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Behind the Scenes of a Rally

Behind the Scenes of a Rally

March 13, 2019

The Associated Student Body (ASB) spends several months each year planning the five rallies that take place in the gym, generally at the end of each spirit...

From Monday to Friday

From Monday to Friday

February 15, 2019

The clock ticks 8:15 and students are filing into their chairs. 50-minute periods back-to-back along with break, lunch, and passing periods add up to release...

Danger, Content Banned.

Danger, Content Banned.

February 14, 2019

On Jan. 15, YouTube released its new policies regarding videos featuring dangerous and harmful pranks and challenges. The company has officially banned...

Silenced

Silenced

February 13, 2019

Not What They Seem

Luca Scarra
April 19, 2019

Instagram has grown in popularity since its inception in 2010, garnering more than 1 billion active users in 2018. These accounts take many forms. While the majority are personal accounts, others include humor and business accounts. A small part of Instagram accounts are impersonation accounts, and...

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Lights in the Night

Chelsea Nguyen
April 17, 2019

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Desiree Pekar
April 16, 2019

UCLA. Stanford. UC Berkeley. Northwestern. Harvard. Yale. Attending distinguished colleges such as these is most students’ main goal that may motivate them to be academically competitive. From stacking on as many AP classes as possible to taking accelerated math and science courses, students strive to rise above their classmates. Competition for top colleges is common across the nation...

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A Book Over a Cellphone

Desiree Pekar
April 8, 2019

You check the time on your phone and turn on a playlist to listen to as you walk towards the doors of the library. Once inside, you put down your phone and pick up the sequel to the book you just finished. You flip to the first page and begin to read. You read until you hear on the PA system that...

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Rewinding the History of YouTube Rewind

Jacob Villareal, Reporter
February 12, 2019

YouTube is one of the key aspects in social media and trends. Anyone is able to upload videos with a diverse variety of content including gaming, appealing skits and blogging. If a video garners enough attention from viewers, there is a chance of the video going viral. Videos containing content...

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The Real Life “Crossy Road” Experience

Annie Zhang, Fun & Games Editor
July 8, 2018

People are familiar with the game “Crossy Road,” released in 2014. It is a mobile game where the player must avoid being flattened by cars while trying to cross the streets. UPA students and teachers who ride the VTA light rail encounter their real-life “Crossy Road” as they cross Canoas Garden...

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Pick & Roll Podcast | Player Interview: Jason P.
Pick & Roll Podcast | Player Interview: Justin N.

Pick & Roll Podcast | Player Interview: Justin N.

April 3, 2019

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Eggcellent Ravioli

Behind the Bars of Society

May 1, 2019

Aw3_Inc | Episode 4

Aw3_Inc | Episode 4

April 12, 2019

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The Classic Rock Algorithm

Young Adult Novel Characters Crossword Puzzle

April 12, 2019

Musical Mad Libs

April 12, 2019

“Pet Trouble” Mad Libs

April 12, 2019

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