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Bubble Tea Cafes!

Bubble Tea Cafes!

Kelly Cheng, reporter

September 25, 2019

Bubble tea is a great drink. I always crave it. Many people, like me, enjoy bubble tea because it has a variety of flavors mixed with many different toppings. I prefer to go to cafes that make black milk tea because it’s my favorite drink. The most popular topping, and my favorite, is boba. Boba is t...

“Love Live! The School Idol Movie” different from other musicals

“Love Live! The School Idol Movie” different from other musicals

Julia Linn, reporter

September 25, 2019

“Love Live! The School Idol Movie” is a great movie. This movie starts off in Japan at Otonokizaka Academy when the main cast gets invited to New York to perform and spread the name of school idols. School idols are idols who compete in competitions just like a normal sport for their school. When th...

Coffee or Tea is the best milk tea cafe

Coffee or Tea is the best milk tea cafe

Wynn Dang, reporter

September 25, 2019

Coffee or Tea is the best milk tea cafe that I know of. Their milk tea is good, their prices are reasonable and they have good service like really fast service it's really not that bad but depending or how many customers there are in the store. There are add-ons like lychee jello and coconut jello. They a...

“The Land of Stories” is more than just one story

“The Land of Stories” is more than just one story

Sairin Skinny, reporter

September 25, 2019

The “Land of Stories” is a great novel. It’s about a boy named Connor and a girl named Alex who are twelve in the beginning. They are just two ordinary kids, until their dad dies in a horrific car accident. After they lose their father, their lives change. They find out that their father wasn’t ...

“Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas” provides a captivating story

“Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas” provides a captivating story

Cheng Hong He, reporter

September 25, 2019

“Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas” by James Patterson is a great book. If you are a fan of romance book, then this story is the one for you. The book has good plot with a twist where the main female character Katie, finds out she is pregnant. Matt, the main male character, disappears. However, he ...

Song “Happier” is sad but sweet

Song “Happier” is sad but sweet

Nickolas Castillo, reporter

September 16, 2019

“Happier” by Marshmello ft. Bastille is a good song. Some of the lyrics are sad, but the meaning behind them is sweet. A sad line from the song is “I want to see you smile, but know that means I’ll have to leave.” The lyrics describe the story of a relationship ending. A line that expl...

Music groups adds to pride and tradition

Music groups adds to pride and tradition

An Vo, reporter

September 16, 2019

Different organizations in McKinley High School allow students to try something new or improve a skill. If you want to be part of a music group, you should join the MHS band/orchestra program. This elective course will enhance your ability to play an instrument for those committed to becoming a bett...

‘The Perfect Date’ not like other romance movies

‘The Perfect Date’ not like other romance movies

Nyler Acasio, reporter

September 4, 2019

“The Perfect Date” is a wonderful movie. The movie is a Netflix original, available exclusively on Netflix. “The Perfect Date” is an American movie that fits into the genres of  teen, romantic and comedy. While also adding suspense in the mix as well. The movie stars award-winning actor Noah Centineo, who plays t...

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ spins a web of stories

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ spins a web of stories

Thai Bui, reporter

September 4, 2019

            SPOILER ALERT for Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home. "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is a phenomenal movie. It was released in July. The movie has lots of plot twists, great humor, great battle scenes, good cinematography, great storytelling and great character development. Th...

Safe spaces in schools benefit students

Safe spaces in schools benefit students

Amoreena Godoy, reporter

June 1, 2019

A school has commonly been known as a safe place for people to find structure and protection, on the other hand, there are multiple reasons as to why one may not feel accepted or understood at school. This may cause one feel lost and avoid the anxiousness triggered by their environment, leading to c...