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Jake Paul: Saving YouTube?

Jake Paul: Saving YouTube?

Will Hollon, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Jake Paul is saving YouTube. Now, I want to make it clear that I do not condone the crazy and erratic behavior, like lighting furniture on fire, that ensues when he is trying to create material. Jake Paul, a 20-year old YouTuber who rose to fame through Vine, posts daily vlogs on YouTube with a gro...

Transgender Military Ban: Opressive and unamerican

Transgender Military Ban: Opressive and unamerican

Gillian Hodgden, Cordelia Tran

September 18, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Showcase

On July 26, 2017 President Donald Trump released a tweet announcing that transgender individuals will no longer be permitted to serve in the United States Armed Forces. Stalled by the Pentagon, this ban will come into effect next year on March 23, 2018. President Trump justifies this motion by cla...

Jake Paul: Destroying Youtube?

Jake Paul: Destroying Youtube?

Megan Kim, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Recently, there has been a lot of controversy associated with Youtube star Jake Paul, a 20 year old “YouTube creator” who became widely internet famous through Vine--an app which no longer exists. Since then, Paul has taken Youtube by storm, posting daily vlogs with his friends who he has coined ...

The Patriot Act: An invasion of privacy?

The Patriot Act: An invasion of privacy?

Audry Jeong, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

On September 11, 2001 at 8:46 a.m., four hijacked planes were flown and crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, killing thousands. Every year we remember the strength and courage of those lost. However, rarely do we ever focus on the after effects of this tragedy and how they contin...

Call to action: climate change

Call to action: climate change

Allison Park, A&E Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Showcase

Between 2000 and 2009, an average of 55 million people suffered from climate-related disasters annually. Damage costs hit $789 billion in the early 2000’s. While these startling numbers continue to escalate, it is easy for us to step back, ignore the problem and tell ourselves that global warming is...

How TV Shows and Movies Create Unrealistic Standards About High School

How TV Shows and Movies Create Unrealistic Standards About High School

Anna Sanchez, Lifestyle Writer, Business Manager

April 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With society’s fast-growing technological advancements, children are becoming more exposed to the world through television and film, and with this comes many false perceptions of life. More specifically, tv shows and movies today do not portray high school realistically. These include, but are not li...

Read dis story “howbow dah”

Read dis story “howbow dah”

Madilyn Marks, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Teenagers are stereotypically obsessed with social media, but in this generation things are getting way out of hand.  We choose to idolize people on social media sites who aren’t influencing our youth in a positive light. Students should find better role-models to look up to. In today’s culture...

Feminism is more than just a word

Feminism is more than just a word

Jamie Ma, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

In junior high school, I had a tin lunchbox with a picture of Rosie the Riveter printed on the thin metal in that famous bright blue and yellow.  My history teacher and I loved it, but not many other people did. I remember one day in Spanish class, this boy, let’s say his name was Dan, saw my l...

Student concerns over prom ticket lines

Student concerns over prom ticket lines

Will Hollon, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Procrastination. Every high schooler knows that word too well. We all wait for the last possible minute to get things done, but recently there have been many concerns about the length of Prom ticket lines and the way it is sold. Senior Adam Kraus has expressed some of his concern. “I just don’t think the...

The March for Human Rights Does Not Stop Here

The March for Human Rights Does Not Stop Here

Kaya Ortega, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Just one day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, two million women around the world gathered in solidarity to march for the preservation of human and civil rights—and let me say, it was incredible. Despite contrary beliefs, the Women’s March was not only meant for women, but all gender...

Lanyards for safety, not discipline

Lanyards for safety, not discipline

Lia Abel, Sports Editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Last week, teachers and staff strictly enforced students to wear their ID cards. Students are required to wear them visibly at all times, and those not wearing their IDs will be “swept” and sent to the office. Many students still refuse to wear their lanyards and have looked for ways around wearing ...

Early release or late start?

Early release or late start?

Will Hollon, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s the most obnoxious and ear grating sound in the morning: the alarm clock. It says 6 a.m. You went to bed six and a half hours ago. Why? Because homework, that’s why. The only reason you’re getting up at the crack of dawn and not sleeping in for another hour is because of zero period. ...