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Youth football leagues must stop tackle play

Marino Dominguez, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

If you’ve played a contact sport — whether it be football, wrestling or hockey — you know one thing: getting injured hurts, but being embarrassed hurts unimaginably worse. No athlete wants to be called out for being a “crybaby” or “weak”: instead athletes thrive on being the toughest person...

Serra’s Side of the Story: Same sex relationships break sexual norms on TV

Serra Raquel, Entertainment Editor

September 16, 2016

Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network are two of the top networks for children’s television programs. Recently, these networks have been making advances towards having queer representation in their cartoons. “The Legend of Korra” was a popular spin-off from the Nickelodeon show “Avatar: The Last...

Existential Rant

David Hancock, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

My dear readers, Holy crap Hamlet got me messed up. We’re only in Act 2 and already my mind has been blown like a billion times and I’ve probably said “#relatable” or “retweet” about a billion and one times. Hamlet is already trippy enough on its own, as Hamlet questions literally everything...

Rant Rant

David Hancock, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016

My dear readers, First of all, I stole that from Jane Eyre, a book that I never read and still wrote an essay about in my English class. I got a B on it, which is pretty good considering. Anyways, today I’m going to rant about rants. So lately, all my blog posts have been angry, frustrated, annoyed,...

Richard Henry Lee

Helen Le, Sports Editor

September 12, 2016

WHY IS PAUL REVERE SO IRRHLEVANT? Richard Henry Lee. Why did his popularity spike up in this year’s APUSH classes? When Ms. Blount mentioned Richard Henry Lee in class, multiple heads perked up in excitement. Never has there been a class so interested in a seemingly unimportant figure in history. The...

Rules Rant

David Hancock, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

Dear tyrannical rule-makers, I am frustrated, I am mad, I am angry, I AM ENRAGED!!! There is only one thing in this universe that makes me feel this way: STUPID RULES! Now before you call me a dumb and rebellious teenager let me explain myself, then you can call me a dumb and rebellious teenager...

Honest Rant

David Hancock, Staff Writer

September 6, 2016

Dear the few people who actually read blogs, So apparently I’m a blogger. It’s strange because to me bloggers are all fedora-wearing hipsters who write on their anything-but-Apple laptops while stroking their goatees and drinking coffee. I hate wearing hats, have absolutely no facial hair, get...

Relationship Rant

David Hancock, Staff Writer

September 5, 2016

Dear boys and girls of the world, To be honest people, you don't need a relationship. What? Did he just say that? Yes, I did and here’s why: You’re fine on your own! Even the most desperate people can get by without being in a relationship. And really, if they're really that desperate they...

More than pigskin with Livingston

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

June 3, 2016

Most basketball analysts agree that the greatest team to ever touch the court is the ’96 Chicago Bulls led by superstar Michael Jordan. Jordan and the Bulls set a NBA record for most wins in a regular season with an overall record of 72 wins and 10 losses. The Bulls would finish that year as NBA...

Pop-Culture in Perspective: Live action Disney films capture the magic

Pop-Culture in Perspective: Live action Disney films capture the magic

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

June 3, 2016

We grew up with the classic Disney movies that captivated both children and adults. Although Disney is without a doubt a powerhouse brand, the company has taken further steps to maximize the magic. Recently, Disney has remade many of these classics into live-action films to portray stories that are literally...

Emma’s Dilemma: Denial

Emma’s Dilemma: Denial

Emma Garcia, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2016

I think I’m in denial about leaving high school. Of course, it’s hard to tell if you’re, you know, ACTUALLY in denial. Mostly because denial is not admitting that something is happening and basically lying to yourself, but I’m fairly sure I am. Almost entirely sure, for a matter of fact. ...

Pop Culture in Perspective: #OscarsSoWhite sparks controversy

Pop Culture in Perspective: #OscarsSoWhite sparks controversy

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2016

Out of all the ceremonies of the extravagant award show season, the Oscars takes the cake as the most significant, as the coveted Academy Award has become the hallmark of a performer’s career since the first ceremony in 1929. But with all this year’s nominees of the acting category being white, it...

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