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Boba Wars

Boba Wars

October 18, 2021

Pengo: Bottle of Happiness

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

I’ve been on a quest to find the best tea and boba in Orange County for quite a while. As a self-proclaimed boba connoisseur, I can guarantee you that Pengo Drink Station is number 1, and has some of...

Crystals can adorn the hands and wrists in the form of jewelry in order to keep their safeguarding, protective properties nearby.

The Influence of Crystals

Gabby Laurente, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2021

There is a rise in popularity of metaphysical objects, like crystals, in everyday life. Post-pandemic especially, the appreciation of the spiritual purposes of crystals has grown, and consequently so has...

While saying a racially charged comment in passing may appear harmless, the impact of hearing such comments frequently has been detrimental to minority students.

‘Everyday’ Racism is a Major Problem

The Express Editorial Staff October 14, 2021

With the return of in-person learning, work, and extra-curriculars, students of color are seeing the return of more “casual”, everyday racism in their lives. Commonly, the cases of racism that are...

Want to Write for The Express?

Want to Write for The Express?

Jocelyn Serlin, Sports Editor October 14, 2021

Want to write for The Express? We are now accepting letters from students, teachers, and parents. There are two ways to become a contributing writer for The Express. You may submit a comment with...

This autumn, we are experiencing usual high temperatures due to many past environmental and global factors.

It’s Not Just You, It’s Hot Out

Alyssa Morrone, Staff Writer October 3, 2021

As houses begin to be decorated and pumpkin spice lattes are ordered, one might expect that the sweater weather is upon us as well. The wonderful feeling of going outside to a brisk autumn breeze and seeing...

Thespian Club Sign-Up: A student signs up for the International Thespian Society (ITS), a club dedicated to the theatre program. Clubs such as the ITS appeal to students who want to have further involvement in school activities through community work and group organizations.

The Over-Saturation of Clubs On Campus

Anna Ho, Staff Writer October 3, 2021

There are exactly 116 clubs at our school-- around 1 club per every 25 students enrolled. With such a large number of clubs, the variation of these clubs is still somewhat limited.  37 of these clubs...

To Kill a Mockingbird, a tale of prejudices and controversy, remains one of the core books in students curriculum. Its involvement in education, along with several other discriminatory works, remains a shame to the ideas of teaching inclusivity and growth.

Discriminatory Themes In Literature: Why They Must Be Taught Delicately

Eva Smedeby, Staff Writer October 3, 2021

It is no secret that literature is controversial. No matter the genre or year it was made, there has always been, and will always be both negative and positive opinions surrounding works. While some...

The Problem with Forcing the Pledge

The Express Editorial Staff September 27, 2021

Every one of us has been conditioned throughout our lives to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. But while it is a requirement in California Education Code that schools conduct daily patriotic exercises,...

Older works stack up to assemble the visual beauty of period piece novels. These books surpass being exclusive to outer charm, however, written in a talent that matches their tangible state.

The Superiority of Period Pieces

Eva Smedeby, Opinion Editor September 23, 2021

My love for period piece novels are as follows: bound to those sickly wonderful pages from the very first of our meeting.  There is something so special about a book of another time, even comparing...

President Roosevelt poses with his roughriders, who San Juan Hills is loosely attached to.

San Juan Hills High School Retelling of History Narrow Minded and In Need of Change

Sandhya Ganesan, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2021

As time passes and the hearts and minds of many evolve, tradition needs to change with them. This growth should undoubtedly be seen as a positive thing. The Saddleback college’s previous mascot,...

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