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Previously a fan of the actor Penn Badgely from Gossip Girl, Ashley Orellana, 12, decided to watch the series YOU on Netflix. “I thought it was going to be the same as Gossip Girl.” Orellana continued, “I think Penn Badgely fits his role perfectly from the way he talks to the way he walks. Season 2 is my favorite season because he fits the character perfectly.”

Carla Vente, Photographer

February 4, 2020

Donut Ranking

November 16, 2019

Today's podcast will be on the ranking of popular donuts in the following donut shops; Krispy Kreme, Randys Donuts, Yum Yum, ABC'S, Dunkins Donuts, and Donas. These shops are restricted to areas near us We will be ranking them on the following: taste, texture, price, overall feeling.

Cake-Con in Comic-Con

Diego Martinez and Vanessa Carrillo

October 29, 2019

Filled with cosplay, art, and comic vendors, the L.A. Comic-Con did not fail to deliver a diverse experience for those who attended. One vendor, in particular, Mayra Estrada, has a grandiose vision for something more specific: cake. Her idea is to start an international Cake-Con, a convention where pe...


Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager

October 16, 2019

American Horror Story

American Horror Story

Sam Duque, Illustrator

October 8, 2019


Yasmine Jreisat, Jezabel Perez, Melina Michaus, and Enrique Jimenez

September 23, 2019

Horror Blockbusters?

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor

September 20, 2019

On Sept 6, IT: Chapter Two released to the tune of 91 million dollars. The movie becomes the latest example of horror movies’ newfound penchant for being highly profitable ventures for studios. This begs the question, are IT and other films part of a new trend in Hollywood, or are these spooky succes...

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