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A new beginning

A new beginning

I am not the only one to say that we are completely done with the school year, I have heard some of my own teachers say it too.  Now that the year is coming to an end it is time for us to prepare for next year. Freshmen will be sophomores, then later on juniors and...

Top athletes in the 2018 NBA Draft

Top athletes in the 2018 NBA Draft

Every year, the National Basketball Association holds a Draft where each team gets a chance to select new players to add to their team. Hundreds of players each year hope to hear their name called on Draft night. The teams with the worst records in the previous season...

Opinion: The Problem with Testing

Opinion: The Problem with Testing

Tests make me extremely anxious. I despise the idea that someone will judge me based on what I have memorized. As a kid, I always feared being left behind, and this fear has manifested itself in many ways. Not being intellectually capable as my peers are is one of...

Opinion: Let’s take a look at gun violence

Opinion: Let’s take a look at gun violence

Guns were designed for protection and for military purposes. Weapons such as assault rifles shouldn’t get into the wrong hands. Recently, the words “gun violence” and “children” have been used in the same sentence too often in the media. Gun violence in school has...

Opinion: Let’s take a look at gun violence

Gentrification: Placita Olvera

  As of today many areas are in danger of gentrification, one of them being a community enriched with history and culture - Olvera. During the year 1781, there was an area located in Downtown Los Angeles that came to be known as the oldest street in Los Angeles...

Winter Olympics in South Korea recap

Winter Olympics in South Korea recap

The Winter Olympics are international competitions for athletes around the world. The best names in sports represent their home country during this event held every four years. The official Winter Olympics tradition began on the Jan. 25, 1924, in the country of...

Opinion: Let’s take a look at gun violence

Op-Ed: Gentrification in our own backyards

Gentrification is a word that I just recently learned, but its meaning is very familiar to me. Essentially, gentrification is the improvement of communities and living. Gentrification has been introduced to many big name cities to attract a middle class population and...

Opinion: Let’s take a look at gun violence

Op-Ed: The Story Of Technology and Today’s Youth

Are youths being controlled by their devices? Teenagers are no match for the 5 inch devices kept in their pockets. Technology has created an all time high epidemic called smartphone obsession. Adolescents aren’t yet capable of controlling their own smartphones....

Opinion: Let’s take a look at gun violence

A few things about the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

The Winter Olympics are over, and there are quite a lot of things to talk about. Specifically, the doping scandal involving the Russian Athletes and the tension between the two Koreas are both hot topics that need to be covered.   It goes without saying,...