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Royalty passed down the line

Royalty passed down the line

Clarisse Guevarra, Video Editor

November 7, 2017


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Party buses and limousines lined the streets. The sound of heels clicked on the sidewalks. An aura of excitement spilled over the venue. It was Homecoming night, and royalty would be crowned. Audrey Canoy, senior, was crowned queen at the Homecoming Game the night before. The king was yet to be announced,...

A match made in baseball

A match made in baseball

Clarisse Guevarra, Video/podcast editor

November 3, 2017


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The 2017 World Series has been regarded as one of the best so far. The Dodgers and the Astros were clearly perfectly matched, as they went all the way to Game 7 before the trophy finally found a home. The insanity probably reached its peak during Game 5. The two teams played a game of copycat, going bac...

Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights

Priscila Manzo, Editor-In-Cheif

November 2, 2017


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During the month of October many amusement parks open their door during the night to host Halloween festivities, such as scary mazes, scare zones and amusement park rides in the dark. The main amusement parks that do this are Knott's Berry Farm, named Knott’s Scary Farm during Halloween, and Universal...

The Spirit of Spirit Week

The Spirit of Spirit Week

Clarisse Guevarra, Video Editor

November 1, 2017


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This year’s Spirit Week has come and gone, and for the first time, it was not a classroom competition. In previous years, chants and cheers could be heard through the walls once fourth period came around. Music blared across campus, even when only a few classrooms were left in the running as the elimination...

In Living Color: Yearbook stands by diversity in a time of division

In Living Color: Yearbook stands by diversity in a time of division

Stephanie Wang, Editor-In-Cheif

October 16, 2017


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A yearbook represents the school and its events, but the title of the yearbook represents an overall theme of the year. While there have been many formative events of the school year involving scandal, controversy and racism, the yearbook staff have chosen unity over division through this year’s theme:...

Stretching or protecting the First Amendment?

Clarisse Guevarra, Video/podcast designer

September 19, 2017


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Free speech has always been a fundamental aspect of what it is to be an American. It is a clear right for everyone in the nation to have, but recent events are calling the extent of this right to question. Beginning with the outbreak of violence at the “Unite the Right” march at Charlottesville, the s...

Freedom of speech turned hate speech

Freedom of speech turned hate speech

Samantha Perez, Sports editor

September 19, 2017


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Recently, groups have gathered in the United States and Europe claiming “peaceful protest,” but some of these gatherings have become the most violent and chaotic riots in 2017. Gatherings that turned violent include the disturbances in Charlottesville, Virginia, and at the University of Berkeley i...

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