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Throwing away his leftover lunch, junior Narek Tonoyan makes sure that his surroundings are clean before lunch dismissal. Custodians and supporting staff have to work in a timely and efficient manner to ensure a sanitary campus. “Health inspectors visited a couple weeks ago, and we still got A’s in all of our kitchens,” Assistant Principal Cameron Roehm said. “It’s nice that even with a shorter staff, they’re working really hard to make it [campus] good for every student and staff member.”
CCSD in the Midst of Custodial Shortage
Ashley Harris, News and Features Editor • December 2, 2022
Workload for custodians has increased, prompting staff and students to support their efforts.
Where are they now: Marynelle Garcia
Where are they now: Marynelle Garcia
Venice Jingco, Staff Writer • December 5, 2022
Former fashion student Marynelle Garcia, and her life after graduating.
Where Are They Now: Duke Vano
Where Are They Now: Duke Vano
Venice Jingco, Staff Writer • December 2, 2022
Brainstorming new mechanics for the game “Witches and Ditches,” sophomore Ayden Ionescu suggests adding a trial system. Before testing, players cast spells at random, hoping to uncover the witch. “Testing is beneficial for most games,” Ionescu said. “You can point out all the flaws for a video game. For example, bugs may be a problem for the gameplay and its balance.”
An Hour In... Digital Game Development
Venice Jingco, Staff Writer • December 2, 2022
Favorite Season Contest 2022
Favorite Season Contest 2022
Hannah Paine, Social Media Editor • December 1, 2022
The debate against gun control is popular with millions of conservative Americans today. But the prevention of firearm safety throughout several states like Texas has time and time again led to violence and death. Photo Credit: Fibonacci Blue
COLUMN: Republicans are failing when it comes to gun control
Rhamil Taguba, Managing Editor • November 17, 2022
A look on why the conservative side of the famous gun debate is flawed.
Swifties Arent Thrifty
Swifties Aren't Thrifty
Arcade Encarnacion, Cartoonist • November 13, 2022
Thousands of people across the world protest in solidarity with the girls in Iran. In this picture, a woman in Melbourne is cutting and shaving her hair.  Photo Credit: Matt Hrkac
IRAN’S OPPRESSIVE REGIME CANNOT SUPPRESS COURAGE
Ayma Malik, Opinion, A&E Editor • November 4, 2022
AnkiApp is a flashcards app that provides you with flashcards you can study as many times as you want.
Rating: B+
AnkiApp: An Alternative to Quizlet
Emmanuel Miranda, Staff Writer • November 30, 2022
A helpful app for studying.
 The Good Nurse tells the true story of Amy Loughren as she works to prove her co-worker is the Angel of Death.  Rating: B  Photo Credit: Netflix
Uncover the True Story of 'The Good Nurse'
Kylie Dacquel, Staff Writer • November 20, 2022
Where are they now: Marynelle Garcia
Where are they now: Marynelle Garcia
Venice Jingco, Staff Writer • December 5, 2022
Former fashion student Marynelle Garcia, and her life after graduating.
Quiz: Do you know what happened last week?
Quiz: Do you know what happened last week?
Hannah Paine, Social Media Editor • December 4, 2022
Where Are They Now: Duke Vano
Where Are They Now: Duke Vano
Venice Jingco, Staff Writer • December 2, 2022
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