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One Nation, Under Chaos With Fake News

One Nation, Under Chaos With Fake News

by Jake Grosvenor, Editor-In-Chief

December 9, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Fake news has been the buzzword for the past few years, especially during the 2016 election. It seemed you couldn’t turn on the T.V. without hearing “fake news” from Donald Trump. But despite this labeled as Donald Trump being unprofessional and whining, there is a real issue of fake news in America. Fake...

Now is the Time to Travel

Now is the Time to Travel

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

We live in world where world leaders are getting into name calling fights like on the first grade playground. Where death and war make headlines instead of happy and fun news stories about small time charity work or how a kid was using his allowance money to buy food for homeless dogs. This is a time w...

Throwback Review: Manhattan

Throwback Review: Manhattan

by Andrew Ochoa, Features editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Comedy films, much like horror, action, or other divisive, sometimes broad, genres, aren’t quite known for their artistic merit. With the public’s sense of humor varying, and an ever growing number of creators trying their hand at the difficult to master artform, comedy movies have always been a hit o...

Thor Ragnarok Review

Thor Ragnarok Review

by Alexandria Margo, News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Director:Taika Waititi MPAA: PG-13 Thor is back in an all new adventure. This time the all mighty god of thunder is trying to save Asgard from the powerful villainous Hela (Blanchett). Along the way he forms a team with some familiar and not so familiar faces to try and take her...

Saying Farewell to Fall Sports

Saying Farewell to Fall Sports

by Chandler Patrick and Jordyn Selznick

December 3, 2017


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

As the season comes to a close and athletes can finally rest their legs, the wonderful accomplishments (and photos!) of all their hard work come to light. Look below for season highlights and records, and scroll above from some photos from the various sports throughout the season. We say farewell to...

Maroon 5’s “Red Pill Blues” Album Review

Maroon 5’s “Red Pill Blues” Album Review

by Brittany Blanco, Junior Editor

December 2, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Red Pill Blues Record Label: Interscope Records Release Date: November 3, 2017 Rating 9/10 Maroon 5 has been releasing music for years and years, but they have recently evolved their sound to show off their talents in a more modern way. Red Pill Blues, their sixth studio album, may be...

Has Technology Taken Its Toll on Society?

Has Technology Taken Its Toll on Society?

by Joseph David, News Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

During the summer of 1844, German philosopher Karl Marx deciphered the theory of human alienation. He postulated the estrangement of humans from their “species-essence”. Although normally attributed to economic theory, Marx’s alienation theory also greatly bases itself off humanistic, social, and philosophical ...

The Dance Winter Showcase

The Dance Winter Showcase

by Lainey Harlow, Senior Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Palo’s dance classes and Varsity team had the opportunity to present their skills during the annual Winter Showcase. After months of preparation, the dance program had its biggest performance of the year on November 30. With tickets priced at just $7, family members, friends, and team supporters fl...

Jadyn Smith’s “Syre” Album Review

Jadyn Smith’s “Syre” Album Review

by Brittany Blanco, Junior Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

  Album Title: SYRE Record Label: Roc Nation Records Release Date: November 17, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Jaden Smith never fails as an actor, musician, or rapper, and his newest album, SYRE, proves that he is just unstoppable. Smith packed this album with deep thoughts and his honest op...

Call of Duty: WWII Review

Call of Duty: WWII Review

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Rating: 4/10 Publisher: Activision/Sledgehammer Release Date: Nov. 3, 2017 MSRB: Mature   The fourteenth game in the Call of Duty franchise has been a long awaited homecoming. For the first time in almost a decade, we are sent back to the brutality of World War II. In the starting...

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” review

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” review

by Dominique Allen, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Reputation Record Label: Big Machine Records Release Date: November 10, 2017 Rating: 9/10   From lyrics of one heartbreak to another to yet another breakup making a sharp turn to love songs, and rivalry with big star's, Reputation is full of lust, love and revengeful moments. “Are you. . .Ready For It?” Lust is one of Taylor...

The Extensive and Interesting History of Mrs. Natellie Newman

The Extensive and Interesting History of Mrs. Natellie Newman

by Kaitlyn Suwanvichit, Junior Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

With Palo Verde being known for its academics, it is very clear that we have teachers that put in hardwork and dedication for their students to be academically successful. It just so happens to be that AP Human Geography and World History Honors teacher, Natellie Newman, is one of them. Born in Flo...

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