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The Spinner Epidemic

James Torrico, Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under #WhatsTrending, Editorial

As the new wave of trends arrive, there is one that is the most notable and that happens to be the Fidget Spinners. Fidget Spinners are toys that made of a different variety of metals and bearings that creates a spinning motion of the toy. The Spinners are sold as a “stress-relieving toy” by allowing the person u...

Prom Fashion Show

Alicia Garcia, Writer, Photographer
May 16, 2017
Filed under #WhatsTrending, Seniors

Encore, the fashion club, hosted the annual Prom Fashion Show in the school theatre on Thursday, April 27 after school at 3 p.m. The fashion show’s purpose was to advertise gowns displayed by senior class members for the upcoming senior prom at the Alexandria Ballroom.   Member of the stylist committee in the club,...

The Prom Checklist

Melissa Estrada, Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under #WhatsTrending, Seniors

Prom season is here and seniors are rushing to be prepared for this eventful night. Do not let the stress overwhelm you and take away from this memorable night. To ensure that you are ready for this day, here is a checklist that can help: The Dress Once you have found your dress, make sure that you have it tailored (...

#WhatsTrending: Harry Styles

Allie Gurrola, Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under #WhatsTrending, Entertainment

  After Zayn Malik left One Direction, the remaining 4 boys were able to create one last album before they went their separate ways in January 2016. Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson, both went under the radar, while Niall Horan went on to create music. Harry Styles, in particular, has caught the e...

Drake: More Life

Alexandra Rapalo, Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

On March 18, Drake released a playlist that was eighty one minutes long and consisted of twenty two songs. The artist usually has a set motive behind his albums, but More Life is anything but methodical.   This playlist, in Drake’s words, was created “to give you a collection of songs th...

YouTube Expanding to Television

Oscar Flores, Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

  On Feb. 28, Google revealed the newest addition to its expanding service: YouTube TV, a digital streaming service that is offered at $35 a month and will offer 40 channels at launch. This service is expected to release in the upcoming months in major cities although no plans have been revealed to ...

2017 Grammy’s Top 5 Extravagant Outfits

Melissa Estrada, Section Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

Every year, fans await to watch their favorite celebrities walk the red carpet and perform at the annual Grammy’s Award Show. Celebrities choose to take this opportunity to express themselves through their fashion. Here are some of the top celebrity looks that caught the attention of millions. &...

10 Valentine’s gifts for under $10

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief
February 12, 2017
Filed under #WhatsTrending

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and trying to find the perfect yet affordable gift for that special someone may be difficult. Here is a list of gift ideas that your Valentine will adore and find thoughtful: A Mug A  cute mug with a simple yet thoughtful saying or picture on it is ...

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief
January 31, 2017
Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

  On January 13, Netflix released a new tv show, “Lemony Snicket’s: A Series of Unfortunate Events”.  It was full of exciting twists and turns that relate very closely to the book series released in 1999.   The show opens up with the narrator, Lemony Snicket, warning viewers of th...

Top Trending Christmas Gifts

James Torrico, Writer
December 16, 2016
Filed under #WhatsTrending

With the conclusion of Thanksgiving, the public have their attention focused on the wonderful holiday known as Christmas. With Christmas right around the corner, everyone is looking for the “perfect gift”. Every year there are “hot items” that fly off the shelves and this year is no difference....

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