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Jisella Ayala: Family Ties

Jisella Ayala: Family Ties

Isabella Modderman, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

Senior Jisella Ayala grips her castmates’ hands tightly as the final curtain draws to a close. She looks around the stage and sees all of her closest friends smiling in awe at the bright lights. She’s done this since middle school, but it seems as though every time the show comes to an end, the c...

Opinion: Gun Control Should Be Necessary and Proper

Opinion: Gun Control Should Be Necessary and Proper

Staff

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories

Las Vegas, Nevada, a resort city famed for its vibrant nightlife, came to a halt on Sunday night as the news of a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival bombarded the screens of sleeping citizens across the nation. The epicentre of entertainment succumbed to the recurring debate of gun control...

2017-18 NBA Season Preview

2017-18 NBA Season Preview

Grant Baker, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


Filed under Blogs & Columns, Recent Stories, Sports Columns

Well, that was a fun offseason. Where else do you see stories of betrayal, backstabbing, rising stardom, disappointment and tragedy? Not in the NFL offseason. Certainly not the MLB offseason. Between Kyrie Irving leaving the team that he won three straight Eastern Conference titles with, Kevin ...

20 Songs From The Early 2000’s

20 Songs From The Early 2000’s

Micaih Thomas, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Recent Stories, Weekly List

By listening to one song, memories can seep into your heart more powerfully than ever. Sophomore year has definitely forced me to think about my future and caused me to reflect on my childhood. We live in a society where everyone worships technology and social media. These songs take me back to a time where life ha...

Dealing With Loss

Dealing With Loss

Jazmine Necessary, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Blogs & Columns, Recent Stories

I never wanted to be that girl. The girl you pass in the hallway and can’t help but feel pity for. Instead I wanted to be the girl who you pass and you can't help but stare because of the her radiant confidence, not because of what has happened in her life. Life seems to take what I want and all the t...

How to Adult: Setting Goals

How to Adult: Setting Goals

Felicity Veliz, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under How to Adult, Recent Stories

With being an employed high school student, it is very important to set goals for yourself. Whether you’re a high school student or college graduate, everyone can set goals for themselves to plan their future. Although for some of us, procrastination can get in the way of us trying to be successful. ...

Community Pep Rally Benefits Others

Community Pep Rally Benefits Others

Kathryn Pedroza, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Recent Stories

Senior Athena Orsa walks around the room, addressing other students, informing them of what to expect and what to do for the community pep rally and wagon parade. Orsa organizes and plans the event. Student council will host a community pep rally on Monday, Oct. 16th at the football field at 6 p.m. “People...

Creative vs. Basic Halloween Costumes

Creative vs. Basic Halloween Costumes

Kathryn Pedroza and Jazmine Necessary

October 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories

Looking at Halloween costumes ideas online and getting the same array of the basic things people dress as every year can cause a streak of dissatisfaction, uncreative thoughts and turns costume parties into more of a look alike contest. From dressing up with a group as social media to an ordinary cat...

JenniLee Johnson: Monthly Musicality

JenniLee Johnson: Monthly Musicality

Brinley Koenig, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

Sophomore JenniLee Johnson stares into the busy room in front of her. Fear of the large crowd, passion for what she does and ambition to do well all contribute to the adrenaline rush she feels as she begins her performance. Johnson performs hour-long singing gigs at local restaurants once a month on S...

Opinion: Athletes Have Right to Kneel

Opinion: Athletes Have Right to Kneel

Staff

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories

Every Sunday, millions of Americans gather around TVs or crowd in stadiums to watch NFL football. Sports bring people together, usually despite race, politics and other issues going on in our country. Starting from the beginning of the season and even stretching all the way from last year, politics be...