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Affects of high school friendships

Affects of high school friendships

Jaylee Cortes, Managing editor

May 31, 2018


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According to www.huffingtonpost.com, only two percentage of marriages are “highschool sweethearts.” Although teen romances do not tend to last, high school relationships help mold teenagers' perspective about what they want in a future spouse. Since teenage friendships are often a never-ending re...

Contaminated Lettuce

Contaminated Lettuce

Sarah Keller, Copy Editor

May 18, 2018


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Lettuce is a very popular vegetable that many people eat whether it is in their salads, burgers, or even smoothies. Recently, however, an outbreak of Escherichia coli virus is tied to romaine lettuce. If this issue is not solved, it could cause many people to get sick or might even cause life-threat...

Sleep deprivation and driving equals disaster

Sleep deprivation and driving equals disaster

Samantha Perez, Sports Editor

May 9, 2018


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With five hours of homework,extracurricular and at home activities, students often lose hours of sleep. Students come to school tired and moody, sometimes even too tired to think, and some of these students drive themselves to school, which is very difficult to do when sleep deprived. Everyone knows ...

Cockroach milk?

Cockroach milk?

Priscila Manzo, Editor in chief

May 7, 2018


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Every year there is a new “superfood” that becomes all the rage. Kale, chia seeds, almonds and even wheatgrass have been superfoods that were once very popular. But a new superfood has stepped into the spotlight, and it is possibly the most unusual superfood yet: cockroach milk. In 2016 a team of inte...

Is coffee worth cancer risk?

Is coffee worth cancer risk?

Debbie Tien, Op-Editor

May 3, 2018


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Coffee is a staple in most teenager’s and adult’s morning. The average coffee consumption of the United States is 3.2 cups per person per day. Although coffee may seem beneficial giving us energy to power through the day, recently it was revealed that coffee causes cancer. According to the Tar...

Improve your oral presentations

Improve your oral presentations

Stephanie Wang, Editor in chief

March 30, 2018


Filed under Mind & Body

Or win a speech contest

Developments in asthma care

Developments in asthma care

Adrian Llamas

March 12, 2018


Filed under Mind & Body

Asthma, according to American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, “is a chronic disease involving the airways in the lungs. These airways, or bronchial tubes, allow air to come in and out of the lungs.” However, the broncial tubes of people with asthma are always inflamed, and when their lu...

Dogs and Kids- Who Doesn’t Love That?

Dogs and Kids- Who Doesn’t Love That?

Debbie Tien, Op-Ed editor

February 5, 2018


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“Dogs are a man's best friend” is an often quoted adage. About 60% of people are said to be dog people versus cat people, according to a Livescience poll in 2014. Dogs of all breeds are helpful to humans. From seeing eye dogs to seizure response animals, there is a wide variety to what a dog i...

Flu outbreak turns deadly

Flu outbreak turns deadly

Sarah Keller, Copy Editor

January 26, 2018


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What was once a simple cold that usually went away within a week has now become deadly. Flu is spreading and has now hit almost all of the 50 states, and people do not know how to stop it. According to National Geographic, flu is getting worse is because the virus changes every year, which prevents the vaccine from working as well as it usually does. People are also beginning to build up an immunity...

Ebola: Under control?

Charlene Morentin, Feature Editor

December 13, 2017


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Linked to fleas, the Black Death of the 14th century bears similarities to the plague that Africa found itself in in 2014, Ebola. However, this plague was not linked to fleas, but rather bats. Medicine Plus said, “Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by a virus. It is a severe and often fatal disease. It can...

GOP tax overhaul, media and the common man–

GOP tax overhaul, media and the common man–

Stephanie Wang, Editor-in-chief

December 11, 2017


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Republican lawmakers this week continue to deliberate and push their plan forward with goals of reducing taxes and reducing the presence of Obamacare, which they failed to do earlier this year.   The plan is designed to reduce taxes for people of all incomes, along with eliminating the mandate un...

Failing education system:

Andrew Barron, Entertainment editor

November 17, 2017


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What happens when a school removes the health course that covered a minimal section of sexual education? It does not matter how partial it was but the fact that the school took the effort of including its presence. But when the school removes the course, sexual education shies away just as quickly. Wha...

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