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Texting and Driving

Jazmine Page, Staff
April 18, 2017
Filed under All Around Town, US & World

Do you ever hear on the news about an accident caused by texting and driving?   Well, each year, about 1,300,000 people are killed in road accidents. Over 3,000 people die every day due to collisions on the road; out of the 3,000, 11 teens die every day because of texting and driving. Accidents...

International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day 2017

Chloe Enero, Staff
March 10, 2017
Filed under News, US & World

March 8th of every year is a day that commemorates the movement of women’s rights and women’s prosperity. With the Women’s March being a huge success this year, 2017 has been a revolutionary year for women’s rights. Many see the Trump administration as a major threat to important political an...

Nerds Against Nurdles

Nerds Against Nurdles

Sonia Leyva, Staff
February 27, 2017
Filed under School, US & World

Alright, Alright we know everyone and especially including you, yes , YOU!! Drink out of plastic bottles daily. I'd say about maybe three four times a day. I get it, you drink from a water bottle and just throw it away in any nearby trash can without a second thought. I'm here to tell you to give it...

“Day Without Immigrants” Impacts Nationwide Schools

“Day Without Immigrants” Impacts Nationwide Schools

Samuel Valles, Staff
February 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, US & World

As President Donald Trump and his representatives continue with their "Immigration Ban," many people are taking it into their own hands to show how America would be without Immigrants for a day on February 16th. Immigrants across the whole United States are going for "Day without Immigrants" to demonstrate how America w...

2017: The Year of the Resistance

2017: The Year of the Resistance

Chloe Enero, Photography Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, US & World

A peaceful protest, also known as a nonviolent resistance or nonviolent action, is the act of expressing disapproval through a statement or action without the use of violence. And so far with Trump’s presidency that seems to be the reoccurring trend. With the #WomensMarch occurring last we...

The Face of Revolution

The Face of Revolution

Chloe Enero, Photography Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, US & World

The former Cuban dictator, Fidel Castro, has died at age 90 on Friday November 25th 2016 due to poor health conditions as no public release of information to Castro’s cause of death has been released. Some are mourning in grief, and some are morning in joy as the former Cuban dictator left a mixed...

DACA on the Line

DACA on the Line

Azucena Teran
November 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, US & World

At midnight on November 9, 2016, millions of Americans felt the fear stir inside of them as the 45th president was announced. Although many are scared of what the future will bring, this is the moment where all Americans need to join forces no matter the race, sexuality, or beliefs. There is no way ...

Arpaio, Out With the Old, In With the New

Arpaio, Out With the Old, In With the New

Samuel Valles, Staff
November 9, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, US & World

  On November 8th, the new President of the United States is being elected. Not only the president is being elected, but also the new Maricopa County sheriff. Sheriff Joseph Michael "Joe" Arpaio has helped many, but has also damaged many families and friendships. It's time to head out with the...

How Much Longer Do We Have Oil?

How Much Longer Do We Have Oil?

Austin Daleo, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under News, US & World

Austin Daleo Oil is very important when it comes to trade. The automobiles we use for trade goods use oil in order to work, but oil is a non-renewable substance so if we use it its gone. It makes humans wonder, what will happen if we run out if oil? There is 7.1 billion people on this earth and aro...

Love pets? Why Not Foster or Volunteer?

Love pets? Why Not Foster or Volunteer?

Brend Valadez Gonzalez, Staff
October 5, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, News, US & World

Many pet organizations offer people the chance to foster pets or even volunteer so that the animals can get all the love and attention they need and all you have to do is sign up. During a survey students were asked if they had the chance to foster or volunteer would they, the majority of them answering yes they would b...

Your Greatest Identifier: Accents

Your Greatest Identifier: Accents

Diana Alonso, Staff
October 5, 2016
Filed under US & World, World

Accents are everywhere and it’s become normal to label them as we please. When people think of a British accent they automatically think of it as “sophisticated”. However, how do these accents actually affect society? For as long as we can remember accents and dialect have existed everywhere around ...

Are All Pit Bulls Dangerous?

Are All Pit Bulls Dangerous?

Kealohalani Kauhako-Viernes, Staff
October 4, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, US & World

Pit bulls can be dangerous but not all the time. They react from fear or their safety, not because they were naturally born like to fight back. Agreed there are pit bulls in the world that are dangerous. There are pit bulls that are really kind-hearted. A students attending La Joya high school, Daya...

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