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Nintendo Switch brings innovative gaming to the masses

March 7, 2017 6:55pm | Lorena Beltran& Ashlend Laparra

Ever since Nintendo was founded in 1889, The company has been devoted to the idea of innovation in the video game industry. The company has left a huge mark on gaming history and still continues to this day with the debut of their brand new […]

Theatre to roll out James and the Giant Peach

March 7, 2017 6:53pm | Lorena Beltran

Spring Valley High School’s theatre will take a new spin on Roald Dahl’s  classic, “James and the Giant Peach” by casting a female lead to play James. The performance will span from March 22 to March 24, 2017. Theatre teacher and Director Anthony Coffield plans […]

Fantastic Beasts brings magic back to the screen

December 16, 2016 5:02pm | Vincent Rendon

A casino can pride itself on booking a good magic act, someone like David Blaine who can astound and captivate an unsuspecting audience. Magic, as a form of entertainment, has always been about making an audience’s jaw drop and filling their captive minds with wonder […]

Moana furthers Disney’s diversity

December 16, 2016 5:01pm | Caitlin Gaddis

Eleven disney princesses. Those of which are from all around the world: China, Scotland, France, Greece, and even Arabia. There has never been a princess from any Polynesian descent,  until now. Moana is Disney’s first Polynesian princess – the twelfth official princess in Disney’s franchise. […]

‘Pokemon Sun & Moon’ delivers new spin on old time favorite

December 16, 2016 5:00pm | Ash Laparra

February 26, 1996 marks the debut of one of the most popular video game franchises  ever made. The simplicity of a young 10-year-old child traveling across the region to catch em’ all and be the very best; Having the power to defeat the evil and […]

‘No Exit’ brings questions of morality to SV

December 16, 2016 4:59pm | Lorena Beltran

The hellish ambiance of the room was enough to leave the audience in awe. The dark colors and depressing music could change anyone’s mood to match the dark and twisted tone of this play. On Wednesday November 2, 2016 the Spring Valley Theatre Department put […]

Call of Duty: Black Ops III releases “Salvation” map

October 25, 2016 2:20pm | Jordan Mayfield

The new map “Revelations” released September 6 ,2016 as apart of the DLC4 Zombies Map Pack in the download- able content (DLC) 4 for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. Call of Duty is a first person shooter that started with the origin of Call of […]

Theatre prepares for first drama, ‘No Exit’

October 25, 2016 2:19pm | Chanel Simeus

Imagine being trapped in a room with three other people you hate and no way out. There are no doors, no windows just never-ending time with people you despise. That is the premise of “No Exit” a play directed by theatre teacher, Anthony Coffield. The […]

Fright Dome brings bone-chilling scares

October 25, 2016 2:19pm | Kushtrim Muja

As the month of October comes to an end, so is the opportunity to visit Las Vegas’ annual Fright Dome theme park. Fright Dome is a month long event that has taken place, since October 2003, in what is usually Adventure Domes area of Circus […]

Frank Ocean’s new album ‘blond’ gives off feel-good vibes

October 25, 2016 2:19pm | Miguel Marasigan

Four years, two months, That’s how long dedicated fans had to wait for the elusive Frank Ocean to release a new album. But, Ocean not only released one, but two, last month (Endless and blond). Endless, a visual album, dropped on September 9, and “blond” […]