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Sophomore Audrey Bae debated whether or not a free press should prioritize objectivity over advocacy at the CHSSA tournament on May 1. Bae captured the first place championship for her debate.

Demanding Respect is Not Up for Debate

Audrey Bae, Guest Columnist May 24, 2022

Sophomore worries about misogynistic debate culture “Ugly a–– pink hair.” “Why is she being so f–ing emotional?” “What a b–tch.”  While these comments look like they’re...

Hannah Ramos briefs customers on how to fly the simulation before leading them to the cockpits.

Want a job? Don’t ditch class

Leo Barragan, Reporter May 23, 2022

I’m a graduating senior, and I have really important advice for the underclassmen: don’t skip school. Now, I’m not going to argue that you have to show up for school to get a great educational...

Tribe Tribune editor-in-chief Alejandra Rodriguez was a sophomore when she participated in her first Orange County Journalism Education Association competition at Fullerton College. (From left to right) Alejandra Rodriguez co-editor-in-chief Class of 2022; Ali Williams editor-in-chief Class of 2021; Jamie Ma co-editor-in-chief Class of 2020; Gillian Hodgden co-editor-in-chief Class of 2020.

Editor-in-chief says goodbye, thank you

Alejandra Rodriguez, Editor-in-chief May 22, 2022

Sophomore Kitty Martinez broke her arm last week. She had to miss school when the Tribe Tribune staff was in a rush to finish our Class of 2022 features. Instead of canceling her interview with senior...

School officials want a friendly environment for LGBTQ+ students, but changing campus culture is still a work in progress.

Work in Progress

Alia Noll and Sophia Galvan April 22, 2022

ASB posted pink paper hearts for all 2,000 students and staff at Fullerton High School to celebrate Valentine’s Day. It’s a sweet tradition ASB has celebrated for several years, and the hardworking...

Sophomore Reagan Glidewell lost her mom Kelley (left) to cancer three years ago. Senior Macayla Short lost her mom Jennifer (right) to a drug overdose five months ago.

Tribe Tribune writers struggle with moms’ deaths

March 17, 2022

Senior Cooper Davenport’s mother died from COVID this year. Senior Nick Arnold lost his brother to suicide. The Tribe Tribune staff reached out to both young men to see how they were doing. Cooper said...

School will start later and end later next year. Athletic directorJoseph Olivas says the school will investigate implementing more lights on sports fields to accommodate for later practices.

Teachers should vote yes on bell schedule

Ami Ishikawa and Kara Kim February 18, 2022

When Tribe Tribune news editor Alyson Jeong saw the proposal for next year’s bell schedule, she was a bit alarmed. “Why are they doing this to us?” Alyson asked. “This is so confusing.” She...

Drum Major Max Bricky prepares to conduct Marching Bands 2021 field show.

Bored with school? Electives could help

Jameson Oates, Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2022

Editor’s note: As editor of the Tribe Tribune, I’ve talked to multiple underclassmen who haven’t found their place on campus yet and find school to be a boring and uninspiring place. Without being...

Melissa Galvan, Sophia Galvan, and Jason Galvan at the religious portion of Galvan’s Bat Mitzvah. Sophia is seen reading from the Torah.

Antisemitism is not funny

Sophia Galvan, Arts Editor January 26, 2022

  A 2018 survey by Schoen Consulting revealed that 15% of U.S. adults believe that people should be allowed to use Nazi slogans or symbols—in apparel, online, etc.—and 11% believe that...

Being full-figured is not a crime. Sometimes a hat is just a hat. Long white socks don’t mean you’re a gangster.

Dress code talks show we’re headed in the right direction

Tribe Tribune Staff December 13, 2021

When students started the school year, school administrators heard the typical complaints about dress code guidelines: “What’s wrong with showing, like, two inches of my stomach?” “Why...

Sophomore Katherine Martinez’s father (back row, fourth from right) attended Sonora and Brea Olinda High School. He is pictured here with his Brea Olinda friends in 1995. Martinez argues that young hispanic men are unfairly targeted for dress code violations.

Do we need an anti-gang dress code?

December 13, 2021

FUHS 2021 Student Handbook Dress Code Excerpt: Articles of clothing related to a group or gang and/or which, in the judgment of the principal/designee, may provoke others to violence, disrupt school...

Tribe Tribune reporters were too intimidated by traffic to take a photo from the west side of Harbor Blvd. Senior Heath Hemmer was hit by a car in this crosswalk his sophomore year.

More stop signs, traffic lights could save lives

Alyson Jeong, News Editor December 13, 2021

“I was terrified. It was one of the few times in my life where I actually felt like I was going to die.” Senior Heath Hemmer still remembers the trauma of being hit by a car his sophomore year....

Social media can harm teens’ self image.

Take control of your social media

Macayla Short, Reporter November 11, 2021

As someone who’s been actively participating in social media since age 9, I know the consequences of being exposed to harmful content. Learning about pornography, drug abuse and violence at a young age...

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