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Book Ban in Texas

Sofia Basulto, Writer March 16, 2022

Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas, has now been actively fighting to ban books from Texan schools that he and his team deem ‘vulgar and explicit material’ since December of last year. While being...

US Ends International Travel Ban

Samantha Ramirez, Writer November 24, 2021

In early 2020, Coronavirus was quickly sweeping the nation, and former President Trump declared a state of national emergency as well as banned international travelers from entering the United States....

Astroworld Tragedy: The Show Must Go On

Catherine Quinones, Writer November 24, 2021

Cries for help rang across the highly anticipated Astroworld festival on November 5th in Houston, Texas when tragedy struck. Fifty thousand attendees hoped to watch their favorite artists perform, not...

Honoring Important Veterans of America

Denise Rodriguez, Photographer November 10, 2021

Veterans are important to remember and honor because of their duty and hard work for our country. Here are important veterans of America listed below:   Audie Leon Murphy:  Murphy is...

New Discoveries on the Case of the Zodiac Killer

Samantha Ramirez, Writer October 28, 2021

Recently, a team of investigators known as the “Case Breakers”, a team of over 40 former law enforcement investigators, journalists, and military intelligence officers, has claimed to uncover the true...

Concerned but not sure, Kristen Zuniga, 12, thinks there is a low chance of there being another world wide pandemic. In hopes that authorities will enforce more restrictions in the future so we are able to go back to our everyday living. “I hope people will take it seriously,” Zuniga stated. “Seeing how Covid-19 effected everyone’s lives and how serious it still is”

New Pandemic?

Deborah Diaz, Photographer October 18, 2021

As the word slowly spreads around, there is a possibility that a new pandemic (any type of new disease can occur), something similar to COVID-19. This new pandemic can be worse. Animal-to-human disease...

The Case of Gabby Petito

Sofia Basulto, Writer October 12, 2021

The case of social media influencer, Gabby Petito, has been circulating in the news ever since her fans noticed her online presence begin to change. Gabby Petito and her fiance Brian Laundrie were active...

LAUSD making Vaccines mandatory- Informational

Deborah Diaz, Photographer September 27, 2021

 Los Angeles Unified School District has approved COVID-19, for 12 year olds and older. ABC News states “The plan requires students age 12 and older who take part in in-person programs to have a...

Taking a look at the Texas Abortion Law: The Dangers of Restrictions

Rebeca Leon, Business September 20, 2021

Women now have a bounty on their head. On the first day of September of 2021, Senate Bill 8 was passed as law in Texas. The bill states that any private citizen can sue anyone in the state who performs...

Save California: Vote No On The Recall

Catherine Quinones, Writer September 14, 2021

On Sept. 14, voters in California will make a decision which drastically impacts the future of our state- should Gavin Newsom be recalled from the office of Governor? If 50 percent or more citizens vote...

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