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Changing the Game

November 17, 2017 3:43pm | Hamzah Abbas

After going viral on YouTube with his song “Dat $tick”, Rich Chigga entered the hip hop scene with his sights set to change the game. The 18 year old Indonesian, Brian Immanuel, gained popularity when media company 88Rising uploaded a video of popular Western artists […]

The Reputation of Taylor Swift

November 17, 2017 3:01am | Addissyn House

If I am being completely honest, I was very skeptical of Taylor Swift’s new album, reputation. I have been a Taylor Swift fan since fifth grade, growing with her, but I wasn’t sure I was ready for this big of a change. Turns out, I […]

A Dreamy Fall Production

November 16, 2017 11:52pm | Erin Krantz

AVPA’s Blurred Vision Theater company debuted their fall play a Midsummer Night’s Dream last Thursday. Room 108 was turned into an Athenian forest at twilight with sets that CCHS students helped build and paint. The strings of fairy lights and wooden mountainous horizon set the […]

SATURATION II Review

November 9, 2017 8:45pm | Amol Shome

(Disclaimer: you should probably listen to this album, and preferably its prelude, SATURATION, before reading this) SATURATION II is the sophomore album by South Central-based rap collective BROCKHAMPTON. They have an extremely diverse lineup: various rappers, singers, and producers blending together seamlessly to create a […]

Hayley Kiyoko Comes to the El Rey

November 2, 2017 10:48pm | Brook Francis

Electro-pop artist Hayley Kiyoko, who has recently released popular singles such as “Feelings” and “Girls Like Girls,” is performing Nov. 4 at the El Rey Theatre in the Miracle Mile area of LA. Kiyoko has gained popularity because of her YouTube videos for her songs. […]

New Orchestra Class and Fall Concert Coming Up!

October 24, 2017 8:10pm | Sascha Goldsmith

We’ve done it! We finally have an in-school orchestra class that counts for arts credit, and it’s doing great! It took struggle and persistence, petitioning, and meetings for this class. The 5th-period full-orchestra has nineteen people this year and continues to get better every day. […]

Art Walk

October 20, 2017 1:59am | Erin Krantz

Last Saturday, October 7th, the Academy of Visual of Performing Arts (AVPA) Visual Art, Music, and Dance departments took part in an Art Walk around Culver City. It provided the opportunity for “AVPA to get together and showcase what their program is about,” said Amalia […]

MisterWives Put on a Show

October 17, 2017 5:00am | Lena Thaw

Tuesday night, the Brooklyn-based band Misterwives rocked Hollywood’s Fonda Theater for a night of incredible fun. Lead singer of the band, Mandy Lee, confessed, “I’ll tell you we were a little nervous about tonight because the crowds here can be a little stiff, but you […]

A Glass Castle Broken

October 5, 2017 9:39pm | Skye Apao

I read The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls more than three times before it was turned into a movie and whenever I reread the book it is like I am reading it for the first time. The Glass Castle is a memoir about a woman’s life,  where […]

Spano the Man-o

May 19, 2016 12:38pm | Isa Berliner

The 2016 CCEF teacher of the year at CCHS is Dr. Tony Spano. In his 18th year at CCHS, Dr. Spano is not just a music teacher, but also the Creative Director of the Pink Elephant Music Company and Co-Executive Director of the AVPA.  From […]