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  • Lila Holley and Sierra Young In Top 15 of OC Register Varsity Artists

Craiglist Creepers

Olivia Johnson, Art Graphic Editor

March 27, 2013


Filed under Feature, Opinion

Craigslist, a website that classifies advertisements and allows people to buy and sell things from furniture to human teeth, can be more dangerous than you think. Monthly, Craigslist receives 60 billion page views from people all over the world according to Craiglist.com. Founder Craig Newmark had orig...

The Risks of Body Piercing

Olivia Johnson, Art Graphic Editor

March 27, 2013


Filed under Feature, Opinion

To some people the idea of sticking needles through a layer of skin is horrifying, but to others it’s simply a way of self expression. Present day, you can pierce almost any part of your body, but wrongs in piercings can potentially be life threatening. Self piercing has become a huge problem due t...

Snapchat

Snapchat

Jessica Skolnik, Editorial Editor

March 27, 2013


Filed under Opinion

What’s more exhilarating than sending funny faces and videos to your friends for only 10 seconds? Nothing. Snapchat gives that ability to smartphone users. It allows you to send up to about 80 characters of text on top of the picture/video and you also have the option of drawing pictures on them. B...

Tyler, The Creator Takes Santa Ana by Storm

Tyler, The Creator Takes Santa Ana by Storm

Jessica Skolnik and Griffin Orlich

March 27, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Tyler, the Creator (Tyler Gregory Okonma) is a 21 year old rapper from Los Angeles. He is the leader and also co-founder of Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All. Odd Future, or OFWGKTA, is the collaboration of LA rappers Hodgy Beats, Earl Sweatshirt, Domo Genesis, Mike G, and Tyler, The Creator. His first album, Bastard, released in 2009, ...

Bell Schedule Change: No Biggy

Alexea Malaletkin, A&E Editor

January 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion

By the time you are reading this, the newest bell schedule will have been put into action. Students are practically done complaining about the traumatic loss of early-out and getting comfortable with the newest edition that some may refer to as “not-so-early out.” While it is a pain to have a stu...

Facebook: Stalking at its Finest

Alexea Malaletkin, A&E Editor

January 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion

It seems as though all other forms of communication has parted to make way for social media. Facebook, Instagram, and for the classy internet surfer- email- have all affected daily life even off the screen. Colleges and employers have even taken to “stalking” a potential student or employee on these ...

Energy With A Crash

Energy With A Crash

Jessica Arzetti, Photo Editor

January 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion

With recent deaths related to energy drinks, many health experts and parents have raised concern over teens being the main consumer to big energy drink companies. “Teenagers and young adults spend $2.3 billion on highly-caffeinated energy drinks like Monster, Red Bull, Amp, and Full Throttle,” said...

Gas Line Break Closes La Pata

Jenna Clemente, Editorial Editor

November 28, 2012


Filed under Opinion

On October 30, students were on lockdown for an appalling amount of time due to a broken gas line on Ortega Highway. The announcement was made during sixth period that student were not allowed to leave campus. School administration attempted to assemble food and water for the student locked down, but ...

CUSD Should Pay for ASB Clerks’ Salaries, Not Funds Raised by High School ASB’s

Brittany Christensen, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2012


Filed under Opinion

The Activities Account Clerk is a mandatory District position. However, all schools are required to pay for the Clerk’s salary through ASB funds. San Juan Hills, being a new school, has gotten help from the District for the past five years, but is now expected to pay the position alone. “I thin...

Proposition 30 is Best Solution

Proposition 30 is Best Solution

The Express Staff

November 5, 2012


Filed under Opinion

 A proposal on the November ballot, Proposition 30, would generate up to $5 billion to help stabilize the state budget and help fund schools by raising sales tax one quarter of a cent and raising personal income tax for 7 years on individuals earnings over $250,000 or families earning more than $5...

Cell Phones Signaling Way Into Education

Cell Phones Signaling Way Into Education

Jessica Arzetti, Photo Editor

October 8, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Teachers in classrooms are starting to incorporate cell phones into student's education because they find that it is an integral part of daily life. While not all are supportive of this, many find this cell phone leniency resourceful. District cell phone policy states that students are not allowed to h...

Seniors: Stop Crying

Seniors: Stop Crying

Kimberly Sanchez, Feature Editor

October 5, 2012


Filed under Opinion

There are a total of 1,913 lockers on campus and a total enrollment of 2,053 students when lockers were assigned, according to Darrin Jindra, assistant principal. As a result, there are not enough lockers for every student on campus. Since enrollment tends to either increase or decrease many times th...