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Receiving the first dose

My Pfizer Vaccine Experience

Caleb Dunomes, Staff writer April 30, 2021

With the pandemic changing lives drastically, the creation and distribution of a vaccine is crucial to the return of a “normal life.” As the various vaccines rolled out it has become a new controversial...

Ben Platt’s Sing To Me Instead Album Review

Ben Platt’s Sing To Me Instead Album Review

Heidi Sandoval, Contributing Writer March 18, 2021

At a young age, Ben Platt became interested in the theatre arts. When he was 11, he took the opportunity to do a small tour with the musical Caroline, or Change. Since his debut in the musicals, The Book...

Alamitos Beach in
Long Beach, California, at sundown.

A Rude, but Subtle Awakening

Zinia Francis, Editor February 23, 2021

These past months have had a series of highs and lows. It's been hard for me to stay consistent in many ways. I often catch myself overthinking small things such as the way I speak, write and solve homework...

Working out During Quarantine

Working out During Quarantine

Xandria Hines, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

Working out is endorsed by doctors and health-specialists for all kids or for anyone who may be in need of it. Many supply this need with walking, biking, or other hour-long activities that can be accomplished...

On the  left is the Mac and Cheetos
In the middle is the 
House made  granola 
On the right is the Bananas Foster
I recommend all of them.

Food Review: The Attic on Broadway

sierra brott-hunter , staff writter February 10, 2021

The Attic on Broadway story is that Steve the owner opened it in 2012. It was not always a restaurant, it was a house that he turned into the restaurant. The staff members are so nice they treat you like...

Mythology: January

Mythology: January

M.W. Yang and Chansochata Thon January 24, 2021

Cronus or Kronos/ Chronos  At the start of a new year, the concept of time is engrained in people’s minds. The concept of the future, the past, and the present is what makes a New Year a New Year....

Zion is in the festive Halloween spirit.

New Dog in Town

Kelly Rodriguez, Staff Writer October 15, 2020

This is Zion, my dog. The small dog is my sister’s dog, named King. We are going to talk about King first. We got King when he was two weeks old. My mom got him from my grampa for $50. We have had...

 Murals are painted on boards that establishments in Downtown Long Beach put up due to recent protest resulting from the murder of a black man, George Floyd, by police officers. In this painting 3 black people who have died due to police brutality are painted surrounded many victims last words.

2020 in Pictures

A collection of images depicting the year thus far.
Zinia Francis, Staff Writer September 24, 2020


Restrictions of mask requirements remain on most continually populated and shopped at stores [Photo was taken September 3rd]

2020 In Pictures

A small collection of pictures, to show what we've been through thus far.
Xandria Hines, Staff Writer September 24, 2020

City workers clean up graffiti after protests in June

Volunteers Clean-up Downtown Long Beach After Riots

Nick Eismann, Staff Photographer June 1, 2020

On the night of May 31, citizens of Long Beach watched as rioters looted and destroyed countless stores in Downtown Long Beach and other areas of the city. The looting came after thousands of peaceful...

How Covid-19 Affects Youths Mental Health

How Covid-19 Affects Youth’s Mental Health

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts & Culture Editor May 22, 2020

Mental health, though often stigmatized, has been an issue since before Covid 19 shifted our everyday lives. Now, as stay at home orders displace us from our work and school environments and our everyday...

Celebrating HERstory!

Celebrating HERstory!

Briana Mendez-Padilla, Arts & Culture Editor March 30, 2020

Happy Women's History Month! The High Life staff features some of the inspiring women they admire. Don't forget to celebrate the women in your life everyday!

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