25th Anniversary of ToonTown! 1

Caitlyn Timmons

You all know Disneyland, right? Well, Walt Disney’s very own Toontown has turned 25.

What is Toontown, you may ask? Toontown is a “themed land” at Disneyland here in California where visitors can meet the characters and visit their homes which are constructed in a cartoonish style. It was inspired by “Toontown” in the 1988 film, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, in which cartoon characters live alongside humans. More…

Fergie’s National Anthem 2

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Katie Mills

Singer Fergie sang the national anthem prior to The 67th NBA All-Star Game: Team LeBron Vs. Team Stephen at Staples Center on February 18, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.

The Black Eyed Peas star said she’s “been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA,” according to People.

“I’m a risk taker artistically, but clearly this rendition didn’t strike the intended tone,” Fergie said. “I love this country and honestly tried my best.” More…

YouTuber of the Week: Geography Now! 3


Gavin Mercado

Welcome back to another YouTuber of the Week! This week’s YouTuber is Geography Now! requested by Andy.

Geography Now! is a YouTuber who obviously talks about geography. This channel has a male host, and in every episode, he talks about different countries.

He talks briefly about the country’s culture. Then, he goes on to show where it is located, such as the continent, where it lies in relation to the equator, and what surrounds it. More…

“Praying” Reply

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Madelyn Fracassa

There are so many different songs about so many different things, like heartbreak, hard times, and so much more.

Have you ever heard the song “Praying?” The song “Praying,” is by Kesha and is about her experience with abusive producer and how she has overcome that point in her life.

She performed this song at the 2018 Grammys with many other singers. “Kesha tweeted on Saturday, January 27, that she is ‘nervous’ to perform her hit single, ‘Praying’ at the 2018 Grammys,” stated Us Magazine. This situation was a very traumatic thing for Kesha and after her performance at the Grammys, she starting breaking down into tears on stage. All the other performers swarmed her in a big hug to comfort her. More…

Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 2

Gwyndalynn Kent

For people who don’t know what Big Brother is, it is a show in which about twelve people enter a house for a certain amount of days. There are different challenges that they face set up to determine the Head of Household and the Power of Veto.

The Head of Household Competition determines who will be in charge of most everything around the house including the elimination. Each week there will be an HOH (Head of Household) Competition in which everyone competes to win except the most recent HOH. The winner of this competition will be given a key that unlocks a master bedroom and gives them the power to put two people up for elimination.

Just a few days later, just before the elimination ceremony, they hold another competition game called the POV or Power of Veto. Right before this competition, six people get chosen to compete, the two nominees, the HOH, and three other people that are randomly chosen. The winner of the Power of Veto gets the power to take one of the nominees off and the HOH has to choose a new nominee. The only twist is that they don’t have to use it if they don’t want to. More…

Musical Mondays Reply

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Mariah Escatel

According to the latest Billboard Top 100, these are your top ten songs for the week.

Tenth place: “Stir Fry” by Migos. We welcome this funky bop with open arms. It can be said that it is funkier and more rhythmically complex than any song Migos had previously tackled.

Ninth place: “All The Stars” by Kendrick Lamar and SZA. Last week it was in place 31, it has certainly risen to the top. It is most recognizable from the new Marvel blockbuster, Black Panther. More…

Highlights of the Grammys 2018 Reply

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Katie Mills

Editors note: Yes, the Grammys were a long time ago. We apologize for our tardiness. Things got backed up, but this is too good to toss. 

There were some amazing performances at the 60th anniversary of the Grammys. From Cardi B’s first Grammy performance to Ben Platt’s Broadway tribute, they were all sure to leave a dent in history.

Who Performed?

Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris and Eric Church

Alessia Cara, Khalid and Logic

Childish Gambino More…

YouTuber of the Week: Liza Koshy 11

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Gavin Mercado

Remember last week? We showed a YouTuber that does cool magic tricks that obviously show some intellectual intelligence. This week, though, we go back to an IQ of zero. Meet Liza Koshy! A very famous comedian on YouTube with over ten million subscribers!

Like Zach King, she started on Vine and then became what she is today. Her videos contain many characters, such as her most famous character, Helga. Helga is from somewhere in Asia, drinks goat milk, and talks about how she hates Donald Trump.

Some of her comments may be mature, however, her language has never been explicit.

Liza also has a second channel called Liza Koshy Too. Which at the moment has over two million subscribers. There she does bloopers and some vlogs with David. More…

Musical Mondays 2018! 4

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Mariah Escatel

The Cougar Chronicle has many series such as, “Ask Sam,” “Would You Make That Deal,” “Publication Posse,” “What Even Is,” “I Will Never Do Better Than This- Quang Truong’s Horrific Guide to This Week’s “Useful” News,” but one of many student’s favorites was “Musical Mondays,” originally run by Tyler Serrano, now a 10th-grader at Marina High School. It was then taken up by current ninth graders Delaney Powell and Justin Pham (also at Marina), and is now being brought back to life! Here goes.

According to Billboard Top 100, this is the hot top ten for this week in February 2018.

Tenth place: “Thunder,” by Imagine Dragons. This “bopping” song was most recognized from the popular TV show, Riverdale. in the iconic Alice Cooper glow up scene. More…

YouTuber of the Week: Zach King 9

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Gavin Mercado

This week’s YouTuber of the week is Zach King as requested by 😛.

Let’s start with the beginning. He started on Vine and had millions of followers before Vine’s end in 2016. However, Zach still had a YouTube channel. He is now successful with over two million subscribers.

He is now grossing a net worth of over $100,000.

Now, you may be wondering, who is Zach King? Well, Zach King has always done full-on magic tricks. Yes, magic! More…