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The Sage Publication is the student news site of Sage Creek High School in Carlsbad, CA

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The Sage Publication is the student news site of Sage Creek High School in Carlsbad, CA

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Finally, science confirms music’s positive impact. Music boosts focus and creativity and reduces stress.

The Mark of Music: The Impact on Students’ Mood, Concentration and Mental Health

Breaking news: music can cure homework blues. Even though the parental jury may be out, psychologists are stepping up to the mic and singing music’s praises.
Hadley Golden, Staff Reporter Jan 9, 2024

Since the first heartbeats, music has significantly influenced humanity’s way of life. From instruments carved out of ivory, bones and brass, to everyday objects being powered by electricity and digital...

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Hear, There, and Everywhere: The Impact Music Has On Its Listeners

In this week's episode of Hear, There, and Everywhere, hosts Juliette D'Eliseo and Leah Ertel are joined by Lexi Thurman to discuss how different genres of music and individual songs affect the listeners. Music/Sound...

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The sun sets as festival-goers explore what’s more than just a music festival. The experience is not just about the music, but also the socialization aspect of the event

Coachella Changes Throughout the Years

Olivia Lee, Staff Reporter Jun 7, 2023

The Coachella Valley and Music and Arts Festival, one of the largest music festivals in the world, is also notorious for its large, crazy and rowdy crowds and expensive ticket prices. But is the hype of...

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A collage of various different rhythm games lists from left to right “Muse Dash,” “Dance Dance Revolution,” “Bang Dream! Girls Band Party,” “Osu! Laser,” “Taiko no Tatsujin” and “Rhythm Heaven Fever.” Rhythm games have been around since 1996 and see some popularity in certain parts of the video game community.

A Niche Genre Revolutionizes the Video Game Industry

Austin Jew, Co-Broadcast EIC Jun 5, 2023

The video game industry is a crucial part of the entertainment economy with an estimated $97.67 billion accumulated in 2022 nationally. The music and rhythm game category, however, have been viewed as...

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Violinist Dodi Francis and Harpist Catalina Francis perform “The Swan” by Camille Saint-Saëns. This opening performance was arranged by Isxno.

Sage Creek Music Department’s Spring Concert “Blooming Brilliant” Spotlights the Musical Maturity of the Program

Isabella Bernabeo, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief Mar 6, 2023

On March 3, Sage Creek’s music department presented its spring concert, “Blooming Brilliant” in the Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets were available for purchase at and...

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The Dirty Dozen Brass Bands performs live at the crypto currency arena. They later won a Grammy for Best American Roots performance.

The Grammys Return with Big Promises Fullfilled

Skylar Roy, Staff Reporter Mar 6, 2023

The 2023 Grammys made a revolutionary return to Los Angeles’ Arena on Sunday, Feb. 4. With groundbreaking performances and wins making Grammy history, viewers were in for an action-packed...

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Outside of the Spin Records business, a mosaic of Spin’s signature headphone-wearing cyclone advertises their sales of CD’s, tapes, and records both new and used. Inside the store, many different store merchandise items can be found with this logo printed on them.

Who Are Spin Records?

Georgia Scherrer, Staff Reporter Feb 16, 2023

When customers walk into Spin Records for the first time, they’re met face-to-face with thousands of CDs lined in rows of boxes and shelves decorated with posters containing familiar faces of bands both...

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Mac DeMarco’s newly released album cover for the LP coming out in late Jan. The cover image features a sewer flooded with twigs and tree branches–hopefully eluding to a deeper meaning.

Mac DeMarco Returns

Georgia Scherrer, Staff Reporter Jan 17, 2023

After allegedly retiring for the last four years, famed musical artist Mac DeMarco is set to return to the spotlight once again.  At the beginning of Jan. 2023, the multi-talented musician announced...

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Is Rock Dead?

Georgia Scherrer, Staff Reporter Jan 5, 2023

As humanity changes over time, trends rise and fall, technology slows and improves and music changes in many ways.  Although the impact of specific music genres continue to grow and thrive, some musical...

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Wind ensemble plays “Eight Nights of Light.” The challenging piece made for a dynamic performance by the group.

Sage Creek Music Department’s Winter Concert “The Gift of Music” Ushers in the Holidays

Helen Hao, Staff Reporter Dec 10, 2022

On Friday, Dec. 9, Sage Creek’s music department held its annual winter concert; this year was titled “The Gift of Music.” Tickets were sold on GoFan for $10 for general admission and $7 for senior...

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Taylor Swift is shown next to a clock, representing the title of her new album: Midnights. The new album is her tenth studio album.

The Sage Reviews: Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” Is A Whirlwind of Emotions

Leah Ertel, Entertainment Editor Nov 16, 2022

From her early years starting off as a country singer to now a world-renowned pop star, Taylor Swift has made a name for herself in the music industry. On Oct. 20, Swift released her 10th album, “Midnights,”...

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The Linda Lindas and the Roar for Liberation

Harley Morgan, Staff Reporter May 19, 2022

On April 8, The Linda Lindas (TLL) released their new studio album “Growing Up!” Considered a punk band, “Growing Up!” is an alternative rock and punk mashup of songs, featuring topics ranging...

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