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Why Do So Many Students Ditch Career Day?

Why Do So Many Students Ditch Career Day?

Stephanie Pocci, Photojournalist

November 19, 2017


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Career Day is a day where many high schools in the Placentia Unified School District host various skilled people in their professions on campus.  The goal of this day is to introduce students to different types of career pathways for their future.  Many students, though, complain how there is lack of in...

Beauty Inside and Out

Beauty Inside and Out

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist

November 13, 2017


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A beauty pageant took place in Peru on October 29; however, it was no ordinary pageant. Like the Miss America pageant, the women in the Miss Peru pageant spoke up against problems in society, just like how Miss Texas called out President Trump for his take on the events that unfolded in Charlottesvill...

Sexual Assault Allegations Against Kevin Spacey

Sexual Assault Allegations Against Kevin Spacey

Courtney Poon, Photojournalist

November 13, 2017


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Multiple sexual assault allegations have been raised against Kevin Spacey, a two-time Oscar winner who stars on the Netflix show House of Cards. The first allegation came from Rent actor Anthony Rapp who accused Spacey of making a sexual advance towards him in 1986 while Rapp was fourteen. He waited 31 year...

China’s Space Lab is Headed Straight for Earth

China’s Space Lab is Headed Straight for Earth

Juliette Fournier, Photojournalist

November 12, 2017


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Watch your head! After its malfunction, China’s space lab Tiangong 1 is making its way down towards Earth. The most alarming part is no one knows where it will land. Originally sent in September of 2011, this laboratory has served as a rendezvous place for China’s missions for space exploration. Th...

Angry Parent Takes Teacher Hostage

Angry Parent Takes Teacher Hostage

Wayne Chan, Editor

November 12, 2017


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On Halloween Evening, Riverside SWAT officers defused an hours-long hostage situation by killing a parent who detained a teacher in a classroom forcibly. The parent, a male later identified as 27 year old Luvelle Kennon, made his way into the Castle View Elementary School around 11:20 a.m. of that d...

Opioid Epidemic

Opioid Epidemic

Stephanie Pocci, Photojournalist

November 12, 2017


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Recently, an opioid crisis has taken over the Midwest.  People now are dying more of opioids per day such as morphine, heroin, oxycontin, and vicodin.  Some of these drugs are common pain relievers that (in large doses) can temporarily stop vital organs such as the heart and liver, which are necessary ...

Costume Surfing Sweeps the Seas of California

Costume Surfing Sweeps the Seas of California

Brandon Russell, Editor

November 11, 2017


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Many local surfers along the beautiful stretch of Newport Beach, are not only doing what they love, but adding more fun and smiles to everyone who watches. Dressing up in costumes during the months of October and November has become an overwhelming normality that has swept the beaches of Southern Califor...

Finn Wolfhard Fires Agent Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Finn Wolfhard Fires Agent Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist

November 3, 2017


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The hot topic of sexual harassment in Hollywood has been circulating throughout the news in these past few weeks. With accusations and incriminating evidence of Harvey Weinstein’s forced sexual encounters with multiple women coming to light, other people have been outed as being sexual predators as we...

Raqqa is Liberated from ISIS’s Control

Raqqa is Liberated from ISIS’s Control

Juliette Fournier, Photojournalist

October 31, 2017


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Throughout the world, ISIS is known to be a serious threat to society. The US-backed forces in Raqqa reported that the city of Raqqa was liberated from ISIS on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. This marks a huge stepping stone in the war against this terrorist group and, hopefully, its end. As ISIS came into ...

Faulty Steel Sold Around the World

Faulty Steel Sold Around the World

Wayne Chan, Editor

October 28, 2017


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Kobe Steel, a corporate giant in Japan and abroad, confessed to selling faulty metal materials. In 2015, a subsidiary of the Kobe Steel Group was caught selling steel wires that did not correspond to the level of quality or safety the consumers were led to believe. Recently, after more investigation,...

Heroes Of Las Vegas Shooting Massacre

Heroes Of Las Vegas Shooting Massacre

Nicoletta Fidelis, Photojournalist

October 26, 2017


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  A male in his early 30’s named Jonathan Smith was shot in the neck when trying to warn and save people's lives during the Vegas Shooting on Sunday, October 1, 2017. Not only were there adults at this concert, there were little kids with their parents. A Nevada mom, Carly Krygier, became a human s...

Sanctions and The People

Sanctions and The People

Sanaz Kharazmi, Photojournalist

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Opinions, Uncategorized

In the wake of many political controversies and increasing sides to each debate, sanctions seem to be a tremendously controversial issue. Whether they are  against North Korea, Russia, Cuba, or Iran, the focus of such actions seems to be on the government. Yet, it is ignored that the sanctions’ l...

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