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Coffee shops located in downtown carlsbad

Andrea Abbott, Staff Writer

April 22, 2011

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Across the beach in downtown Carlsbad three coffee shops provide locals with more than enough options from lattes to baked goods. Less than two blocks away from each other, coffee fanatics can find their favorites at Vinaka, It’s A...

Choral department shines at Night with the Stars

Ashley Perez, Assistant Editor

March 24, 2011

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Family and friends of the CHS choral members gathered at the CAC March 4 and 5 to see the annual Night with the Stars performance. This event showcased CHS Chamber Singers, Sound Express, Encore, Lancer Choir, Valley Showstoppers...

Best Coast and Wavves usher in summer early

Megan Foy, Editor in Chief

March 4, 2011

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The newest indie couple on the block, Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino and Wavves’ Nathan Williams, teamed up this winter and started off their tour together at SOMA Jan. 21. MTV even noticed the couple’s bands share a...

Finding Autumn finds immediate success

Megan Foy, Editor In Chief

February 17, 2011

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A high school band usually has a typical beginning: gather a bunch of buddies together, hang out and jam, pick a name and scrounge for friends to come to their gigs. Finding Autumn is atypical of this scenario; they won Battle...

“Black Swan” or whack swan

Ciara Woods, Staff Writer

January 27, 2011

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New hit movie “Black Swan,” seems to be the latest talk around town, or country for that matter. This movie was recently nominated at the Critic's Choice Awards for an impressive twelve awards. However, not everyone applauds...

The count down has begun

Megan Benner, writer

December 10, 2010

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The television channel, ABC family, traditionally runs Holiday themed movies counting down to December 25th. This event is called 25 days Till Christmas. Many aren't fortunate enough to have DVR so here is a quick summary of the...

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows (The End Begins For A Magical Series)

Julie Phillips, Staff Writer

December 6, 2010

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This November marked the beginning of the end for a series that has managed to capture the hearts of a generation. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the first installment of a two part send off, was every bit as magical and crea...

Swift speaks now, loud and proud, on new album

Megan Benner

November 17, 2010

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Taylor Swift has done it again! With all three of her CDs  going platinum, she is one of the most accomplished young adult singers. Her new album, "Speak Now" features fourteen secret-revealing songs about her life story. Leave...

Marching band combines mental and physical strength

Linea Stern, Staff Writer

November 2, 2010

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Playing an instrument while marching in line with classmates seems simple, but anyone who participates in marching band knows it take a great deal of commitment and athletic ability. CHS's Marching Band spends three hours every...

Christian bands kick it up at City Fest

Andrea Abbott, Staff Writer

September 24, 2010

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Creating music does not come easy for many artists. Well, good music anyway. Attempting to tie in motivating messages about love and Christianity along with the lyrics seems even more complicated. A few artists hit home...

“Exit Through The Gift Shop” Magnifies and Mocks

Megan Foy, Assistant Editor

May 27, 2010

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Scaling buildings by night and stunning pedestrians by day, artists and audiences alike are in for the thrill of street art presented in “Exit Through The Gift Shop.” Banksy, graffiti artist with jaw-dropping tactics, dir...

Coachella 2010 In Review

Megan Foy Assistant Editor

May 13, 2010

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Ask anyone what they thought of Coachella, and instantly his or her face lights up with unrestrained joy. Amazing cannot come close to describing Coachella because if it did, the experience’s euphoria would have worn off by...

“Alice in Wonderland” thrills viewers

Linea Stern, Staff Writer

April 10, 2010

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In Tim Burton's new film "Alice in Wonderland," childhood viewers get the opportunity to see what happens to Alice. Burton creates a sequel to the popular novel and Disney film "Alice in Wonderland." In this exhilarating film, Alic...

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