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Ella Christensen, Arts & Culture Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Signs As Most Likely To  ARIES:  Break a world record TAURUS: Become a billionaire GEMINI: Win the lottery but lose the ticket CANCER: Marry their high school sweetheart LEO: Become famous VIRGO: Become president of the US LIBRA: Win a Nobel Peace Prize SCORPIO: Never be seen again SAG...

Activists of Poly: Lauren Calderon

Activists of Poly: Lauren Calderon

Elaina Miskiel, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Humans of Poly, Showcase

Over the past two summers, Lauren Calderon, Poly PACE senior, has run a successful Power to the Period community service project. Power to the Period is run by U by Kotex and with the objective to collect feminine hygiene products for homeless or needy women. She has collected a remarkable total of 8,792...

Letters To Sala: A Preview to the Play

Avannah Frazier, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Tis the Season: Fall is finally here and with that, comes cold weather, big sweaters, football, and most importantly the Long Beach Poly Fall drama production. This year’s play is called Letter’s to Sala based off the book “Sala’s Gift” by Ann Kirschner. It will be showcased on November 8. The play is about Sala givin...

A Catwalk Dedicated to the Runway

Serena Chea, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

From September 26 to October 3, 2017, high end designers and brand names are showcasing their collection for the upcoming seasons. This is the week that has the potential to make or break a designers career. But often, the most critical fashion of the week is streetwear. Fashion photographer Phil Oh...

Poly Musicians Hop Over to CSULB for Concert

Chantera Walton, Staff Writer

June 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Poly’s Concert Band and Symphonic Winds had their last concert of the year on Tuesday, June 6, at the Daniel Recital Hall at CSULB from 6:30 P.M. to 8 P.M. Most students were bothered that they could not perform in Poly’s auditorium for their final show, especially seniors. The concert featured...

Jazz Band End of Year Concert

Rebecca Lopez, Staff Writer

June 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Thursday, June 8, Poly’s jazz bands are having their final concert at Cal State Long Beach’s Daniel Recital Hall from 6:30 P.M to 8:30 P.M. Students are going to be given a chance at showing how hard they have worked, practicing in class and individually, during their solos at the concert. Senior...

Jazz Band End of Year Concert

Rebecca Lopez, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Thursday, June 8, Poly’s jazz bands are having their final concert at Cal State Long Beach’s Daniel Recital Hall from 6:30 P.M to 8:30 P.M. Students are going to be given a chance at showing how hard they have worked, practicing in class and individually, during their solos at the concert. Senior...

John P. Chandatlantic, Series 1 Finale

Henry Mattson, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Short Story

“Dude, I think I really messed up this time. I think I messed up bad.” Evan didn’t even bother rolling his eyes. He just kept right on staring at his phone. Eventually, probably realizing that he really did want to hear what I was talking about, he grunted out, “Okay, what’s up?” “So...

Aspiring Talent at Poly

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

    T-Lost By Ashlyn Morgan Staff Writer   Long Beach Poly rapper Tyler Stokley also known as T-Lost is known for his unique performances on the rally stage. Tyler began rapping in 2015, but then he took a brief break and then began to rap again around late 2016. His fir...

The Serialized Adventures of John P. Chandatlantic, Part 3

Henry Mattson, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

I’m really starting to like this girl. She told me her name was Jazz. Evan says we can’t be friends now because I like Jazz. I don’t get it but he did a finger guns gesture when he said it, so I guess it was supposed to be funny. There were little question marks floating around my head at that...

Inspirational Glee and Choir Concert

Rebecca Lopez and Elaina Miskiel

March 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

On Wednesday, March 15, Poly had a choir concert at Cal Heights Methodist Church. The night began with Chorale singing “My Girl” and two other songs. Next, Cecilian started their set with a processional where they walked up to the stage while singing, then sang a jazz piece and one more. Chamber...