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2020 Holiday Activities— COVID-19 Can’t Stop All Our Fun!

Abigail Tavera, Editor February 12, 2021

Although it seems that COVID has ruined everything this year, it has not spoiled our holiday spirit! There are still so many holiday activities that people are enjoying in spite of the restrictions the...

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Holiday Traditions During the Pandemic

Faith Tyburski, Editor February 12, 2021

It's the most wonderful time of the year once again, but this year’s holiday season looks a whole lot different. Rather than doing the same traditions they have done for years, families are instituting...

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A Guide to the Video Game Industry for High School Students

Gabriel Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2020

The video game industry is expanding at a rapid pace—the market is expected to pass $159.3 billion by the end of 2020. This means that there are plenty of opportunities—as a side hustle, through freelancing,...

Did Quarantine Make You Read?

Did Quarantine Make You Read?

Faith Tyburski, Editor December 2, 2020

It is no secret that most people do not read, especially teenagers. Many teenagers would much rather spend time watching Netflix or playing video games. Did quarantine change this? Did teens get so bored...

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COVID-19 Vs. The Film Industry

James Steigerwald, Writer December 2, 2020

Will the film industry ever be the same? The Coronavirus pandemic has halted film production and closed cinemas all around the world. Movies have been either postponed to future dates or canceled altogether....

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How the Pandemic Has Affected Video Games

Raymond Nazario, Writer December 2, 2020

Video games were first created back in the 1950s and have been popular ever since to those who want a break from reality to relax. Since Covid-19, there has been a major spike in the popularity of video...

High School Anxiety

Faith Tyburski, Editor June 5, 2020

Everyone struggles in highschool and faces anxieties.  Almost everyone experiences anxiety that is not necessarily always extreme, but can still be troubling. In fact, anxiety can be quite common in...

Try to think of the Good!

Faith Tyburski , Editor June 5, 2020

Seven AM. The same time as the day before. They say to keep a schedule, so I do, as best I can. It feels like Groundhog Day, the same as yesterday: brush my teeth, have breakfast, do school work. Maybe...

Tips to Stay On Top of Your Work During Quarantine

Gabriel Gonzalez, Editor June 5, 2020

With people stuck inside due to quarantine, many students may find it difficult to stay motivated to complete their school assignments, stay active, or even to do things they normally find pleasurable....

It’s the Holiday Season, so How Early is too Early for Christmas Decorations?

By Jack O’Laughlin January 27, 2020

When one walks into stores such as Michael’s or Target, he might as well have walked into the North Pole. Whether in a small boutique or large department store, it doesn’t take long for us to notice...

Senioritis: The Silent Killer of Grades and Motivation

By Kayla Sakayan, Editor in Chief January 27, 2020

Do you find yourself suffering from a severe lack of motivation, perpetual narcolepsy, or the desire to roam around the halls instead of sitting in class? Have baggy sweatshirts and caffeine become your...

The Adventures of a Senior

The Adventures of a Senior

Sebastian Rosa, Staff Writer November 21, 2019

Being a senior is weird. At times, you feel relieved because finally you've reached the end of high school and are beginning to embark on the adventures of adulthood. Sometimes, part of you feels sad...

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