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Anti-Trump riots

Isabelle Spelta, Writer November 14, 2016

     Ever since Donald Trump announced that he was running for president, the country has been violently split between Democrats and Republicans. At first, many believed this to be a hoax, but soon...

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Vaccinations now required in order to enroll in school

Jacob Dominguez, Writer November 11, 2016

On June 30th, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown passed the California Vaccination Bill, and now a year later the bill has finally gone into effect. It is now mandatory to receive every up-to-date vaccine...

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PV parking woes

Audrey Chung, Writer November 11, 2016

Most students have their own cars and drive themselves to school. The school offers parking in any of the lots provided and on the streets directly adjacent to the school - Cloyden Road, Via Pacheco, and...

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PVHS does poorly on 2016 SBAC

Katherine Boyd, Writer November 11, 2016

The CAASP (previously SBAC) test is the high school equivalent to STAR testing in elementary/middle school. Not many students take it seriously, and yet the PV school district seems to always do well....

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Students pledge to be allies

Jacob Dominguez, Writer November 11, 2016

Ally Day is a day dedicated for students to stand up with members of the LGBT community to help them fight off harassment and name calling. The goal of the event is to think about how people can be an...

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Clinton and Trump Faceoff Nov. 8

Cashell Downs, Writer November 11, 2016

The news media is, admittedly, a mess. The type of mess waiting to smother you every time you open your closet door. Except, it isn’t clothes or toys or various trinkets that come out of this hypothetical...

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Red Tide Revamped

Katherine Boyd, Writer November 11, 2016

Red Tide has been the face of PVHS for a while now, and with their rowdy chants and contagious energy, it is not hard to see why. Last year however, the leadership aspect of the club, the presidencies,...

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Goodbye Vine

Leah Pratley, Writer November 4, 2016

     Vine, the 6-second app we all loved and treasured, is sadly leaving the app store. On October 26th, Twitter said it would shut down Vine’s mobile app sometime in the next few months. But what...

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Earthquake shakes Italy and destroys Benedictine cathedral

Katherine B., Writer November 2, 2016

     Yesterday a 6.6 magnitude earthquake shook Italy which has been the strongest to strike the country in thirty-six years. The quake came after two jarring jolts last week and a large shake that...

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Antarctic Sea is now the world’s largest marine protected area

Abby L., Writer November 1, 2016

     The high seas or open oceans compose 45% of our planet and is home to 25% of the Emperor penguins and 40% of Killer Whales; however, a study directed by National Geographic predicted that if fishing...

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Kim Kardashian West: Paris Burglary

Sophie P., Writer October 30, 2016

     Although burglaries take place each minute, Kim Kardashian West’s break-in is one the most profiled of them all.  In the early-morning hours of October 3rd, West was robbed at gunpoint in her...

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How many earthquakes are too much?

Audrey C., Writer October 25, 2016

     Earthquakes. We get them very often, but sometimes we don’t feel them. In California, it was reported it is possible we get thirty-five earthquakes in a day. Over the past couple of weeks, we...

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