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The Detriment of Short-Form Content

The Detriment of Short-Form Content

Jhun Rhoy, Writer March 27, 2024

Short-form content has quickly taken over the online realm. Recent Studies have shown that this form of content can be addictive. Social media sites, including Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube, have been...

Minimum Wage Change

Minimum Wage Change

Annabelle Morris March 26, 2024

As of April 2024, Governor Newsoms passed a bill to raise the minimum wage for California-based fast-food workers to $20.00 an hour after raising it to $16.00 in January. Many workers are excited to make...

How The Minimum Wage Increase Will Benefit People’s Lives

How The Minimum Wage Increase Will Benefit People’s Lives

Hokulea Rezentes March 6, 2024

The fast food industry often gets overlooked due to the stigmatization that it’s not an industry well suited for those who need to make a living. With the job field today, finding  employment in...

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Young Adults Are Moving Back Home

Jhun Rhoy, Journalist February 28, 2024

COVID-19’s end has generated a surge of young adults looking to move back home. Living at home has always had a negative stigma. Some see it as moral defeat or laziness; however, with the cost of living...

Stanley Mayhem: Bigger Than its Mega-sized Tumbler

Stanley Mayhem: Bigger Than its Mega-sized Tumbler

Gianluca Canseco, Writer January 30, 2024

Reusable bottles are an ever-growing industry with different brands taking over the number one spot every few years. In a strange twist to the competition, the Stanley brand has overtaken the Hydro Flask’s...

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The Writer’s Guild Strike is Over

On May 2nd, 2023, a long battle for the future of Hollywood began with the Writers Guild of America (WGA) striking; three months later, on July 14th, 2023, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) joined the...

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United Auto Workers Go on Strike

Jared Solorio, Writer September 25, 2023

On Thursday, Sept.14, the United Auto Workers (UAW) President, Shawn Fain, announced a historic strike at targeted facilities of the Big Three automakers—Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis—with nearly...

History of Mother’s Day: A Holiday of Love and Regret

History of Mother’s Day: A Holiday of Love and Regret

Susan Shalikar, Writer May 12, 2023

This Mother’s Day will be the 109th year of being an official holiday in the United States. This holiday is for celebrating your mother (even though you should be doing that all the time). However, did...

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The Avian Flu Outbreak

Gianluca Canseco, Writer, Photographer May 11, 2023

On Saturday, April 15, I went on a field trip to the San Diego Zoo for an Anthropology project that is worth 30% of my grade. Although it was a requirement for me to be here, I was more than excited to...

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Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon: Fired On The Same Day

Derrick Spearman, Writer May 2, 2023

On the Monday after the NFL regular season has concluded, some coaches and general managers are given the pink slip. That event is referred to as “Black Monday.” On Monday, April 24th, 2023, it was...

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Dangerous Amounts of Snow in San Bernardino Mountains Affecting Crestline Residents

Olivia Voelkel, President, Editor in Chief March 9, 2023

  The winter storms that have passed through much of Southern California have largely affected San Bernardino County, particularly the mountain area of Crestline. Located in the San Bernardino...

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Train Derailment in East Palestine, Ohio Creates Toxic Mess

Derrick Spearman, Writer February 18, 2023

It looks like a mini Chernobyl in the small town of East Palestine, Ohio. On February 3rd, a train operated by Norfolk Southern Railway carrying hazardous chemicals derailed in East Palestine. The crash...

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