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The Dangers of Immoral Influencers

Not everyone deserves a platform
Aidan Shen, Reporter February 8, 2023

Social media has long since had a hold over Gen Z as their primary source of timely news, ideals, and even personal values to incorporate into their lives.  Furthermore, I have also seen multiple examples...

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A Literary Tragedy

What students are losing by reading euro-centric works
Ella Sherry, News/Online Editor December 16, 2022

Some of the most widely read high school core texts are novels like “The Catcher in the Rye,” “The Great Gatsby,” “Lord of the Flies” and many of Shakespeare’s plays. What do these all have...

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Just Stop Oil: Controversial Climate Protests Are Unproductive

Olivia Kao, Reporter December 16, 2022

From making decorative posters with meaningful sayings, such as “There is No Planet B!," marching through streets, boycotting certain environmentally harmful products, or even going vegan are all common...

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A Letter From the Editors

Amber Chen and Lucia Ruiz, Editors-in-Chief December 16, 2022

In an effort to alleviate the stress that comes with menstruation, the Palos Verdes Organization of Women plans to provide free sanitary hygiene products in girls’ bathrooms across campus through regular...

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Actress Letitia Wright’s Talent Shines in New “Black Panther” Film

Aidan Shen, Reporter December 16, 2022

Actress Letitia Wright has big shoes to fill. After the premier of Marvel’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” on Nov. 11, 2022, fans have eagerly scrutinized her performance in hopes that she upholds...

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A California Weather Update: Nothing’s Changed

Eva Yancheson, Reporter December 16, 2022

It’s the holiday season on the California coast, where the only snowfall you can count on is the occasional ash storm from one of our yearly fires! Ranging from 60-70, California winters are pretty intense....

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2022 Album Review: Hits and Misses

Quinn Kearns, Social Media Editor December 16, 2022

This year has been full of new releases and new hits. Some of our long time favorites like Beyonce and newer artists like Rosalia, have come out with albums that helped us power through 2022. Starting...

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Wrapped: Music App Edition

James Lew, Reporter December 16, 2022

Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons between Apple Music and Spotify, to finally settle the debate and determine which audio streaming service has better value considering its price and quality.  Apple...

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The Plight of the Bookworm

The book-to-movie adaptation craze
Sophie Sun, Reporter November 10, 2022

You stand in line, waiting for the movie adaptation premiere of your favorite book series that has taken five years to go into post-production. Stepping into the theater, your heart pounds at the idea...

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Raising Awareness: The History of the Rising Sun Flag

Chloe Choi, Centerspread Editor November 10, 2022

The Japanese imperial flag is widely known as a hate symbol throughout East and Southeast Asia. However, the American education system is extremely Eurocentric and doesn't mention the various war crimes...

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The Middle Child Myth

A debunking from a certified middle child
Olivia Kao, Reporter November 10, 2022

Firstborns have it the hardest. Middle-child syndrome is real. The last child is always spoiled.  We’ve all heard these common phrases about sibling birth orders, but just how viable are these statements?...

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A Letter From the Editors

Lucia Ruiz and Amber Chen, Editors-in-Chief November 10, 2022

With so many differing opinions on school board decisions, what role do student voices play?  Recent school board elections have resurfaced some concerns about the weight of student opinions. The school...

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