A Night of Fright at Knott’s Scary Farm

A Night of Fright at Knott’s Scary Farm

Montreh Sohrabian, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

BUENA PARK - Knott’s Berry Farm held its annual haunted Halloween event,Knott’s Scary Farm, from Sept. 21 throu...

Dino Dashing For Tustin Public Schools

Dino Dashing For Tustin Public Schools

Leena Shin, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

TUSTIN - On Sunday morning, Nov. 5, the Tustin Public Schools Foundations held their 27th annual Dino Das...

Melodies at the Happiest Place on Earth

Melodies at the Happiest Place on Earth

Leena Shin, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

ANAHEIM - On Friday, Oct. 20, Beckman’s Chamber Orchestra departed from school for a day to perfor...

A “Final Fantasy” of Students: Beckman’s Video Game Music Concert

A “Final Fantasy” of Students: Beckman’s Video Game Music Concert

April Wang, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

IRVINE - On Wednesday, Oct. 18, Beckman High School’s Chamber Orchestra and Orchard Hills Middle School...

Senior Quotes Are Back!

Senior Quotes Are Back!

Srihitha Somasila, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

IRVINE - Last Friday, Sept. 29, the Beckman High School administration announced that they will have s...

Spirit Week’s Chamber of Secrets

Spirit Week’s Chamber of Secrets

April Wang, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

IRVINE - On the week of Monday, Oct. 9 to Friday, Oct. 13, Beckman High School hosted the Homecoming Sp...

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Matthew Tyler Trains to Be a Hero

Matthew Tyler Trains to Be a Hero

Emma Trueba, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

When there is a blazing fire consuming the neighbor’s house down the street or a cat is suspended high above the unforgiving concrete streets with no way to escape, 9-1-1 is dialed. Within minutes, sirens blare and dispatched men come to aid. These men and women are the ones who keep the city safe. The Police Explorer program allows individuals like junior Matthew Tyler to get a taste of what it...

Dana Chen Expresses the Art of Persuasion on Beckman Debate Team

Dana Chen Expresses the Art of Persuasion on Beckman Debate Team

Amelia Chung, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

Senior Dana Chen was forced into public debating by her parents when she was in fourth grade. At first, she was reluctant because she thought that it was going to be boring, but as she continued in public debating, she began to develop deep interests in public speaking and politics. Chen enjoys the feeling of persuading others with the power of words, and she realizes her love for debating is incomp...

Cassidy Tung’s Expression is Music

Cassidy Tung’s Expression is Music

Emma Trueba, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

There is more to the song than just words and a melody. It is a collection of notes and lyrics strung together in order to create something that connects to all those that listen to it. Junior Cassidy Tung uses her passion for music to enhance the lives of her peers, family and worship group at Mariners Church.   Picture a concert is going on and famous bands are playing while thousands of ...

The Paint That Never Dries: Digital Artist Megan Dang

The Paint That Never Dries: Digital Artist Megan Dang

Amelia Chung, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

As Megan Dang’s eyes focus on the screen, she carefully sketches out the character’s facial features, portraying every detail as meticulously as possible. With some clicks here and there, Dang uses the blobs of color to imitate lights and shadows, and eventually, an intricate snowy background is created. Freshman Megan is an exceptional artist that shares the beauty of digital art with others on h...

Jessica Lee: Creating Vivid Stories with Art

Jessica Lee: Creating Vivid Stories with Art

Stephanie Xu, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017

A single stroke on the canvas is equivalent to a thousand words, and one painting can tell an entire story. This is the magic of art: having the ability to convey different emotions, thoughts, and stories all in one single setting. Sophomore Jessica Lee tells her own stories through art and expresses what it truly means to be an artist.   Lee’s artistic journey started when she was younger. After see...

Anushka Deshpande Dances for India

Anushka Deshpande Dances for India

Cynthia Le, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

The idea of going to Classical Indian Dance class appalled Anushka Deshpande when she was first brought to the class in 2009. She was certainly reluctant to attend classes in the first place. However, over time, it soon came to her realization that there was much more to it than just continuing a longtime family tradition of being affiliated with the artistic aspects of the Indian culture. Now a sophomore,...

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Concussions Create Problems

Concussions Create Problems

Matthew Basilio, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

Injuries have been rooted in sports for as long as anyone can remember. Sports like hockey, football an...

Astros Steal the Championship

Astros Steal the Championship

Devon McCoy, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

The Los Angeles Dodgers forced a game seven in the World Series against the Houston Astros, but ultimat...

Basketball Stars Get Off The Court and Get Onto The Dance Floor

Basketball Stars Get Off The Court and Get Onto The Dance Floor

Matthew Basilio, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

IRVINE - On Friday, Nov. 3rd, Varsity Boys Basketball held its fundraiser, “Dancing with the Basketball ...

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“Happy Death Day”: Another Blumhouse Masterpiece

“Happy Death Day”: Another Blumhouse Masterpiece

Lauren Brown, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

"Happy Death Day" is a comedic horror film directed by Christopher B. Landon and written by Scott Lob...

“Stranger Things” Has Turned Pop Culture Upside Down!

“Stranger Things” Has Turned Pop Culture Upside Down!

Aarushi Bhaskaran, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

Combining science fiction, ‘80s synth pop, “Dungeons and Dragons” and Eggo waffles, “Stranger T...

“The Mayor” Returns With “A City Hall-oween”

“The Mayor” Returns With “A City Hall-oween”

Aarushi Bhaskaran, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

ABC’s newest sitcom, “The Mayor,” had a strong start and it does not seem to be slowing down! Th...

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finding the extraordinary in the ordinary
finding the extraordinary in the ordinary