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Opinion: Break the chains of modern slavery

Opinion: Break the chains of modern slavery

Human trafficking steals the freedom of approximately 27 million people across the globe annually and is the second largest underground economy in San Diego according to the San Diego District Attorney’s Office. It makes me sick to my stomach every time I think about...

Stop. Read the shampoo bottle.

Stop. Read the shampoo bottle.

Driving down Santa Fe after sundown several years ago, my mom and I were stopped by man standing on the median waving his arms. We braked and asked what happened. He told us, in a panicked voice, that a litter of kittens had been abandoned there, in the median, and...

Project trio plays vivo

Project trio plays vivo

When flutist Greg Pattillo chose to play the flute, he didn’t know what it sounded like. As a fourth grader, Pattillo decided to pursue flute in his elementary school band after reading a brochure with pictures and descriptions of different musical instruments. “Me...

Prioritize people over profit

Prioritize people over profit

As one of 3 million people in the United States with celiac disease, it’s rare to go out and grab a bite with friends because so few places are properly certified gluten free. Before formal, I thought I was going to add another restaurant to my list of go-to's. I was...

#teenstoo experience sexual harassment

#teenstoo experience sexual harassment

As she left for a friend's house to work on her Halloween costume, a San Dieguito Academy (SDA) student was followed by a man in his early 20s, who constantly elevator-eyed her. “It just felt so disgusting,” said the girl who wished to remain anonymous. “After he...

Hey, Listen Up: Trailer

Hey, Listen Up: Trailer

Introducing "Hey, Listen Up," the first podcast that invites teens to join the conversation. Every word that is spoken will be as honest, raw and authentic as the way we all speak when we’re passionate about something in the world we live in, and each second of every...

Referees are humans too

Referees are humans too

Walking onto the soccer field as the figure of authority instilled a sense of pressure and responsibility for sophomore Kyle Roy, a student at San Dieguito Academy. Three years ago he became a referee knowing it would encompass critical coaches, loud parents, and...

NFAR Race For Autism 2018

NFAR Race For Autism 2018

On March 24, 2018, in Balboa Park in San Diego, the 2018 Race For Autism will be happening. The Race For Autism hosted by the National Foundation for Autism Research (NFAR). NFAR and the race provide funding for Autism treatment programs, vocational training for young...