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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...

Stop The Hate. Don’t Discriminate.

Stop The Hate. Don’t Discriminate.

Zoe Soto, Staff

October 1, 2016


Filed under School, Student Life, US & World, World

Racial discrimination online has grown and nothing is being done about it. Of course, there's the choice to block people but what good will that do? Teachers, students and even children are affected by racial discrimination it is easy to do to someone else due to the advances in technology. In schools,...

First ever Refugee Olympic Team

First ever Refugee Olympic Team

Mimi Jubran, Staff

September 11, 2016


Filed under News, US & World

Yusra Mardini, number 1 heat winner in the women’s 100m butterfly at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Just one year ago she was saving 20 lives by swimming 3 hours off the Greek coast from a sinking raft. “It was quite hard to think that you are a swimmer and you might end up dying in the water,”-Mardini....

Trump Attempting To Get Votes from Foreigners after Insults?

Trump Attempting To Get Votes from Foreigners after Insults?

Samuel Valles, Staff

September 9, 2016


Filed under News, US & World

After the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, compared foreigners to rapists and criminals in his candidacy speech back in June 2015, Trump is now trying to get them to for him in the presidential election. On June 25, 2015, Republican nominee Donald Trump was giving his speech and in the...

Imagine If She Was Light Skinned

Imagine If She Was Light Skinned

Jahnez Wong, Editor in Chief

March 27, 2016


Filed under US & World

Today and yesterday quite a few men on Twitter took to "trolling" while adding the caption "imagine if she was light skinned tho" followed by a picture of a dark skinned women. Thousands of retweets and mentions later, people still had some mixed feelings about the comment. Some stated that they agree...

Sit. Stay. Read.

Sit. Stay. Read.

Kimberly Rodriguez

March 14, 2016


Filed under US & World

The Humane Society of Missouri in St. Louis created a Shelter Buddies Reading Program. The program engages children to read in front of shelter dogs to help them reduce anxiety in hopes of making them more adoptable. The program was launched last year as a way for children to learn about the shelter...

Super Tuesday– Who Will Make It?

Super Tuesday– Who Will Make It?

Celia Kramer, Copy Editor

March 3, 2016


Filed under News, US & World

As the political elections advance, America is getting closer and closer to deciphering just what candidates will make it into the November ballot. Super Tuesday, known as the day most of the primary votes are given to candidates, was just this past Tuesday on March 1st. On this day, thirteen ...

Phoenix Boy Removed From Flight

Phoenix Boy Removed From Flight

Katelyn Martinez

March 3, 2016


Filed under News, US & World

How would you feel if you were kicked off a plane and people clapped about it? 7 -year-old Giovanni, mother Christina Fabian, and father George Alvarado were supposed to be on the next flight back to Phoenix. That was all interrupted when Giovanni got hives and became itchy on the flight. "He...

Is the Water in Flint Safe?

Is the Water in Flint Safe?

Cody Bowling

January 19, 2016


Filed under News, US & World

How would you feel about drinking water? It’s good for you right? Well, what if I told you, you had to drink water with a brown taint to it? That's just gross, but the people in Flint, Michigan have been told by the government that it’s safe. Yeah, no not really. The water supply in Flint, Michigan...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Cody Bowling

December 11, 2015


Filed under News, US & World

December 7, 1941. Does that date bring anything into your mind? December 7, 1941 was the day that brought the United States into WWII with the bombing of Pearl Harbor. 74 years ago the Japanese had a surprise bomb attack on Pearl Harbor. This was a tragic day in history. Over 2,403 Americans were...

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