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Many of the true crime shows we watch today have been around for years, and were made for the purpose of viewer interaction.

True Crime should not be viewed as pure entertainment.

Sedona Brickley, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

Dateline, 20/20, Forensic Files, and Unsolved Mysteries. All of these shows have something in common: they inform audiences about previous or current major crimes including homicides and disappearances.  Such...

A village home in Nepal which advocates the end of child labor.

The shocking realities of fast fashion

Jannine Lozano, Section Editor April 27, 2021

Many people often do not give a second thought to who produced the clothing when purchasing a piece from a brand. From shopping for the latest trends to the basic “essentials” to add to ones wardrobe,...

What you do in the morning is a game changer.

What you do in the morning is a game changer.

Sedona Brickley, Writer's Staff April 19, 2021

Morning routines have been reevaluated over the last year with people around the globe  quarantined inside their homes. With this change, some people grasped onto these routines, perfecting them until...

Many students when put into breakout rooms are left ignored in silence. such as the person on the left.

Breakout rooms: Are they really productive?

Galilea Velasco, Section Editor March 29, 2021

Through teachers' efforts to keep social interaction and collaboration, even through distance learning, students are put into groups on Zoom known as breakout rooms, but unfortunately they are not always...

Not only are people targeted by cancel culture, but so are brands.

Should cancel culture be cancelled?

Sedona Brickley, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Imagine a world where your opinions completely dictated your popularity in society and with the people around you. A place where your whole career could be destroyed over a mere disagreement. Believe it...

Image of the word finals and words associated with the word.

Finals through distance learning, really? Yes

Galilea Velasco, Section Editor March 4, 2021

Due to distance learning and the weather, students found themselves dealing with internet connectivity issues that momentarily interrupted them y from being able to take their finals. Many felt anxious...

Graphic which represents the emotions which victims of human trafficking feel.

Dangers of Human Trafficking

Jannine Lozano , Staff Writer March 1, 2021

An estimated 600,000 to 800,000 men and women are trafficked internationally according to the Office for Victims of Crime Association. This worldwide industry lures in its victims at their most vulnerable...

Graphic representing that social media is guiding what should be allowed to be on their platforms, causing some users to believe this is unnecessary censorship.

Freedom of Speech: Are we at risk with social media censorship?

Madeline Marshall, Section Editor February 27, 2021

Roars of both protest and relief spread fast around the world on Jan. 8, 2021, as former president Donald Trump was permanently suspended from Twitter. Amongst all the chaos it has stirred the question:...

Why the 9-5 Lifestyle is Overrated

Sedona Brickley, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Many do not question that status quo and would not entertain thoughts of an unconventional lifestyle, If you grow up in a city like Ventura, where most people work during the week in an office or for a...

News is interconnected and can be shared by anyone. Some may have honest and trustworthy information while others may not. Being cautious is more important than ever.

Being weary of the media may be more important than ever

Sahel Schaab, Editor-in-Chief January 22, 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic in March of 2020, the narrative has been widely controlled by media networks such as CNN and Fox News. Although, social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter...

Image in which shows unity among others in order to spread the awareness of climate change.

The growing consequences of climate change, and the simple ways to make a healthy change

Jannine Lozano, Section Editor January 21, 2021

More than one million species are in danger from the risk of climate change according to a United Nations report. As the earth continues to get warmer, animals such as polar bears, seals, sea turtles and...

The beauty and growth of mental health.

Teens mental health needs more consideration during the pandemic

Colette Packard, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

Most teenagers have struggled throughout the pandemic, whether it was from losing social interaction, falling behind in online school, or most importantly, mental health.  Mental health is a widespread...

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