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After the oil spill that occurred off the shore of Huntington Beach, many people have helped clean up after the environmental disaster.

California Oil Spill

Fiona Salisbury, Photojournalist October 19, 2021

On October 2nd, an oil spill in Huntington Beach was confirmed after residents reported the smell of petroleum. According to Megan Chou (11), “It is devastating that this has happened because so much...

Apple recently announced the new official  iOS 15 update, which includes dozens of new features and amazing adjustments.

iOS 15 Update

Faith DeSio, Photojournalist October 2, 2021

On September 20, 2021 the iOS 15 Update was officially available to the public! This update comes with dozens of new features and enhancements to current Apple products. Some of these design upgrades include...

Led by Jared Isaacman, a crew of four crew members take on the first all-civilian mission to space.

First All-Civilian Mission to Space

Tiana Salisbury, Editor September 26, 2021

On September 15, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center and began its way on a three-day journey orbiting the Earth. This mission, dubbed Inspiration4, was the first without...

As a result of Australian wildfires, large algae blooms have formed in the Pacific Ocean that are harmful to the ocean ecosystem.

How Wildfires Harm Ocean Ecosystems

Fiona Salisbury, Photojournalist September 26, 2021

Each year wildfires can have devastating consequences to their surrounding environment. As wildfire season approaches, scientists have evaluated how the wildfires of the past have influenced ecosystems....

Sleeping Beauty’s Castle, iconic Mickey Ear’s and the magical experience Ava has when she spends her time here makes her feel as if “all {[her}] problems go away for a few hours”.

Disneyland Updates

Emma Perron, Photojournalist September 26, 2021

The Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland, is back. With passes, new and changing rides, and Halloween spirit,  there is a whole new Disney environment. Disneyland is an amusement park known for bringing...

Berkeley’s Sather Tower, built in 1915, is the third-largest bell-and-clock tower in the world.

How Is Berkeley #1?

Chase Kim, Photojournalist September 24, 2021

US News’ college rankings released each fall seem to be the gold standard of rankings and in 2022 the site called Princeton the #1 college for the eleventh year in a row. It also ranked Berkeley at #22,...

 Since more people will be traveling this summer, people should do their best to keep others safe.

How to Travel Safely This Summer

Tiana Salisbury, Photojournalist June 8, 2021

As the number of COVID-19 cases is lowering and many businesses are reopening, many people are planning vacations for the summer. However, with the pandemic still going on, people must be mindful of what...

Tensions between Palestine and Israel have increased in the last few months.

The Palestine and Israel Conflict – Explained

Suhani Bhanvadia, Section Editor June 3, 2021

What has been a prevalent conflict over the last 100 years has now exploded. As the conflict between Israel and Palestine has always been intensifying, the issue escalated even more during the months of...

On April 2, a train heading to the Taiwanese city of Taitung derailed in the city of Hualien, striking the walls of the tunnel.

Deadly Train Derailment in Taiwan

Sharon Sun, Photojournalist June 3, 2021

Tragedy struck on Friday morning, April 2, when a train carrying 490 passengers derailed in Taiwan in Hualien, the island’s eastern province. 49 deaths have been recorded while 202 people are reported...

Kristen Smart was a freshman at Cal Poly who was abducted and murdered in 1996. Her accused murderer awaits trial.

The Disappearance of Kristin Smart

Paige Reddick, Photojournalist June 3, 2021

As of April 13, 2021, there has been an official arrest made in a case spanning 25 years. On this date, Paul Flores and his father Ruben Flores were arrested in relation to the disappearance of Kristin...

As the United States increases its number of vaccinated citizens, the CDC has announced a major breakthrough in which vaccinated individuals do not need to wear masks.

Are Masks Soon-To-Be a Thing of the Past?

Riley Pietsch, Editor-in-Chief May 31, 2021

Recently, Americans have been in an uproar over a new announcement regarding the need to wear masks in public. President Joe Biden announced in a speech on May 13 that “the Centers for Disease Control...

Southern California residents are facing danger as they travel the freeways, as an increase in shootings has proven to be problematic.

Shootings Terrorize Southern California Freeways

Riley Pietsch, Editor-in-Chief May 25, 2021

Since late April, there have been at least 80 incidents of cars being shot at while traveling on Southern California freeways (California Highway Patrol).  According to ABC7 News, “A large majority...

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