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Theater department adjusts to Distelhort’s departing

Brad Distelhorst giving direction to students on the last day before opening night. This was the fnal dress rehearsal for the
Wizard Of Oz play.

Isaac Guerrero, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

After one of the greatest plays that the Akins Journey Theatre has had, the man who made it all happened announced that he is leaving to pursue a new opportunity. In just three short years, Brad Distelhorst is being credited with boosting morale and enabling the Akins Journey Theatre program to put...

Sonic movie set to be released Friday after revisions to character design

Sonic movie set to be released Friday after revisions to character design

Luke Sepulveda, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Whether you’re a fan of Sonic the Hedgehog or not, the impending release of the movie has generated a torrent of interest resulting from a botched character design that was universally panned after the first trailers dropped last April. Bringing the Sonic character to the realm of live-action movies ...

Akins students pick best entertainment of the decade

Akins students pick best entertainment of the decade

January 30, 2020

In December, The Eagle's Eye asked Akins students what their top picks were in entertainment. We list their picks and reasons here and added a few picks of our own that were the personal favorites of Sports Editor Diego Gutierrez that we consider runner-ups as best of the decade.

Disney+ provides streaming of childhood favorite movies

Disney+ provides streaming of childhood favorite movies

Diego Rivas, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

A streaming service filled with all of your favorite childhood Disney shows. It sounds like a time full of nostalgia but that’s what many teenagers and young adults have been asking for. With the recent launch of Disney+ many fans couldn’t wait to try this brand new streaming service and enjo...

Students resort to pirating movies online

A student browses a website with pirated streamable movies on a Chromebook.

Zachary Reyna, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

When most people think of piracy, the first image that pops into their heads is that of a rough-looking sailor from the 1700s. However, piracy in modern life takes on the form of an everyday act streaming or downloading movies, music and other digital content. The convenience of Netflix, Spotify, and other ...

Evolution of Minecraft from early 2009 to present day

Evolution of Minecraft from early 2009 to present day

Gregory Roque, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

When Minecraft first released in 2009, the action in the game was pretty simple to explore a block-based world and gather resources. Over the years Minecraft has been the best selling video game of all time since 2009 from being an indie game. Since its commercial release in 2011, Minecraf...

Connor Austin takes his first lead roles in a school play

Junior Connor Austin plays the role of Mr. Jekkel in Chemical Balance. The play was Austin's first time playing a lead role in a play.

Isaac Guerrero, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

Junior Connor Austin took his first lead role in November, but he didn’t get just one part. Instead, he got the dual roles of Dr. Jekkyl and Mr. Hyde in the theatre production of Chemical Imbalance. It was a big change for Austin, who only had small roles before. The Eagle's Eye interviewed Austin a...

The Star Wars saga ending has fans expectations high

The Star Wars saga ending has fans expectations high

Angel Hernandez, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

It’s taken almost 42 years to complete the Skywalker saga. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be the ninth and final episode of the epic series, which has played out over four decades. Young kids who were first introduced to Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader in the late 1970s are now being...

Double Tap revives Zombieland fandom after 10 years

Double Tap revives Zombieland fandom after 10 years

Anneliese Olivo, Entertainment Editor

December 2, 2019

Double Tap is Rule #2 from the character named Columbus who explains that you should always put two more bullets in a zombie to make sure it is really dead. Zombie movies are kind of like zombies. They always seem to rise, again, even when fans don’t seem to be clamoring for them to come ...

Aspiring filmmaker shares her passion for storytelling

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Zachary Reyna, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Emma Lea Duncan is a student who is pursuing her passion for directing films and is getting started early. Emma is a junior and is already in Film Design 2 and is taking auditions and preparing for her future productions. Duncan’s first film began when she was young with her grandpa.“The first film I ever...

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