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What is QAnon?

A primer on the internet conspiracy taking over Americans’ screens, and how it has affected people’s relationships with family and friends.
Sarah Liu, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2020

The resurgence of Pizzagate conspiracy theories or the influx of posts about #SaveTheChildren that can be found on social media are part of a larger, wild network of conspiracy theories called QAnon, and...

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How the Palos Verdes Peninsula Became a DDT Dumping Site

Sydney Lyle, Social Media Editor December 11, 2020

From 1947 to 1982, Los Angeles was home to the largest dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT) manufacturing company in the nation, the Montrose Chemical Corporation.  During this time, wastewater from...

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Will the Fast Fashion Bubble Ever Burst?

Aurora Khatibi Garrity, News Editor December 11, 2020

  “I don’t support Shein, I just bought clothing from there once,” senior Avery Simonian said when asked about the newest fast fashion corporation that has made its way from every high...

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Bye Trump, Biden is Back

What does the new Biden administration mean for America? See students’ reflections on the recent election and opinions on the candidates
Aidan Sun, News Editor November 18, 2020

                          Build back better.  That’s President-Elect Joe Biden’s plan...

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Propositions on the 2020 Ticket

California voters weighed in on key ballot measures across the state.
Staff November 18, 2020

Proposition 15 by Mia Harley reporter    Proposition 15, one of the most controversial propositions on the 2020 November ballot, failed to pass by a vote of 52% no to 48% yes.  If Proposition 15...

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PV Peninsula Votes for School Board, Elects Two Members

CJ Haddad and Frances Stott November 18, 2020

Linda Reid was one of the four candidates for the position of board member on the PVPUSD School Board who won one of the two available seats. Reid is currently on the school board and was re-elected by...

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Sea Kings Trek for Tests

John Kim, Reporter November 18, 2020

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rather significant shakeup in the college application process. As large grouping became prohibited in many states (especially in a big state like California...

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Log In to Virtual Spirit

Emily Typrowicz, Sports Editor November 18, 2020

It’s been eight months since students were last on campus together, and it has been difficult to stay connected with fellow peers. PVHS leadership classes, ASB and BTC, have been organizing virtual...

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UC System Turns a Blind Eye to Standardized Tests

Alycen Kim, Centerspread editor November 18, 2020

Standardized tests ring the same bell of dread for most students. Many people can already imagine the blood, sweat and tears that go into hours upon hours of studying and preparation for a brutally long...

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Home For the Holidays?

Sierra Namravi, Reporter November 18, 2020

During the holidays, friends and family normally plan to all come together whether that means traveling out of state, college students coming home for the break, or enjoying a Friendsgiving celebration.  Due...

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Lobster Season Comes to California

Andrew Carpenter, Reporter October 29, 2020

For anyone who lives in California and is a water person or fisherman, October 3 is a very important day: the opening of lobster season. Many people, including myself, think of lobster season as “a combination...

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A Vaccine to End the Quarantine:

The complex process of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, from petri dishes to humans.
Aurora Khatibi Garrity, News Editor October 29, 2020

The question of the SARSCoV-2 (COVID-19) vaccine release date lingers in the air as individuals slide into the seventh month of social distancing and in some cases, complete quarantine.The complex process...

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