Archived Arts and Entertainment

Junior Michael Laverde exudes star quality in FUHS theater program

Photo by Margeaux Lau.

Tara Patton, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

  Theater; one of Fullerton’s Academy of the Arts most prized art form. Throughout the years, many Fullerton great’s have strode through these halls and continue to this day. Junior Michael Laverde is only one example of the talent that passes through Fullerton’s Academy of the Arts. ...

Clare novel depicts drama, action, serial killings

Clare novel depicts drama, action, serial killings

Myah Phillips, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017

Fantasy Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare Heart racing, arms pumping, feet pounding; that’s the life that demon hunter Emma Carstairs. Not just because she has angel blood coursing through her veins, she has a thirst for vengeance and will stop at nothing until whoever-- or whatever-- is responsi...

Academy art show shines ‘light’ on student excellence

Allison Park and Tara Patton

January 19, 2017

"Raven" by Nick Moreno. Nick Moreno Senior Nick Moreno’s deep passion for the arts goes far back into the years before high school. Because of his advanced technique and talent, his junior high art teacher had recommended that Moreno skip first year art and go directly into Communication Desi...

Top 10 Christmas movies on Netflix

Top 10 Christmas movies on Netflix

Myah Phillips, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

From crackling fires to festive tunes, Christmas is a time for snuggling up and feeling merry. To help spread the holiday spirit, Netflix has provided its subscribers with a surplus of Christmas films. Ranging from children’s classics and festive romantic comedies, Netflix has it all. For those extremely...

Fullerton Museum explores Prohibition era

Image courtesy of Fullerton Foundry.

Jensine Kraus, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

In the years between 1920 and 1933, America was restricted under the 18th amendment from manufacturing, selling, and transporting alcohol, or ‘intoxicating beverages.’  Though it was passed with overwhelming support, Prohibition turned out to be one of the most calamitous laws in American history. ...

DIY Videos: iPhone Projector

Charisma Rabbitt, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

The Women of Lockerbie

The Women of Lockerbie

Melanie Pinzon, A&E Editor

November 18, 2016

It was December 21, 1988. A regularly scheduled Pan Am flight had taken off and was on its way from Europe to North America.   With 243 passengers and 16 crew members on board, Pan Am Flight 103 was tragically bombed over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all passengers of the ill-fated flight and 11 civili...

December Artist of the Month: Jaclyn Kimoto

Kimoto adding festive lights to one of her art projects.

Allison Park, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Unlike many other seniors who question the daunting years after high school, Jaclyn Kimoto has her future planned out. Captivated by the arts since age six, raw passion has led her from playing the “Flight of the Bumblebee” on the piano, to crafting Japanese paper origami, and even to spontane...

Peter and the Starcatcher

Josiah Haugen (Lord Aster) being surrounded by pirates. 
Photos by Margeaux Lau.

Allison Park, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

You must imagine the broom as a spear. The plunger is a sword. The line of pirates forms the walls of a sailing ship. This type of interpretive imagination is what makes Peter and the Starcatcher so unique and captivating. Peter and the Starcatcher is a prequel story to the classic Peter Pan and te...

Haunted happenings at Opal Jenkins art show

Wake Up Call by Kerry Eilers.

Tara Patton and Myah Phillips

October 28, 2016

In 1929, FUHS senior Opal Jenkins died of pneumonia just months before graduating. The yearbook staff dedicated a page to her memory and promised to never forget her. Even today, FUHS immortalizes Jenkins by hosting an art gallery show during Halloween. Students in all visual arts programs are eligib...

FUHS students rock out

(Left to right) Hertel, Gagnon, Burt. Photo by Melanie Pinzon.

LilyAnn Hippard and Melanie Pinzon

October 21, 2016

FUHS students Rory Burt, Dylan Gagnon, and Sam Hertel may look like your average high school juniors by day, but the trio join together by night to form thunderous punk band Apollo 69. The band came together spring of 2015 when childhood friends Gagnon (bassist) and Hertel (drums) teamed up with B...

Movie Review: The Magnificent Seven

Movie Review: The Magnificent Seven

Myah Phillips, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

Currently in theaters, The Magnificent Seven, directed by Todd Black and Roger Birnbaum, stars Chris Pratt, Denzel Washington, and Ethan Hawke. The movie contained small nods towards the original film which was released in the 1960’s. These musical compositions will please the fans of the previous mo...