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Social Studies star teacher Holly Lacy: back to where it all began

Priscilla Urban and Brenda Mendivil, Reporters

October 16, 2015

Filed under Features

Holly Lacy, a former teacher at Grand Terrace High School, is now back at her favorite school, Colton High, where she began her tenure at this district many years ago. She tells us that the difference between Grand Terrace and Colto...

Is technology bringing us closer–or pulling us apart?

Steven Marcial, Associate Editor

October 16, 2015

Filed under Features, Tech Talk

  iPads, iMacs and iPhones..So many I’s and selfies but not enough Us and We’s. The average person nowadays spends at least four years of their life looking down at their cell phone. What is that telling us a...

Rock On!..To The Devaluation Of Music

Manuel Solorzano, Reporter

October 1, 2015

Filed under Features

For about a decade, mainstream music has had something missing. When comparing it to past eras popular music, you can see that there is a lack of innovation in the mainstream market in this day in age. Nowadays, when you turn...

Brothers and Sister Unite Club reinvents itself for a new year

Alexis Ponce, Reporter

September 30, 2015

Filed under Features

A club with many different cultural perspectives to get to understand one another. A club that emphasizes the beauty of what we are and cultural diversity , that club is known as BSUC, Brother and Sister Unite Club. Currently th...

Words of Wisdom by Esau

Esau Villegas, Philosopher

September 25, 2015

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Hi, my name is Esau Villegas. (that's pronounced "E-Saw"). Throughout this year, I will be posting Words of Wisdom. Now, you may think, "what can a lowly freshman, new to the school, teach me about life? He's only FOURTEEN, FOR...

Vans off the Wall or Vans on the Stage? Warped Tour hits local venue

Rickey Ramirez, Managing Editor

September 15, 2015

Filed under Features

  The Vans Warped Tour is a traveling festival sponsored by the Vans shoe company that has been around since 1995. This festival has a very diverse music choice ranging from punk rock, metal, and hip-hop to electronica, w...

First female Auto Shop teacher breaking the glass ceiling with spark plugs, timing lights

Priscilla Urban, Reporter

September 14, 2015

Filed under Features

Angelina Alcantar, or most students know her as, Ms. A, is our first female Auto Shop teacher. Alcantar is the new teacher for our Colton High School Staff. So many students say that she is so nice and awesome, so she gave me the...

White House breaking barriers; hires first transgender person

Paulina Gallardo, Reporter

September 11, 2015

Filed under Features

Awareness of gender gaps and issues. We have to empower ourselves to be better.” Do you think this story will impact and open new doors for people? “Yes! Having the first transgender is a great step and it will br...

Take a day to walk in the shoes of those who do not have them

Jacob Suchil, Reporter

May 29, 2015

Filed under Features

Millions of children around the world live their life without even having a single pair of shoes. Well May 21, 2015 was declared a day to recognize this issue of children living without shoes on a daily basis. To contribute to...

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