Author Archives: Jovani Contreras

“The Last of Us” is deeper than you might think

By Diana Morales  Staff Writer The survival-action game “The Last of Us: Remastered” was released across all countries in 2014. I personally think the game has a deeper meaning with all the emotions it develops like survival, loyalty, love and action.  The game is set in a post-apocalyptic America, during an outbreak of the fungal plague. Joel and Ellie are

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Megan Park takes a traumatic event and makes a masterpiece

By Megan Claussen Staff Writer Written and directed by Megan Park, “The Fallout” follows high school student Vada (Jenna Ortega) as she forms a bond with popular high schooler Mia (Maddie Ziegler) in the aftermath of surviving a school shooting together.  It is a beautifully written and emotionally impactful look at tragedy and the grief that follows. This film is

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Adulting 101 prepares students for the real world

By Diego Contreras, Ashley Gil and Diana Morales  Staff Writers When students at Summit Prep think of the Adulting 101 course, they usually think about taxes, investments and other boring financial jargon; but expeditions teacher Phoenix Lawson explained that the class goes into much more than just economics.  “Every time I tell somebody we’re doing adulting they’re like, oh we’re

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Redevelopment plan sets new heights for the future of Sequoia Station

By Evan Lipa, Juan Lona and Michael Wynne Staff Writers Summit Prep junior Robert Lopez is one of Redwood City’s weekly shoppers at Safeway located in the south center of Sequoia Station, routinely shopping there for food and resources needed to support his family. Sequoia Station is a shopping center in downtown Redwood City, frequently used by people throughout the

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