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5 Inspirational And Motivational Movies Every Student Needs To Watch

5 Inspirational And Motivational Movies Every Student Needs To Watch

Ricardo Lopez
March 1, 2017
Filed under Movies

With the school year coming to an end it is important to stay motivated and have a good amount of inspiration, to help keep your mind focused. A nd to help with that, here are 5 of the most inspiring and motivational movies that will encourage you to work hard and keep you studying   (WARNING! SPOILERS!)   De...

Art’s Limitations: Do They Exist?

Art’s Limitations: Do They Exist?

Karina Quintana, Staff
February 14, 2017
Filed under Art

The argument over how "art" should be defined is a discourse that has transcended time. Although the definition of "art" is easily found in Webster's dictionary, there has been a lot of disapproval. Some even question if the simple word can be defined. One of our talented senior Lobo artists, Sophia...

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 ...

Gaming plus Academics equal What?

Gaming plus Academics equal What?

Jose Menchaca, Staff
October 7, 2016
Filed under News, School

Gaming systems and consoles have changed significantly in the past 15 years. Although, there is a downside to gaming. It is viewed by some teachers, parents, and others as a distraction to students. Big gaming companies like Nintendo, Playstation, and Xbox all started with a small console system....

The Benefits of a Shorter School Day

The Benefits of a Shorter School Day

Fatima Castaneda Delgado, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under School

As a high school student, your biggest priority should be school and homework. At times, it will get stressful, but you will need school in order to have a better future. As this first year of high school has begun, it has been enjoyable, although it is a lot different from middle school. For example, the requirements are...

Music Affecting a Student’s Work in a Positive or Negative way?

Music Affecting a Student’s Work in a Positive or Negative way?

Andre Robertson, Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under Music, School, Student Life

Listening to music in school or while working has been a big controversy within schools and between students and teachers. Most teachers feel as if music is a distraction, but the students believe that it helps them focus and be more effective on their work. Depending on the teacher they won’t allow ...

One Peaceful Protest From Kaepernick Spreads Like Wild Fire

One Peaceful Protest From Kaepernick Spreads Like Wild Fire

Ananda Haskins, Staff
October 1, 2016
Filed under High School, Sports

On September 16th all players on the Seattle Garfield High School football team and coaching staff knelt (took a knee) during the National Anthem. An image of the gesture circulated around social media. Kaepernick's protest has caught the attention of teen athletes from several different high schools. ...

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Adrianna Martinez
November 13, 2015
Filed under News

You’d be surprised at the number of Americans who are simply unaware of what Veterans Day really is. For most people, Veterans Day means a day off from work, and for people like us, it means a day off from school. But for some families, Veteran's Day means a whole lot more. Back in 1918, Nov.11th...

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