By Rechie Cruz
, Courier Staff Writer
As their season begins, the Logan Badminton team is playing and training for a new head coach and has started the new season off with back-to-back wins, beating Kennedy, 17-0, and Washington, 16-1.
The Colts face the number one team in the league, Mission San Jose, on Thursday.
Kim Van Nguyen, the former assistant coach, this year has been given the chance to lead the Badminton brigade as the head coach. Many new things are expected from this change and positive energy is being spread.
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By Charles Yi, Courier Film Reviewer
“The Bank Job”, directed by Roger Donaldson, is a thriller based on the 1971 robbery of a bank on Baker Street, London, from which nothing was ever recovered and the culprits were never apprehended.
Terry (Jason Statham) owns a failing car‑sales garage and is in trouble with a couple of debt‑collectors when he is offered a job by the MI5, the central intelligence agency of the United Kingdom. Terry and his friends purchase a shop two lots away from the bank and begin digging a tunnel to the middle of the bank’s safe.
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By Christina La, Courier Editor-in-Chief
Choosing which college to attend is suppose to be one of the most exciting and thrilling time of a young woman's life, unless her father isn't quite ready to let her go. In “College Road Trip,” Melanie Porter (Raven Symone) is an overachieving high school senior who is anxiously looking forward to excel and grow as a college student. However, when she plans a trip to visit several different schools with her girlfriends, she has a wrench thrown in her plans as her overprotective police chief father (Martin Lawerence) insists that he escort her instead.
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Teresa Cristina Maria of Brazil
, born Teresa Cristina Maria of the Two Sicilies (Portuguese: Teresa Cristina Maria de Bourbon-Sicílias e Bragança; 14 March 1822 - 28 December 1889) was the empress consort of Pedro II of Brazil and Princess of the Two Sicilies. She was the daughter of King Francis I of the Two Sicilies and Maria Isabella of Spain.
On 4 September 1842, Teresa married Pedro II of Brazil, a marriage that would last 46 years, until her death. Empress Teresa was endowed with rare cordiality and sense. Discreet and intelligent, she won her husband's favour with their common interest in culture. In the fleet to Brazil she brought artists, musicians, professors, botanists and other scholars. A good singer and amateur musician, she entertained at the palace. Moreover, she was a dedicated mother.
Visit the official website of the Brazilian Imperial House.
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