Of Love and Mixtapes

Mixtapes became popular in the 90s as way of showing their S.O how they felt through special songs.

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

February 14, 2017

Victor Hugo said, “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” We cannot always put how we feel about the people close to us into words. We perceive love in actions like kisses and sweet gestures. We feel as though it flows through our veins, just as we ...

The Paradox of Hypocritical Thought

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Markus Albihn, Front Editor

January 19, 2017

In Islam, there is an idea called nifāq. Nifāq is a type of hypocrisy shown in the munafiqun which are a group of Muslims who were said to be unsympathetic towards the cause of Muslims. Outlined in Sahih al-Bukhari, one of the most important books for Sunni Muslims, “The prophet Muhammad said: ‘The ...

The Life You Lead

The greatest man I have ever met in my life

Justin Spitzer, Sports Editor

June 7, 2016

From a young age my life had been devoted to playing the single greatest sport ever taught to me: baseball. I was taught to play the game of baseball by my grandfather Dan Morris. He taught me how to swing a bat, throw a ball, and catch a ball. I grew up playing in his backyard and joined a little...

Earth Day Everyday

Earth Day Everyday

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

April 22, 2016

Everyday I drive by Peter's canyon and the hills of Santiago Canyon. One day mint green powder unnaturally covered the foliage of the fields. Chemicals covered the land-- instead of natural bushes and tumbleweed, dead grass lay solemn on the empty fields. Animal's homes were torn down for new homes to...

Symbiosis and Serotonin

Symbiosis and Serotonin

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

March 31, 2016

   People all around seek various forms of comfort; in this comfort, people seek reward, satisfaction, relief. But what about the plain remedy of companionship versus the desire to reside to habitual substance (no matter its severity)? What about the simplicity of seeing a stranger's smile, or a ba...

The Light Sheds on Leo

The Light Sheds on Leo

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

March 4, 2016

The sleek, heartthrob Leonardo DiCaprio receives his first Oscar Award after many years of producing phenomenal performances in various parts and films. DiCaprio has been up as a nominee in several Academy Awards, but February 28th, 2016, marked the night in which he stood as the best Actor of the Year...

To Love or Not to Love?

A Valentine's Day heart.

Justin Spitzer, Sports Editor

February 14, 2016

The holiday that many people love and many people dread is right around the corner. It’s Valentine’s Day, the day to spend with a loved one by going out to dinner, watching a movie, or something else of your choice. The question is will you be spending this day with a special someone? Valentine’s...

A Piece of the Peace Corps

A Piece of the Peace Corps

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

January 29, 2016

With the masses of students, faces, and limited time high school and every-day life provides, it is hard to develop relationships with our peers and teachers at times. Sometimes, we do not discover even the most reputable facts about our teachers and influencers; therefore we cannot fully appreciate...

Sisterly Love

A sister's love is something to cherish

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer

December 24, 2015

   Even though the arguments might get out of hand sometimes, they never take away from what really matters; the love and fun times shared with a sister. A sister will always be there with an insight on how to live life to the fullest.   When sisters are brought together to celebrate the holiday...

Cherishing the Christmas Moments

Dazed by Decorations: The dazzling decorations add to the delighted buzz of the Christmas season.

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor

December 18, 2015

It’s our last day before Christmas break. All we can think about is the amount of pot lucks held, secret Santa gifts given, and ugly sweaters worn. As we get ready to take on the day, we can’t help but feel the excitement rush through us, the excitement that sticks with us all day because this is...

Foster Home for a Fuzzy Friend

Foster Home for a Fuzzy Friend

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

October 30, 2015

People tie a "foster home" with a negative connotation in the essence of the matter. Yes, the idea of a temporary home is a shattered image of what people deem ideal or normal, but a foster home provides opportunity. Although--one can not speak on the lack of allure a foster home posses (unless they...

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