Preview: “The Wedding Singer”

Victoria Bartels, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Tri-School Productions is taking us back to the 1980s with its upcoming spring musical, “The Wedding Singer.”  The play stars Serra HS junior Max Leininger and Mercy HS student Klara La Guardia with an ensemble cast of stu...

Ladies celebrating ladies: A guide to “gal”-entine’s day

Luisa Laguisma, staff writer

February 14, 2019

Luisa Laguisma Staff Writer   In 2019, the idea of a traditional Valentine’s day is coming to an end. The pressure of having a Valentine’s date has not only become too played out, but it blocks us from appreci...

WiiChannel Shuts Down

Bella Lopez, Editorial Staff

January 28, 2019

  Childhood game company Nintendo has come out and announced the closing of the Wii network. As of January 30th in 2019, they will be ending their channel that has been around since 2006. As of now, all Wii Points, Wii ...

Top 8 Movies of 2018

Victoria Bartels, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

Though 2019 will soon become another year full of film masterpieces, there should be no forgetting the cinematic wonders produced in 2018. From dramatic love stories to clever comedies and jaw-dropping thrillers, 2018 was an astonish...

Review: “Escape Room” (2019)

Jean Aquino, Opinion Editor

January 28, 2019

Directed by Adam Robitel and starring Deborah Ann Woll, Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, and Jay Ellis, Escape Room is a mystery-thriller that follows the journey of a group of strangers, as they attempt to outsmart a wicked game. Rand...

What’s coming to Netflix in January

Johana Ligtenberg, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2019

  Definitely, Maybe (Jan. 1) - This rom-com starring Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, and Elizabeth Banks is cute and creative, and the perfect thing to watch if you’re looking for a sweet movie to take up a couple of hou...

Review: Cirque Du Soleil’s “Volta”

Parker Daley, News Editor

January 28, 2019

  Recently, I was fortunate enough to attend a performance of Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta” in San Francisco. I have watched multiple Cirque du Soleil shows in the past, and had high expectations for their latest p...

Review: Bird Box

Ella Burrin, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

Over winter break, Netflix released a new thriller, known as “Bird Box” available to those who own a Netflix account. Not many people knew this movie was coming, but once Netflix released the new horror film, it became an o...

The Catalyst’s Christmas movie recommendations

January 28, 2019

Bella Lopez Staff Writer @TheNDBCatalyst   Home Alone Each year, I watch Home Alone. It is one of those holiday movies that is considered a classic. It takes place in a small town and focuses around a big family...

Review: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Kelly Nolte, Sports Editor

January 26, 2019

“Wreck it Ralph”, Disney’s 2012 hit movie, caught the attention of all ages, and continued Disney's streak of enjoyable, heartwarming movies. After seeing the second movie, I am pleased to say it exceeded my expectations as...