Category Archives: Arts

Tahoma student reporters explore community

EDITOR’S NOTE: For the latest round of reporting at Summit Public Schools: Tahoma, student journalists were encouraged to explore the unique parts of their community. Below are the stories created by the students that highlight underreported areas of interest to the Tahoma community. Disney’s impact on the art community By Yasmeen Ali Disney has been the center of attention for

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Dickens Fair is a labor of love

By Polina Runova Staff Editor Every year, a group of dedicated artists come together to transform the Cow Palace, a warehouse in Daly City, into Victorian England on Christmas Eve. “People are coming into something that they’re unfamiliar with,” Claudia Swanson, a vendor at the fair, said. “You’re walking into London at nighttime at 10 o’clock in the morning.” Over

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Summit Shasta offers a limited selection of arts courses

By Melissa Domingo Arts Editor This year at Summit Shasta, three different art courses are offered: Intro to Art, Intermediate Art, and Creative Writing as Performance. The courses are being offered as VPA courses during Expeditions; Expeditions are elective courses that are taught in four two-week-long rounds throughout the school year. Taking at least one VPA course is a high

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Denali increases support in the arts

By Mark Haiko Denali Multimedia Editor Art is the use of skills in pursuit of creative productions, with examples being drawing, written literature and video creation. This definition is quite broad, and, in concept, most things people use their imagination on can be considered art. Even with such a loose definition, Summit Public Schools: Denali has had problems with promoting

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Why “Metro 2033” is such an important development in the world of video games

By Nick Reed Arts Editor The idea of video games being an artistic medium to be taken seriously by major news outlets has not always been widely accepted. Since the days of “Pong” and Italian plumbers jumping, video games have more often than not been seen as unimportant brain candy, a filler to keep you entertained but not to be

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