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Teacher Feature: Ms. Townsend

Teacher Feature: Ms. Townsend

Sarah Allen and Neeti Reedy April 7, 2022

Mrs. Townsend switched to teaching Physics halfway through the year, but reports she was nothing but excited to get to teach her favorite subject. She remarked that her students have been incredibly patient...

Soldier helping a civilian from Ukraine

The Conflict Between Russia and Ukraine

Addyson Cockrum, News Editor April 1, 2022

On February 24th, 2022, Russia sent its troops into Ukraine. The Ukrainian government had been warning about their plan to invade since 2014, yet the rest of the world is still in disbelief. Now, a month...

Remembering Betty Friedan

Remembering Betty Friedan

Madison Adler and Neeti Reddy April 1, 2022

We all know about Eleanor Roosevelt and Michelle Obama, but how many of us know the names of the women from our own city who have made a lasting impact on world?  In honor of Women’s History Month,...

Frederick Holder

Frederick Holder: A Name That Has Not Been Said Enough

Desiree Lawson and Addyson Cockrum March 31, 2022

On June 23, 2021, 28-year-old Los Angeles resident, Frederick Holder, was murdered around 9:50 A.M. Holder was pursued by a LAPD helicopter, in accordance with his reckless driving. Local Norwalk Station...

The Batman: An Action-Packed Film You Wont Want to Miss in Theaters

The Batman: An Action-Packed Film You Won’t Want to Miss in Theaters

Darielle Santillus, Lily Liao, and Cameron Williams March 29, 2022

The Batman, released in theaters on March 4th, 2022, is an action-packed superhero film. The thrilling masterpiece, directed by Matt Reeves, successfully claimed the best opening weekend and the biggest...

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