Wildcat Tales

Signs of love

Priyanka Hardikar, Online Editor

February 5, 2014

I caught a glimpse of her chestnut brown hair and soft, childlike eyes. Her gaze was fixed on something, but I couldn't figure out what it was. I remember gripping my spiral notebook firmly. I remember my heart pulsating with every step she took towards me. But most of all, I remember an unmitigated d...

Super Bowl commercial sparks controversy

Haley Samsel, Featured Columnist

February 5, 2014

No one needs to be reminded that the Super Bowl was last Sunday. No one needs to hear the final score again, especially fans of the Denver Broncos. The game and most of the festivities held before and after its conclusion usually speak for themselves. A controversial 60 second advertisement by Coca-Cola...

For Bon, Forever Ago

Fabiola Cedeno, Feautured Columnist

February 4, 2014

Since I could remember, music was always a big part of my life. It was an incredible escape from the little things that frightened me when I was younger. Days like when my mom’s eyes swelled up when she found out that my grandpa had passed away that morning. Music was like a giant bubble I could s...

Mi nombre es

Gabrielle Lammons, Featured Columnist

January 30, 2014

When I started to learn Spanish, it wasn't by choice. I was in the third grade at a school in Colorado and once a week, my class and I would all march down to the Spanish room to endure an hour of learning the basics. I hated it so much, to the point where I would pretend to be sick just to avoid...

Public transparency

Gabe LaBounty, Featured Columnist

January 28, 2014

These days, Americans go online more and more. It is an excellent tool to communicate with friends, stay current with world events and shop for books and watch movies. People can even use it as a forum to spread their ideas and opinions. Unfortunately, not everyone has access to the internet. Some...

Two-way street

Priyanka Hardikar, Online Editor

January 25, 2014

"A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her.” Marilyn Monroe summed it up right. With all the changes taking place in and out of school, college and jobs, it is hard to stay best friends with the same people you grew up with. Sometimes, the ones you loved the most leave you the quickest. Sometimes,...

Diversity and the Golden Globes

Diversity and the Golden Globes

Torie Brannen, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014

The 71st annual Golden Globes took place this year on Sunday, Jan. 12. As usual, they were filled with designer gowns, talented stars and a total lack of equal representation in the nominations. Racial and gender inequality is a disease that has plagued Hollywood since its rise to fame, and things aren’t...

Lost girl

Priyanka Hardikar, Online Editor

January 10, 2014

It never occurred to me. How ordinary her feelings were. How ordinary her appearance was. How ordinary her life was. Yet, she was nowhere near "ordinary." She was a real hero. When my 9-year-old cousin told me she had never watched Mulan, I did not believe her at first. She had read the book version...

Christmas time, finals time

Gabe LaBounty, Featured Columnist

January 8, 2014

It is that time you first hear jingle bells. Or maybe it is the first freeze. Or even, Christmas day. No matter what, Christmas starts for different people at different times. Somewhere in between Thanksgiving leftovers and the Christmas parade on TV, Christmas grips our lives and rarely lets us go. Because...

New year, same story

New year, same story

Sonam Benakatti, Staff Writer

January 1, 2014

The time has come again for every store to move their workout equipment to the front for all those who are suddenly devoted to getting in shape. For diet programs to shell out cash to have an ad on every commercial break possible. For doctors, dentists and even insurance companies to use the new year...

It’s not math, it’s me

Rachel Zhang, Staff Writer

December 28, 2013

 I see them every day at my lunch table with endless worksheets, ambiguous concepts and intricate calculations. Calculus BC students often have the same expressions on their faces – the struggle is real. As a student currently in Calculus AB, I have found out that my BC buddies are always moving a...

A pointy nightmare

Fabiola Cedeno, Featured Columnist

December 11, 2013

The wait was long as usual. I sat in a freezing room filled with children of all ages and sizes, sneezing and coughing everywhere. The walls were painted a disgusting green. It was my least favorite place. My mom sat next to me, leaning over and pleading that I “get over it.” She explained to...