Opinion

A Prom a Day Will Not Keep the Doctor Away

A Prom a Day Will Not Keep the Doctor Away

May 30, 2015 by Abigail Boyd

The arrival of Prom always seems to bring a certain level of excitement and buzz amongst the student body. Girls become giddy with the anticipation of showing themselves off in their beautiful floor length gowns, and [...]

Nick’s Journal from Italy

Nick’s Journal from Italy

April 27, 2015 by Nick Linfesty

While many Pacifica students were being entertained during Spring Break in the U.S., some of Pacifica’s students and staff lived it up in Italy. Before I begin, I would like to tell you now that getting [...]

Byron: A Good Burger

Byron: A Good Burger

April 20, 2015 by John Apted

Recently, I traveled to London, England. While there, I saw many sights, and ate at many restaurants. Byron, a hamburger place that is steadily improving and growing, was my favorite place there. It now has many [...]

Musha: A Hidden Gem

Musha: A Hidden Gem

March 12, 2015 by Abigail Boyd

While on a mission to soothe the obnoxiously loud growling in my stomach last Sunday, I strolled through downtown Santa Monica headed toward the multitude of restaurants offered by the 3rd Street Promenade; however, I never [...]

Birdman: A Tale of Hollywood Ignorance

Birdman: A Tale of Hollywood Ignorance

February 20, 2015 by John Apted

The Oscars is almost upon us, and right now, Birdman (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is one of the most talked about films leading up to it. Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and starring Michael Keaton, [...]

ISIL at Work: 2015

ISIL at Work: 2015

February 11, 2015 by Nick Linfesty

Since January 1, ISIL has been hard at work wreaking havoc across the Middle East. It took only five days into the new year before a suicide bomber opened more hostilities with Turkey. Diana Romanova, a [...]

Boyhood: A Transition in Cinema

Boyhood: A Transition in Cinema

January 30, 2015 by Emma Register

Boyhood, a recurring film in many nomination categories for the 2015 award season, transcends the world of cinema in just 166 minutes, and captures the viewers with Rotten Tomatoes’ description of the film: “Filmed over 12 [...]

Buckeyes Win Makes a Statement

Buckeyes Win Makes a Statement

January 15, 2015 by Andrew Slate

Now that it’s all over, it’s quite clear to me that the inaugural college football playoff was nothing short of an absolute success. Obviously if you are an Oregon/Florida State/Alabama fan, calling what transpired an “absolute [...]

Mid-Term Elections: The Unknown Future of Education

Mid-Term Elections: The Unknown Future of Education

December 08, 2014 by Nick Linfesty

As President Obama wheels into his seventh year, the political future of the United States is weighed on the past midterm election. The 2014 midterm election saw the Grand Old Party steal seven seats from traditionally [...]

Javan:  A Tasty Alternative

Javan: A Tasty Alternative

December 03, 2014 by Nick Linfesty

Located at the corner of Santa Monica Blvd. and Butler, a restaurant by the name of Javan greets you. As you enter the building, a nice green Arabic sign sits on top of the building. The [...]