Monthly Archives: September 2011

DVD Review “Hanna”

“Hanna” is a movie about a young 16 year old girl living in Russia who was raised her whole life to be the ultimate soldier. This movie provides an interesting plot line, a good amount of action, but also a vast amount of suspense. Besides all these aspects, if you love a movie that has a fairy tale feel with action associated with it, then you should watch this movie.

Earthquake Safety

Every second that passes is another second closer to the Big One, the not-so-fabled earthquake expected to hit Southern California in the not-so-distant future (we’re a couple decades overdue). However, other places are not immune to earthquakes, as evidenced by the recent 5.8 earthquake that rattled the East Coast, so it is best to prepared

Noteworthy Video Games for the Rest of 2011

Guns, aliens, cowboys, cars, battlefields, worlds, magic, and other loads of amazing, fantastic stuff. These are some games to look forward to for the rest of the year. Check it out!

Movie Review: Contagion

“Don’t talk to anyone. Don’t touch anyone.”

Contagion is a PG-13 thriller featuring Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, and Laurence Fishburne.

Fall Fashion 2011

Each season has its own trend. During the summer we were all caught up with the board shorts, tank tops, and flip flops. With the fall season coming about, comes the sweaters, scarfs, and beanies. For the colder seasons, it is recommended for individuals to wear neutral colors such as black, brown, navy, violet, and etc. Fall fashion revolves around the idea of dressing up for the weather and the surroundings.

Movie Review: Straw Dogs

David Sumner, played by James Marsden is a Hollywood screenwriter and his wife Amy Sumner (Kate Bosworth), who’s an actress, go back to her hometown to settle in her father’s home. It takes place in the South and in a town were everyone’s traditional. However, don’t be deceived by the wholesome nature of this community.

Valiant Victory 4-0

On September 24, 2011 the valiants defeated Pasadena Marshall with a score of 49-6. This victory leaves the varsity team with a 4-0 lead in their season. Junior Mark Chin had two touchdowns, Junior Anthony Blue ran for a touchdown and Senior J.P. Martin had one touchdown as well. Both sophomore Josh Fuglsang and senior Joseph Parsons had one interception.

How to Survive Monday Mornings

After a long awaited weekend comes to an end, preparation is key to surviving the dreadful Monday morning. First thing is to try to do all the homework that is do on Monday, before Monday. However, there are many different things to do for a successful Monday.

Valiant Spotlight: Daniel Miranda

Senior Daniel Miranda is known as part of the Valiant Voices and gives amazing performances every time he sings. However, he has other hidden talents. Daniel has a true passion for the arts. He draws, writes and sings of course.