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Mulia’s Picks: Four Best Video Game Love Stories

Mulia Hermudia, Multimedia Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Planning to spend Valentine’s Day all by yourself? These four games will definitely keep you occupied.

Valentine’s Day is a Scam. But Here’s How It Won’t Be.

Valentine’s Day is a Scam. But Here’s How It Won’t Be.

Melinda Wang, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion

Immediately after Christmas decorations are put away in stores across America, an onslaught of pinks, reds and whites take over the seasonal decorations. Expensive heart-shaped chocolate boxes, cards, restaurants and jewelry stores are a hard reminder for couples of the brutal expectations to show the...

Young Democrat & Young Republican Perspectives on the Government Shutdown

Young Democrat & Young Republican Perspectives on the Government Shutdown

Ellie Lloyd, Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As the United States government shutdown surpasses a month, it continues to grow as the longest shutdown in American history. On December 22nd, President Trump issued the government shutdown in response to disputes between Democrats and the Trump administration regarding border security. President Trum...

2018- Gaming Royale!

Mulia Hermudia, Multimedia Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

2018 was a pretty busy year for the video game industry. Numerous highly anticipated games were released throughout the year. Some of them lived up to the hype, while others turned out to be an utter disappointment for many video game enthusiasts. We also saw the popularization of the battle royale genre- a l...

What Happens When Minorities are Represented on the Big Screens

What Happens When Minorities are Represented on the Big Screens

Melinda Wang, Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Something truly extraordinary has happened in 2018, a wave of cultural pride and emotions from just a few hours of screen time from three historically important movies, “Crazy Rich Asians”, “Black Panther”, and “Love, Simon”. Each movie contains lead roles of cultural and racial minoriti...

Students At Tri-North Middle School Take Action Regarding Sexist Dress Code

Students At Tri-North Middle School Take Action Regarding Sexist Dress Code

Frances Sheets, Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On Monday, May 15, a group of Tri-North Middle School students staged a peaceful protest in response to the school’s dress code, which is seen by many students as sexist and unfairly applied. The protest involved wearing t-shirts with handwritten slogans on them made by students. Both male and femal...

Growing Up Mormon

Kristen Bils, Reporter

February 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

“So how many mom’s do you have?” This is one of the questions people ask me when I tell them I’m a Latter-Day Saint (LDS) or Mormon. I don’t understand this stigma, as it happened over a hundred years ago and we haven’t practiced polygamy (plural marriage) since. The Mormon church techn...

Behind the Curtain of Muslim Culture

Cece Burton, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

Growing up and being taught to accept everyone is something that was beat into my head. Don’t judge someone by their race. Stay humble and be nice to everyone. If someone is less fortunate, then don’t judge them by their appearance. I was praised for loving everyone and accepting everyone for who ...

A FIRST HAND ACCOUNT: WHAT REALLY WENT DOWN IN D.C. LAST WEEKEND

A FIRST HAND ACCOUNT: WHAT REALLY WENT DOWN IN D.C. LAST WEEKEND

Frances Sheets, Reporter, Photography Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Last Thursday, my mom and I embarked on our pilgrimage to Washington, D.C. We were two excited march goers unsure of what we would find. What I found is this: my experience at the march was cold, crowded, boring, and wonderful. But let me start at the beginning. When I first heard about the ...

How I Starved Myself To Be Thin And Didn’t Find Happiness

Anonymous, Contributor

January 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

I don’t remember ever liking my body, not even from a young age. I was always a little chubby. ‘Baby fat’ people called it. I never had self-confidence; confidence never seemed to come easy to me. I remember a day probably in the 5th grade when I finally looked around at all the girls in my class....

isabel’s holiday playlist: the best indie christmas songs you’ve (n)ever heard, ranging from least to most obscure

isabel’s holiday playlist: the best indie christmas songs you’ve (n)ever heard, ranging from least to most obscure

Isabel Garcia, Litmag Editor, Copy Editor

December 16, 2016


Filed under Lit Mag, Opinion

christmas treat - julian casablancas ISABEL'S RATING: 5/5 SAFE FOR FAMILY GATHERING: YES!! "christmas treat" is the epitome of indie christmas music. julian casablancas' expertly crafted debut solo album, phrazes for the young, was the best thing to happen in all of 2009 (except for my n...

Black Lives Matter: How We (The Black Community) Desperately Need People to Stop Dehumanizing Us

Tracy Lamptey, Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As a young black girl in today’s society, walking down the streets some days are terrifying. I’m afraid because when I look from person to person, I think: ‘Are they racist? Will they pull something out to kill me? Because I have watched the news and it is frightening.’ It is sometimes...

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