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Dia de los Muertos honors loved ones who passed

Dia de los Muertos honors loved ones who passed

Brian Navarro, Reporter

November 6, 2017

Dia de Los muertos or "The day of the dead" is a two day holiday honoring the spirits of those who have passed. The celebration relates mostly to the Catholic religion and b...

“IT” inspired haunted house becomes a hit at CHS

November 6, 2017

Halloween. The one time where children can go around, door to door, and ask for free candy. The day where people of all ages dress up and have...

Woman’s basketball star Breanna Stewart shares her “Me Too” story

Woman’s basketball star Breanna Stewart shares her “Me Too” story

November 3, 2017

Just recently WNBA star Breanna Stewart shared her sexual assault story that contributed to the “Me Too” trend in light of Movie mogul Harvey...

Astros Defeat the Dodgers in Game 7 of the World Series

November 2, 2017

It’s finally time for the series that people have been waiting for. The Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Dodgers, both with great pitching and hi...

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Features

The true meaning of Thanksgiving

The true meaning of Thanksgiving

Jessikah Ybarra, Reporter

November 17, 2017

Most people think Thanksgiving is a time where families makes turkey for their loved ones or watching football on their day off, but it’s more than that. Thanksgiving is...

Sam Smith’s “The Thrill Of it All”

Kimberly Castellanos, Reporter

November 14, 2017

On November 3rd, Sam Smith released his second album “The Thrill Of It All” and debuted at the top of charts. Sam said to Billboard, “I went through, like, this vortex, came out. I feel like I’ve rebuilt myself as a stronger thing and I’m just gonna go into the vortex again... I wasn’t trying to make a big pop record when I made this album. I was actually tryi...

Gaming Sites Giving Discounts for This Halloween Season

Jaren Phipps, Reporter

October 31, 2017

YOUR WALLETS ARE NOT SAFE! 20% OFF, 30% OFF, ALL THE WAY UP TO 60% OFF! It’s that time of the year again. Halloween and all the gaming sites are giving discounts on their spooky games. The front runner on this spooky sale is Steam. The Valve made and polished site for all of your gaming needs and they didn’t put on any breaks on this sale. All horror games are from...

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Sports

Tribute to Tony Romo

Tribute to Tony Romo

Cassandra Covarrubias, Reporter

November 14, 2017

On November 5th, 2017 Tony Romo was surprised with a tribute video after playing 14 years with the Cowboys before the team playing the Chiefs. It had welcomed him with sayin...

The First Woman in 4 Decades to Win 2017 NYC Marathon

November 14, 2017

New York City... a place of wonder, where dreams come true. With thousands of cheering, roaring supporters there to witn...

GSP Holds Middleweight Champion Title in UFC

GSP Holds Middleweight Champion Title in UFC

November 14, 2017

George St-Pierre sees himself fighting against Michael Bisping, the fighter who holds the most wins in the UFC, after fo...

Girl’s Varsity Soccer Falls to Hillcrest High

Girl’s Varsity Soccer Falls to Hillcrest High

November 14, 2017

As we approach the month of November all the winter sports are beginning their season. Girls varsity soccer has been going...

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Arts and Entertainment

NCT Dream releases ‘We Young’

NCT Dream releases ‘We Young’

Stephania Malagon, Reporter

November 9, 2017

 The group NCT Dream (a subunit of NCT), recently released their first mini-album called We Young. With NCT gaining more and more popularity, their first songs might be o...

Lany puts on a concert of a lifetime in home state of California

November 7, 2017

  Do you have a love for music? Well, Lany would be a perfect fit for anyone willing to listen. On November 4...

Meme Calendar of 2017

November 2, 2017

One of last year’s biggest memes was the 2016 Meme Calendar, which tracked the meme of the month. This year is no exce...

Gaming Sites Giving Discounts for This Halloween Season

October 31, 2017

YOUR WALLETS ARE NOT SAFE! 20% OFF, 30% OFF, ALL THE WAY UP TO 60% OFF! It’s that time of the year again. Halloween an...

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Featured Athlete

Athlete of the Week – Emmanuel Jacobo

Fidel Elenes, Reporter

November 6, 2017

Name: Emmanuel Jacobo Age: 17 Grade: 12 Position: JV & Varsity: Varsity Pregame Ritual: Pray Favorite music before the game: EDM Best memory with your...

Athlete of the Week – Stephanie Gutierrez

Athlete of the Week – Stephanie Gutierrez

October 10, 2017

Name? Stephanie Gutierrez Age? 15 Sport? Volleyball Grade? 10th Position? JV Pregame Ritual? Pray and graze the court. Fa...

Athlete of the week: Sept 4th, 2017: Samantha Arrieta

September 9, 2017

Name: Samantha Arrieta Age: 17 Grade: 12 Position: JV & Varsity: Varsity. Pregame Ritual: Make jokes with friends and take deep b...

Athlete of the Week: Isaac Arias

May 10, 2017

Name: Isaac Arias Age: 17 Sport: Basketball Grade: 11 Years playing: 3 Pregame Ritual: Pray, eat, and zone out to mus...

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Featured Musician

Musician of the Week – Carlos Santana

Charlie Botello, Reporter

October 26, 2017

Name: Carlos Sandana Age: 17 Instrument of Choice: Acoustic Guitar Favorite Musician: Jimi Hendrix Who/ what influenced you to play? The person who influenced me to play the guitar was m...

Taylor Rae Limon, Musician of the Week

September 20, 2017

Name: Taylor Rae Limon   Age: 15   Instrument of Choice: Tuba   Favorite Musician: Lindsey Stirling (violin)   Who/ wh...

Musician of the Month: Jack Gomez

May 3, 2017

Instrument of choice: Bass Favorite genre of music: Dream pop/indie Favorite song: Walk in the Park by Beach House Favorit...

Musician of the week: Priscilla Marin

March 8, 2017

Name: Priscilla Marin Age: 18 Grade: 12th Instrument of Choice: Flute/ Piccolo Favorite Musician: Louis Armstrong Who/What i...

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Featured Teacher

Teacher of the Week – Baker

Ryelee Mergil, Reporter

November 14, 2017

Name: Stacey Baker Subjects Taught: HEAL, English 9, 11, and 12 Currently resides: Moreno Valley Motto: Kindness cultivates kindness. Inspiration: Jesus Christ is my inspi...

Teacher of the Week – Baker

October 28, 2017

Name: Stacey Jedi...

Teacher of the Week: Kevin Bice

Teacher of the Week: Kevin Bice

October 4, 2017

Name: Kevin Bice ...

Featured Teacher, Sept. 2017: Ms. Jeanne Folta, Math Dept.

September 9, 2017

Name: Jeanne Folta Sub...

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