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Turn it down! Headphones and hearing loss

Turn it down! Headphones and hearing loss

A recent study conducted by Lauren K. Dillard and colleagues found that people between the ages of 12 and 34 could be at risk for hearing loss worldwide due to exposure to unsafe listening practices
By Mia Ramirez, Staff WriterPublished Jan 13, 2023
A recent study conducted by Lauren K. Dillard and colleagues found that people between the ages of 12 and 34 could be at risk for hearing loss worldwide due to exposure to unsafe listening practices
5 Minutes with…Theater Teacher Mr. Justin Baldridge

5 Minutes with…Theater Teacher Mr. Justin Baldridge

Mr. Baldridge shares the last movie watched, the meal he’d eat for the rest of his life and what his warning label would say if he had one.
By Rainielle Santos, Staff WriterPublished Dec 14, 2022
Mr. Baldridge shares the last movie watched, the meal he’d eat for the rest of his life and what his warning label would say if he had one.
As music plays and chairs are formed into a circle, students participate to play musical chairs and see who gets eliminated throughout the game.

A fun day for the freshmen

ASB hosts Freshman Funday on Tuesday, Nov. 15 for the class of 2026 during periods 5 and 6.
By Keely Duarte, PhotographerPublished Nov 19, 2022
ASB hosts Freshman Funday on Tuesday, Nov. 15 for the class of 2026 during periods 5 and 6.
The morning announcements are live streamed twice a week at 10:30 am, junior Max Kalvan monitors the show’s audio aspects and proper streaming to the school’s YouTube channel.

The faces behind the morning announcements

A behind the scenes look at the students who head the school's digital media morning announcements.
By Nicole Tovar, PhotographerPublished Nov 19, 2022
A behind the scenes look at the students who head the school's digital media morning announcements.
Yonder Coffee: a must-visit cafe in the valley

Yonder Coffee: a must-visit cafe in the valley

This modern and slightly hidden cafe serves great coffee and provides an amazing atmosphere to relax and study.
By Katrina Gomez, Arts & Entertainment EditorPublished Nov 18, 2022
This modern and slightly hidden cafe serves great coffee and provides an amazing atmosphere to relax and study.
Despite the creepy atmosphere and the haunted reports, much of Virginia City still provides colorful stores and museums that inform and even celebrate their mining roots that are attractive to tourists that visit or pass by the town.

DARK TOURISM: A look inside one of America’s ghost towns

Take a look inside one of America’s boom-town-turned-ghost-town: Virginia City, Nevada.
By Beverly Regino, Creative DirectorPublished Oct 31, 2022
Take a look inside one of America’s boom-town-turned-ghost-town: Virginia City, Nevada.
To Be Discussed | Episode 2: #crying and loving

To Be Discussed | Episode 2: #crying and loving

Now featuring: the second episode of newest, soon-to-be award winning podcast, To Be Discussed by Joshua Castro and Rachel Khutorskoy. Teen director Charissa Yu and lead actors Noa Levy & Jimmy Martinez are interviewed on their award wining movie, Cry For Love.
By Joshua Castro and Rachel KhutorskoyPublished Oct 19, 2022
Now featuring: the second episode of newest, soon-to-be award winning podcast, To Be Discussed by Joshua Castro and Rachel Khutorskoy. Teen director Charissa Yu and lead actors Noa Levy & Jimmy Martinez are interviewed on their award wining movie, Cry For Love.
To Be Discussed | Episode 1: the queen is #dead

To Be Discussed | Episode 1: the queen is #dead

The first episode of the newest, soon-to-be award-winning podcast, To Be Discussed by Joshua Castro and Rachel Khutorskoy. Teens discuss opinions about the queen and her death.
By Joshua Castro, Rachel Khutorskoy, and Breeana GerdesPublished Oct 19, 2022
The first episode of the newest, soon-to-be award-winning podcast, To Be Discussed by Joshua Castro and Rachel Khutorskoy. Teens discuss opinions about the queen and her death.
GROOVIN’ TO THE MUSIC: Emilie Santiago headbangs to the sounds of artist Chris Aaron at the Shadow Events Rave on Saturday Oct. 8. in downtown Los Angeles. Besides Aaron, the show featured artists like Shinobi, Smokey Hendrixx, and Inobi and DJ Girlzilla so partygoers could dance all night.

Headbangin’ in downtown L.A.

❑ PHOTO OF THE WEEK | Emilie Santiago headbangs to the sounds of artist Chris Aaron at the Shadow Events Rave on Saturday Oct. 8. in downtown Los Angeles.
By Samantha Ramos, Photo EditorPublished Oct 18, 2022
❑ PHOTO OF THE WEEK | Emilie Santiago headbangs to the sounds of artist Chris Aaron at the Shadow Events Rave on Saturday Oct. 8. in downtown Los Angeles.
Senior Abigail Lee and the dance company strikes a pose during their performance.

Homecoming highlights: students take to the field!

The glorious homecoming parade kicked off homecoming weekend on Fri, Oct. 14.
By Beverly Regino, Creative DirectorPublished Oct 15, 2022
The glorious homecoming parade kicked off homecoming weekend on Fri, Oct. 14.
Sometimes, the best mistakes are those that the writing professionals make.

Quick Take
The humor in writing

The funniest mistakes in the English language are those hidden in plain sight.
By Daimler Koch, Staff WriterPublished Sep 30, 2022
The funniest mistakes in the English language are those hidden in plain sight.
To be your lawfully wedded topic Senior Lakshya Alagan happily marries her topic and commits to it for the rest of the year.

Love conquers all! AP Research students marry their research topics

Let the wedding bells ring! AP Research students marry their chosen topics on Sept. 27-28, binding each student and topic for the rest of the school year.
By Beverly Regino, Creative DirectorPublished Sep 28, 2022
Let the wedding bells ring! AP Research students marry their chosen topics on Sept. 27-28.
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