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The Future of Phones are Changing- For the Better

The Future of Phones are Changing- For the Better

Sonia Acedo-Lopez February 12, 2024

Ever since the first telephone was created, history was changed forever. A new source of communication was made, it affected the world for the better and for the worse. Over the decades, telephones have...

Greg Abbott’s War on Immigrants

Greg Abbott’s War on Immigrants

Ethan Chun, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2024

“I have already declared an invasion under Article I, § 10, Clause 3 to invoke Texas’s constitutional authority to defend and protect itself. That authority is the supreme law of the land and supersedes...

Jo Koy and Taylor Swift at the Golden Globes.

It’s A Man’s World

Gwen Gollihar, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 7, 2024

This year’s 81st Golden Globes Award Show was held on January 7, 2024. The night was filled with wonderfully talented people, celebration, well-deserved recognition…and a few bad jokes.  While...

Tent at Dignity Village homeless encampment in East Oakland, California

From Quality to Quantity

Sarai Gross, Polaris Editor February 7, 2024

For many years, there has been a housing crisis in America and it is only worsening as this country’s priorities continue to be set on earning a profit rather than ensuring the wellbeing of all of its...

Illustration by Steve Brodner

Just Your Average Super Villain

Ethan Chun, Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2023

In the grand theater of international diplomacy, where the script is written in invisible ink and the stage is set with smoke and mirrors, one name rises above the rest—Henry Alfred Kissinger. A man...

Jason M. Allen’s award-winning AI-generated image: Théâtre D’opéra Spatial

AI Art is on the Rise

Sarai Gross, Staff Reporter December 18, 2023

Last year, at the Colorado State Fair’s annual art competition, Jason M. Allen was awarded first place in a digital art contest for his entry. His piece named Théâtre D’opéra Spatial caught the...

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Is Temu Ethical?

Sonia Acedo-Lopez, Staff Reporter December 18, 2023

Because of the holiday season, many people scatter around to find presents to give to their loved ones. Most people don’t want to spend too much money on a gift, so they scavenge for a place that sells...

School Districts in America Adopt  Genealogy Databases

School Districts in America Adopt Genealogy Databases

Angel Amador, Staff Reporter February 6, 2023

 Several states in America have taken stringent measures to ensure child protection at school. With Texas’ deadliest school shooting not too long ago, several counties in the state have now integrated...

Holidays Haven’t Been Hitting

Holidays Haven’t Been Hitting

Tiffany Tran, Opinion Editor February 6, 2023

Everyone remembers how special the holidays were during their primary school days. There were Christmas parties with activities and Polar Express playing. On Thanksgiving, we made hand turkeys and learned...

Old Romantic Comedies are Better

Old Romantic Comedies are Better

Mae Sergeant, Opinion Editor February 2, 2023

Romanic comedies first started as a genre featured in silent films in 1924. Since then, rom-coms have become a staple in the movie industry. Everyone has seen romantic comedies and many enjoy watching...

Understanding Body Language

Sarai Gross, Polaris Editor February 2, 2023

It may not be obvious but everyone, including you, uses body language to communicate feelings or emotions. People often subconsciously display movements, facial expressions, and gestures during conversation...

Colleen Hoover’s Motives Questioned

Colleen Hoover’s Motives Questioned

Sarai Gross, Staff Reporter January 27, 2023

The famous author, Colleen Hoover, has skyrocketed in both popularity and her career. Her books consistently held spots in the top 5 of the New York Times Bestselling Books throughout 2022. Hoover is an...

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