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Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Sarah Liu, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2021

Just as Alicia Keys sang in her 2007 song “Teenage Love Affair,” “Can you pick up the phone? ‘Cause I wanna holla,” it seems like all a high-schooler can do in the time of the Coronavirus...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Crystals

Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor February 5, 2021

Wellness and New-Age healing has caught the media by storm in recent years.  Even more recently, people are turning to crystals to help lower stress levels, promote self-love, and even focus better.  “In...

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Zooming to Club Rush and Connection

Frances Stott, Reporter February 5, 2021

This year, Club Rush was virtual. Despite these times, club members, students, and staff came together to keep the annual Club Rush alive.  However, it was very different from previous years, for both...

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Thrift-Shopping is Good for the Planet, and Your Budget

Sydney Lyle, Social Media Editor February 5, 2021

As the fashion industry has continued to grow, upcycling clothing has become more important. The fashion industry is the second largest polluter in the world, and environmental damage increases as the...

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Fashion Trends of Winter 2020

How the evergrowing influence of social media has changed fashion
Claire Hardesty, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2020

This year has been a year like no other.  Many things have changed and new trends have arisen all through the world, specifically within the fashion world.  This year, many people have had time to...

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The Mysterious Magic of Manifestation

Alycen Kim, Centerspread editor December 11, 2020

The idea that we can make our wildest wishes and dreams come true in an instant sounds like something out of a fantasy novel or a Disney movie.  But, what if there was a guaranteed way to achieve our...

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Hopes Up for 2021

Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor December 11, 2020

New years are new beginnings, and after a year of nonstop hardship, 2021 provides a beacon of hope.  In March, PVHS announced that school would be online for a few weeks.  Weeks turned into months,...

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A Complete “Guide” To Finals

The overused studying tips that are easier said than done.
Vikesh Dheeriya , Reporter December 11, 2020

“Make sure you get at LEAST 8 hours of sleep during finals week!” Students will always prioritize getting exactly eight hours of sleep, especially when they get the sudden realization at 10:43 PM...

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The Virtual Stage

The Drama Department navigates online school.
Aurora Khatibi Garrity, News Editor December 11, 2020

“The set is still on the stage, the costumes are still on the racks. It’s ready,” said Nicole Thompson, 13-year director and head of the Palos Verdes High School Drama Department.  Last March,...

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Tofurkey Season: Vegans & Thanksgiving

Sydney Lyle, Social Media Editor November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving is known for delicious food, and while some Sea Kings experience Thanksgiving a little bit differently, it is no less delicious. Veganism means that a person no longer consumes meats, eggs,...

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Special Holiday Traditions

Alexa Dox, Reporter November 18, 2020

Davryn McDuffie Sophomore Davyrn McDuffie and her family love to go to new places over Thanksgiving break.   “My family makes sure to explore a new place with fall foliage. We all love adventure,...

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Today’s Special: Tomatillo

The Point reviews a favorite small business with good taste
Andrew Carpenter, Reporter November 18, 2020

Tomatillo is a family-owned restaurant with great-tasting, authentic Mexican food located in the Golden Cove Center. The owners of Tomatillo are Carlos De Alba and his wife, Rosa De Alba. Carlos De Alba...

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