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“A Consequence of the Circumstances”

One Hill Project Proposes Actionable Recommendations to PVPUSD to Help Students’ Mental Health and Academic Well-being
Aidan Sun and Aurora Khatibi Garrity February 5, 2021

On Jan. 27, Student Board Members of the PVPUSD Board of Education, Sarah Liu and Tilly Safavian, brought attention to COVID-19 effects on high school students, proposing potential solutions in response...

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Guo and His Robots Roll to the Finish

John Kim, Reporter December 11, 2020

After months of hard work and countless overtimes in the PVIT room, the robot is finally ready to roll. For years, PVHS senior Aaron Guo has toiled away at perfecting his robot for his next VEX competition. Guo...

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Madame Vice President: What Kamala Harris Means to Women

Sarah Liu, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2020

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’s career has been built in spite of history. The days when governance was only to be done by men? History.  But “that little girl” who was bussed to school,...

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Georgia’s Senate Races Head into Overtime

Aidan Sun, News Editor December 11, 2020

The Nov. 3 election saw President-Elect Joe Biden flip the traditionally Republican-leaning state of Georgia in favor of Democrats as he added the state’s 16 electoral votes to his overall total of 306...

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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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