• Trappist-1 System

    By Wednesday, March 22, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has uncovered the principal known system of seven Earth-sized planets around a solitary red dwarf star. Three of these planets are immovably situated in the tenable zone, the range around the parent star where a rough planet is well on the way to have fluid water. The ...

  • Villanelle

    By Monday, March 20, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    Want a tiny taste of what goes on in AP English Literature with Ms. Mooney? This week, students were required to write a villanelle. A villanelle is a tightly structured poem. The checklist for a villanelle makes the form intimidating: six stanzas first 5 contain 3 lines, the 6th contains 4. ABA rhyme scheme ...

  • They Only Want One Thing

    By Wednesday, February 8, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    “They only want one thing” “They don’t really love you” These words stain my mind Are acknowledged with every kiss Cause me to cut any emotional tie as it fascines around my heart. Kiss Cut Kiss Cut Until they mean nothing. Each kiss is simply a move of a chess piece. Equivalent to drawing a card. It is all just a game. I ...

  • Moana

    By Friday, January 20, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    Through the years, Disney and Pixar have had their fair share of princess, but something unique and powerful about Moana captivates the true spirit that Disney had once embellished to make themselves the best. The saying goes, if it’s not broke, don’t fix it and Moana cultivates this statement perfectly. ...

  • Gypsy Den

    By Friday, January 13, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    Claiming to be Orange County’s original “alternative” cafe, the Gypsy Den serves up food and coffee inspired by a Bohemian, holistic lifestyle. With locations in Santa Ana, Anaheim, and in Costa Mesa at the LAB Anti-mall, it has spread its roots to serve a large portion of Orange County. I had the ...