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“The fall festivals are really fun to go to,” junior Erin Ferrer said. “I just really like carnivals and rides in general.”

Q&A: What is your favorite fall activity?

Emmanuel Miranda, Staff Writer
October 1, 2023
Learn what students' favorite fall activities are.
I noticed the change, Chohan (26) said, With Dominos I couldnt taste the sauce, I mostly tasted the cheese. With Papa Johns I get a little balance of both.

Q&A: Do you Prefer Dominos or Papa Johns?

Emmanuel Miranda, Staff Writer
September 21, 2023
Find out students' opinions on the switch from Papa Johns to Dominos in the lunchroom.
“It was great,” sophomore Yuricela Hugueira said, “I think it was a good album and I feel like all the songs flowed really well together.”

Q&A: Have you listened to Olivia Rodrigo’s new album, “GUTS”?

Emmanuel Miranda, Staff Writer
September 15, 2023
Find out if students and teachers listened to "Guts".
“I was planning to go to my friend’s house to rehearse a song, junior Amerie Ignacio said. Right now, we’re working on Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana. We play guitar, drums, and sometimes bass.”

Q&A: What Are You Doing This Weekend?

Paizley Swaney and Ethan Bull
September 8, 2023
Find out what students are doing this weekend.
Id say my first day of school [has been] pretty good, senior Hunter Anderson said. It is probably one of my favorite first days of school. I really like getting to see all my friends that I havent seen in a long time to catch up. I really like all the teachers that I got. Not every year has been the best, but this year is very promising.


Ayma Malik, Editor in Chief
August 8, 2023
Find out how students feel about the first day of school.
Yes, because Vegas is amazing, junior Kathleen Chloe Coronel said. I think we need more sports teams.

Q&A: Is it a good idea for the Oakland A’s to move to Las Vegas?

Hannah Paine and Ava Julian
April 30, 2023
Students let us know if they think the Oakland A's should move to Las Vegas.
I was promoted, senior Alex Ferran said. Then I was surprised with a prom proposal from a friend after we ate at a sushi restaurant.

Q&A: How did you spend your four-day weekend?

Hannah Paine, Social Media Editor
April 14, 2023
Students tell us what they did over the long weekend.
“I wouldnt buy the checkmark because I dont use Twitter at all,” junior Sceian Raphael Santos said. “Plus, even if I used it I feel like its kind of pointless. Like, who cares? Its just like social media. Its not really going to matter in a few years.

Q&A: Would you pay $8 for the Twitter verified blue checkmark?

Hannah Paine, Social Media Editor
April 9, 2023
Students tell us if they would pay for the Twitter verified blue checkmark.
“I had no clue that the ‘Pokémon’ thing was ending,” junior Hermogine Sarmiento said. “This is all news to me.”

Q&A: Did you watch the final episode of “Pokémon”?

Hannah Paine, Social Media Editor
March 31, 2023
Find out if students and teachers watched the last episode of "Pokémon."
“No, I am not ready for fourth quarter because I have to think about my future for next year,” senior Tasia Wright said. “Thinking about my future is very worrying because I don’t know what’s in store.”

Q&A: Are you ready for fourth quarter?

Ava Julian, Staff Writer
March 24, 2023
Students let us know if they are ready for fourth quarter.
“My husband and I are going to be taking a trip to Quito, which has a monument at the equator. We are also traveling to a town called Banos which has a lot of waterfalls,” teacher Christina McCoy said. “Then we are going to be staying in the Amazon and will be staying with an indigenous tribe.”

Q&A: What are you doing over Spring Break?

Hannah Paine, Social Media Editor
March 11, 2023
Students and teachers let us know what they will be doing over Spring Break.
Yes, the MCU has been declining ever since the beginning of phases, freshman Crispin Njunia said. Ever since phase four or five theres been a lack of interesting heroes, especially since a lot of the major ones either died off, or their actors arent returning for another movie.

Q&A: Is the Marvel Universe declining?

Ellie Lakatos and Travis McGinnis
March 3, 2023
Students and teachers let us know if they think the Marvel Universe is declining.

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