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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

Marvel’s latest “Shang-Chi” delights with first-time majority Asian American cast

Michelle Sheen September 14, 2021

Starring its first Asian American superhero, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings” made its long-awaited appearance as the second Marvel movie released this year, representing the rich Chinese...

Board and Brew makes all of its sandwiches — including the $9.50 Chicken Club (left), $12.95 Baja Beef and $8.95 Baja Wrap — with fresh ingredients and its secret, gluten-free, nut allergy free, vegan-friendly sauce.

Board and Brew offers healthy, tasty sandwiches worth the drive — and a bite

Lauren Jung May 21, 2021

“Do your tastebuds need a visit from the flavor fairy?” Board and Brew, the new restaurant that celebrated its grand opening in La Habra last month, displays this question on its website as it invites...

Despite controversy, Lana Del Rey’s latest music video breaks through with mystique and flair

Andrew Ngo January 25, 2021

Lana Del Rey can’t stay away from trouble. As recently as this past May, critics have called out the “Summertime Sadness” singer over supposed cultural appropriation, outspoken political stances...

Joel (Dylan O’Brien, “The Education of Frederick Fitzell”) confronts Minnow (Ariana Greenblatt, “The One and Only Ivan”) about his decision to leave her and Clyde (Michael Rooker, “The Dark Tower”) to reunite with his girlfriend in Paramount Pictures’ “Love and Monsters” released Oct. 16. Originally, the film was scheduled for a Feb. 12, 2021 release under the name “Monster Problems.”

‘Love and Monsters’ offers just right amount of thrills for Halloween treat

Hope Li October 25, 2020

A hybrid of “Jurassic World” with its giant dinos and “The Maze Runner” with its pandemic-induced plot, “Love and Monsters” offers viewers a fast-paced adventure and a fresh take on the importance...

An artist's rendering of a scene from Netflix's Korean-imported TV series,

First season of Netflix’s Korean-imported drama quite ‘Okay’ to binge watch

Yeihn Lee August 29, 2020

It’s a classic story revolving around a pair of star-crossed lovers -- only with a hint of mild horror yet still quite satisfying to watch. The debut season of the Korean TV drama, “It’s Okay...

Get ready to sing along with Disney Plus’ latest movie adaptation of the young adult novel, ‘Stargirl’

Hope Li March 22, 2020

In a March 13 interview with USA Today, Grace VanderWaal said she wrote her song, “Today and Tomorrow,” on the set of her debut film, “Stargirl,” without any intention of including it in the...

Tom Holland of Marvel's Spider-man voices Ian Lightfoot (left), who chants a visitation spell and uses a Phoenix Gem and a wizard's staff to bring back his father while his older brother Barley watches. This incites the brothers' fantastical quest to find another magical gem to complete their task to resurrect their dead father. Image used with permission from Disney Studios.

Despite cliche elements, Pixar’s first fantasy production, ‘Onward,’ moves with dramatic flair

Hope Li March 15, 2020

Although Disney/Pixar’s “Onward” has a predictable redemptive plot, the wholesome film impressively crafts a time-conscious story containing multiple layers within 102-minutes. Blue-skinned elf...

The group of actors for the fall musical,

Fall musical ’Sister Act’ to be staged off campus — just one of many firsts for Sunny Hills’ theater program

Daniel Kong October 16, 2019

This fall’s musical, “Sister Act,” will have several firsts for theater teacher Amanda Gieser. First time the performances will be held off campus -- because of Performing Arts Center modernization...

After officially rebranding his identity from Arthur Fleck to the Joker, actor Joaquin Phoenix celebrates as he makes his way to the Murray Franklin TV show recording. Image used with permission from Warner Bros.

‘Joker’ evokes sympathy from audience despite concerns over violence backlash

Annie Bang October 16, 2019

Expertly capturing the haunting psychology and disturbed mind of arguably the most infamous antagonist in Detective Comics history, the newest film to continue the Batman legacy, Joker, successfully conveys...

Cafe Mak displays their cakes in a glass display case and presents their other menu items on a black chalkboard.  Photo taken by Megan Shin.

Despite its pleasant atmosphere, Cafe Mak’s breads sell out too quickly in the afternoon

Rebecca Choi September 13, 2019

Replacing the Korean bakery, Cake House, Cafe Mak Bakery has opened in Buena Park, offering assorted breads, cakes and drinks and hoping to draw in the same clientele that frequented the previous establishment. However,...

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