Camelia Heins

Camelia Heins

Comparing different music streaming services

Comparing different music streaming services

We all love music. Whether you enjoy listening to pop, rock, metal or country, music is an integral part of many people’s lives. But how can you jam out to your favorite tunes when there are so many platforms to choose from? Well, look no further, because I’ll be...

Old Towne Orange: A glimpse of Orange County’s history

Old Towne Orange: A glimpse of Orange County’s history

Old Towne Orange has long been a time capsule of Orange County’s history. With antique stores galore and vintage buildings dating back to the early 1900s, the Old Towne Orange Historic District and Plaza give OC residents a chance to peruse through the old-fashioned...

Newsom recall organizers submit 2.1 million signatures

Newsom recall organizers submit 2.1 million signatures

Thousands of Californians have collected signatures to recall Governor Gavin Newsom since the beginning of the pandemic. The effort recently had almost 1.2 million signatures validated and around 300,000 more signatures are needed to qualify for a recall election....

HBUHSD to offer ethnic studies course by fall 2021

HBUHSD to offer ethnic studies course by fall 2021

Huntington Beach Union High School District students and teachers are currently working with the district to create an ethnic studies class that will be available for all HBUHSD schools by fall 2021. Ethnic studies curricula aim to acknowledge the historical roles and...

Opinion: Let’s revive reading for pleasure

Opinion: Let’s revive reading for pleasure

Remember the days in fifth grade where you could finish a book in one sitting? Or remember in third grade when you could dive into a fantasy world of your choosing? As high schoolers, many of us have lost that love for reading we once had. It’s time to revive our love...

Opinion: We need to end the scapegoating of Asian Americans

Opinion: We need to end the scapegoating of Asian Americans

Vichar Ratanapakdee, an 84-year-old Thai immigrant, was horrifically attacked in San Francisco and died of his injuries. A Filipino American, Noel Quintana, was slashed in the face with a box cutter by a random man on the train in Brooklyn, New York. These incidents...

Opinion: Environmental racism plagues communities of color

Opinion: Environmental racism plagues communities of color

There’s a silent, deadly killer ravaging communities of color: environmental racism. Perpetuated by government regulations and corporate decisions, environmental racism impacts people of color at disproportionate rates. In big cities like Los Angeles and Detroit, both...

A pandemic mental health guide

A pandemic mental health guide

With the many changes and stressors affecting our lives due to the pandemic, it’s important to prioritize our mental health and take care of ourselves during this time. Here are a few ways you can improve your mental health amidst everything going on. Go outside As...