star Ariana Grande is an actress, singer, songwriter. She was born on June 26, 1993 (20 years old) She started on The Battery’s Down as Bat Mitzvah Riffer in 2009. … Continue reading

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Video Game Review: Batman Arkham Origins

Batman Arkham Origins Review Wii U/Xbox 360/Ps3/PC     By Ryan Gardiner Staff Writer   In the Success of Batman Arkham Asylum and City  Dc wanted to cash in on those games by making a prequel that takes 10 years before … Continue reading

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Football Video Game: Madden 25

Madden   25 By Colby H., staff writer Everyone’s got their minds on football, right?  It’s time to try a little pro football at home. Madden 25 is a football video game that was released this past summer. It sold over … Continue reading

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Clash of Clans App Review

App Review on Clash of Clans  By:Bryan Lakin, Staff Writer   What is Clash of Clans?Clash of Clans is a strategy game where you level up and attack others.In the game you star off as a town hall one.The town … Continue reading

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Fall Fashion

Fall Fashion By: Alyssa A., Staff Writer What are teenage girls wearing these days? This season is all about sweaters, beanies, boots, and jeans. Some stores that you can shop at for the latest style outfits are, Forever 21, Abercrombie … Continue reading

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Review of the Nintendo Wii U

 What U will play Next By: Ryan G., staff writer With the lifespan of the Wii giving out, Nintendo thought that they needed something that would be similar to the Wii but still different. So at E3 2011(a convention for … Continue reading

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The Nintendo 2DS Review!

The Nintendo 2DS By: Dustyn C., staff writer   You may know Nintendo as “The almighty creators of genuine game consoles” with creations such as the Wii, Wii U, and handheld consoles such as the DS, and the most recent … Continue reading

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Knott’s Scary Farm or Universal Horror Night?

Knott’s Scary Farm or Universal Horror Night?   By: Amanda A. and Jessica S., staff writers   Knott’s Scary Farm or Universal Horror Night? Which one is better?  Both theme parks are super scary, but which one is the scariest? … Continue reading

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Back to School Fall Fashion

Back to School Fashion for Girls By: Sarah B., staff writer Girls, do you want to know what to wear for fall? Most of the time girls just wear jeans and their favorite shirt but today I’ll tell you what … Continue reading

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Vine App Review

VINE APP REVIEW    By: Nick Maculam Photo editor   Let’s give a warm welcome to Twitter’s newest and perhaps boldest launch of a service since their inception as a mobile-friendly service – Vine. Vine was founded by  Dom Hofmann … Continue reading

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The Croods Movie Review

The Croods: A Review by Jenny Pham (staff writer)             By my first impressions in the commercials for the The Croods, I had figured it was a decent movie, but when it turned out it was nothing of the sort. … Continue reading

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Iron Man 3 Review

Iron Man 3 Staff Writer:Phoebe Kim             Marvel has come back with another blockbuster, Iron Man 3! It came out May third, and on the first day, it grossed 175.3 million dollars in the first three days, making it the … Continue reading

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Looking For Alaska Book Review

Looking For Alaska Book Review  By: Alex and Nicholas Maculam Looking for Alaska is the first Novel from John Green, published in 2005. John Green grew up in Orlando, Florida, before attending Indian Springs School, a boarding and day school … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day By: Caitlyn Sandoval & Melody Garcia (Staff Writers)   International Women’s Day is a holiday that is, well, pretty self-explanatory. It is a day where women’s rights really go into focus. This holiday has been going on … Continue reading

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Spring Fashion Review

Spring Fashion Review By: Caitlyn Sandoval (Staff Writer) There is a lot of things to wear for the spring time. During Spring the weather gets a least a little warmer. Sometimes it can be a little windy, but for the … Continue reading

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Spring Tech Review: Playstation 4

PlayStation 4 Written by:Jessica Santiago   The company Playstation has done it again with their new Playstation 4! This revolutionary gaming system promised better graphics . This amazing company has one thing in mind and that is to ‘fight the … Continue reading

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Spring Break Place to Go: Sky Zone

Sky Zone Review By: Jazmin Sierra and Jessica Santiago, staff writers Sky Zone is a cool indoor trampoline park that is the world’s first  all-trampoline, walled playing courts. In fact, Sky Zone was awarded a United States Patent. Sky Zone … Continue reading

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Spring Reading: The Fault In Our Stars

The Fault in our Stars Book Review By: Nick and Alex Maculam, staff writers   The Fault in Our Stars is the fourth novel by John Green, published in January 2012. John Green grew up in Orlando, Florida, before attending Indian Springs School, a … Continue reading

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Technology Review: The New iPad2

Tech Review – The iPad 2 By Adil Jawed, Staff Writer Apple’s successor to the much-acclaimed iPad launched on March 11th. Not surprisingly, it is the iPad “2”. When it was thought how a technological marvel can be dramatically improved … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Beastly

Movie Review: Beastly By Alina Bocanegra and Irene Morales, staff writers  Have you ever heard the expression “Love is never ugly”? Well in the movie Beastly, it is proven. After being so conceded with his looks and his money, Kyle … Continue reading

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Book Review: Waiting for Normal

Waiting for Normal By: Rhea Patteri staff writer   Waiting for Normal is the perfect book that says you can find the best opportunities in the worst situation. Addison is a girl who is optimistic about her life. She lives in … Continue reading

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Music Review: Kid CuDi

KiD CuDi + Singing = No Rapping? By: Kayne Toyosato, Staff Writer         Will KiD CuDi (pronounced kuh-dee) quit his rapping career to pursue singing? That’s what he supposedly announced on MTV news. He started a band and said that … Continue reading

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Video Review: NBA 2K11

Video Review: NBA 2K11 By: H. Hoang and A. Kabir, staff writers               NBA 2k games have been one of the best basketball games ever since their first release. NBA 2k11 has exceeded all expectations from gamers all … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lost Hero

The Lost Hero By: Hy Hoang and A. Kabir               “The Lost Hero” is the first book of a new series, The Heroes of Olympus created by the author Rick Riordan who is also the author of the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Tangled

Movie Review: Tangled  By: Abigail Cash, staff writer             Are you looking for a great movie for your whole family? Well, if you are, then Tangled is a great movie for you! It has action, adventure, romance, comedy, and music … Continue reading

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Preview of Gran Turismo 5

Preview of Gran Turismo 5 By: Adil Jawed, Review Editor  The Gran Turismo series has always set the standard for all racing games. The series always featured unbelievable realism in the driving to make a video game player feel like they … Continue reading

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