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 ...

The Importance Of Farmers Market

Jackson Zyskowski, Op-Ed Writer

February 11, 2019

  Do you like caesar salad? Romaine lettuce is the main ingredient in most popular salad dishes. However, as of lately, this lettuce is seeming less and less appetizing. While lettuce that is distributed nationally seems co...

The Problem With Missed Class Time

Delaney Ohman and Jackson Zyskowski

December 6, 2018

Students are scared to miss class, knowing that their grades will plummet, and their stress levels will rise. Most students have always been afraid to miss school, even when they were ill, because it is a struggle to catch up on...

Warm Water: An Investment In Student Health

José Valdivia, Op-Ed Editor

December 6, 2018

It’s zero period in the middle of winter. I just jogged to the bathroom in order to escape the wintry air threatening to pierce every inch of my body. After using the bathroom, I can wash my hands and walk into the cold weather;...

The True Meaning of No Shave November

Jackson Zyskowski, Op-Ed Writer

December 6, 2018

Students have a skewed opinion of No Shave November: Many participate as a contest between friends but don’t donate to the actual charity. No-Shave.org defines the goal of No Shave November as “growing awareness by embraci...

The Importance Of The First Amendment

Alison Perkins, Online Editor

December 6, 2018

Without the First Amendment: the right given to every citizen to use their voice freely, America would not be the land of the free. The United States would be a country in which members of minority groups would not be safe, nobod...

The Vote Has Spoken

Ava Rognlien, Print Editor

December 6, 2018

    Everyone is talking about the 2018 midterms! From teenagers to the Golden State Warriors to celebrities… the midterms are the action of democracy.    Due to the 113 million voters in the polls the Democrats ...

Religious Intolerance Shatters First Amendment Rights

Antonette Summerville, Op-Ed Writer

December 6, 2018

  America, a land of religious freedom, had its deadliest anti-Semitic attack in its history, according to the Anti-Defamation League. There are 11 confirmed deaths and 6 injuries, police included.   The Tree of Life shooting on Oct. 27, 2...

Trans Lives Under Trump

Antonette Summerville and José Valdivia

December 6, 2018

Across the nation, thousands of LGBTQ+ supporters are protesting an executive order that attempts to establish a new, more stringent definition of gender identity: “a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth...

Homecoming: Safety Hazard – Dance Relocation Sparks Controversey

José Valdivia, Op-Ed Editor

October 22, 2018

Bodies pressed together, the smell of putrid sweat in the air, hardly any space to inhale: this was the common sight of SVHS’ Homecoming at the Boys and Girls Club (BGC) last year.   Leadership student Kaishalee Baez, seni...

Too Old For Halloween

Ava Rognlien & Jackson Zyskowski, Print Editor & Op-Ed Writer

October 22, 2018

As the spooky month of October creeps in, many teens undergo childhood flashbacks of trick or treating, dressing up, and school festivities. However, once you come to high school, Halloween becomes taboo and infrequently celebrat...

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