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Southwest Shadow

Jianna Aganon

Jianna Aganon, Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Jianna. It's my first year on the Southwest Shadow staff and I'm looking forward to the rest of the year!

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Within seconds, people are now able quickly ask artificial intelligence questions relating to any topic of their choice with responses being generated with a click of a button. The chat bot has been thoroughly studied and fine-tuned with learning techniques and language models since its release. “I think the AI is very impressive, but I know it could be a dangerous tool,” junior Gian Carlo Raneses said, “It just depends on who is using it and why they are using it.”

ChatGPT blocked by GoGuardian on all CCSD monitored devices

January 31, 2023
New programs already being created for teachers to verify if assignments have been completed by AI
Finding inspiration for a digital moodboard, junior Zoey Ching creates a five-piece collection encompassing personal design aesthetic. The partnership has been taking place over the course of the semester.  “I think the duality of having both teachers collaborate makes me more interested in the projects we’re completing,” Ching said.

Graphic Design, Fashion, Interior Design Programs to Collaborate on Upcoming Projects

January 10, 2023
Curriculum and standards have been reviewed to assist in finding common content opportunities.
Infographic: How to Get Concert Tickets

Infographic: How to Get Concert Tickets

November 28, 2022
Stay updated on how to obtain concert tickets.
Podcast: Driving As A Teen In Las Vegas

Podcast: Driving As A Teen In Las Vegas

November 21, 2022
Podcast on what student driving is like living in Las Vegas.
Teaching Regional Training Conference cheers, Key Club board members Vassily Tan and Jaydee Punzalan display their spirit. Board members have been preparing cheers since before the school year started in hopes of victory. “These cheers are very special to us, specifically our Vice President of Spirit, because we worked all throughout the summer to make sure we were ready come RTC,” Punzalan said, “The process helped me grow closer with both the board and other members so I’m thankful for the opportunity.”

Upcoming Fall Rally South To Be Held At Six Flags

November 2, 2022
They recently won the division spirit stick at the Regional Training Conference.
Acclaimed for their taste and artistry, Ramen Zero offers a place for customers to explore genuine Japanese cuisine. Grade: A

Explore original, authentic Japanese cuisine at Ramen Zero

October 25, 2022
Hit up Ramen Zero for a taste of Japanese culture.
After finishing the clubs icebreaker, Key Club members pose for a photo for the clubs historian on September 14.

[Photo] CLUB PREVIEW: A LOOK INTO THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 24

October 20, 2022

After finishing the club's icebreaker, Key Club members pose for a photo for the club's historian on September 14.

Fresh Ink: Most Anticipated Book Releases of Autumn 2022

Fresh Ink: Most Anticipated Book Releases of Autumn 2022

October 18, 2022
In a reading slump and need book recommendations? Here are 10 new books to keep an eye on this fall.
As violent incidents involving school bus drivers shockingly affect our district, bus drivers now work in fear in what has now turned into an aggressive and rowdy environment. Yet, drivers are expected to put up with worsening conditions and continue to perform their duties for adolescents who disrespect their authority.

[Photo] EDITORIAL: BUS DRIVERS NEED TO BE TREATED LIKE PEOPLE TOO

October 5, 2022

As violent incidents involving school bus drivers shockingly affect our district, bus drivers now work in fear in what has now turned into an aggressive and rowdy environment. Yet, drivers are expected...

Where Are They Now: Mikaly Meily

Where Are They Now: Mikaly Meily

September 22, 2022
Take a look into Class of 2014's Mikaly Meily's life.