The Capitol Building during the deadly riot on January 6, 2021.

Domestic Terrorists Storm the Capitol With Trump’s Encouragement

Debbie Lawhead, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2021

On January 6, 2021, the world watched American citizens attempt to overtake the United States Capitol Building in an act of domestic terrorism. This act of insurrection resulted in the deaths of five people...

Newly appointed Justice Amy Coney Barrett pledging at her confirmation hearing.

Amy Coney Barrett: Newly-Confirmed Supreme Court Justice

Sarah Ruano, Opinion Editor January 24, 2021

With the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, there has been a search for a new Justice to fill in a seat in replacement of Ginsburg, and that person is the recently appointed Amy Coney...

This image shows small businesses

It Is Essential to Support Small Businesses During the Pandemic

Andy Meza Jimenez, Staff Writer January 24, 2021

Small businesses are struggling to keep their doors open because of the pandemic. The lockdown started in late March last year, and many business owners had to close their shops. The killing of George...

President Trump in the White House press room.

Trump’s Legal Plan to Overturn the Election is Failing Badly

Sarah Ruano, Opinion Editor December 4, 2020

As the 2020 presidential election came to an end days after election night, declaring Joe Biden and Kamala Harris the President and Vice President-elect, many Republicans believe the election to be a conspiracy...

California wildfire burning near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

California 2020 Wildfires Break Records, Bring Massive Destruction

Sarah Ruano, Opinion Editor December 2, 2020

Over the past few years, California has been battling massive wildfires, which have been a part of California's history since 1932. However, over the past two decades, ten of the largest wildfires have...

From left to right, Donald Trump, loser of the 2020 Presidential Election, and President elect Joe Biden

Joe Biden Wins Historic Election, Flipping Multiple Swing States

Debbie Lawhead, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2020

The recent U.S. presidential election left most Americans waiting on the edge of their seats for five long days. While some states quickly declared a winner, other states tediously counted the abundance...

Trump is trying to ban TikTok

Is TikTok Officially Banned in the U.S.?

Jesyca Santacruz , Student Life Editor November 17, 2020

The latest addiction, TikTok, has recently taken control as the #1 app in entertainment in the U.S. charts. Yet this new obsession may be here for a much shorter period than we expected. According to...

The Indian flag and the Chinese flag side by side

Increasing Tensions on the Chinese-Indian Border

Andy Meza Jimenez, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

The Indian and Chinese border has seen a big increase in armed conflict. The conflict comes from numerous fights between the two countries. These fights have even been deadly and have caused tensions...

The celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15 and ends on October 15.

The History of Hispanic Heritage Month

Joshua Trujillo, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

     Hispanic Heritage Month is here and it’s time to embrace our culture and remember that no matter what, we’re here to stay! This month traditionally honors the culture that contributes to both...

Demonstrators protesting in front of Los Angeles City Hall in May 2020 to demand an end to California’s shutdown.

How Masks Became Political in the United States

Jenessa Henderson, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2020

Since the coronavirus was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization last March, public health experts have been clear about how wearing a mask is efficient in stopping the spread of the...

The iOS14 Apple Update Offers Amazing New Features

The iOS14 Apple Update Offers Amazing New Features

Reign Cruz, Front Page/News Editor October 13, 2020

            The iOS 14 is an Apple update that most Apple users are excited about. It was recently released on September 16, 2020, and this update has a lot to unpack. It includes many features...

Multiple sources of Social Media

The Spread and Reasons for Cancel Culture

Jesyca Santacruz, Staff Writer October 4, 2020

Due to the unfortunate events of COVID-19, no one has been able to step outside of their homes. So what are people to do in this tiring and boring situation? That's right, dig up all of the dirty truths...

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