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Clubs make space to de-stress

Andelina Miller, staff writer

March 14, 2020

Teens are taught that they need more than just good grades to get into their dream colleges. They are told to do as many clubs and extracurriculars as they can. Service clubs like National Honors Society and Key Club serve this...

GSA Members Decry Homophobic Phrase ‘that’s gay’

Cianna Hollinger, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Even with the higher level of acceptance for students open about their sexuality here, not many phrases are as jarring for members of the LGBTQ+ than “That’s so gay,” often used among students to express annoyance at an...

Peer to peer drug program roles out

March 3, 2020

Sophomore Aofie Murphy recalls a time this semester when a student walked into her first period chemistry classroom who was already high and smelling like weed.    “It was really sad that at 8 a.m., he was already high...

Students mouth off against PDA at school

Tae Yun (Erica) Kang, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Public displays of affections aren’t just reserved for Valentine’s Day, but for freshman Luke Madrigal, it’s seemingly every day, and everywhere. As someone whose only action of PDA is hugging his friends, Madrigal finds it unc...

Art Club gives announcer’s table a Bruin-themed makeover

Shantala Muruganujan, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Don’t be surprised if Bob Holmes’s familiar scorer’s table looks a little different come tipoff time for this year’s basketball season. Known as the “The Voice of the Bruins,” Holmes has been a steady presence at ...

Junior near top in global contest

December 18, 2019

When junior Alex Goldberg realized he had placed better than over 1,400 students in a global contest, he was shocked.       The Debate Club president traveled to New Haven, Conn. in November to compete in the World Scholar’s...

College options abound beyond AP classes

Megan Perez, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

Middle College is an experience that upcoming juniors and seniors can sign up for that helps them achieve college easier and more quickly. Juniors Grace Cho and Rafa Belamesh share their thoughts and why they chose the Middle C...

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