Category: Opinion

The End of the Year Rally

As the year ends, we are ready for summer. But before we can even think about that comes the end of the year rally. This rally is the last rally of the year and marks your transition to an upper grade. We say goodbye to the seniors.   Being a junior, I had to transition

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Sacramento’s Hottest Spots

There are two weeks left in school, and you are probably wondering what you are going to do over summer. You are probably planning out what you are wanting to do. You are probably wondering if you want to be outside or inside. Maybe you don’t want to do anything at all, and just want

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Instagram: The Instant Copycat

Instagram has stepped again, into Snapchat’s territory. The app, usually used for posting pictures for various family and friends, in an efficient and excellent manor, has now tried to start acting like it is the other social networking app Snapchat, which is usually used for quick snippets of a persons daily life, or sending pictures

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Infinite Snaps

On May 9, 2017, Snapchat, a mobile messaging app that sends a photo or video to someone that lasts a short amount of time before disappearing, has came up with a new update. This update now allows you to do several things. Normally you can send someone a snap with a time limit of ten seconds, but

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Test Anxiety

That time of the year is coming: the last month of school, the time you test the most. Being a junior is so stressful. Colleges look at your junior year the most. April and May stress a junior out. During these months, schools throw the ACT and the caaspp on juniors, and they are not prepared

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The Scoop at Vampire Penguin

Tucked into and hidden within the Village of the Sacramento Gateway Center is Vampire Penguin, a small shaved ice shop. Vampire Penguin is an modern building with modern furniture, and is painted with bright and pastel colors, and crafty accents. This unique shop  serves exquisite shaved snow with a variety of flavor combinations, including a

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Vampire Penguin

  The Twix dessert from Vampire Penguin was a delight. The presentation was  beautiful. The ice looks like it has a cake texture, but it is finely shaved ice. The ice is extraordinarily soft and it melts in the mouth. The graham cracker crumbs add a nice crunchy texture to the ice. In addition, the

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