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YouTube Rewind 2017 – The Worst of All

YouTube Rewind 2017 – The Worst of All

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Videos

For me, 2017 was a very lacking year. Sure, we had many events, but it was a very bad year. From the floods, to the continuing debate of our president, there have been better days. But every year around December, YouTube releases what they call YouTube Rewind, a video dedicated to the popular events...

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

Jack Purcell, Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Technology

The Nintendo switch has some of the best features for a handheld console. A big feature is that you can either play it on a TV or take it with you on a trip. You can play two player games with anyone! And the graphics are extremely good for such a small device. Although, there is one flaw, the price...

Snow Day Photos

Snow Day Photos

Zack Catuogno, Ruth Martin, Erith Won, Lucy Wassmuth, and Rachel Iyer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Community News, Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

Last Friday, it snowed, quite a surprise for December in Texas! Our Canyon Echoes photographers went out to capture it before it all melted!

Hamilton In LA

Hamilton In LA

Keana Saberi, Reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Theatre

 The air was still, chilly, and crisp. My eyes began to water. The lights of the Hollywood Pantages Theatre sign gleamed and burned brightly as a gaggle of people fled inside the theatre as the doors slide wide open. Gold posters adorned the walls outside the theater, emblems of excitement and oncom...

Band Performance at the PAC

Band Performance at the PAC

Erith Won, Reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Entertainment, Events

On Friday, December 8th, our band performed at the Performing Arts Center from 7:00 to nearly 9:00. For the last song, part of our orchestra joined in, too. Below are some pictures of the performance!

6 Collaborations That Could Have Been Amazing

6 Collaborations That Could Have Been Amazing

Oliver Barnfield, Chief Pop Culture Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase

6. Stanley Kubrick and Stephen Spielberg Unlike the other items on this list, this instance actually happened, but not fully. It's a conflicting tale of competing creative forces, and it doesn't exactly end up the way you would think. For a bit of background, Spielberg is the director of ET, Jaws, Jur...

How to Escape An Alligator

How to Escape An Alligator

Margaux Deveze, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Environment, Just For Fun

Alligators are incredible animals with incredible abilities but the alligators you see at the zoo are not the one you can see in the wild which can be in real life dangerous. Here is a little about them: The first alligators appeared about 37 million years ago. There are currently 2 species of allig...

Wonder : Movie Review

Wonder : Movie Review

Ruth Martin, Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Wonder is a new film by director Stephen Chbosky based on the 2012 novel by R.J. Palacios. Starring Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson, this inspiring movie has grossed over $70 million world-wide. The movie was perfectly scripted and portrayed a beautiful story which brought the audience...

Lists and Opinions about Stranger Things

Lists and Opinions about Stranger Things

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter/Resident Pop Culture Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase

OPINIONS A few weeks ago, I talked about Stranger Things. That's no surprise, as Stranger Things might be my favorite show ever. So what makes it this powerful and affecting? It is, of course, not perfect. The writing can be messy at times. The second season has a few missteps. But beneath these fl...

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Jack Purcell, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase

Any Pokémon player would know that the Sun and Moon games changed the way many people looked at Pokémon games. It added many features like Z-moves, Trials instead of gyms, a new type of Pokémon called Ultra Beasts, a new way to interact with Pokemon in game, and it is also the longest Pokemon game...

Strongly Anticipated School Dance Announced

Strongly Anticipated School Dance Announced

Zack Catuogno, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Entertainment, Events, Just For Fun, Showcase

After a long wait, the gym has finally been repaired, and with that comes the ability to use the gym, have pep rallies and the most anticipated event, school dances. This year we have had no school dances, or, socials as they're also know. The 7th and 8th graders may not have cared this much, especially...

Should We Read books and Why? Survey At The End

Should We Read books and Why? Survey At The End

Margaux Deveze, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion

I think we should read books. Most people would recognize themself if I said that "I will read it if I need to but otherwise..." so by the end of this article I hope to have changed your mind. The first because it helps to increase your knowledge. When you go further in details about a subject it...