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    While Serra students are always looking forward to the next box-office hit, the classics still have a special place in many of their hearts as well. Forrest Gump is a movie that follows a man named Forrest Gump, a slow but very amazing individual, telling his story and how he was involved in many events that have happened in the later part of the 20th century. The movie starts with him telling a stranger about his childhoo...

     On November 22, 2017, Disney and Pixar released its newest film, Coco. Coco is about a 12 year old boy named Miguel who lives in Mexico and dreams of becoming a musician even though his family has banned music and does not support his dreams. On Día De Los Muertos, Miguel and a street dog named Dante, find themselves trapped in the Land of the Dead. Miguel ends up meeting a skeleton named Hector who takes Miguel on a musi...

     “4 dead after gunman ‘randomly picking targets’ goes on rampage in rural northern California, tries to enter school” (NYTimes). Shootings, and gun violence is the most prominent threat to the future of our safety. The pressing threat of gun violence is clearly evident through the mass number of murders that are accumulating in 2017 alone. In Tehama County, California, only hours away from California's state capital, the s...

November 1, 2017

    

On October twentieth, a mystery/crime film, titled The Snowman was released in theaters. This motion picture is about a detective, Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender), who investigates the murder of a woman which leads him to the “The Snowman Killer.” “The Snowman Killer” is a sociopath who taunts detective Hole with games and makes it apparent that he is the one behind the murder. Hole recruits a group of peopl...

      President Donald Trump has recently been under fire for ending many of the Obama-Era climate plans, which sought to protect the environment from industrial plants producing an excessive amount of pollution. He deemed the regulation “unreasonable” because following the standards was nearly impossible. Obama attempted to decrease carbon emissions by 32% starting 2005 and going through 2030. This kind of regulation would re...

     On the fifth of October, the New York Times published a scathing report of three decades worth of sexual harassment against producer Harvey Weinstein. Although he immediately denied these claims, Weinstein did release a public apology stating that he “has caused a lot of pain.” In addition, he announced a leave of absence from the Weinstein Company as well as seeking help with a therapist. The aforementioned allegations c...

     Students at Serra are raving over Nora McInerny Purmort’s  memoir, It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying Is Cool Too).  After having suffering a miscarriage, and the loss of her father and husband within the span of a few weeks, Nora gracefully delivers this witty, tragic, hilarious, and completely heartfelt memoir. Junior Diane Gaspar expresses, “I was laughing throughout the entire book, Nora even managed to ma...

     Hurricane Maria destroyed much of Puerto Rico leaving 48 dead and at least 100 people unaccounted for. Puerto Ricans lost electricity and access to food, clean water, and money. Many people have lost contact to their family members due to the 80 percent loss of electricity making it hard for anyone to call for help or to let their families know that they are okay. This U.S territory is slowly recovering but they are still...

     Recently, there has been a high amount of controversy throughout the nation over NFL and other sports players kneeling during the National Anthem. At the head of this drama is our president, Donald Trump, and he is stating his opinions the only way he knows how: through Twitter. On September 23, Trump tweeted, “If a player wants the privilege of making millions of dollars in the NFL, or other leagues, he or...

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