COVID-19 Has Added Stress to Students’ Lives!

illustration depicting mental health

Debbie Lawhead, Creative Arts Editor

April 17, 2020

With the growing pandemic changing the way we go about our lives, many more issues than falling ill emerge. Students nation-wide are no longer in the classrooms, and now they sit at home on a computer or with paperwork teaching themselves. No longer do they have the ability to just raise their hand...

Leaving Neverland Documentary Asks Disturbing Questions

Michael Jackson responding to allegations of child molestation

Elizabeth Rivera, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

 Who hasn’t heard of Michael Jackson and his music? I mean who hasn’t heard Thriller? Michael Jackson, who has left a legacy of music, has also left a mystery.  On January 25, 2019 the documentary Leaving Neverland created an even bigger controversy. Jackson--also recognized as the King of Pop--had bee...

USC Announces Free Tuition for Students With Family Income Under $80,000

USC Announces Free Tuition for Students With Family Income Under $80,000

Sophia Antillon, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

USC (University of Southern California) has announced free tuition for undergraduate students from families with an annual income of $80,000 or less. The university also said it will increase undergraduate financial aid by more than $30 million annually. The arrangement will be staged-in at the Los Angeles...

Rilakkuma and Kaoru, a Netflix Original Show

Image of Netflix Original Series: Rilakkuma and Kaoru.

Kimberly Platas, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

Rilakkuma and Kaoru is a Netflix Original show that released its first season on April 19, 2019. The initial season has a total of 13 episodes with a run of 11 minutes per episode. The type of animation that was used for this show is a type of animation called stop-motion. Stop-motion is film-making techniqu...

Apple and Disney +

Apple and Disney +

Kimberly Platas, Staff Writer

April 9, 2020

Apple TV+ is an on-demand streaming service developed by Apple Inc. It includes cable networks like Epix, HBO, Cinemax, and even original exclusive series and movies from Apple. Like some streaming services, Apple TV+ contains no ads but a slight difference for Apple TV+ is its brand new feat...

The Rise and Popularity of TikTok

The logo for social media app TikTok.

Lisbet Hernandez, Front Page Editor

April 1, 2020

In the era we live in now, technology and social media play a major role in our everyday lives.  There are many apps that are made for the sole purpose of communicating and entertaining, and the latest social media app that has become famous is TikTok. TikTok is an app that lets you create, watch,...

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