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The “Wrong” or “Right” Way to Protest?

The “Wrong” or “Right” Way to Protest?

October 10, 2017

Two Texas teenagers were kicked off their local football team for protesting during the national anthem prior to a Friday night game.  The coach forced them to take off t...

After 10 years in prison, O.J Simpson has been released from Lovelock

After 10 years in prison, O.J Simpson has been released from Lovelock

October 6, 2017

Former NFL running back, O.J. Simpson, was released Sunday morning October 1st, 2017 at 12:08 am from Lovelock Correctional Center in northern...

Many in Puerto Rico left devastated after hurricane Maria

Many in Puerto Rico left devastated after hurricane Maria

October 6, 2017

After a long day at work, or school, you must look forward to going home and seeing your family. You go home to a nice meal, maybe even watch...

Tensions rise between North Korea and the U.S. amid trump comments

Tensions rise between North Korea and the U.S. amid trump comments

October 4, 2017

Donald Trump has sent a remark on twitter mentioning a nuclear program. He was explaining how our program is stronger than North Korea’s, and...

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Features

Bam! Bam! Bam!

Juliana Cruz, Reporter

October 12, 2017

Bam! Who’s ready to listen to a great track? Recently, September 25th, Monsta X members, Jooheon and Hyungwon, released a song, “Bam! Bam! Bam!,” with DJ Justin Oh. Justin Oh is a famous South Korean EDM DJ. He has released many electronic songs with some famous kpop singers. Monsta X members, Jooheon and Hyungwon, are different stories. Jooheon has also had the opport...

Junior Alexia Barajas shines as National Honor Society member

Jinger Haberbush, Reporter

September 27, 2017

Honors Society is full of successful students, creating a very educational and positive attitude towards everyone within the school. Honors Society is meant to show your greatest achievements and to help achieve your greatest goals in life. Many people are involved within Honors Society, and hopefully will inspire more students to attend Honors Society. Alexia Baraj...

More to come from Rihanna’s “Fenty Beauty” Makeup Line

More to come from Rihanna’s “Fenty Beauty” Makeup Line

Kimberly Castellanos, Reporter

September 22, 2017

On September 8th, midnight, Fenty Beauty by Rihanna was dropped and since then it has been selling out everywhere. Mostly focused on the forty shade range of foundation, peop...

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Sports

Colton High School vs Grand Terrace High School: the Rival Game

Aneesa Arana, Sports Editor

October 18, 2017

The time has come for one of the biggest football games Colton High School waits for: Colton High School vs Grand Terrace High School, the rival game. Our football boys ...

The Final Four: World Series 2017

The Final Four: World Series 2017

October 18, 2017

The World Series is just around the corner with the four final teams, and it's going to be a tough fight between all of...

The “Wrong” or “Right” Way to Protest?

The “Wrong” or “Right” Way to Protest?

October 10, 2017

Two Texas teenagers were kicked off their local football team for protesting during the national anthem prior to a Friday night ...

NFL Week 4

NFL Week 4

October 10, 2017

The NFL continues, with week 4 now in the books we will revise, and reflect on the buzz of last weeks action around the le...

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Arts and Entertainment

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

Jaren Phipps, Reporter

October 12, 2017

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, it’s quite a fun game with lots of different ways to play it. I honestly have been playing way too much recently. It’s just so much fun, in so ...

Neck Deep Album Release

Neck Deep Album Release

October 12, 2017

As of August 18, 2017 pop-punk band Neck Deep released their 3rd studio album, The Peace and the Panic. The album was recorded in Los An...

1989 blockbuster hit “IT” returns to theaters scarier than ever

1989 blockbuster hit “IT” returns to theaters scarier than ever

September 22, 2017

Pennywise is back and scarier than ever. Stephen King’s horror novel IT (1986) has had another movie adaption. Stephen King desired to b...

1991 film “My Girl” still tugs at viewer’s heartstrings

1991 film “My Girl” still tugs at viewer’s heartstrings

September 22, 2017

How do you think an 11-year old's life should be? It should be filled with no worries and have people taking care of them...

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Featured Athlete

Athlete of the Week – Stephanie Gutierrez

Athlete of the Week – Stephanie Gutierrez

Leondro Velarde, Reporter

October 10, 2017

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

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...

Athlete of the Week – Gloria Ramirez

Athlete of the Week – Gloria Ramirez

May 1, 2017

Name: Gloria Ramirez Age: 17 Sport: Varsity Swim Grade: 12 Position/years playing: 1 Pregame Ritual: Dancing my ...

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Featured Musician

Taylor Rae Limon, Musician of the Week

Fidel Elenes, Reporter

September 20, 2017

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

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...

Musician of the Month: Anthony Murrieta

February 14, 2017

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

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Featured Teacher

Teacher of the Week: Kevin Bice

Teacher of the Week: Kevin Bice

Fidel Elenes, Reporter

October 4, 2017

Name: Kevin Bice Subjects Taught: Steam Shop, Photo, Design Currently resides: Riverside, Ca Motto: Work hard now, live easy later. Inspiration: Being better...

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

September 9, 2017

Name: Jeanne Folta Sub...

Teacher of the Week: Russell Levine

May 10, 2017

Name: Russell Lewi...

Teacher of the Week: Angela Reynolds

April 25, 2017

Name: Angela Rey...

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