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As with so many aspects of life, grief is not just black and white. It is myriad shades of gray, and its intensity varies with the degree of loss an individual may feel. Despite its intensity the sentiment remains pure as a rose.

A Perspective of Grief

Elena Murrieta, Editor In Chief December 2, 2023

There are many definitions for grief, it can be how you feel with the loss of something with emotional significance. This can be the loss of a toy, a friendship, a breakup, or the death of a loved one.  My...

An illustration of a Roblox Dominus with legs and horns.

Creating A Story

Jayce Rodrigues, Reporter December 1, 2023

Greetings, welcome back to my series on animation. Unfortunately, the “This is Halloween” project is currently placed on hold. and perhaps next year, it will make a comeback. Despite this, I still...

Cosmos Corner

Cosmo’s Corner

Cosmo Kitchen, Reporter November 27, 2023

Television shows are one of the most consumed media outlets there. They can be short and just be enjoyable fun or can be season long episodes that change how we view life. Either way, TV is something that...

On Ethical Makeup Consumption

On Ethical Makeup Consumption

Khai Huynh and Elena Murrieta November 21, 2023

Today, we discuss the ethical consumption of cosmetics. Despite numerous ongoing global issues, it remains crucial for us, as consumers, to understand our impact, particularly within the expansive cosmetics...

The Fight Between The Best

The Fight Between The Best

Marcus Vickers, Reporter November 15, 2023

There are many famous old school boxers like Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, and Evander Holyfield. That has influenced new school boxers like Devin Haney, Ryan Garcia, and Gervonta Davis. Like the new school...

A photo of me doing a manual trick. Make sure to ride only with the back wheels while the front wheels are up.

Three Skateboarding Tricks

Emily Dunbar, Reporter October 30, 2023

As someone who loves skateboarding I wanted to tech myself on how to get better. I’m not only writing this article to help other beginner skateboard enthusiasts, but for myself too. I’ll be talking...

Illustration of four characters: one is a jock-o-lantern, a witch, a scarecrow, and a siren theme design.

Animation Journey: The Beginning

Jayce Rodrigues, Reporter October 25, 2023

Animation is a venture many perceive as something that only experienced artists can get into, and something that gets viewed without much thought without the process. However,  I will be taking you through...

Ways to Self-Care & Decompress

Ways to Self-Care & Decompress

Deanna Webber, Reporter October 6, 2023

With school, and even home life, we often glaze over our mental health. Burning ourselves out, and not treating ourselves from time to time. Whenever I notice I've been mistreating myself, I immediately...

Boxing ring, MGM Grand by runneralan2004 is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Zuckerberg V. Musk

George Bentley Lagason October 2, 2023

Have you ever seen something so magnificent, that doesn’t seem real but you’re oh-so-glad it is? That’s how I felt after reading about the fight between Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk. The idea sounded...

The poster for the 2011 Muppet Movie (credit: Walt Disney Company.)

Why the world right now needs The Muppets

Conner Hollister, Reporter September 26, 2023

“The lovers, the dreamers, and me.” These are the words that Kermit sang at the end of “Rainbow Connection”. The Muppets, created by Jim Henson, took the world by storm in the 70s and 80s. The...

Questions Robots Ask Us (Without Using The Word Love): A List/Essay

Questions Robots Ask Us (Without Using The Word “Love”): A List/Essay

Mei Aguon, Reporter May 18, 2023

Spoilers for robot-related books and TV shows. Most of them have been around for five years or more. Like I said previously in my Murderbot article, I loved I Am Mother. The aesthetic of that movie...

My Journey to Improve my Typing: A Reflection

My Journey to Improve my Typing: A Reflection

Isabel Cassidy, Reporter May 17, 2023

After reviewing these few typing websites and doing some reflecting, there is a lot that I’ve learned.  I’m proud that I was able to create an opportunity to not only enhance my typing skill, but...

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