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6 Ways to Prepare for the AP Test

6 Ways to Prepare for the AP Test
March 14, 2019

It’s almost that time of year. The terrible two weeks of stress, cramming, and praying minutes before you write your name down in pencil on those dreaded AP tests. There are ways to avoid all that last...

Big Hopes for Updated History Textbooks

Many of the social studies textbboks, A.P. Government and Politics, World History, A.P. American History, A.P Physcology, and other social studies textbooks, haven’t been updated to include more modern history. The most recent update to the history textbooks was in 2006.
March 14, 2019

A lot has happened since 2006. We elected our first African American President, significant civil rights changes have happened, and the economy has experienced another recession. 2006 was the last time...

Touche Zenko Sushi

A chef at Zenko Sushi makes a California Roll and Crunch roll for a couple that came in as soon as they opened on Monday at 5:00 PM. They are typically open at 10:30-2:30 PM, and then reopen 5:00- 9:30 or 10 PM depending on the day of the week.
March 14, 2019

My rating: 5 Stars. Zenko Sushi is a restaurant best known for its All You Can Eat (AYCE) special, and is located right off of Marguerite Parkway and Via Escolar. I am no stranger to eating sushi,...

Offensive Hate Crimes Spark Outrage

Offensive Hate Crimes Spark Outrage
March 14, 2019

When I woke up on Sunday, March 3rd, I checked my phone, and clicked on Instagram. I scrolled through a few posts and tapped on a few stories, until one specific story caught my eye. It was a photo...

Graduating at the Badlands Isn’t that Bad

Students will now be able to say goodbye where it all started. Holding graduation in the Badlands will ultimately be more special for everyone.
March 11, 2019

Recent news that the class of 2019 will be graduating at the Badlands Stadium at SJHHS has caused much uproar among students and parents. The community quickly became distraught to such a change, however...

Donut Miss Out On JD Flannel Donuts & Coffee

JD Flannel Donuts & Coffee, which opened on January 15, is full of fresh and delicious donuts, such as the Cinnamon Crumble donut, the February 12 special, and the Blueberry Lemon donut.
February 18, 2019

JD Flannel Donuts & Coffee, located in San Juan Capistrano, opened on January 15th.   The donut shop focuses on creating fresh and delicious donuts with no preservatives, dyes or artificial flavors,...

Velvet Buzzsaw Redefines Thriller

The art by Katie Brubaker encapsulates the artistic style of the film, especially the opening with its brighter, almost-neon tones.
February 18, 2019

“Velvet Buzzsaw” tells the story of a modern art gallery that takes the works of a recently dead artist and displays them for their own profit. Little do they know, the art holds a darkness and supernatural...

Valentine’s Day- The Cost of Loving vs. The Profit of Not Loving

Valentines Day is a day for loving, candy, and general stress.
February 14, 2019

Valentine’s Day. The February holiday means different things for different people. For most guys, either you stay at home, enjoying being single and stress-free, chilling with some Netflix or, for...

Comedic Take on High School Lunch

A cookie, forged in hellfire, devours the tartest of all the poppers with tenacity, that of which is only comparable to the dragons of fairy tales.
February 14, 2019

DISCLAIMER: For best viewing experience, please read in a snobby British accent. It is with the utmost certainty in which I can exclaim, that school lunches are by far the most delicious things to have...

Student Journalists Demand Respect

The Student Press Law Center, in cooperation with the Freedom Forum Institute have declared 2019 the Year of the Student Journalist
The Student Press Law Center has named 2019 as the year of The Student Journalist. We are speaking up because this is our year
February 5, 2019

With the number of professional journalists on the decline, and student activism rising nationwide, it’s natural to expect that involvement in student journalism will increase. Yet despite the decline...

A Monopoly in Disguise

A Monopoly in Disguise
February 5, 2019

College: a topic every high schooler grows to despise at one point or another. From the start of their high school careers it is ingrained in students’ minds that they must prepare for college. Whether...

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