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Following the recent release of UC admissions decisions, many students hav experienced disappointment at rejections and waitlists. These universities that once had medium-high acceptance rates are denying more students than ever, and many wonder why.
UCs Plummeting Acceptance Rates
Ella Bloom, Arts & Entertainment Editor • March 28, 2023

During these past two weeks, the UC decisions have been slowly rolling out to expecting high school seniors. After completing the UC application...

This hearing is far from over, and sad to say the hard part is yet to come. I personally really like TikTok, so hopefully it doesn’t get shut down.
Congressional Hearings about TikTok
Neve Walker, Politics & News Editor • March 27, 2023

What is worse than one incompetent Congressperson? 435 incompetent Congresspeople. Shou Chew, the CEO of TikTok, testified before Congress...

Rescue workers help unload victims of the earthquake at a hospital in Pakistan.
6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Afghanistan and Pakistan
Carissa Vanzant-Thomas, Assistant Marketing Editor • March 24, 2023

Recently, “the Middle East has suffered from an increase in the number of earthquakes experienced by countries in the region in recent years”,...

The schoolgirls in Iran are under attack. The cause and who are behind these attacks are still unknown.
Panic Over Poison Attacks
Isabella Durazo, Writer • March 24, 2023

Over 1,000 Iranian female students have been hospitalized due to a wave of poisonings. Over the last three months, there have been many reports...

The Biden Administration passes The Willow Project critically endangering wildlife in Alaska and increasing emissions. Many have taken to social media to spread awareness, but with mass attention comes mass misinformation.
Willow Project: TikTok Trend or Actual Political Issue?
Lucy Miller and Neve Walker March 23, 2023

Despite all the substanceless material and spread of misinformation on social media, massive groups of people can come together to fight against...

Thousands of migrants attempt to enter the U.S each year by boat. The harsh and rocky conditions off the coast of Black’s Beach create a dangerous environment for migrants hoping to come ashore.
Eight Migrant Dead After Boats Capsized off the Coast of San Diego
Arabella Cassidy, Writer • March 14, 2023

On Saturday, March 11 during the night at the well known surf beach Black’s, at least eight migrants were killed because of capsizing smuggling...

On the night of the shooting, at Michigan State University, Berkey Hall is one out of the two locations where the gunman attacked. Families, students, and faculty grieved over the lives that were lost.
Devastating Michigan State University Shooting
Carissa Vanzant-Thomas, Assistant Marketing Editor • March 14, 2023

Even in 2023, our country is still facing a number of mass shootings. There have been more mass shootings in 2023 at this point in any year since...

Typhoons/ Hurricanes and their after math. All caused by global warming and climate change
Climate change vs Vehicles
Nicole Nazemnikova, Writer • March 14, 2023

Weather frequently changes from being burning hot to freezing cold. So what is going on in our world today that is causing this? Two words, Global...

Photo of Leopard 2 tank as Ukraine-Russian war continues. Ukraine has asked Germany for more access for better defense.
Next phase in Russia-Ukraine War
Massimo Rigoli, Writer • March 14, 2023

A few weeks ago, the Russia-Ukraine war passed its 1 year anniversary mark on February 24th. If this is indeed World War 3, it mirrors World...

Clouds hovering over downtown Los Angeles after the storm caused power outages and flooding.
Atmospheric River Flooding
Carissa Vanzant-Thomas, Assistant Marketing Editor • March 14, 2023

News about another atmospheric river system is raising concern because it is predicted to cause flooding and structural damage in California,...

Many mountains in Southern California have been covered in snow. The snow has also hit some beaches in Northern California.
Snow at the Beach?
Isabella Durazo, Writer • March 9, 2023

This year has brought California some of the craziest storms, cold temperatures, and unusual amounts of rain and snow. Some parts of Southern...

The Territory of Palestine has been forever scarred with conflict. With many solutions being come up with and violated, an end does not seem to be in sight.
Israel-Palestine Conflict
Neve Walker, Politics & News Editor • March 9, 2023

The Ottoman Empire fell in 1922 during the end of the first World War. This territory was placed under the rule of the League of Nations, now...

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