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The Green New Deal will Save the Planet

The Green New Deal will Save the Planet

by Michelle Trajtman, Opinions Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

“12 years.” A warning issued in the Fall of 2018, leading scientists affiliated with the EPA, United Nations, and WWF all cautioned the world that if not improved within this deadline, the modern extent of pollution, fossil fuel consumption, and man-made environmental change would cause an irreparab...

Being Off the Grid

Being Off the Grid

by Jordyn Selznick, Sports Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under lifestyle, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

As 21st century teenagers, our lives revolve around “second lives” -- our lives online. The internet has become a vehicle to a second identity and to forget about what’s happening in one’s actual life. As a teen myself, I have experienced this first hand. Living in Las Vegas, I have lived thro...

The Green New Mess

The Green New Mess

by Eli Duncan, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2019


Filed under NEWS, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The Democrats started by reaching their hands into our pockets for more money to recklessly spend, now they want to reach into our homes and take away our hamburgers, cars, and air travel. Say goodbye to your money and vacation plans, and say hello to the Green New Deal In an effort to combat climate change, the r...

Is Legacy in the College Admission Process Fair?

Is Legacy in the College Admission Process Fair?

by Ainslee Archibald and Michelle Trajtman

March 11, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

As a high school student and soon to be college attendee, the college admissions process never leaves the back of our mind. Since stepping foot in high school, everyone around us is constantly checking off boxes from a list they believe will lead them to their top college choice. These goals and activit...

Steps to a Spontaneous Trip

Steps to a Spontaneous Trip

by Rhiannon Belanger, Junior Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

February 1st of this year myself and a few other kids that work on the Palo Verde newspaper took a trip to San Francisco. We were to take a 12 hour bus trip there and back. As fun as it was, I learned a few things about how to have a fun and safe trip in the future. Make sure at least one responsible adult ...

You Are Not Pretty

You Are Not Pretty

by Janel Delgado, Senior Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under lifestyle, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

Girls are constantly being told they are not pretty enough or good enough. They will be happy when they are skinnier, prettier, older, have a guy. Girls see on social media the Victoria’s Secret models who everyone expects girls should look like. They see the girl with abs in a crop top, the Kardas...

The Time France Turned Yellow

The Time France Turned Yellow

by Eli Duncan, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

France is no stranger to a revolution. This new one is for the everyman. French law requires people to have a yellow vest in the car, so it is a symbol that everyone knows. Starting in November to protest the high cost of living, poorer members of the French population rose up to protest President Ma...

I am Too Young

I am Too Young

by Miranda Salazar, Senior Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

You say I am too young; too young to be a feminist, too young to be depressed, too young to know my own sexuality, too young to hate, too young to protest, too stupid, too naive. And you are right -- I am too young. I am too young to be scared of bullets ricocheting through my school, embedding thems...

Why Americans Should Buy American Cars

Why Americans Should Buy American Cars

by Joseph David, Copy Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

On October 1, 1908, the first Ford Model T’s rolled off the assembly line at the Ford Piquette Avenue plant in Detroit, Michigan. During the T’s production, a span of 19 years, 16.5 million vehicles were sold. Not only had Ford developed the first mass produced vehicle, but the power and sens...

Why the MCU Works and Others Don’t

Why the MCU Works and Others Don’t

by Eli Duncan, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Before 2008, Marvel was a dying company. Comic sales were way down, bankruptcy was filed. The Marvel Comics group sold off film rights to some of their most beloved characters just to stay afloat. When things were going steady, Marvel decided to start their own movie studio after seeing the succes...

The Importance of the Midterm Elections

The Importance of the Midterm Elections

by Michelle Trajtman, Opinions Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The upcoming midterm elections are the most important in our generation. Elected officials have the power to make decisions on issues that will affect everyone's lives. Control of the state legislatures, the US House of Representatives and the US Senate are at stake. It is past time for younger genera...

Stop Congratulating Yourself, Hollywood — You’re Cowards

Stop Congratulating Yourself, Hollywood — You’re Cowards

by Eli Duncan, Editor-In-Chief

October 4, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

At the height of the #MeToo movement, everyone thought that Hollywood was finally cleansing itself from all the terrible people that plague the landscape. Yet alas, Hollywood can’t help itself but deliver us some interesting characters.   Once the floodgates of women accusing Harvey Weinstein opened, 8...

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