Varsity Boys Tennis Prepares for Spring

LISA PHUNG Staff Writer Spring is quickly approaching and that means the varsity boys tennis team is getting ready to take on the season. Currently, the dedicated athletes of this team are maximizing their efforts every day at practice in order to prepare for another season. So far the team currently holds a 2-1-1 record. At practice, the boys begin

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Do Club Sports Harm Athletes

BRIANA THAI Staff Writer From soccer, to lacrosse, to swimming, there are an abundant number of club teams an athlete can partake in. Club sports are community based teams for people of all ages, independent of a school or university. They are perfect for those who want to push themselves to higher competition levels and play off-season from school sports.

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Call For Study Hall to Increase Potential

VICKY LAM Staff Writer As the school year wears on, students are finding themselves getting busier within each day. From afterschool sports and clubs to part-time jobs to family events to general homework assignments, it may be a little difficult to juggle everything together. A simple solution to this problem would be to add just one more class to students’

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It Is Fair to Say: Not Another Popularity Contest

180 days of the year, teachers are entered into a popularity contest and students get to be the judges. In a way, the stereotypes about high school popularity are true. The difference is rather than cheerleaders and athletes, the popular crew consists of educators that the student body deems the “best.” The notion of crossing our fingers and hoping we

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Phones: The Next ‘Big’ Thing is Not Here

Derek Wu Staff Writer Smartphones have become a huge part of everyday life for many people. From “snapchatting” food to posting your selfies on Instagram, we are constantly focusing on our phone screens. These smartphones come at a cost, with an average phone ranging from $300 up to $900. We treat these pieces of technology with the utmost care, that

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Highschool Jobs Not Worth the Work Work Work Work Work

ERIN KIM Staff Writer Working a part-time job as a high school student is undoubtedly difficult. Students tend to push themselves toward the workforce, craving independence and awaiting multiple benefits without expecting any possible consequences. Ultimately, there are several factors that people should take into account when deciding whether or not they should scout for a job. There are wonderful

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The War on ‘Drugs’

ANGELA YANG Editor in Chief As the election season progresses, it often serves as a reminder of how profound the effects of the American president, the leader of the free world, can be. For example, years after his presidency, the United States still suffers the pervasive consequences of Richard Nixon’s War on Drugs. Now I am in no way an

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Battling Senioritis and Staying Motivated

Kyle Ang Staff Writer After years of work and a college acceptance, it is easy to slack off, relax and wait for graduation to come. What is the point in any more work; you are all set, right? The common phenomenon of senioritis hits many students near the end of their high school career and causes a disengaged attitude or

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