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The Pepper Bough

Rivalry with Grand Terrace fueled by hatred, bitterness

Justice Sandoval, Managing Editor

November 17, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Colton High, home to the YellowJackets, has been around since 1895. Colton High has grown into a family, and this family couldn't have any more pride in their town and their school. Colton Pride is legendary. Grand Terrace...

Vice Presidential visit too little, too late

Charles Fuerte, Reporter and Business Manager

November 7, 2014

Filed under Opinion

On Saturday November 1, 2014, the Vice President of the United States of America Joe Biden stopped at Colton High School to promote Pete Aguilar, mayor of Redlands, for congress in a Go Out To Vote rally. Joe Biden was welcomed...

We are Family

Staff Editorial

September 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Colton has always been seen as a dysfunctional city but in reality we are a family. With Colton being such a small town, we as a community have grown so close and although there is drama (like most families) we look past it during...

This freshman’s story will have you in tears


September 15, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Editor's Note: This was submitted to us here at by a freshman who wishes to remain anonymous. This story is real, told by the person it happened to. We bring it to you in an attempt to shed light on a pervasive prob...

As the year comes to a close…

Charles Fuerte, Reporter

May 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Another year has come and gone, out with the old in with the new. Now that the end of the year is coming up a lot of stuff is forced to be crammed into the schools busy schedule. With senior graduation on June 2nd 2014 and school...

Holocaust assignment stirs controversy in Rialto

Christian Morales, Reporter

May 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Earlier this school year, five teachers in the Rialto Unified School District developed an assignment for their 8th grade classes in order to improve their critical thinking skills and satisfy Common Core standards. The assign...

The myth that “rape culture” doesn’t exist has to be smashed

Celeste Negrete, Reporter

May 10, 2014

Filed under Opinion

One out of five American women have been the victim of attempted or completed rape. Let me say that again:             ONE OUT OF FIVE. However, 97% of rapists never spend a single day in jail for their crime. This...

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