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Do You Really Need A College Degree?

Do You Really Need A College Degree?

Katelyn Ruggles, Photojournalist April 11, 2021

Traditionally, it is common for people to go to college right after high school to get a degree and then a stable job in that field to be able to provide for themselves. Many people associate going to...

The modern age of remote learning sees most students staying sedentary by their computers to attend online classes.

How does Device Usage Contribute to Poor Posture and Eye Strain?

April 11, 2021

In this age of remote learning, electronic devices have become more critical than ever. Screen time for students has also compounded as traditional classroom hours in person have been substituted by hours...

As more parents are able to work from home, even after the pandemic, families can learn to enjoy each other's company more.

Life After the Pandemic

Kayden Mandley, Photojournalist April 11, 2021

As COVID-19 cases start to dwindle across Orange County, and facilities begin to open up for the public across the nation, we can’t help but wonder, what will our lives be like once the pandemic is over?   Obviously,...

It is not unlikely for students to be pulled from online classes to help around the house, such as doing dishes. Although well-meaning, a parent’s mindset that one can simply opt out of instruction is harmful to a student’s learning experience.

Do Parents Take Online School Seriously?

Emily Eslao, Editor/Cartoonist April 6, 2021

The switch to online school came with a myriad of its own problems, as the aspects of a traditional classroom had to be translated to remote lessons. It is safe to assume that each student experienced...

Students are sometimes too scared to participate and asks questions, other students may have the same question. In the long run you help yourself and other classmates.

The Importance of Participation

Emma Perron, Photojournalist March 23, 2021

Participation has always been a large part of the high school experience. Students have the responsibility of going to school and learning, but participation is key for learning. Not only is participation...

Six Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published because of their racist and insensitive imagery.

The Removal of Racist Dr. Seuss Book is not Cancel Culture, It’s Progress

Riley Pietsch, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2021

On Tuesday, March 2, the business that maintains Dr. Seuss’s legacy announced that six of the acclaimed author's children’s books will no longer be published due to their featuring of racist imagery....

American schools typically require that students read the classics, and as a result, important topics discussed in more current books are being entirely neglected. In a society that is constantly changing, the importance of reading current literature is pressing.

Literature in the American Curriculum is Outdated

Riley Pietsch, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2021

In American public schools, students are forced to read the classics. Books like To Kill a Mocking Bird, Lord of the Flies, and The Great Gatsby are read by high schoolers across the nation. While they...

An image including a variety of bodies, representing the idea of body positivity.

What is Body Positivity?

Karina Shah, Photojournalist March 14, 2021

In the past few years, a new movement for body positivity has risen. It appears on clothing brands, food advertising, and especially social media platforms. A large and worldwide movement, body positivity...

Loving yourself can be hard but it's a priority and you need to devote time to yourself.

How To Love Yourself More

Emma Perron, Photojournalist March 9, 2021

Loving yourself can be challenging and is difficult for most people. In this world today, it is hard to be confident and love yourself in your own body. In society, you are thoughtless if you aren't thin...

An image showing the separation between conservatism and progressivism.

Intro to Politics – Conservatism vs Progressivism

Karina Shah, Photojournalist March 7, 2021

In today's day and age, politics has become a key interest for many people. Sam Loza (10), says that “I have seen politics rise in importance throughout the past year alone.” Politics has something...

Taylor Swift posing with her three Grammy’s back in 2016 for her fifth studio album, 1989, making her one of two female artists who have won “Album of the Year” twice.

The Sexist Taylor Swift Jokes Have Never Been Funny

Riley Pietsch, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2021

Taylor Swift, the ten-time Grammy winner, rose to fame during the peak of her adolescence. She signed a music publishing deal with Sony back in 2004, at the ripe age of 14, making her the youngest singer...

Genuine, healthy relationships are essential to live the best possible, which is why it is important to show that you care for others and put in the effort to form those relationships.

The Importance of Caring

Katelyn Ruggles, Photojournalist February 28, 2021

In this day and age, teenagers seem to care less and less about things, whether that be school aspects or relationships. The phrase “hook up culture” was birthed during this generation, which highlights...

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