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Extroverts, Please Leave Me Alone
Eva Mayrose, Reporter • November 10, 2021

“Wait, are you new? I’ve never seen you before.”  “I didn’t know you could talk!”  “What do you mean you’ve never been...

New Interim Principal to Begin After Thanksgiving
Aidan Sun, Editor-In-Chief • November 10, 2021

After serving PVHS as interim principal throughout the fall months, Carter Paysinger is returning to retirement. He is to be replaced by a familiar...

Sea Kings Rush to Sign Up for Clubs this Week
Sierra Namvari, Photography Editor • October 21, 2021

Getting Personal With Paysinger
Aidan Sun, Editor-in-Chief • October 19, 2021

After the resignation of former principal Dr. Allan Tyner in July, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District (PVPUSD) was left searching...

Liberate Women in Pop Culture
Sophie Stoddart, Reporter • November 10, 2021

Teens and adults today have become accustomed to the frequent sexualization and objectification of women in films, music videos and on social media.  Although it is already...

(Graphic by Chloe Choi)
An Influencer’s Life for Me
Chloe Choi, Reporter • November 10, 2021

I wake up to a million notifications from dozens of different apps. I scroll through all my social media accounts before rolling out of bed at the last minute to get ready...

A Letter From the Editors
Alycen Kim and Aidan Sun November 10, 2021

Amid the re-adjustment to in-person schooling comes a new challenge: school bathroom closures. TikTok’s latest trend, “Devious Licks,” has had long-term (if not criminal)...

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Askari (left) and Holub (right) pose in front of their new school
(Photo courtesy of Heidi Hiatt)
After COVID-19 Hiatus, Foreign Exchange Students Come to PVHS
Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor • November 10, 2021

Often, students take for granted how lucky they are to study in such a great educational system in the United States. Students come here from all over the world to spend a...

The Famous Pets of PVHS
Sierra Namvari, Photography Editor • November 10, 2021

We all know and love our class pets on campus and Zoom, but have you ever wondered what they are like around their owners at home?  Not everyone will remember the infamous...

Pint-Sized Stories
Chloe Choi and Luka Ardon, Reporters • November 10, 2021

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Facebook Whistleblower Reveals Privacy Concerns
Ayla Torres, Reporter • November 10, 2021

Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen unfolded the truth behind the happenings inside the tech giant.  As the former lead product manager...

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PVFA Continues Fight For Proper Pay
Victoria Nolan, Reporter • November 10, 2021

The Palos Verdes Faculty Association (PVFA) is in conflict with the district regarding faculty contract negotiations. For over a year, the PVFA...

Cargo ships anchored outside the Port of LA (Photo by Andrew Carpenter)
LA Port Backlog Causes Supply Crisis
Andrew Carpenter, Design Editor • November 10, 2021

The Port of Los Angeles is experiencing a ship backlog that is having major effects on the national supply chain.  The backlog of ships only...

Braves Beat Astros in World Series
Aaron Paik, Reporter • November 10, 2021

The Atlanta Braves shut out the Houston Astros 7-0 to win the 2021 World Series 2021 on Tuesday November 2.  It was a long road for both teams, to get to this point from...

Statistics above (from left to right): Football, Girls Volleyball, Boys Basketball, Boys Water Polo, Boys Soccer, and Boys Lacrosse. Statistics from Max Preps.  (Graphic by Vikesh Dheeriya)
The History of PV’s Athletic Dominance Over Peninsula
Vikesh Dheeriya, News Editor • November 10, 2021

Palos Verdes High School has always been considered the “sports” school in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District (PVPUSD), but really how accurate is this...

Fantasy Football Can Frustrate Fans
Jonathan Liu, Sports Editor • November 10, 2021

As the 2021-22 NFL season is underway, a yearly tradition for most NFL fans is back as well.  The game has grown so much, as there are 40 million fantasy users that play...

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