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The Star Wars for the Next Generation

The Star Wars for the Next Generation

Omeed Tavasoli, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Like so many others, Star Wars has always had a special place in my heart as a tale of love, lightsabers, and lighthearted fun.  So, when I learned that the classic series was to receive three more installments, I was overjoyed but also a bit skeptical. What if Disney produced horrible, CGI-orgasms...

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews #2: BURRITO BATTLES

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews #2: BURRITO BATTLES

Omeed Tavasoli and Elise Umetsu

January 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Food Reviews, Op-Ed, Showcase

Located a mere three hours away from the Mexican border, Camarillo, CA is host to a hub of authentic Mexican cuisine that has amassed a large following among the residents. Last weekend, we visited four local establishments in search of a conclusion to the long-disputed debate: who makes the best burr...

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews: D’amore’s Pizza

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews: D’amore’s Pizza

Omeed Tavasoli and Elise Umetsu

December 3, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Food Reviews, Op-Ed, Showcase

There are only three things you need for an authentic Italian restaurant: fresh ingredients, a stone fire oven, and some zesty olive tapenade. D’amore’s Pizza has them all. We paid a visit to D’amore’s Pizza on Sunday afternoon with stomachs empty and hopes high. Despite the restaurant’s unas...

Fall Seasonal Styles

Fall Seasonal Styles

Cristina Farias, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

From footwear to jackets to scarves, several Cam High students view autumn as an opportunity to showcase their unique clothing styles. Christian Serrano, senior, especially enjoys wearing a variety of textures. "Fall is probably my favorite season to dress fashionably, because I get to layer, and...

Drama opens doors

Drama opens doors

Chun-Tzu Huang, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Darkness engulfed a set decorated with painted pink flowers, a centered stairway, and a sketched bone entrance. As the light flashed on again, Cam High's first play of the year, The Tempest, began, premiering on Thursday Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. The Tempest tells the story of Prospera, a Milanese duc...

Movie Review: The Martian

Movie Review: The Martian

Omeed Tavasoli, Staff Writer

October 17, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Showcase

After the recent announcement from NASA about flowing water on Mars, the red planet has grasped the attention of the world. Unfortunately, its new movie is a completely bland and utterly mediocre attempt at an action movie. Before I get slammed by every amateur movie critic at Cam High, allow me to preface th...

Movie Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Movie Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Omeed Tavasoli, Staff Writer

October 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Warning: The Grand Budapest Hotel is an R rated movie that will destroy your precious innocence if you are even a day younger than 17. Viewer discretion is advised. I often ask myself, why do I watch movies? And to be honest, I really don't know half the time. From the orgies of explosions tha...

Movie Mondays 9: Watchmen (2009)

Movie Mondays 9: Watchmen (2009)

Sam Falconer, Staff Writer

June 1, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Showcase

The world will look up and shout, 'Save us!' ... and I'll look down and whisper, "No." Is the world worth saving? Does it even need saving? If it does, then who bears the burden and duty of saving it? What lengths would they, and you, go to do so? All these questions and more are addressed in the 2...

Movie Mondays 8: Big Hero 6

Movie Mondays 8: Big Hero 6

Sam Falconer, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Showcase

I am continuously surprised by how large and diverse the medium of film animation has become. What was once confined to fairy tails and princess flicks has expanded to every corner of every genre. One of the most lucrative and popular of these is the animated superhero genre. Animated superhero...

Movie Mondays 7: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Movie Mondays 7: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Sam Falconer, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Showcase

Back in 2012, Marvel launched a new enterprise that brought all of your favorite Marvel superheroes together to fight some cool-looking aliens and their cool alien leader, and you thought, what could be cooler than this? Well, what if all those superheroes got together and fought some cool-looking robots a...

Band Feature 1: Brick-by-bRixton

Band Feature 1: Brick-by-bRixton

Sam Falconer, Staff Writer

May 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Disclaimer: By writing or publishing this article, neither the author nor The Stinger newspaper endorses or enjoys the band or its music in question. A box of band-related materials has arrived at The Stinger's proverbial doorstep, courtesy of Moxie. So get ready for round two of the best Stinger ...

Third Installment: The Star Wars Original Trilogy

Third Installment: The Star Wars Original Trilogy

Avesta Reddy, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Star Wars Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi From the tragedy of the mighty Jabba's death to the valiant sacrifices of the glorious Ewok race, Return of the Jedi has cemented itself in history as the second best movie in the greatest franchise of all time. This film had its share of tear-jer...

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