Fighting for Womens’ Rights

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Danica Jordan, Reporter

February 7, 2019

On Jan. 19, thousands of people crowded the streets of Los Angeles and marched towards Town Hall. It was the third annual Women's March, and the excitement of the first march was still there. That day, over 100 marches all around the nation were held. Men and women alike marched together, signs in hand...

Me Tight Pirate Pants: A voyage into a cryptic song from my childhood

Me Tight Pirate Pants: A voyage into a cryptic song from my childhood

Paige Townsend, Reporter

January 25, 2019

“I like to sing and dance, I like to sing and dance, I wanna be a pirate in the Pirates of Penzance. In me silver-buttoned slippers and me tight pirate pants, I like to sing and daaance.” Ring any bells? For as long as I can remember, this song has been stuck in my head, a constant part of my being that ...

Legends We’ve Lost in 2018

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Amanda Brown, Reporter

December 10, 2018

2018 has been a sad year for many as we say goodbye to several well-known celebrities and legends that passed away. This includes Aretha Franklin, Xxxtentacion, Stefan Karl, Stephen Hillenburg, Stan Lee and many more iconic figures.   Kids all over the world grew up watching SpongeBob Squ...

An Open Letter to College Applicants

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Crystal Sung, Editor in Chief

November 1, 2018

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a #stressedsenior procrastinating on... drumroll... college applications... Yeah. Enjoy the ultimate irony of this piece— reading about college apps for fun while working on college apps— while emails from universities you’ve never even heard of tic...

It’s Hard Knott to be Impressed

The Silver Bullet ride at Knott's Berry Farm. Image courtesy of Knott's Berry Farm via Twitter.

Emily Farren, Reporter

October 23, 2018

Opening the gates at 10 A.M. on the weekdays, Knott’s Berry Farm entertains guests from all over (but there are a notable amount of people from Arizona, in my experience). There is plenty to do in the park, ranging from exciting roller coasters to get the blood flowing, to Western-themed stores in the...

Tall Tales: Students Share Their Unique Summer Camp Experiences

Tall Tales: Students Share Their Unique Summer Camp Experiences

Autumn Brazele, Reporter

October 12, 2018

Whether it’s trying to get second graders to stop fighting over insects or eating half a can of frosting straight off of a plate, going to a camp is always a unique experience. With a mix of many people, strange activities and unusual food, camp often holds interesting memories; some better than othe...

Roll Credits: A Reflection on the Endless Summer

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Brigid Ambuul, Category Editor

August 28, 2018

I’ll be the first to admit it: this article was meant to be much more cynical. Banking on our universal reluctance to return to the backpack-choked hallways of high school, I made ready to write about the “Top 10 Reasons We Don’t Want To Go Back To School.” (You know, à la Buzzfeed.) But ...

“Rain Man” Will Make Any Rainy Day A Little Brighter

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Emily Farren, Reporter

May 18, 2018

Rating: R for Moderate Profanity, Mild Sexual Content and Alcohol and Smoking   The 1988 hit movie “Rain Man” is an entertaining way to spend an otherwise boring day. The award-winning movie has a small but entertaining main cast of Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman with Valeria Golino playing...

The Mythos of The Theater Kid, Debunked

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Brigid Ambuul, Reporter

March 9, 2018

If you’ve ever set foot on the CAHS campus, chances are you’ve come in contact with a theater kid. As you stride down the hallway by the Drama Room, and your ears are suddenly filled with a crescendoing, boisterous rendition of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Alexander Hamilton,” you may be asking ...

Middle School: The Best Worst Years of Our Lives. But Mostly the Worst.

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Brigid Ambuul, Reporter

February 16, 2018

We need to stop pretending that middle school is in the distant past. The oldest among us clocks in only four years of distance from the dark days of side ponytails and voice cracks. So why, I ask you, is it so taboo to bring up the fact that we all have lingering allegiances to our past tastes in music, mo...

Students Share Their Thoughts on the Importance of Music

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Julia Clark, Reporter

November 9, 2017

Some would say music is the color of life. Music has helped students immensely through difficult times. “I had a very hard time in sophomore year, and music was one of the big things that helped me get through that,” senior Shiloh Beeler said. For Beeler, music is a cathartic process, a way...

How to ‘High School’: Four Years of Advice from a Senior

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Anastasia Reimann, Editor in Chief

September 14, 2017

I can’t believe I’m here. Three years ago, I stepped inside a church complex pulling a suitcase behind me and headed down its hallways searching for my French class. I hardly knew anybody, or anything. But now, as a senior, I know a few things. These are things I’ve gained from experience, little tips ...

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