College Applications 101

College Applications 101

Victoria Tzanev, Reporter

September 17, 2019

Seniors, we made it! It’s the last year of high school, and we are so close to the finish line that we can taste it. As least, we thought we could. As homework piles up on your desk and classes become harder and harder by the second, we are also burdened with college applications, financial aid,...

Opinion: A Proclamation for Football Equality Worldwide

Diego Hernandez, Reporter

September 17, 2019

If you’ve been online as of the last few days, you may have stumbled across two particular phrases, “blue girl” and “No Ban 4 Women.”  These phrases have taken both football and Iran by storm, following the death of Sahar Khodayari, who lit herself on fire following a trial in Tehran f...

Opinion: The burden of “going green” shouldn’t be placed on the consumer

Opinion: The burden of “going green” shouldn’t be placed on the consumer

Kayley Swedlund, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2019

With estimations looming for when Earth will have irreversible consequences from climate change, as well as continuous threats to endangered breeds of species and our ecosystems, people have called out against using plastic waste to save the environment.  More metal straws are being used and more pe...

Setting Goals in the New School Year

Diego Hernandez, Reporter

September 6, 2019

The new school year has finally arrived whether students are ready or not, despite the anticipation and even possible fear. As we jump back in, students may be setting their goals for the new year. Whether academic or personal, these goals are strictly designed out of the hope to grow and to succe...

News Brief (Aug. 26 to Sept. 3)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

September 5, 2019

Monday, Aug. 26  -Disney released new footage from “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”, which is set to be released in December.  -This day is recognized as Women’s Equality Day. -Actor Leonardo DiCaprio pledged $5 million to fight Amazon fires. -President Donald Trump suggested 'nuking hurricanes...

Surviving Finals

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

May 15, 2019

Once again, we’ve reached the end of the school year. Not only are we stressed about turning in all of our final paperwork and essays, but AP exams are taking over our lives and the threat of our upcoming finals linger. These are possibly the most challenging few weeks as we can practically smell...

Senior Quotes

Haley Brenk and Desiree Lopez, Reporters

May 8, 2019

We know you wish senior quotes were in the yearbook. Since we don't do that, we asked some seniors what their quotes would be: Madelyn Robledo “SeniOR YEar iS yOuR yEaR.” Thomas Walters “All the hard work was worth it in the end.” Kristen Guillen “I’m going to be famous.” Laura Solis “...

News Brief (4/29 to 5/6)

Stephen Heller, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2019

Monday, April 29 -John Singleton, “Boyz n the Hood” director, passed away at 51. Tuesday, April 30 -A shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte left two dead, more injured. Wednesday, May 1 -Millions of bees died after bee hives were set on fire by arsonist. Thursda...

Express Yourself: The importance of individuality

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

May 3, 2019

Society is forever changing, moving forward. Everyone is seeking to be distinguishable from any other person, to create the next best thing or to be the best version of themselves. Everyone strives to be different, to stand out or to find themselves. No one wants to be apart of the crowd; everyone...

The Struggle Is Real: Senioritis

Desiree Lopez, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Senioritis, we all feel it. We’re down to the last few weeks of school. AP tests and finals are on the horizon. We’re ready to move on and start the next chapter of our lives. You find yourself daydreaming about summer in class, and the snooze button is more and more frequently pressed when you...

News Brief (4/22 to 4/28)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

April 29, 2019

Monday, April 22 Easter Sunday explosions at multiple churches and hotels rocked Sri Lanka, and the death toll continues to rise. Earth Day is observed on April 22. Tuesday, April 23 Coachella puppy dumpster dumper arrested and charged with animal cruelty. World Book Day is observed April 23. ...

Life After High School: Set your own path for different careers

Stephen Heller, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2019

The end of the year is nearing and, for seniors, the end of highschool. This leaves 12th graders facing the monolith of a question: What’s next? Where do you take your life after this? There are more options than you may think. We were preached to that going to a college and getting a bachelor's...

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