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Trump under fire for accusations against Obama

Trump under fire for accusations against Obama

Vanessa Villanueva, Reporter

 Donald Trump has made accusations of Former president Barack Obama’s conduct, claiming that he took part in having Trump’s office wiretapped. Many are speculating that this ...

March 13

Shooting at local park shakes up Colton community

March 13

March 3rd 2017 was a sad day for Colton, California. Our beloved park was the victim of yet another shooting in the state of California. As ...

Plane crash in Riverside kills 3

Plane crash in Riverside kills 3

March 9

A small plane randomly crashes in Riverside in a residential area killing three people on Monday, February 27. Air traffic control tower a...

CHS holds active shooter drill

March 8

Tuesday, February 28, Colton High School had an active shooter drill to help the students become familiar with the procedure that should be ca...

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Features

From Brawler to Iconic Boxer: The Legendary Career of “Iron” Mike Tyson

From Brawler to Iconic Boxer: The Legendary Career of “Iron” Mike Tyson

Erick Inzunza, Reporter

Michael Gerard Tyson, most famously known as “Mike Tyson”, is the youngest heavyweight champion in history to win the WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight championships...

March 15

Nokia’s new phone is a throwback

Joshua Sandoval, Reporter

First we had bricks as phones. Then phones that could flip. Now we have smart phones that seem to do everything. So where can we go from there? Well, it seems back to bricks with Nokia. Nokia has announced its new 3310: Nokia and it is....... special. Nokia is known for its extremely durable first gen phones, even now the Nokia window phones are able to stop bullets. ...

March 13

CHS celebrates students’ achievements

Abigail Humphrey, Reporter

Monday, February 27, the student body gathered in the Whitmer Auditorium for the Spring academic assembly. The award ceremony has been rebranded this year, now being called the “Recognition of Excellence Ceremony.” The award ceremony has been expanded to include students with a 4.0 GPA, scholar athletes, students passing AP exams, and Campaign for Excellence recipie...

March 13

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Sports

Johnny Tapia- 5 time world champion

Johnny Tapia- 5 time world champion

Erick Inzunza, Reporter

“He hails from Albuquerque, New Mexico,” exclaims Jim Lampley, boxing commentator, “thee WBO super flyweight champion of the world, Johnny ‘Mi Vida Loca’ Tapia!” ...

March 15

From Brawler to Iconic Boxer: The Legendary Career of “Iron” Mike Tyson

From Brawler to Iconic Boxer: The Legendary Career of “Iron” Mike Tyson

March 15

Michael Gerard Tyson, most famously known as “Mike Tyson”, is the youngest heavyweight champion in history to win the ...

NBA All Star Weekend Ends with a Bang with a Star Studded Lineup

NBA All Star Weekend Ends with a Bang with a Star Studded Lineup

March 15

This past weekend, was when the NBA had their All-Star saturday night events and also the All-Star Game held in New Orlea...

Julio Cesar Chavez Sr.: The Greatest Mexican Boxer

Julio Cesar Chavez Sr.: The Greatest Mexican Boxer

March 14

Standing only at 5 feet and 7 inches, Julio Cesar Chavez Gonzalez, is arguably the greatest Mexican boxer ever. He ended hi...

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Arts and Entertainment

Overwatch adds new character this month

Overwatch adds new character this month

Johnny Castorena, Reporter

On March 2 Blizzard released a cinematic short based on the origin story of Orisa, the next Overwatch character to be coming to the game later this month. Orisa is now in the...

March 15

“Fist Fight” has unique and funny plot

“Fist Fight” has unique and funny plot

March 10

Just imagine two teachers at your school. OK simple enough. Now imagine both those teachers jobs are on the line on the las...

Disney expects Beauty and the Beast adaptation to be huge success

Disney expects Beauty and the Beast adaptation to be huge success

March 9

Beauty and the Beast is a live-action adaptation of the classic love story between a hideous prince and a young provincial g...

Molly Burch releases refreshing debut album

Molly Burch releases refreshing debut album

March 9

Molly Burch is a singer, songwriter and her debut album Please Be Mine was released on February 17th, via Captured Tracks....

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Featured Athlete

Athlete of the Week: Jacqueline Brito

Vanessa Villanueva, Reporter

Name: Jacqueline Brito   Age: 16   Sport: Cross Country, Track & field   Grade: 11th   Position: JV or Varsity? Varsity   Bes...

March 1

Athlete of the Week: Roxanna Lopez

February 14

Sport: Cross Country, Track and Field Grade: 12 Position: Varsity in both sports all 4 years Pregame Ritual: Keep ca...

Athlete of the Week: Alex Rodriguez

February 9

Name: Alex Rodriguez Age: 15 Sport: Soccer Grade: 10th Position: JV & Varsity?: Varsity Pregame ritual: Praying F...

Athlete of the Week: Jose Perez

November 16

Name: Jose Perez Age: 17 Sport: Soccer Grade: 12 Position: Varsity Pregame Ritual: Listen to music Favorite music be...

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Featured Musician

Musician of the week: Priscilla Marin

Vanessa Villanueva, Reporter

Name: Priscilla Marin Age: 18 Grade: 12th Instrument of Choice: Flute/ Piccolo Favorite Musician: Louis Armstrong Who/What influenced you to play?: By exposing me...

March 8

Musician of the week: Anthony Murrieta

February 14

Name: Anthony Eric Murrieta Age: 17 Grade: 12th Instrument of choice: Snare Drum Favorite Musician: Bruno Mars, his mix of old sc...

Musician of the Month, Oct. 2015: Anastasia Hardin

Musician of the Month, Oct. 2015: Anastasia Hardin

October 22

Name: Anastasia Hardin Age: 15 Grade: 10 Instrument of choice: Quad drums Favorite musician: System of a Down Who/What...

Musician of the week: March 14: Azucena Zepeda

March 14

Name: Azucena Jazmin Zepeda Grade: 9 Instrument of choice: Flute. Favorite musician: Beethoven. Who/what influenced...

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Keeping Colton High School informed and entertained since 1917
Keeping Colton High School informed and entertained since 1917