What Lies Between Two Black Lungs

Isabella Peterson, staff writer, news
November 10, 2014
Filed under News

Health class in seventh or eighth grade, the lesson where we learn about the reproductive system. It sticks in your mind due the traumatization. The tension in the room was unbearable. What about the long lessons about the effects of smoking or chewing tobacco, the droning on about the things that ...

Thrown out with the garbage

Sarah Zuniga, managing editor
November 10, 2014
Filed under News

What if those who take the time and effort to recycle, and those who don’t, were equal. Well that’s what janitors around our campus imply. Many teachers have seen the area janitors throw the classroom recycling bins along in with the garbage. A teacher speaking with the agreement of anonymity...

Teaching Students Is Breaking Teachers

Maya Howell, news editor/writer
November 10, 2014
Filed under News

Having a career is not enough to live by. American teachers are estimated to make $55,000 a year. According to Salary.com, the average cost of living in America, for a single person, is $150,000. This known fact has lead teachers to find side jobs to support themselves. Once school is out for...

Week in History

Maya Howell, news editor/writer
October 27, 2014
Filed under News

October 27th 1917:20,000 women appear in a suffrage march parade in New York. As the largest state and the first on the East Coast to do so, New York has an important effect on the movement to grant all women the vote in all elections 1997: Stock markets crash around the world over fears of a global...

No One has Time for Games

Isabella Peterson, staff writer, news
October 27, 2014
Filed under News

Every day a student in elementary, middle, and high school is pushed in the halls because they are smaller than the rest of the students, they are not as smart, or are even smarter than the others. According to Dan Owleus of the National School Safety Center, America teaches about 2.1 million bullies...

Some Jobs Lead to Death, But Never Dull

Maya Howell, new editor/writer
October 27, 2014
Filed under News

Atypical jobs are not for everyone. Jobs like nursing assistant, carpenter, and computer technician are some of the most common professions chosen in the U.S. These professions have salaries that average from $30,000 to $80,000. What people do not know is that there are jobs like food scientist,...

Hottest News of the Week

Maya Howell, news editor/writer
October 17, 2014
Filed under News

Administrators at the Vatican, a city where the pope resides, have taken back their statement about gay people after receiving criticism from the Catholic community. Their original statement when asked about the gay community was that "they give precious support [to them]" and "[they have] gifts to offer...

Phobia of the Week

Maya Howell, news editor/writer
October 16, 2014
Filed under News

Chirophobia is the fear of hands. People with it may experience horror at the appearance or very sight of hands, or their function in general. This phobia can be accompanied by chiraptophobia, the fear of being touched. It can stem from past experiences or may be due to genetics. Symptoms for this fear...

Word of the Week

Maya Howell, news editor/writer
October 15, 2014
Filed under News

Surrealism noun : A style of art and literature developed principally in the 20th century, stressing the subconscious or non-rational significance of imagery arrived at by automatism or the exploitation of chance effects, and unexpected juxtapositions. “Surrealism heavily influenced artist Salvador...

Inspirational Quote

Maya Howell, news editor/writer
October 14, 2014
Filed under News

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” E.E Cummings (1894-1962).

This Day in History

Maya Howell, news editor/writer
October 13, 2014
Filed under News

1854 - The state of Texas ratified a state constitution 1943: During World War II, Italy signed an armistice with the Allies and declared war on Germany 1962 - "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" opened on Broadway 1988: U.S. preforms nuclear test at Nevada Test Site 2012: 15 people are killed by...

Hottest News of the Week

Maya Howell, news editor/writer
October 10, 2014
Filed under News

Scientists in San Antonio,Texas, believe that they have a precaution to the ebola virus. They have built a robot to sanitize an area of viruses and bacteria. This invention has the potential to be the beginning of a line of robots used to fight ebola. The scientists have begun to administer the robots...

The online edition of San Diego High School's newspaper
News