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Throughout the Decade

Compiled by High Life Staff

December 20, 2019

2010 Ke$ha’s song “Tik Tok” was the number one song of the year. Haiti earthquake Taylor Swift jousted with Kanye West and was nominated for 4 Grammys. Justin Bieber’s “shaggy hair” was in trend. Good Luck Charlie aired its first show. 2011 Beginning of the Syrian c...

Artists of the Decade

Alexander Phouma, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

As we prepare for the end of 2019, and the end of the decade, numbers were released from Spotify, a music streaming platform, showing which artists, songs albums listeners streamed the most during the past 10 years. The most streamed artist was, of course, Drake, followed by Ed Sheeran, Post Malone,...

Movies of the Decade

Melissa De La Cruz, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

The year has finally come to an end, also bringing the decade to an end. Within these 10 years, there have been many films which have most certainly left quite an impression on us. Here is a list of 10 films which have made it to the top throughout the past ten years. 2010 Despicable Me 2011 Captai...

Cooking Joy

Alexander Phouma, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

It’s that time of the year, when families gather and enjoy a big meal together, and well, let’s be honest, get fat together. Oh yes, Christmas is just a couple days away and I already know that some of y’all cannot cook,  so I’m here to supply you with one of the best side dishes to add to ...

Saving Daylight

Zinia Francis, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

This year on November 3rd  was the 101st end of daylight saving time and started  the beginning of “falling back”. Falling back is when we gain an extra hour in the day by setting the clocks back by an hour , the practice was first implemented in the United States in 1918 to help save on the cos...

Holiday Humor

Reymar Santos, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Despite November passing, there is always more rooms for jokes, here are a list of jokes: There was a boy named Leaves, he always wanted a promotion but he can’t because he always falls beyond standards. When comes November the nuts go stale, but when comes December 1st nuts are breaking out of shells...

Fall-ing Prices

Sebastian Lebario, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

As the holidays are coming, families are trying to get a list together to figure out what they are going to get their loved ones.  These are the top 5 stores to get your significant other the presents you want. 5. Walmart-This store has decent prices on electronics specifically since their black ...

Making a List, Checking it Twice

Melissa De La Cruz, Feature Editor

December 6, 2019

Holidays are just around the corner which means that everyone will be on their way to do their shopping for their loved ones or even just for themselves. However, with this comes a long list of conflict or problems that might get in the way of allowing you to get things done. To make it easier, here...

Dark Harbor AMAZEment

Savannah Wright, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

The Queen Mary is greatly known for its haunted rooms and as the gigantic ship that is one of the landmarks in Long Beach. From September 27th to November 2nd, the Queen Mary presents Dark Harbor for 23 thrilling nights. If you haven’t heard about Dark Harbor, it’s basically a walk through of mazes...

Horror-Scopes

Jailyn Lewis, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Aries: DO NOT WEAR BLACK. Your entire day will be filled with bad luck. Stick to light colors and you should have a happy Halloween! Taurus: During your Halloween plans, you will come in contact with your ex, so I suggest you look as good as you possibly can. Gemini: Your two personalities are likely to make several ...

Freaky Fits

Melissa De La Cruz, Feature Editor

November 6, 2019

Individual Mummy: Put together a fun D.I.Y. costume by wrapping yourself up in toilet paper from head to toe! Athlete: If you’re on a sports team, you can find an easy way to turn your team uniform into a costume and go out with that. School Student: You can easily pull off going out as a student ...