High Life

Fake Drake

Ella Christensen, Arts & Culture Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In 2016, the iconic Canadian rapper Drake released his fourth studio album, titled Views, with the top charting song “Hotline Bling” serving as the lead single. When the music video and the single were released in 2015, Drake witnessed some intense meme-age and publicity. The psychedelic neon lights...

Care Center in Jeopardy

Maria Yi, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Many of us Poly students have not been aware of one of the most important resources that we have here at Poly. The Care Center has helped many students through high school with any of the issues that they might have. Such as problems at school or at home And having someone who will listen if you just...

Research Before You Speak

Akira Johnson, News Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“Wait, you’re vegan? Why?” Simple. Because I don’t want to be a part of the hurt and distress that animals have to endure for the human population’s selfish wants. “Don’t you miss bacon?” No I do not. I haven’t had meat of any kind in four years and I’ve survived so... “I bet you...

Stereotypes

Jessica Garcia, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The world we live in currently is riddled with stereotypes. Gender reveals are waiting around to see the color blue for boy or pink for girls and full of excitement. But why can’t it just be the other way around? Blue for girls and pink for guys. Sounds weird doesn’t it? For Pete’s sake we are...

Yet Another Example of Why People Don’t Take Modern Feminism Seriously

Joy Rowden, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Modern feminism has done it again, negatively impacting the lives of women. On January 31, 2018, Formula One, which is high-class single-seat auto racing, banned grid girls from its tradition. A grid girl is similar to a restaurant hostess. Their duties can comprise of holding umbrellas for drivers...

Four Biased Judges

Joy Rowden, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Fox’s new competitive singing show, The Four: Battle for Stardom, aired its first episode on January 4, 2018. Potential candidates apply online and are chosen to perform for the show. Once chosen, the singers, also known as the “challengers” are presented in front of the panel of judges. The panel...

Bathroom Artists

Ana Mejia, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Restrooms seem to be the hot spot for vandalism, but the graffiti in some bathrooms are positive. What was known as the Sad Girls Club came to an end when the P buildings were disoccupied. The bathroom located near the bungalows had walls and doors that contained questions, conversations, thoughts, and...

French Fiasco

Ella Christensen, Arts and Culture Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As a token of condolences, the world renowned artist Jeff Koons donated a monumental sculpture titled “Bouquet of Tulips” to France in wake of the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks. As a gift to the victims and their families, the statue is intended to be in the center of the city and widely recognizable...

Weak Protest at the Golden Globes

Yesenia Pacheco, Feature Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

2017 brought a lot of Hollywood’s sexual predators to light, a good amount of previously respectable men lost their jobs. Women by the dozen each came forward with stories of sexually and physically assault that have been kept under wraps for decades. The #MeToo movement and the #TimesUp movement have...

New Year, New Me

Serena Chea, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

New Year, New Me. It’s 2018, this is my year. It’s about that time of year again. I can feel it all around. People are going to work out more next year!  Learn how to cook, be adventurous, put themselves out there more, find a boyfriend, find a girlfriend, have no more regrets, create memories,...

Why Are People So Mad About Everything?

Julian Speed, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Imagine a world where we focused on the positive instead of the negative. Yes, a lot of negative events have taken place recently, but there is some good in the world. We always focus on the negative. There can be someone who does greater good for the world, but society will only pinpoint the one bad...

Logan Paul is an Idiot

Chantera Walton, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

So for anyone who hasn’t heard about Logan Paul’s literally disgusting vlog, let me fill you in. On New Year’s Eve Logan uploaded a vlog of him and his friends going into Aokigahara, or most famously known as the “Suicide Forest”- where a lot of people go to die in peace, to camp out. The video...