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I Try an All-Natural Skincare Routine for a Week

I Try an All-Natural Skincare Routine for a Week

Emily Chang, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Features

Lately, it seems like everywhere you turn there is a new vegan diet, plant-based juice cleanse, or wheatgrass shot. This new, all-natural and healthy way of life is even extending to beauty products. Given the long struggle I have had with my skin, I was curious to see how effective an all-natural sk...

Chop Stop

Chop Stop

Nicole Augusta, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Around Town, Features

Chop, stop, and roll on over to the Valencia Promenade to check out a new restaurant in town. It is called the Chop Stop and is famous for serving up “more than a salad.” Fine chopped salads are their specialty, but you can get the delicious ingredients and lettuce in the form of a wrap, bowl, or...

Medina and Jaramillo: Aspiration for Art

Medina and Jaramillo: Aspiration for Art

Min Ju Kang, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

 Min Ju Kang To start off the new year strong, senior wildcats Nathaniel Medina and Kayla Jaramillo collected art supplies for their campaign, “Aspiration for Art.” Medina and Jamamillo raised roughly 30 donations of crayons, colored pencils, coloring books, scissors, and watercolor paints for P...

Pop-Up Shops

Pop-Up Shops

Nicole Augusta, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Around Town, Features

Fun-sized, temporary shops are popping up all over LA, armed with cute decor, trendy themes, and long lines. Pop-up shops are taking major cities around the world by storm, and the enthusiasm surrounding them is only growing. If you’re wondering which pop-up shops have come and gone, which you can an...

The Japanese Garden

The Japanese Garden

Kiana Quick, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2018


Filed under Around Town, Features

  Driving up, I thought the directions must’ve been wrong and that our 30-minute drive out to Van Nuys was useless. The giant cement walls, guard post, and intimidating fences were the last thing I expected to see. But there it was on a little sign with an arrow pointed toward the guard post: “The J...

Passionate, pleasant, and proud: Claire Pida

Passionate, pleasant, and proud: Claire Pida

Min Ju Kang, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

  Her green eyes and dirty-blonde locks are some things on campus you can’t miss. She struts out of the school gates with confidence and grace and heads into her Scion iA. School may have ended, but for senior Claire Pida, an exciting day is just beginning. She starts her engine and drives off towar...

Downsizing

Downsizing

Kiana Quick, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

  Left, right, left, right. I watched as my feet fit perfectly between the wooden panels of the floor as I walked to my room. I’ve been making this exact walk for the past seven years, but today it’s different. I take a deep breath before opening the door and staring into my room.      The ...

Wildfire Preparedness

Wildfire Preparedness

Kulsoom Hasan, staff writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Amongst the multitude of fires that have blazed through the state of California, is the currently active Thomas Fire, which has thus far burnt over 280,000 acres in nearby Ventura County. Fueled by dry vegetation and the fierce Santa Ana winds, it posed a threat to numerous Southern California residents i...

Holiday Gifts for Generation Z

Holiday Gifts for Generation Z

Nicole Augusta and Katie Luo

December 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life

It’s that time of year again! You know what we're talking about. It’s the time of year to show family and friends how much you care by stressing out and buying last-minute gifts. Giving the perfect gift can be nerve-wracking, and sometimes gift cards just don’t cut it. Lucky for you, we are he...

Breakfast Ideas for Finals

Emily Chang, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Features

 Wake up five minutes before you have to leave for school because the snooze button just seemed like a good idea. Throw on whatever outfit you see on the floor. Quickly brush your teeth and barely make the carpool. While this may seem like any other morning of a high school student, the most crucia...

Drugstore Dupes for High End Makeup

Drugstore Dupes for High End Makeup

Emily Chang, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Features

  We all have walked through Sephora and felt overwhelmed. You want to buy everything, yet your wallet allows you to buy nothing. Luckily, for every ridiculously-priced item at Sephora, there is a hidden drugstore dupe at your local Target or Walmart. Here are some of the best steals that...

Operation Smile at West Ranch

Operation Smile at West Ranch

Hannah Kim, Features Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life

  Cleft lip, or cleft palate, is the fourth most common congenital birth defect in the U.S., which forms as the baby develops inside their mother’s womb. Clefting in babies results when the tissue of the hard palate does not fuse together properly, creating a separation in the roof of their mouth or l...

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