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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...

Fly, Eagles, fly

Fly, Eagles, fly

Gabriel Cortes, News editor

February 14, 2018


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The City of Brotherly Love has been rejoicing these past couple of days as Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles have FINALLY won their first Lombardi trophy and the Super Bowl LII title! There could not have been a better way to earn this one, as they went up against the great Tom Brady and the mas...

SB LII: New England vs Philadelphia

Gaberiel Cortes, News Editor

January 31, 2018


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The New England Patriots and the Jacksonville Jaguars fought the good fight in Gillette Stadium for a spot to compete for the Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl LII. To kick off Championship Sunday, the Patriots received the ball to start off the game. Future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady and his offense put t...

Women, and others, march for change

Women, and others, march for change

Debbie Tien, Op-ed editor

January 23, 2018


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“If you can’t stop thinking about it, don’t stop working for it.” On Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, six hundred thousand individuals stood together in downtown Los Angeles in protest. The 2018 Women’s March marks the second annual nationwide march. The first Women’s March took place on Jan. ...

NFL Playoffs: Final four

NFL Playoffs: Final four

Gaberiel Cortes, News editor

January 22, 2018


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The Divisional Round of the 2018 NFL Playoffs are in the books! To start off the divisional weekend, Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons came ready to play against Nick Foles and the Eagles in Philadelphia. Despite having the lead at the half, the Falcons lost as their defense allowed kicker Jake Elliot, who...

Net Neutrality: How do you stand?

December 20, 2017


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Net neutrality, a policy that requires Internet providers to equal access to all content, applications and data, was instated by the Federal Communication Commision in 2015 during the Obama adminstration. On Dec. 14, the FCC reversed their stand. Two students provide arguments for and against this...

COUSD Holiday Parade

COUSD Holiday Parade

Sarah Keller, Copy Editor

December 13, 2017


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It was the day of the second annual Charter Oak Unifed School District Holiday Parade, and chairs were lined up before 7 a.m. People came from all around to enjoy a night of fun festivities, family time and even have a meal from the variety of food trucks. There were many different floats for the spe...

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