The Hated Species: Peacocks

Emily Typrowicz, Assistant Sports Editor

December 21, 2018

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

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

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

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...

A (Christmas) Present Issue

Alexa Stevens, Online Editor

December 21, 2018

Dear Santa, There is a problem we need to address. It should be at the top of your list this year, really. It should go: my problem, check names twice, feed reindeer. So, here it is. Picture me in my prime, a child on...

The Brexit Deal Brawl

Ivan Barron, Writer

December 21, 2018

Currently, most news outlets in the US are covering stories about our country’s government and admittedly turbulent political climate.  Unfortunately, this has lead American media to shift its attention from another major ...

A Nation of Fire and Fury

Kyle Ahn, Writer

December 3, 2018

The news coverage, the lies, the name-calling, the anger; the schoolyard that is America has a bunch of whiny children running this country with a leader that encourages belligerence. Division and polarization have hijacked our ...

Why My Vote Matters

Nikolas Tempereau, Opinion Editor

December 3, 2018

In a rapidly evolving world and country, governments are playing a larger and larger role in the development of the future. Government is to regulate technology, as it advances and populations rise; the risk of disunity and pandam...

The Impact of National Honors Societies

Lauren Jai, Features Editor

December 3, 2018

With countless honor societies at PV High, most students are involved in at least one. Given that many students join these specialized honor societies, one has to wonder what the purpose of these are and why students join these...

A Letter From the Editors: The Need for Health Class in High School

Phoebe Lai and Jamie Doo

December 3, 2018

While AP and honors courses are the priorities of a many students’ schedules, there is one class often left neglected and forgotten: health. Ignored, or not seen as an important subject, health class in high school is ov...

Affirmative Action Needs to Be Looked at Closely

Noah Whang, Sports Editor

December 3, 2018

Affirmative action was introduced in 1961 to balance the opportunities that rising American citizens had. During such a time of turmoil in America’s Civil Rights Movement, the law passed seemed logical and fair. Typically dis...

Insta Scam

Sara Liu, Writer

October 22, 2018

Instagram has captured the attention of over a billion monthly users, not only feeding personal images but also creating a viable platform for mass advertising.   Their existence has created a problem for the everyday consumer,...