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A Letter From the Editors

Chloe Choi and Jonathan Liu November 1, 2023

As many seniors celebrate their 18th birthday they are gifted with many new privileges including signing themselves out from school.  One gift these seniors receive is the right to vote. Seniors who...

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A Letter From the Editors

Lucia Ruiz and Amber Chen, Editors-in-Chief April 14, 2023

Journalistic integrity is one of the first things we learned in high school journalism. Principles like honesty make up the very foundation of fair news reporting.  While we students prepared to enter...

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A Letter From the Editors

Amber Chen and Lucia Ruiz, Editors-in-Chief March 14, 2023

Humans have generations upon generations of experience with writing. For centuries, writing has been a way to share ideas, communicate emotions and connect with others. But in 2023, these powers are being...

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A Letter From the Editors

Amber Chen and Lucia Ruiz, Editors-in-Chief February 8, 2023

College application preparation feels like it starts at birth. It’s very overwhelming and feels like you need to do everything and anything just to stick it into your application for one single admissions...

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A Letter From the Editors

Amber Chen and Lucia Ruiz, Editors-in-Chief December 16, 2022

In an effort to alleviate the stress that comes with menstruation, the Palos Verdes Organization of Women plans to provide free sanitary hygiene products in girls’ bathrooms across campus through regular...

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A Letter From the Editors

Lucia Ruiz and Amber Chen, Editors-in-Chief November 10, 2022

With so many differing opinions on school board decisions, what role do student voices play?  Recent school board elections have resurfaced some concerns about the weight of student opinions. The school...

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A Letter From the Editors

District’s Decision to Change Elementary School Music Program Closes the Door to Artistic Exploration
Lucia Ruiz and Amber Chen, Editors-in-Chief October 7, 2022

You may forget the name of an 18th century composer, but you will never forget the joy of playing Hot Cross Buns on your fourth grade instrument of choice.  The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School...

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A Letter From the Editors

Alycen Kim and Aidan Sun, Editors-in-Chief April 7, 2022

On the elementary school playground, we were told to “play fair.” Whether it was four square or dodgeball, we were all expected to follow the rules of the game, in order to create a fun and equal lunchtime...

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A Letter From the Editors

Alycen Kim and Aidan Sun, Editors-in-Chief March 7, 2022

America’s racist past is no secret, at least to students of Palos Verdes High School. Today, teachers, administration and students alike have done their best to promote curriculums in which truthful...

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A Letter From the Editors

Spotify, Stop This “Menace to Public Health”
Aidan Sun and Alycen Kim, Editors-in-Chief February 10, 2022

Once a national treasure and the adored poster child of Cal Bears football, Aaron Rodgers has fallen from grace. No, not because of the Packers’ spectacular dumpster fire of a divisional matchup against...

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A Letter From the Editors

Alycen Kim and Aidan Sun, Editors-in-Chief December 17, 2021

Palos Verdes High is full of unique students, but here are the ones that most people have had encounters with, good or bad. Editors-in-chief Aidan Sun and Alycen Kim summarize the best and worst types...

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A Letter From the Editors

Let’s Do Away With the “Devious Licks” Trend
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) effects on our campus. “Devious...

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