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Social Distancing: An employee at Michael David Winery in Lodi, CA takes a customer's order from the passenger side of the customer's vehicle.

Local businesses adapt to COVID-19

Alex Bussey, Feature Editor April 16, 2020

Everyone can agree that this period of time is one of great uncertainty.  This uncertainty is magnified for small business owners; with the statewide Stay-at-Home order in place, people aren’t going...

Rapper Viincent draws inspiration from Bryson Tiller and J. Cole

Rapper Viincent draws inspiration from Bryson Tiller and J. Cole

Grace Gremel, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

As rap progressively becomes more mainstream due to more people taking a liking to the strong bass and flowing rhythm, many individuals dream of pursuing rap in the big leagues — but the grueling...

New school vs old school dating; technology latest interloper in teen dating rituals

New school vs old school dating; technology latest interloper in teen dating rituals

Amara Del Prato, Entertainment Editor January 31, 2020

Young love, the wonderfully dramatic pastime that high school life has revolved around for generations. However, the days of heartbroken teens stand- ing outside of their ex’s house with a boombox...

Students should prioritize enjoying high school over achieving perfection

Students should prioritize enjoying high school over achieving perfection

Alex Bussey, Opinion Editor January 31, 2020

As sign-ups for next year’s classes approach, students are faced with a dilemma: do they take classes they are interested in or do they take classes they think will make the best impression on college...

Student apathy and a lack of publicity leads to low attendance at school events

Student apathy and a lack of publicity leads to low attendance at school events

Lilly Lim, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2020

On a recent minimum day, the school hosted Elective Preview Day, a parallel to Club Rush, where teachers and students promoted their classes and programs in the large gym.  The event was intended to expose...

Floating Angels: Swing Club seniors Joshua Rivera and Angelo Yuw (left to right) lift their partners in a move called “Angel Variation” as they prepare for International Rally.

Clubs adjust to rule changes for International Rally

Jason Aquino, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

International Rally, an event dedicated to celebrating and showcasing the diverse cultures at Bear Creek, is the pinnacle for all cultural clubs.  But after last year’s performances were plagued by...

CON: Should transgender athletes compete in the category of their preferred gender?

Alex Bussey, Opinion Editor January 31, 2020

An ongoing problem in sports today is transgender competitors: What division should they compete in? While there is no easy solution, simply letting transgender athletes compete in the division...

PRO: Should transgender athletes compete in the category of their preferred gender?

Adan Banks, Sports Editor January 31, 2020

High school sports have always been an opportunity for athletes to showcase their skills to their peers, parents and for some, college scouts. But as soon as transgender athletes start to shine...

And One!: After being fouled, junior Leila Powers shoots a free-throw in a game against Franklin on January 21. As she shoots, Bear Creek players run toward the hoop to get the rebound. Bear Creek won 56-25.

Girls basketball hopes to live up to the success of last year’s team

Lilly Lim, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2020

In the 2018-2019 winter season, the girls basketball team made history. From seniors Deyliana Lewis and Sarah Ruiz and sophomore Mya Blake each scoring over 1,000 points to the team qualifying...

High school athletes rarely continue to play at the college level

Talent, cost and race play role in declining numbers
Nathan To, News Editor January 31, 2020

Across the United States, almost eight million high school students participate in school sports programs. The number of student-athletes sharply decreases from high school into college, dropping...

Tokyo Summer Olympics promotes a clean environment and lifestyle

Adan Banks, Sports Editor January 31, 2020

With its position as the most recognizable and most-watched sporting event in the world, this year’s Olympic Games are taking strides to benefit society. By using eco-friendly alternatives for...

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ proves to be subpar finale

Michael Thomas, Managing Editor January 31, 2020

The third Star Wars Trilogy came to an epically underwhelming and disappointing finale with the “The Rise of Skywalker.” For movie fans, this film was simply not good. For Star Wars fans, it...

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