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Impeachment Explained: how the process works

Impeachment Explained: how the process works

Gabi Dufrenne, Reporter

November 25, 2019

Impeachment is a very prevalent topic in today's media, however, this raises questions as to what is the impeachment process, and what are the possible outcomes. There have only been two times that the United States government has impeached a president, President Clinton, and Johnson. With the 2020 elec...

Anti-government protests cause celebrity ban

Anti-government protests cause celebrity ban

Kevin Mendez, Reporter

November 25, 2019

For the past couple of months, China has been experiencing backlash from its citizens from the government making laws about allowing the extradition of convicted criminals to mainland China.  This worried the people that live in Hong Kong because they feared that this law would give them unfair ...

Principal of West High School placed on paid leave

Principal of West High School placed on paid leave

Camorah Sillito, Reporter

November 25, 2019

As of Monday, November 18, the principal of West High School, Ford White, has been placed on paid leave. According to Desert News, “A letter sent to parents and others in the school community by Chris Gesteland, who supervises all schools that are part of West High’s feeder pattern, didn’t offer an explanatio...

What arranged marriage really is

What arranged marriage really is

Diana Onorato, Reporter

November 21, 2019

A long-standing tradition, one viewed with much controversy, is arranged marriage. Arranged marriages have been around since ancient times and are practiced worldwide. It wasn’t until the 18th century that arranged marriages became less common in European countries. They were imposed to strengthen...

Will DACA come to an end?

Will DACA come to an end?

Camila Angon, Reporter

November 13, 2019

 “Under the presidency of Trump they let these protections for students under DACA expire last March, so their protections that did exist are expired or on pause,” Spanish teacher Señor Wells commented. DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival) is a program that undocumented students can use t...

The absurd amount of food that goes to waste every year

The absurd amount of food that goes to waste every year

Joseph Flores, Reporter

November 11, 2019

How much food do you think Americans waste annually 10-15%? America wastes an absurd amount of produce per year. They can waste up to 50% of all of its produce annually. The low prices of produce in America can cause people to buy more than needed.  According to feedingamerica.org, roughly 37 million people strug...

Dress code: a travel through time

Dress code: a travel through time

Gabi Dufrenne, Reporter

October 21, 2019

Over the past few years, there has been a massive increase in stories about students getting dress coded. This includes girls not being admitted into school dances or being forced to change into a shame suit for having clothes that are “too revealing” for the school’s standards. But how did dres...

Music therapy and how it works

Music therapy and how it works

Taylor S. Fischbeck, Reporter

May 2, 2019

When people say that they go to therapy, we often visualize people sitting in a room and talking but there are other forms of therapy such as: music therapy. The American Music Therapy Association, or AMTA, said, “Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a th...

How to start a business while in high school

How to start a business while in high school

Kori Tuttle, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Most high school students want more cash in their pockets, and so do their parents. These young adults can be seen making minimum wage at a job they hate, which can be necessary; students need to work a job like that at some point in their life. But there are other ways to make a little money on the side, to ...

Third quarter causes strife for students

Third quarter causes strife for students

Callé Hansen, Opinion Editor

April 26, 2019

The third quarter is known as the hardest quarter of the year. For many people classes don’t change, and even if they do, it’s not the classes that make it hard. Looking outside, it is depressingly cold and dark, and the holiday break is over, leaving students to suffer on till spring break. Fo...

Students weigh the worth of college

Students weigh the worth of college

Adalyn Baddley, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Some people think that high school students have to go to college in order to get a decent job and provide for themselves while others think that students can still succeed in life without going to college. Then there are all the opinions in between. There seem to be way too many people that, while...

School music groups prepare to embark on tour

School music groups prepare to embark on tour

Samantha LaMont, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Concert Choir, band, and orchestra have been preparing themselves for a week-long tour coming up March 26-31. It’s five days of singing and playing their instrument of choice while showing off all of their hard work in Seattle, Washington. Some of the highlights are a dinner cruise, Pike Place Mar...

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