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Is Class of 2018 ready for the next step into their lives?

Jillian Martinez, Reporter

April 17, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinion

A lot of people are ready for graduation and are so happy to be taking another direction in their lives. Savannah Dunn, Senior, says “I am truly ready to graduate, it has been fun for the 4 years, but I’m ready to graduate ...

Do teenagers really care about Equal Protection Clause?

Monze Gonzalez, Reporter

April 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Many people could say that teenagers don't care about the history of how the Equal Protection Clause that has given us the privileges that we have today. And we do, it allows us to have the privilege to sit and be friends wit...

Pro-life advocate speaks up about abortion, is it murder?

Monze Gonzalez, Reporter

April 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Abortion is an intentional termination of a human pregnancy, taken into action during the first 28 weeks. Which deprives a fetus from the mother's uterus by natural accustoms before the fetus is able to survive independently. ...

What is the key to success, and how do you achieve it?

Jinger Haberbush, Reporter

April 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The key to success is different in everyone’s opinion. It could be seen financially, personally, etc. But, the key to success is when you have no regrets in what you have created. The key to success is the key to happiness...

Kobe wins Oscar for short film

Jesse Gonzales, Reporter

April 11, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

    At the 90th Academic Annual Academy Awards, Kobe Bryant won another trophy, but this time in Oscar form for the animated short film category.     The retired Laker star, brought home the trophy for his short ...

What the end of the school year means for you

Jinger Haberbush, Reporter

April 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With only two months left in the school year, many are preparing to raise their permanent grades. Spring sports will soon come to an end, which will fully spark the reality of the 2017-2018 school year ending. Seniors have less t...

Can students balance school and a part time job?

Jasmine Sotelo, Reporter

April 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A lot of students in high school have part-time jobs so they could have their own money. For the most part, I believe that getting a job is a positive thing for most students. It can show you so many things that you will definitely...

Instagram users aren’t happy with this new feature

Rebeca Escamilla, Reporter

March 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Tech Talk

If you have Instagram, you know about Instagram stories. You can see people’s photos and short videos before they expire after 24 hours. It’s basically Snapchat for instagram, as most users would say. Recently, Instagram ...

Cyberbullying is the third leading cause of death among youth; can we possibly prevent it?

Samantha Hernandez, Reporter

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Cyberbullying grows every day. It takes place over digital devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets. It can happen at any time any place. It includes sharing negative comments that could be harmful, face or could be a...

What are the Sanctions to Sexual Assaults on College Campuses?

Audrey Leonard, Reporter

February 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

According to RAINN.org, the definition of sexual assault is “sexual contact or behavior that occurs without explicit consent of the victim.” Pretty simple to understand, right? “No” should be easily understood. 1 in 5...

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