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Let’s make Hybrid check-in awesome

Let’s make Hybrid check-in awesome

Alejandra Rodriguez, Managing Editor

October 15, 2020

The school board voted last week to transition from Distance Learning to a Hybrid Model beginning Nov. 2. About 500 students will be coming to school on Mondays and Thursdays. A different 500 will attend on Tuesdays and Fridays while about 900 students have decided to stay home full-time. I...

Student service should be celebrated

Irene Cheon edited teacher monologues to create the 9/11 video.

Kobin Hamilton, Opinion Editor

October 15, 2020

Everyone should watch this video To honor the 2,977 Americans killed during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, ASB member Irene Cheon, a senior, created an amazingly emotional video using clips of teacher recollections. I hadn’t even been born yet in 2001, but this part of our history was life cha...

New grading policy doesn’t help students enough

Many students struggled to balance school, home and work responsibilities during Distance Learning. Photo illustration by Gillian Hodgden.

Gillian Hodgden, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2020

Our school  district recently was featured in the online education magazine EdSource. The article celebrated the district for making sure each student had a Chromebook for Distance Learning. The article also pointed out that the district purchased 500 Wi-Fi hotspots for students without Internet access at home....

Editors say thank you to the Tribe Tribune

Editors say thank you to the Tribe Tribune

Gillian Hodgden and Jamie Ma

May 21, 2020

To the readers of the Tribe Tribune, What a year this has been, and how fast it flew by. It seems like it was just August 2019, as we sat together in the Dripp courtyard, brainstorming issue ideas for the upcoming year and eating croissants.  We wanted to center each issue around a theme per...

College admissions now based on dumb luck

Photo by Alexandra Williams.

Alexandra Williams

April 16, 2020

Due to test cancellations amid the COVID-19 quarantine, the UCs and CSUs announced on—no joke—April 1 the suspension of SAT and ACT requirements for the class of 2021. In addition, these schools have stated that GPAs from junior year will no longer weigh heavily in the admissions process. However,...

Teacher humor makes staying at home less painful

Teacher humor makes staying at home less painful

Karen Ruiz, Club Editor

April 16, 2020

Here I am. A first-generation student, counting down the days until my parents and family could see me walk across the fake grass on the football field and up on stage to accept an empty diploma case. Now, I’m wondering if I’m going to be left with a graduation Zoom party while my diploma is stuck...

Novice gardener socializes with plants

Tribe Tribune club editor Alejandra Rodriguez admires her unnamed green beans. Photo courtesy of Alejandra Rodriguez

Alejandra Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

During these difficult times, parents aren’t perfect. They’re letting their kids watch too much TV and maybe eat less than healthy snacks. As a new plant mom, I can understand how tough it is to make the right choices for your kids. But it’s okay. I’m doing the best I can. Once I learned that...

Editor criticizes racism, sexual assault in some 80s films

Tribe Tribune staff members recreated famous 80s movie posters, including The Breakfast Club (1985) which reminds students that humanity transcends labels and assumptions based off of preconceived judgments. Photo by Lauren Wright.

Jamie Ma, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

ASB’s Stranger Things themed Sadie’s dance last Friday gave students a fun flash from the past, demonstrating the neon timelessness of 80s teen culture with activities ranging from playing Donkey Kong to Skee-Ball. To celebrate both ASB’s hard work and the 80s time period, the Tribe Tribune s...

Hits and Misses of February 2020

Freshman Summer Schutter searches the heart wall for her name. Photo by Jose Perez.

Tribe Tribune Staff

February 20, 2020

😍HIT Thank you to ASB for taking the time last week to write every student’s name on a pink heart for Valentine’s Day! Students enjoyed searching the wall for their heart. Some have decorated their chromebooks with the beautifully bright pink pieces of paper.   😍HIT ASB rele...

Students must find path to civil discussion

As a staff member for the Tribe Tribune, senior Lexi Ruesga created a photo illustration for the January 2020 opinion piece “Students must find path to civil discussion.”

Jamie Ma, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2020

Although I’m Korean, I grew up in a typical American evangelical, predominantly white church. For years, I endured subtle racism and misogyny. When some boys found out I attended a march for gun control, they chased me out of the building with an NRA hat, yelling at me to put it on. But when I ...

Thank You, JROTC

Senior Omar Maltez and junior Meychi Ibanez crawl backward through the wet sand. Photo by Alyssa Campos.

Marley Fox, Reporter

December 12, 2019

Students enrolled in Fullerton’s JROTC are taught to be tough. To be resilient. To be disciplined. But after spending an entire day at a recent competition with the JROTC team, I learned that this team is so much more. I was invited to watch the FUHS Cadets compete at the Spartan Obstacle Course...

All I Want For Christmas is Harry Styles Tickets

Harry Styles will perform a single, sold-out show Dec. 13 at The Forum in Inglewood to celebrate the release of Fine Line. Tribe Tribune reporter Lexi Ruesga, lucky girl, will attend the concert tonight. Image Source: Getty/ Zak Kaczmarek

Lexi Ruesga, Reporter

December 12, 2019

Harry Styles is everywhere. You can’t browse the internet or watch T.V. without seeing his adorable face and bright smile. So it’s no wonder my friends and I spent our entire journalism class period with our eyes glued to our screens, trying to buy tickets to his Dec. 13 concert. Senior Jayme...