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Diamond Days

Diamond Days

Jenevieve Haug, Media & Arts Editor

May 4, 2015

Join Disneyland Resort for their 60 years of happiness this year. The park will be featuring lots of special activities to commemorate their diamond year. Paint the Night Parade This 30 minute parade that stretches across the Disneyland park feature familiar characters and a light show like no oth...

We’re Not There Yet

Megan Cox, Front Editor

April 30, 2015

Gender inequality is still a huge problem today; women only make 77 cents to every man's dollar, for equal work, according to The White House. All around the world women are treated as lesser, second class citizens. Right here at home, in Alabama, it is predicted that it will take until the year 2088...

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Maria Minnella, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

In Orange County alone, there are 12,700 homeless people. That’s nothing compared to the hundreds of thousands of homeless people throughout all of California and the millions in the whole United States. Homelessness has a bad connotation but it’s something that can be prevented in America, and...

No Modesty In the Media

No Modesty In the Media

Loretta Cardenas, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

Most commercials that are targeted toward men feature an attractive lady as the center of attention. Sometimes these ads don't even advertise the product themselves. Not only do these ads work on men because of the sexual appeal, but it works on women too. Attractive, over-sexualized women are all over...

Josh Garrels releases “Home” for free on Noisetrade

Josh Garrels releases “Home” for free on Noisetrade

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

April 8, 2015

Garrels, from Portland, OR, sprung onto the underground music scene in 2002 with his debut album “Stone Tree,” and broke into iTunes with “Over Oceans” in 2004. Generally folk-based while combining Biblical themes into his songwriting, Garrels is known for his wide vocal range.

Working Class Students

Working Class Students

Jenevieve Haug, Media & Arts Editor

April 6, 2015

For many students, it is job hunting season. At least one of your friends is most likely looking for a job if they do not already have one. While there are plenty of perks to having a job at this age, there are also a number of downsides. One cool part of having a job is the money. Many working students...

Insurgent falls short of splendor

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

April 5, 2015

As a standalone film, Insurgent fell short of splendor, especially as an action flick. Although the special effects, such as explosions, floating buildings, and destroyed cityscape, were sharp and realistic, the action sequences were consequently lacking in originality and excitement.

Visit Before You Commit to It

Visit Before You Commit to It

Loretta Cardenas, Staff Writer

April 5, 2015

As April rolls in so does the time to accept or decline your admissions offers. Although visiting your college before attending may seem obvious many students tend to ignore this detail and never visit the campus until the falls semester begins. Visiting the campus can both be informative and prevent...

20 Things to do Over Spring Break

20 Things to do Over Spring Break

Megan Cox, Front Editor

March 18, 2015

1. Take a day trip to San Diego 2. Visit the mission in San Juan Capistrano 3. Try a foreign cuisine you’ve never eaten before 4. Go camping somewhere beautiful like Big Sur 5. Spend a day in nature without any technology 6. Read two new books 7. Have a Harry Potter movie marathon 8. Finish yo...

Spirit Week Predictions

Spirit Week Predictions

Denisse Brito, Editor-In-Chief

March 5, 2015

It is no surprise to the student body when the senior class wins Spirit Week every year. Although many complain that the winner should be the deserving class, not the senior class by default, it is pretty clear that this year the seniors came to win fair and square. As the week as progressed throughout...

Spirit Week thus far…

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

March 4, 2015

No one can exactly explain why, but the popular belief is that seniors winning every year ensures that each class wins at least once. As Spirit Week ensues this school year, the punch that each class has packed thus far has threatened the seniors’ first place place security, and the results of the week remain an enigma.

Right Around The Corner

Right Around The Corner

Denisse Brito, Editor-In-Chief

February 26, 2015

Graduation is just around the corner. After June 11th, seniors will cease to be seniors and will become high school graduates. Overnight, students are treated like adults and are put into the real world to fend on their own. Students who are attending college after high school will find the transition...

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