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Hogwarts Legacy Controversies

Sharon Ma, Features Editor February 2, 2023

Hogwarts Legacy is an upcoming open-world RPG set in the Harry Potter universe, scheduled to be released next month on February 10th. Promising an immersive experience in the Wizarding World, one might...

Danger! Beware of Snowplows

Danger! Beware of Snowplows

Luna Rubio, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 2, 2023

On January 1st, 2023, Jeremy Renner was injured in a snow plow accident, leaving him with various injuries including some to the face and one large injury to the chest.  It’s reported that Renner...

For Andrew Tate, Trial Awaits

For Andrew Tate, Trial Awaits

Sharon Ma, Features Editor February 2, 2023

On December 29th, 2022, social media influencer Andrew Tate was detained by Romanian officials on suspicion of rape and human trafficking, along with his brother Tristan and two Romanian citizens. They...

California speeds up switch to a Cheaper Fuel Blend

California speeds up switch to a Cheaper Fuel Blend

Adam Quintero November 18, 2022

Following the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, gas prices began to soar, with a national average of around $4.33 back in March of 2022. Now eight months later, most states are back to normal while California...

Effects of the California Drought 2019 - 2021 (Credit to Grist)

California’s Urgent Water Issue

Adam Quintero November 18, 2022

  From 2019-2022, California has been experiencing some of its driest years to date and will not slow down. January, February and March had the lowest amount of rain and snowfall on record this...

A student dressed in thrifted clothes.

Thrifty Finds

Leticia Velasquez November 18, 2022

Gen Z teens are well known for their taste in fashion, especially their inclination for indie, punk and layered outfits. From CROCS to Birkenstocks, corsets and graphic tees, the Gen Z fashion makes a...

Teens, Fentanyl, and The Risks

Teens, Fentanyl, and The Risks

Gwen Gollihar, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 18, 2022

On October 5, 2022, the DEA found a woman in New York carrying a box of LEGO’s filled with over 15,000 of the fatal, rainbow pill, fentanyl. After identifying a suspect, law enforcement found two black...

London Bridge is Down

London Bridge is Down

Ethan Chun, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2022

On September 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth II, unfortunately, died at the age of 96 after a 70-year-long reign.  On BBC, newsreader Huw Edwards announced, “The queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon....

“Rainbow” Fentanyl is utilized to trick easily influenced people.

The Fentanyl Crisis: Teen Overdoses

Isabella Guzman, News Editor October 13, 2022

On September 14th, 2022, a 15-year-old girl attending Bernstein High School in Hollywood overdosed on fentanyl-laced pills. After a warning in the area that drug dealers were lacing pills with lethal drugs,...

Flooding left many vehicles destroyed or stranded. (Credit to San Bernardino Sun)

California Flooding/Hurricane Kay

Adam Quintero October 13, 2022

Following the August-September heatwave, Southern California was hit with some heavy rain that caused flash flooding in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Homes and cars were damaged, and even Cal...

Advocates are seen showing support for AB257 (Credit to KQED)

Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act

Adam Quintero October 13, 2022

Governor of California, Gavin Newsom revealed on Labor Day 2022 that he signed Assembly Bill 257, the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act. This bill is expected to create a fast food council...

The Peremptory Loss of Lake Mead

The Peremptory Loss of Lake Mead

Lucy Barney October 13, 2022

Drought has a way of revealing things. The plunging waters of Lake Mead have demonstrated the seriousness of essential systems that keep the world functioning. Mead has also exposed intriguing sunken items...

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