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Teacher spotlight: Mr. Peña

June 27, 2019

Mr. Peña is one of the teachers currently at Jesuit High School's Academics Plus summer camp. The two of us decided to talk to him about Carden School, a school he used to work at. Carden closed a few years ago. Mr. Peña was a coach there and he ran th...

Opinion: Academics Plus

Opinion: Academics Plus

June 27, 2019

Academics Plus camp is a great camp to spend 3 weeks of your summer at. It has a great balance between academics and sports. You get to meet new people such as the counselors and other campers. For the first hour and a half we're in class and then we g...

Counselor spotlight: Patrick McIntee

Counselor spotlight: Patrick McIntee

June 27, 2019

Patrick McIntee '19 also known as "P-mac" is a Jesuit High School Academics Plus Counselor. He has two siblings, a twin brother named Connor, and an older sister named Katie who is twenty-one years old. He went to St. John Evangelist for elementary and...

Godzilla vs Ghidorah

Thomas Fallon, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

Godzilla is a famous, fictional, mutated dinosaur and one of the 18 titans. Ghidorah is another fictional monster and one of the titans, too. They fight to show who is stronger and more powerful as a ruler. These titans are the most powerful and are very destructive. They're archenemies and will fight when they see each other. They're created to stop and start the destruction of Japan because it's a very successful country. The people first find Godzilla from the wate...

Counselor spotlight: Ben Miner

Counselor spotlight: Ben Miner

June 27, 2019

Ben Miner '19 will be attending Tulane University in the fall of 2019. He just graduated from Jesuit High School. He played volleyball and rugby at Jesuit. His favorite food is cheese tortellini. Ben graduated with a 4.0 at Jesuit. His favorite color...

The amazing Captain America

Jordan Howell, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

Captain America is a fictional superhero that has a shield made out of vibranium. Captain America bares the American flag on his costume. He also has multiple shields. His costume is fire radiant and made of bullet proof material. He is part of the S.H.I.E.L.D. the weapons laboratory. He has his own custom motorcycle. The comics were released in 1944. His shield  is nearly indestructible. He appears in movies: "Captain America", "End Game", "Infinity War", and more. His m...

Who is Ali-A?

Daniel Gilguizar, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

Alastair Aiken, better known by his online alias Ali-A, is a British YouTuber known for Call of Duty, Fortnite commentaries and vlogs. His main channel, "Ali-A" has a subscriber count of almost 16 million, with its total views exceeding 4 billion. His girlfriend, Clare Siobhan is currently 24 and is a British YouTuber known for The Sims 4, Pokémon GO series and vlogs. Her main channel Clare Siobhán has a subscriber count of 1.5 million and has gained a total of 250 Milli...

Counselor spotlight: Austin Albee

Counselor spotlight: Austin Albee

June 27, 2019

Jesuit High School counselor, and student, Austin Albee '20 is a 17 year old teen who was in born in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, on November 30, 2001. He moved to Sacramento when he was 2 1⁄2 and has been raised there since. He Attended...

Fortnite vs Overwatch

Connor Mcguire, Caleb Hall, Anthony Oniyinde, and Michael Oniyinde

June 27, 2019

Argument for Fortnite: I think Fortnite is better than Overwatch for many reasons. Fortnite has an update every week. Fortnite has many modes which you can just jump in and play. Fortnite is also a third person shooter game so you can see your skin in action. Fortnite to Overwatch skins 17:3. Those are my reasons why Fortnite is better. Argument for Overwatch: Overwatch is better than Fortnite because Overwatch has better graphics than Fortnite and you don’t have...

Austin Albee: the Canadian hero

Austin Albee: the Canadian hero

June 27, 2019

“Lil” Austin Albee ’20 was born on November 30th, 2001 in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. He just finished his junior year at Jesuit High School. He has a younger sister and he moved to Rancho Murieta, California when he was two years old. He i...

Vontaze Burfict and Antonio Brown on the same team?

Jonah Luhrsen, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

Vontaze Burfict and Antonio Brown played against each other in a 2015 wild card  game. That's when Burfict knocked Brown out of the playoffs with an illegal hit to the head during a pass play in the fourth quarter. He received an NFL suspension and left Antonio Brown with a serious concussion. Now the two enemies will share the same locker room because they have both signed with the Raiders. Vontaze has told reporters "He's a great player, he's gonna be a Hall of Famer ...

Best game in the world!

Best game in the world!

June 26, 2019

Sadly, the most popular game in the world is Minecraft. The game was introduced in 2009, but it wasn't popular at first. It took a few years to catch on and Minecraft made tons of updates so the game didn't become boring. Millions of people started to...