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Drama Tries a New Case In 12 Angry Jurors

Drama Tries a New Case In 12 Angry Jurors

Kayla Merrow, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Cam High's theater program opened its first production for the 2019-2020 school year, The 12 Angry Jurors, on Thursday, Dec. 12. The play was adapted and revised from 12 Angry Men, written by Reginald Rose, to support a gender-neutral cast on a high school stage. Since Rose's play was adapted from ...

By Students, For Students: The Writing Section of the SAT

By Students, For Students: The Writing Section of the SAT

Edward Wang, Guest Writer

November 7, 2019

The SAT writing section comes after the first break following the reading section. The writing section contains 44 questions (four passages total with 11 questions), and you are given 35 minutes. Unlike the reading section, you do not need to read the passages before answering some of the questions;...

By Students, For Students: Everything You Need to Know About College Applications

By Students, For Students: Everything You Need to Know About College Applications

Edward Wang, Guest Writer

October 22, 2019

College application season is currently underway, and it can be a confusing time for some students. This guide will hopefully clear up some common questions about the application process and provide tips. To begin, most students will need to complete the Common App (used for over 800 colleges and ...

Booksmart Movie Review

Booksmart Movie Review

Dante Bernhardt, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

For first-time director Olivia Wilde, normally known for her career in acting, Booksmart acts as a notable, relevant, and fresh take on the teenage comedy genre. The official synopsis reads as follows, "academic overachievers Amy and Molly thought keeping their noses to the grindstone gave them a l...

Aladdin Movie Review

Aladdin Movie Review

Molly Honnef, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

A live action remake of Aladdin arrived in theaters on May 24 and brought in an estimated $112.7 million over Memorial Day weekend. Some of the highlights of the movie are the performances of the classic songs, "A Whole New World," "Friend Like Me," and "Arabian Nights." The movie is undoubtedly ...

By Students, For Students: The Reading Section of the SAT

By Students, For Students: The Reading Section of the SAT

Edward Wang, Guest Writer

May 29, 2019

The SAT Reading section is arguably one of the hardest sections in the overall examination. It also happens to be the first section you will encounter. The reading section contains 52 questions (five passages total with about 10-11 questions per passage) with 65 minutes. You should take about two...

The Roxy Stadium 11 Hosts Cam High’s After Prom This Year

The Roxy Stadium 11 Hosts Cam High’s After Prom This Year

Francis Siu, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

After Prom started at 12 A.M. and took place at the Roxy Theater on Sunday, May 19 until 4:30 A.M. Tickets that were sold at the door cost $15 for both students and guests. However, the tickets were available for purchase prior to the event at lower prices. After Prom is an annual event organized...

By Students, For Students: General Tips to Keep in Mind During the SAT

By Students, For Students: General Tips to Keep in Mind During the SAT

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Here are some very general SAT tips that can be applied to a practice SAT or the real deal. 1. Use process of elimination to narrow down your choices, but make sure you have solid reasoning behind your elimination choice. Process of elimination drastically increases the probability that you get an ...

The Sun is Also a Star Movie Review

The Sun is Also a Star Movie Review

Francis Siu, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019

Directed by Ry Russo-Young, The Sun Is Also a Star is an American teen drama that hit theaters nationwide on May 17, 2019. Based on the young adult novel by Nicole Yoon, the film follows the story of 17-year-old high school student Natasha Kingsley, who is played by Yara Shahidi. Natasha is a Jamaican-born teenager living in Brooklyn, but her family faces deportation. Nat...

SAT Tips: Before the SAT

SAT Tips: Before the SAT

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

There are many tips and tricks that I have personally used on the SAT. For the purpose of this guide, I have broken this guide up into multiple articles. This specific guide contains tips for before taking the SAT. 1. Take SAT practice tests way before the actual SAT. This is one of the most sugges...

By Students, For Students: an Introduction to the SAT

By Students, For Students: an Introduction to the SAT

Edward Wang, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

The SAT, along with SAT Subject Tests, is one of the most popular and important examinations that students take as they apply to college. Format of the SAT The SAT examination has four (five if the essay is counted) sections with two breaks: Reading Section (52 questions, 65 minutes). Break (1...

Cam High’s Production of the Classic Murder Mystery The Mousetrap

Cam High’s Production of the Classic Murder Mystery The Mousetrap

Ella Menin, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Cam High's Drama Department is performing one of Agatha Christie's classic stories, The Mousetrap, and the production was both engaging and accurate. The Mousetrap is a play that was extremely popular in the United Kingdom in the twentieth century. As the longest running West End show, it has had ...

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