Valencia Voice

Ice Age lacks creativity

By Neda Hamdan / [email protected]

July 17, 2012

“Ice Age” opens up with the infamous scene of the squirrel who continually tries to find an acorn, going to all limits to try and eat. Featuring stars such a Jennifer Lopez, Ray Romano, Denis Leary and Nicki Minaj; the late...

Pixar shakes things up with ‘Brave’

By Neda Hamdan / [email protected]

June 15, 2012

After decades of work, Pixar finally created something they hadn’t before - an independent, tough young woman. It also doesn’t end with the same love related ending, which is intriguing. Expecting previews, Pixar instead...

Facebook for kids

By Neda Hamdan / [email protected]

June 13, 2012

According to Facebook, since March of this year there are a total of 901 million monthly active users. Launched in 2004 and originally called ‘The Facebook’, creator Mark Zuckerberg’s initial purpose was to make it acce...

Gala to raise funds for families with infertility challenges

By Neda Hamdan / [email protected]

May 21, 2012

The Fertile Dreams Foundation Gala will celebrate not only Dr. Mark Trolice’s 50th birthday, but it is also a fundraising event for the Embracing Hope Grant which awards $10,000 each year to a couple with infertile challenges....

Epic Family Race aims to attract local athletes

By Neda Hamdan / [email protected]

May 13, 2012

Orange County Parks is hosting the Epic Family 5K Races, also sponsored by Nemours Children’s Hospital. The event’s purpose is to bring runners from all over Orange County together. With a series of six different races,...

I hate online courses

By Neda Hamdan / [email protected]

April 23, 2012

The computer seems fine for Facebook or Twitter, but an exam? Online courses lack visual learning as well as one-on-one contact with professors and engaged learning.If there’s one thing most college students suffer from, it...

App of the Week: Circle Me

By Neda Hamdan / [email protected]

April 23, 2012

With the success of Facebook and Twitter, it seems as though other social networking sites are trying to climb their way to the top. “Circle Me” is an aspiring social network that revolves around connecting with others base...

Spring Fiesta in the Park brings opportunities for many artists

Neda Hamdan / [email protected]

April 17, 2012

Frank C. Riley suffered from a stroke, paralyzing half of his body a little over two years ago. Through two years of hard physical therapy, Riley used the hobby of creating soaps as a way to exercise his creative side, the part...