Smoke still bad for health

Lillyana Petlock, Columnist

October 11, 2020

CO2 Emissions Still on the Rise By Lillyana Petlock Waking up in the mornings, no one expects to have dry eyes, difficulty breathing, or see animal behavior changing. Isabelle Stevens, senior, describes her mornings...

Students mixed about voting

Emily Barmore, Op/Ed Editor

October 11, 2020

Senior Voting By Emily Barmore The senior class of 2021 has been through the ringer. As of this year they will have had four principals in four years, a predicted full senior year online, and the upcoming election. ...

Skeleton In The Closet: Exposing Hate at SVHS

José Valdivia, Op/Ed Editor

February 11, 2019

In an email I sent to Principal Justin Mori last December, I wrote, “[this] is a threat to the safety of  our LGBTQ [community], and, if the school wants to live up to its message of creating a safe environment for all stud...

The New Face Of Congress Is Wearing Red Lipstick

José Valdivia, Op/Ed Editor

February 11, 2019

A wave of blue, or, more accurately, a rainbow—“the typical sea of men’s suit jackets… balanced by pops of green, blue and white worn by women,” as described by The Washington Post—has swept the House. The 116t...

Mr. Dragon Threatens Representation

Antonette Summerville, Op-Ed Writer

February 11, 2019

  The title of ‘Mr.’ Dragon posits the idea that promotes more males to join, and other genders are subconsciously discouraged from joining. Even if students of other genders are not restricted from joining, it reduces their ...

Dying Journalists Threaten Free Media

Jackson Zyskowski, Op-Ed Writer

February 11, 2019

  Samim Faramarz and Ramiz Ahmadi had just wrapped up their live report of the most recent suicide bombing in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, when a car bomb was detonated just meters away, killing both of them. This even...

Wake Up And Understand The Teens

Maddie Welsome, Graphic Designer

February 11, 2019

Teenagers are often viewed as moody, lazy troublemakers claiming to be misunderstood. Hormonal changes often overshadow a large, contributing issue in teenage lives: Sleep. SVHS students are no exception.   “[It] takes me a w...

¿Qué Será de la Frontera?

José Valdivia and Celeste Rodriguez

February 11, 2019

Confusión, caos, y coacción crecen desenfrenadamente en la frontera de EEUU y México. La caravana centroamericana, que ha estado migrando hacia la frontera en búsqueda de asilo, por fin, ha llegado a EEUU, señalando los enfrentamientos...

Facebook: Problem With Open Platforms

José Valdivia, Op/Ed Editor

February 11, 2019

  Climate change, Russian hacking, illegal immigrants, and fires—these are all topics that can be read across social media and news outlets. On Facebook, there are currently millions of posts being shared about such topics, a...

Climate Change: Very Real News

Alison Perkins and Ava Rognlien

February 11, 2019

  Climate change is real, and it’s happening now. Before we know it our earth may look like Disney’s movie, Wall-E. But unlike in the movie, there is still a chance for our generation to make a difference. This is a call to a...

Trump’s Reaction To California Fires

Antonette Summerville, Op-Ed Writer

February 11, 2019

  The casualties of the Camp Fire that began on Nov. 8 burned down almost 14,000 homes but was still less destructive than Trump’s supposed support for the victims.   Trump’s sympathetic response two days after the disaster ...

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