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Humans of Poly: ASB Amelia

Humans of Poly: ASB Amelia

October 20, 2021

  "I am in ASB and what I do for the school is I help organize. I'm helping our organizations page. I'm also helping homecoming fair and homecoming week, I don't know what else to say." - Amelia

Monthly Mythology

Monthly Mythology

M.W. Yang and Chansochata Thon June 14, 2021

Amaterasu  The sun is a universal symbol of life, happiness, and energy. Due to its distance yet illuminating light, it often is associated with a celestial body and divine powers. In Japanese...

Prom/Grad night 2021

Alexander Phouma, Staff writer June 9, 2021

The class of 2021 officially had their senior prom at Poly High School. The theme of the dance was Enchanted Forest. Since the class of 2020 didnt get to have their prom because of Covid-19, I feel like...

Movie Review : Cruella

Movie Review : Cruella

sierra brott-hunter, staff writer June 4, 2021

Cruella, the film, came out on May 28, 2021.The cast members in this film are Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry, Paul Walter Hauser and more. The director of the film is Craig Gillespie. This movie is...

Movie Review: Cheaper by the Dozen

Movie Review: Cheaper by the Dozen

sierra brott-hunter, staff writer May 6, 2021

Cheaper by the Dozen, the film, came out on December 25, 2003. The cast members in this film are Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Piper Perabo,Tom Welling, Hilary Duff, Kevin G. Schimdt, Alyson Stoner, Jacob...

How much has online learning affected how students live in their rooms?

How much has online learning affected how students live in their rooms?

Caleb Dunomes March 23, 2021

Due to students being stuck in their room for months on end, the condition of their workspace has taken a toll on them. It has been a drastic change, and students have been forced to transition from...

“I’m a roman candle, my head is full of flames,” Elliott Smith sings in the title track to his album Roman Candle.

Roman Candle, an Album by Elliott Smith 9.6/10

Audrey Ramirez, Contributing Writer March 19, 2021

Recorded on a four-track recorder in his girlfriend’s basement, Elliott Smith manages to combine soulful lyrics and lo-fi folk instrumentals to create his absolutely stunning debut album Roman Candle....

Deep dish pizza with bacon and pepperoni

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse: An Amazing Experience

Jaylan Miller, Contributing Writer March 19, 2021

This has been an amazing experience. BJ’s Restaurant in Torrance, Ca. was the perfect place to order takeout. We ordered a Wing Dinner and some Salmon, Salad and Green Beans. When arriving to pick...

A closer look inside bag of seafood.

Honest Review of the Restaurant Claws

Alyssa Thomas, Contributing Writer March 19, 2021

Seafood is one of the most versatile foods. Different types of seafood, different ways to eat/cook it; there are so many options that seafood can please everyone. One of the options that I personally...

How Awesome is this Sushi? Very

Cece Hallock, Contributing Writer March 19, 2021

Picture a Ma 'n Pa shop mixed with a trendy, modern sushi joint, and what comes to mind will probably look a lot like Awesome Sushi. Located on the corner of Clark Avenue and Willow Street, this restaurant...

Wings By BTS

Wings By BTS

Lacey Lonon, Contributing Writer March 18, 2021

The Korean boy band BTS released their 2nd full album, Wings, on October 10, 2016, under their label BigHit.  The album includes the track “Blood, Sweat, and Tears”, which gave the boy group their...

The Weeknd’s “After Hours” album — a story about a beautifully toxic relationship

The Weeknd’s “After Hours” album — a story about a beautifully toxic relationship

Jenelle Macapaz, Contributing Writer March 18, 2021

When fans and other music enthusiasts learned that three-time Grammy winner The Weeknd was not nominated for a Grammy this year, despite his record-breaking feats and well-received praise from music critics,...

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