High Life

YOU DON”T OWN ME!

Melissa De La Cruz, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Everyone is their own person. This is what I have told myself my whole life. No one belongs to anyone. This is what my family has told me. However as I grow up, I am starting to be unsure of what I have been taught. The relationships I have seen throughout my life have been quite interesting, but what has ...

Winter Has Come Again

Judas Noboa, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Okay so, the final season of Game of Thrones is here! Not really, but it’s coming April 14, so it’s basically here. There are lots of theories about the end: the Night King prevails and everyone dies, Daenerys goes crazy and burns everyone, or Cersei goes crazy and burns everyone - the list goes...

Too Close For Comfort?

Syanne Patton, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In my opinion friendships only grow when you are close to each other, whether it may be physically or mentally. Society has made closeness an uncomfortable sanctum for friendship. In other words, people think that being physically and mentally close to someone means that they are bound to be together r...

This Is A School, Not A Trash Can!

Alicia Perez, Opinion News Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

There I am, walking, minding my own business and suddenly I feel the crunch under my feet. I look down and see crushed up goldfish on the ground. My eyes then move to scan the floor around me. Spilled hot chocolate and empty Gatorade bottles everywhere. Someone actually smashed their lunch against the w...

Outraged By Nazi Imagery

Teresa Deekim, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

On the first weekend of March, students from Newport Harbor High School hosted party, in which they played a drinking game otherwise known as “rage cage”. In the “game’’, the students didn’t place the cups in the traditional triangle shape, but instead decided to place the cups onto a swasti...

SLATT+^!

Aramis Hodo, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Playboi Carti is undeniably the best artist at this date and time. Playboi Carti brings out so much energy of any person who listens to his music. Jordan Carter (Playboi Carti) does not  have the best lyricism but when paired with the right elements such as a great producer, like Pierre Borne to make wond...

Not So Fast R.Kelly!

Alicia Perez, Opinion Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In the more recent updates of the captivating R.Kelly news, it seems like Kelly finally got what was coming to him as he turned himself into the Chicago Police Department after being charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. The charges involve four alleged victims with at least thre...

The Best Cartoon Ever.

Aramis Hodo, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Avatar: The Last Airbender is one of the greatest cartoons of all time. Avatar has great consistency and strong storytelling. It paints a vivid picture of how a good cartoon should be. Most cartoons are very random and have no formula. But Avatar has a consistent story that keeps the watcher at ...

This Is Innocence

Yesenia Pacheco, Editor-in Chief

March 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion

More people are hopping on the Michael Jackson hate train since the premiere of the Sundance documentary Leaving Neverland. The film follows the alleged victims Wade Robson and James Safechunk as they go over in detail the experience and trauma they endured in their relations with Michael Jackson. ...

Go For Gold

Yesenia Pacheco, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion

With graduation vastly approaching, seniors and their parents are starting to plan out their celebrations. It might even feel as if some parents are more excited than their student. The pressure to meet your parents expectations is, I assume a life-long struggle. I am not yet prepared for the anxie...

Anti-Vax Ignore All The Facts

John Dy, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion

A very vocal and very ignorant minority of people keep spouting their stupid beliefs, spreading both misinformation and diseases, diseases that we have had vaccines to protect against for as long as 100 years. Measles is a respiratory infection that weakens your immune system and causes a total-body skin...

A Social Virus

Eliana Jimenez, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion

I personally think social media is a virus to our mental health. It is a magnet for us to compare our lives to others instead of focusing on our own. We idolize celebrities and influencers for living extravagantly, literally wasting money because they can. I am tired of the constant hype for new fashi...