Playstation Reigns as the Superior Console

John Kim, Writer

April 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Console users have long debated which company makes the best console. A few years ago, people’s opinions were split between Xbox and Playstation (PS); however, with the introduction of Nintendo’s Switch, another new viable opti...

Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Ethan King, Writer

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

People should not have been so quick to judge the Covington Catholic High School boys without hearing the full story.   On January 18, a video surfaced showing students from Covington Catholic High School mocking Nathan P...

The War on Cable

Nikolas Tempereau, Opinion Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Cable is dying. By cable, I mean the large television providers; most notably DirecTV, Cox, Dish are losing subscribers in the thousands. This is directly due to new competition as new streaming services have become dominant f...

Relationships are Overrated

Alexa Stevens, Online Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Dear People in a Relationship on Valentine’s Day, Roses are red Violets are blue Valentine’s Day is overrated Single people matter, too. As soon as Christmas is over, the Valentine’s Day mania begins. A person can’t even go to a convenience store for the necessities (such as a pint o...

A Letter from the Editors

Phoebe Lai and Jamie Doo

February 21, 2019

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

It’s inevitable for social norms and cultural values to constantly change with the diversifying world population, as illustrated through the growing “generation gap” between newer and older generations. As the current con...

The Shutdown that Should Have Been Shut Down

Kyle Ahn, Writer

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Arrogance, incompetence, and pure childishness - all the right words to describe the worst 35-day event in President Donald Trump’s political career. A campaign promise that was twisted and skewed by President “Ultimate ...

The Unfair Working Conditions for Today’s Educators

John Kim, Writer

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

In January, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) teachers’ union went on a massive strike to demand higher pay and better school funding. The strike was part of a nationwide movement, and because of the size of the LAUSD ...

District Should Offer More Student Drills for Active Shooters

Ryan Olarte, Writer

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Throughout the last year, the district and school administration worked on preparing our school for a very serious and relevant scenario, a school shooter. Though the district made it clear how far the schools and teachers are...

The Hated Species: Peacocks

Emily Typrowicz, Assistant Sports Editor

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Peacocks are a well known species in Palos Verdes. They roam through streets and canyons and look beautiful. Some people think they are gorgeous and love them while others don’t. These beautiful animals can add color to Palos...

The Gender Hypocrisy

Alexa Stevens, Online Editor

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

When you meet someone for the first time, there are a few things you’re likely to notice: their outfit, their hair, and the gender you perceive them to align with. For this reason, when someone doesn’t align with the typical...

A Letter from the Editors

Jamie Doo and Phoebe Lai, Editors-in-Chief

December 21, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

With the constant swarm of controversy surrounding famous musicians, actors, and authors, many question whether it’s possible to separate the artist from his or her work. No one is safe. Recently, even beloved childhood writers...

E-Sports Should Count as Sports

John Kim, Writer

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With the advent of the popular games starting in the late 20th century, competitive gaming (esports) scene has been on the rise. Though the concept of esports existed before, it gained its initial spark with the release of the...

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