Opinion

COVID toes and other lesser-known coronavirus symptoms

COVID toes and other lesser-known coronavirus symptoms

COVID-19 manifests differently in each person, ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common symptoms include shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, loss of taste or smell,...

CIF announces esports is now considered a high school sport

CIF announces esports is now considered a high school sport

Video gaming, or esports, is officially a part of California Interscholastic Federation sports, the organization that governs high school sports in California. Students are given the opportunity to represent their schools by playing video games, meaning that they...

Opinion: Teens are reacting differently to quarantine

Opinion: Teens are reacting differently to quarantine

Quarantine — what a weighted word. It’s crazy how an illness has escalated into a global crisis. Faced with a pandemic, society has been tasked with a simple demand: stay inside. But how has that affected the various generations? For some it may be a time to rejoice —...

Vaping popularity among teenagers continues

Vaping popularity among teenagers continues

In an anti-smoking ad from the early 2000s, a teenage boy in an old gas station demands "a pack of cigarettes, please" as he puts about $5 on the counter. “That’s not enough,” the cashier responds. The teen proceeds to pull out his tooth, then grabs the cigarettes and...

Opinion: Stop teens from vaping their youth away

Opinion: Stop teens from vaping their youth away

A fruity aroma might trick you into thinking that there’s an air freshener in the restroom, but it may come from a dangerous device. It's a nicotine delivery system, both sedative and stimulant, sleek and hidden, and a gateway to a world of addiction, pain and...