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Last Girl Standing

Last Girl Standing

October 16, 2017

CupHead: A Callback to Slapstick

Brandon Robles '18, Staff-Writer

October 14, 2017

Filed under Culture, Headlines

Around the early years of animation, cartoons were introduced as black and white, silent, and filled with whimsical plots following featured characters, as well as some propaganda. Soon, cartoons became colorized, synced with...

Duck Season, Dog Season

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

September 24, 2017

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Gamers know the infamous Nintendo game Duck Hunt from 1984. The game’s premise follows players shooting ducks down with their obnoxiously dog, who mocks you should any duck fly away for not shooting them. The game would allow...

The Art of Dance Through the Ages

Alexa Boyle '20, Staff Writer

September 24, 2017

Filed under Culture, Headlines, Sports

Dance is defined as, moving rhythmically usually to music, using prescribed or improvised steps and gestures. Dancing was not always accepted by society as a whole. Certain conservative and religious groups objected to the practice...

Life Moves Pretty Fast

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

June 12, 2017

Filed under Culture, Headlines

The earlier years of the Internet were what we used to call “advanced”. Most pop culture icons and memes are created and Facebook has just been made. It’s what gives people the sense of nostalgia, a throwback to their early year...

A Generation of Stress

Jada Cross, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

Filed under Central, Culture, Headlines

Over the years, teens have reportedly been less carefree than they were years before. Unaware of the health risks of stress, parents and social workers find it hard to cope with the changes teenagers go through. This may affect their relationship status with parent or guardian, and could even lead to illness, and depression.

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Living Like the Laser

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

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Most Star Wars fans have probably babbled about the Death Star for so many years to novices into both the fandom and franchise. The Death Star was a planet-sized fortress that was famously known as the fortress that got blown ...

Rabbit Holes in Continuity

Brandon Robles ´18, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

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The ongoing White Rabbit series will finish its first chapter, and it isn’t meant to be a super important part that will affect the rest of the series. It’s a chapter to help set up the comic and it’s continuity. And alth...

The Tale of a “Blacklist” Addiction

Jada Cross, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Filed under Culture, Headlines

Netflix has become more popular over the years, and currently I have been addicted. Although there were many shows that caught my eye, Blacklist was the one that had my full attention during all seasons that were on netflix. ...

The White Rabbit: Our Brand New Comic Strip!

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

Filed under BPT, Central, Culture, Headlines, Short Story

This is the gateway to check out the new comic and who knows what. Head over to  http://bptcriterion-comics.tumblr.com/   (the comic starts from the bottom of the page and goes up.) And if you want to read more about the comic, check out ou...

All About Our New Comic Strip

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

Filed under BPT, Central, Culture, Headlines, Short Story, Showcase

The idea and effort of creating comics has it’s hassles, like having people put some censors here and there and issues that can’t be put into a school newspaper. But once you edit it with some tweaks there and some cuts ther...

Man of Music

Brandon Robles `18, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Filed under Culture, Headlines

February marks Black History Month, the month where America brings out ode to upstanding and influential African-Americans in history. Many influential figures include Barack Obama, the first black president when elected in 2008 ...

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