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Are PV’s Cliffs a Safety Hazard?

Victoria Nolan, Reporter March 7, 2022

The Palos Verdes cliffs, a constant attraction to both tourists and locals due to the breath-taking views and scenic hiking trails, are not only alluring but evidently dangerous as well. A number of people...

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A Cal-amity in Admissions

UC Berkeley freezes enrollment for prospective applicants
Vikesh Dheeriya, News Editor March 7, 2022

On Feb. 14, University of California, Berkeley announced a recent court decision that would reduce the enrollment of the incoming freshmen class by one-third.  The resident group, Save Berkeley Neighborhoods...

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Beyond 28

BSU Celebrates More Than Black History Month
Luka Ardon, Reporter March 7, 2022

February 2022 marks the third year BSU has celebrated Black History Month on campus. The Black Student Union had some amazing events for Black History month.  “We have the Langston Hughes interactive...

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PV’s Signature Programs Seek “Fresh” Members

Naomi Gan, Reporter March 7, 2022

Charming Chinese culture, radiant robot reveals and dazzling debate displays. The signature programs and electives of PVHS all gathered last month to showcase themselves to both current and prospective...

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(Graphic by Ella Sherry)

From Paper to Screens, the SAT is Changing

Ella Sherry, Online Editor March 7, 2022

The SAT— a three-hour long college admissions test that focuses on concepts in math, reading, writing and language —is undergoing major changes that will be put into effect in 2024 for U.S. students.  “The...

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A Timeline of President Biden’s First Year

Luka Ardon, Reporter February 10, 2022

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Left: The previous congressional map and CA-33

Right: The new congressional map and CA-36
(Graphics by Alycen Kim)

Redistricting Redraws California Lines

Aidan Sun, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2022

On the night of Dec. 20, the independent 14-person California Redistricting Commission unanimously voted to approve final congressional maps a week ahead of the Dec. 27 deadline.  The approval, which...

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Preparation for 2028 Olympics Begins

Victoria Nolan, Reporter February 10, 2022

The 2028 Olympic games will take place close to home in Los Angeles and the preparations for this major international multi-sport event are happening now.  This event will be the first summer games...

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(Graphic by Lucia Ruiz)

Instagram Insanity:

Anonymous Accounts Enter Sea King’s Feeds
Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor February 10, 2022

The anonymous Instagram account craze hit PVHS in mid-November when PVHS Pro Parkers (@pvhsproparkers) posted for the first time. Since then, over 20 more accounts have been made, including Sleepy Sea...

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Sea urchin’s overpopulation causes kelp destruction. 
(Photo courtesy of Dr. Steve Lonhart, NOAA MBNMS)

A Call for Kelp!

Sea Urchins Take Over Local Ecosystem
Andrew Carpenter, Design Editor February 10, 2022

Kelp ecosystems in California are being destroyed by sea urchins and the problem’s worsened in recent years. According to National Geographic, 75% of kelp in Southern California has disappeared in the...

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Asking Sea Kings, “How Do You Feel About PVPUSD’s Response to the Omicron Wave?”

Ayla Torres, Reporter February 10, 2022

“I think we should’ve held the first week back online seeing that so many people missed it and were put behind course. I also think the distancing for that period would’ve been beneficial to students...

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Different Variant, Different Schools, Different Responses

Vikesh Dheeriya, News Editor February 10, 2022

The combination of holiday traveling, free time to hang out after finals and a highly contagious variant all caused COVID-19 cases to surge in the Los Angeles County area causing different schools to respond...

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