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The El Encantos: a battle for the best local burritos

Grant Richardson, staff writer

May 14, 2019


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El Encanto is a Mexican restaurant that started in Cave Creek, and expanded to include a total of three restaurants. The first one in Cave Creek is El Encanto, the second one is on Carefree Highway and is called El Encanto Dos, and the third one is in Fountain Hills and called El Encanto Restaurant. ...

Butterfly Wonderland offers a view of a world of small beauty

Butterfly Wonderland offers a view of a world of small beauty

Hope Black, staff writer

May 14, 2019


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Butterfly Wonderland is a rainforest pavilion filled with 3,000 butterflies and plants from all over the world. Not only are there butterflies, but attached to the pavillion is an insect and reptile exhibit, along with a small aquarium. The entire place is family-friendly, and there are many activities. Butte...

VR

Makenna French, staff writer

May 14, 2019


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Virtual reality allows people to step into a virtual world through a hands-on interactive experience, which takes place in a simulated environment. Current technology that is used for VR are the virtual reality headsets or multi-projected environments, which sometimes include using real props to mak...

The best tips for acing the final season

Miah Thirion, video editor

May 14, 2019


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Study in the same format as the exam. If the final is going to be in multiple choice questions, make a study guide in a multiple choice format. This will help recollect information quicker and better. Teach classmates. Meeting with a study partner and teaching the information to each other helps to re-learn...

Marie Kondo talks tidying and influencing people’s lives

Max Sotelo, video editor

April 15, 2019


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Japanese author and organizing consultant, Marie Kondo has gone viral with her new Netflix show, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, where she hopes to inspire joy in people through cleaning using her very own special method: the KonMari method. “[The show] made me clean my closet and get it together be...

Learning to love management

Learning to love management

Raven Ramirez, staff writer

April 15, 2019


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One of the challenges most students face is how to get everything done. From getting schoolwork done, to attending sports practice, school club meetings and jobs, time management is key to keep it all together. First, it can be helpful to list all of the events and activities that have to get done....

Drive-in Delights

Emma Bauer, photographer

April 15, 2019


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The West Wind Glendale 9 Drive-In has been around since 1979. The giant screen sits high above a parking lot.  Families and teenagers alike venture to Glendale to enjoy a night out at the movies in the comfort of their own vehicle. These types of movie theaters have been around since 1933, and have al...

Food for dancing

Makenna French, staff writer

April 15, 2019


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Picking a place to eat before prom can be a challenge that many juniors and seniors face in preparing their dinner plans. Deciding whether to eat at a more expensive restaurant,  or remain a little on the cheap side. Fancy or casual. There are quite a few decisions to be made when picking a good pla...

The new episode: China Black Mirror worries on the rise

Karli Kinsey, staff writer

March 8, 2019


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China is slowly creeping into a real life episode of Black mirror, to the country’s concern. There has been a fairly big controversy between the two due to China’s new social credit system. The country China is filled with over 200 million surveillance cameras, and that amount will only continue ...

Tiny Lens Big Pics

Tiny Lens Big Pics

Miah Thirion, video editor

March 8, 2019


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With good quality cameras becoming more expensive, it has become a trend to take pictures with an iPhone. However, many people do not know what techniques to use to take good phone pictures. With a few simple tricks and techniques, iPhone pictures can be very similar to pictures taken with a high qual...

Pigging out in the new year

Pigging out in the new year

Raven Ramirez, staff writer

March 8, 2019


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This year, 2019, is the year of the pig, according to the Chinese zodiac signs. The pig is the twelfth of all zodiac animals, which makes it the last sign. The pig is also associated with Earthly Branch in the Chinese culture. Animals that are compatible with the pig include rabbits, tigers, and ...

A Raw Deal

A Raw Deal

Grace Carey, style editor

March 8, 2019


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Often times people find themselves torn between what restaurant to dine at. It is a constant struggle between wanting to have an affordable meal, while also having a delicious one.  When grabbing a bite to eat, a popular stop is often sushi. The origination of sushi dates all the way back to 8th century, ...

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