Tag Archives: Delaney King

Students take flight with help of scholarship

How many high school students can say that they have their pilot’s license? The Upwind Scholarship Program grants two high school juniors the unique opportunity of earning their private pilot’s…

Animals find sanctuary after ‘ruff’ beginnings

If Super Bowl commercials prove anything, it is that America has a soft spot for animals. The same is true in the Bransford household, where four dogs, two cats and…

Should colleges be race-blind in admissions?

The only thing that is more American than apple pie is a lawsuit. Recently, an advocacy group known as Students for Fair Admissions filed two lawsuits accusing colleges of racial…

Audiences wish for more from ‘Into the Woods’

The Tony Award-Winning musical “Into the Woods” has been successful in its transfer from Broadway to the big screen with an entertaining cast and intriguing storyline, though admittedly losing some…

Valedictorian criteria changes in the works

Few freshmen plan the next four years of their lives around one event, but those who do may be honored with the title of valedictorian or salutatorian, representing the highest…

Is an excess of ‘things’ the key to happiness?

The phrase “keeping up with the Joneses” has been true as long as society has been defined by a class system. One class sets the standard to which the other…

Successful blast off for Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’

In the wake of Disney’s worldwide phenomenon, “Frozen,” the company’s newest animated feature, “Big Hero 6,” blasted off with success, though admittedly not for an audience of little girls dreaming…

CHS homecoming theme saves the day

Homecoming is one of the most anticipated events of the school year with activities like the dance, the parade and, of course, the game. This year’s theme is superheroes, with…

Corniest Halloween family flicks of all time

Halloween comes with candy, costumes and parties, but the best part by far is the Halloween movies that can only be watched once a year (without an excuse, at least)….

Hottest hot chocolate shops on the central coast

“A large iced skinny hazelnut macchiato, with an extra shot, light ice, and extra whip.” Really. Whatever happened to just a nice hot chocolate? In search of simplicity, I attempted…