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Horoscopes!

Koa Calloway, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Aries: Ares Taurus: Demeter Gemini: Hermes Cancer: Hera Leo: Apollo Virgo: Artemis Libra: Aphrodite Scorpio: Hades Sagittarius: Zeus Capricorn: Athena Aquarius: Poseidon Pisces: Hestia

Poly’s Got Jazz!

Joy Rowden, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

On November 2, 2017, Long Beach Poly’s Jazz program performed their annual fall concert at Hughes middle school. The night began with a performance from a Jazz C. Junior, Maya Cheav played the piano for Jazz C. “The concert was great. You wouldn’t believe the amount of talent at this school,”...

A “Broad” Understanding of Art

Ella Christensen, Arts & Culture Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

Founded by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad, Los Angeles is home to the renowned art museum named The Broad. The iconic museum features exhibits from all corners of the Earth. The most current being Yayoi Kusama’s infinity mirrors. A few very lucky Poly students and teachers have been able to vis...

Dancers En Pointe!

Dancers En Pointe!

Kennelly Khem, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

On November 16, the Long Beach Poly dance program had their annual winter show. This year’s recital included various levels of performers such as PE 10, Dance 7-8 tech, and the Dance Team. Poly’s first hip-hop dance team, H2M, was also featured in the show and gave a great performance. ...

ComplexCon Clambake*!

Alicia Perez, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

Complexcon arrived to the downtown Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center during the weekend of November 4 and 5. Complexcon is a curated festival celebrating urban art and street wear. “I loved my time at Complexcon,” said Visalrich Sopha, a JUSTICE junior. “I enjoyed seeing everyone’s...

Hipp Ripp

Brandon Hipp, Photographer Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Comic by Brandon Hipp

Hidden Talent at Poly

Ella Christensen, Arts & Culture Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Humans of Poly

Jacqueline Garcia is one of Poly’s few signed models. She started modeling at a young age and has stuck with it ever since. Garcia got her start by “being in beauty pageants because of the glamour part of it.” She said it really helped her confidence grow and allowed her to get away from being ...

Horoscopes

Koa Calloway, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

What the Signs Are Doing in the Middle of the Night  Aries: On Tumblr Taurus: Watching Anime Gemini: Playing Mario Kart Cancer: Sleeping Leo: Admiring themselves in the mirror Virgo: Redecorating their room Libra: Doing homework they should’ve done weeks ago Scorpio: Plotting ...

PAAL Students Under the STARS

Joy Rowden, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

On October 26, PAAL had its second annual “Monsters Under the Stars” horror movie night. It took place on the PAAL campus, which is located on Long Beach Boulevard and 16th Street. The hosts of the event had mixed feelings concerning the overall turnout. “The night was successful,” said Marisol...

Camp Flog Gnaw Recap

Serena Chea, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

The iconic music festival, Camp Flog Gnaw, drew in people from all across the globe to join Tyler, The Creator. They celebrated their 6th annual music festival  at the Exposition Park in Los Angeles.  Myself and a few other lucky Jackrabbits had the honor of attending this world renowned festival....

Horoscopes

Ella Christensen, Arts & Culture Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Signs As Most Likely To  ARIES:  Break a world record TAURUS: Become a billionaire GEMINI: Win the lottery but lose the ticket CANCER: Marry their high school sweetheart LEO: Become famous VIRGO: Become president of the US LIBRA: Win a Nobel Peace Prize SCORPIO: Never be seen again SAG...

Activists of Poly: Lauren Calderon

Activists of Poly: Lauren Calderon

Elaina Miskiel, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Humans of Poly, Showcase

Over the past two summers, Lauren Calderon, Poly PACE senior, has run a successful Power to the Period community service project. Power to the Period is run by U by Kotex and with the objective to collect feminine hygiene products for homeless or needy women. She has collected a remarkable total of 8,792...