News

April the Giraffe

April the Giraffe

Karly Halsey (12th), Reporter

March 23

Why the Future Looks Bright for the Libertarian Party

Why the Future Looks Bright for the Libertarian Party

Eric Carr (12th), Editor

March 14

Resist, Revolt, Repeat

Resist, Revolt, Repeat

March 14

    Since its formation in 1916, Planned Parenthood has helped millions of men and women worldwide  in family planning, access to cancer screenings, STD testing, sexual education, and providing birth ...

The Unplanned Future of Planned Parenthood

The Unplanned Future of Planned Parenthood

March 13

Since its formation in 1916, Planned Parenthood has helped millions of men and women worldwide  in family planning, access to cancer screenings, STD testing, sexual education, and providing birth control. It...

Access Denied

Access Denied

March 2

It is a brainless thing we do, an expectation rather than an uncertainty, that we can turn on our faucets, fill our glasses, and drink. Millions of people have never even tasted clean water, but for cit...

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Sci-Health & Tech

Don Pedro Flows Again

Don Pedro Flows Again

Karly Halsey (12th), Reporter

After all of these years of praying for rain and water, our wishes have quickly turned into one of those “be careful what you wish for” moments. The past five year...

March 1

What the Frack?

What the Frack?

Amanjot Bains (12th), Reporter

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” for short, is not a new technique in the way oil or gas is extracted for energy purposes. It has been used since the 1800’s in the...

February 28

A Car, Driving a Car?

A Car, Driving a Car?

Madelyn Valenzuela (12th), Reporter

You know how centuries ago people thought there would be flying cars? Well we haven't gotten there yet, but Google has been working on producing a car that drives itself since...

February 28

Would You Realize a Stranger is Driving You Before it’s Too Late?

Would You Realize a Stranger is Driving You Before it’s Too Late?

Madelyn Valenzuela (12th), Reporter

Need a ride? Well you can just download an app and have your own personal driver. The question is, how do you know if it's your driver, or a scammer? Uber is a transp...

February 28

Trump Freezes the EPA

Trump Freezes the EPA

Sebastian Macias (12th), Reporter

The Trump administration has put a freeze on the billions of dollars of grants that are given to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This could possibly affect the...

February 7

Are Vapes Any Safer?

Are Vapes Any Safer?

Sebastian Macias (12th), Reporter

Our millennial generation has come to a need for the consumption of E-Cigarettes and Vaporizers, these products containing nicotine are harmful for our youth, young adults,...

January 30

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Student Opinions

Why the Future Looks Bright for the Libertarian Party

Why the Future Looks Bright for the Libertarian Party

Eric Carr (12th), Editor

Founded in his home in 1971, David F. Nolan’s Libertarian Party has grown to be a full functioning political party in the United States. However, despite being the thir...

March 14

Surviving 1984

Surviving 1984

March 14

With George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984 jumping to the top of the bestseller list after President Donald Trump’s election that ...

Still Shooting Up The Ranks

Still Shooting Up The Ranks

March 14

Despite being over three years old, the online expansion for Grand Theft Auto V (simply titled Grand Theft Auto Online) shows no signs of slowi...

Access Denied

Access Denied

March 2

It is a brainless thing we do, an expectation rather than an uncertainty, that we can turn on our faucets, fill our glasses, and drink. Million...

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Pitman Life

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Amanjot Bains (12th), Reporter

History is taught so the same mistakes are not made twice, or perhaps the same mistake is not almost made twice. But there are some people who refuse to acknowledge histo...

February 15

Are Women’s Rights in Danger?

Are Women’s Rights in Danger?

February 15

With a man in the Oval Office who is known to have mistreated women physically and verbally, it’s no wonder many women are crying out for t...

Roses Are Red, Violets are Blue, Don’t Let This Happen to You

Roses Are Red, Violets are Blue, Don’t Let This Happen to You

February 15

It may be accounted as the most important part of a teenager's life. Some are secure, eagerly awaiting their significant other to pop the qu...

Kylie Jenner puts the “POP” in Pop-Up Shop

Kylie Jenner puts the “POP” in Pop-Up Shop

February 15

“This is my breaking point. It's nearing 11 a.m., the store has been open for an hour, and I have been in the exact same spot in line — fou...

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