Voting for the first time

Voting for the first time

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

November 17, 2016

As a first-time voter, there is some uncertainty as to what voting is like. Is it glamorous? Does it fill you with patriotism? I would say no to the former, and yes to the latter. I voted at a local elementary school, it was around 4:00 PM, a quiet afternoon, there was only one other man voting there...

S.O.S. (Save Our Schools)

Activists hold up signs supporting Measure K, the bond measure that failed to pass in 2014

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

April 27, 2016

May 4th, 2015: A fire occurred at El Modena High School during first period.  Students in their classrooms were evacuated and waited for three hours to go back to class.  Another group of students, however, were forced to stay in what, as far as they knew, could have been a burning building.  These stud...

Sweet Seventeen

Senator Bernie Sanders is the most popular candidate among young voters

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

March 10, 2016

In twenty-two states, seventeen-year-old citizens can vote in primaries, provided that they will be eighteen by the general election in November.  California is not one of those states. Of course, this election differs substantially from previous years.  Many would argue that there are no strong...

Hillary Clinton Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

Hilary Clinton will be running for president in the 2016 election

Olivia Addington, Advertising Editor

April 13, 2015

On Sunday, Mrs. Clinton announced to the U.S that she would seek out being president for the  second time as the likely 2016 Democratic nominee. She released a 2 minute video quoting “Everyday Americans need a champion. And I want to be that champion,” Mrs. Clinton said. “So I'm hitting the...

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