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Time for a change: Stop cyberbullying

Time for a change: Stop cyberbullying

Sarah Keller, Copy editor

May 30, 2018


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Social media can be a useful tool. It allows us to keep in touch with our friends, share pictures of special moments, keep up with the latest trends, and more. These are just a few of the reasons why approximately 81% of the U.S. population has some kind of social networking profile. Although social...

Senior editorials

Senior editorials

May 25, 2018


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The senior journalism students wrote editorials on topics that are important to them. They are printed below in alphabetical order.

#ShawnMendesOneNightOnly

#ShawnMendesOneNightOnly

Debbie Tien, Op-ed editor

May 24, 2018


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Thurs., May 17, thousands filled the Hollywood Bowl parking lot patiently awaiting to attend Shawn Mendes’s One Night Only. Promoting his third album, self-titled, the artist collaborated with Apple Music to put on a show and questions & answer session. Held at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles, 1,...

CO alumni at Seahawks Minicamp

CO alumni at Seahawks Minicamp

Gaberiel Cortes, News Editor

May 18, 2018


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Former Charter Oak student athlete Bryce Bobo has been invited to the Seattle Seahawks minicamp after the conclusion of the 2018 NFL Draft, where he passed through all seven rounds without being drafted. Bobo, 2013 graduate, has an opportunity to become the third CO alumni to make the league, the o...

Coachella 2018

Coachella 2018

Gabreriel Cortes, News editor

May 1, 2018


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For anyone who attended, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was one to remember. The lineup for performances included The Weeknd, Vince Staples, Beyonce, Tyler, the Creator, Post Malone, Blackbear, Eminem, Migos, Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, Miguel, French Montana,  Russ and others. The h...

Why are video game movies always bad?

Why are video game movies always bad?

amanda Figueroa, copy Editor

April 26, 2018


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With recent releases such as the Tomb Raider movie, Assassin’s Creed, or even Angry Birds, video game movies are typically unpopular. When you think about it, making a video game movie based off of a beloved game seems like a good idea at first; after all, we do the same with popular books. Howev...

Wall that Heals

Wall that Heals

Charlene Morentin, feature Editor

March 27, 2018


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The Geneva Accords temporarily divided Vietnam into two parts: North and South Vietnam. This was an attempt made by the French to accept the end of their colonial rule in Vietnam; however, the division of Vietnam at the 17th parallel ignited a gruesome 20-year conflict that began in 1955. During ...

2018 Winter Olympics highlights

2018 Winter Olympics highlights

Amanda Figueroa, Copy editor

March 12, 2018


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An experience that all cultures share is the love of sports and competition. Originated as an old Greek tradition, the Olympics are an international sporting event in which nations compete to go for the gold, silver and bronze medals. The winter Olympics focus on sports played on snow and ice, which i...

2018 NFL draft

2018 NFL draft

Gaberiel Cortes, News Editor

March 9, 2018


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It’s that time of year again when all 32 teams in the NFL pay attention to college football’s greatest athletes who have the desire to continue their career in the League. As always, there’s tons of talent to be evaluated, and tons of room for improvement for some teams that didn’t perform too...

Frog to save Dragons

Frog to save Dragons

Amanda Figueroa, Copy Editor

March 2, 2018


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It started in 2016 as Blizzard Entertainment’s “ambitious new eSports organization.” It was highly anticipated last year by eSports fans and those getting into it. This year it began again, reworked and better because of it, but now it raises questions. Blizzard’s newly integrated “Ov...

School shooter? What you should do

School shooter? What you should do

Jaylee Cortes, Managing editor

March 2, 2018


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After the 18th school shooting, many concerns flooded the minds of the Charter Oak community: How can administrators ensure our safety on campus? Does CO have a procedure for an active shooter other than a lock down? Should there be a training for teachers or students in what to do in the event of a...

2018 leaps its way into the Year of the Dog

2018 leaps its way into the Year of the Dog

Stephanie Wang, Editor in chief

February 22, 2018


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Whether you celebrate Tết, Chinese New Year or a Lantern Festival, chances are that Friday, Feb. 16 was a special day full of celebration and cheer as the lunar calendar shifted into the Year of the Dog on a day known as the Lunar New Year. These celebrations will often last for more than the specified d...

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