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Many know about greenhouse gases and the negative effect that they are having on the environment, and it is a common belief that the only way to end their effect is by having world leaders deal with it, but there are many things that normal people can do in order to help the Earth.

Eight things you can do to help the environment

Emma Ippolito, Reporter April 26, 2021

Right now, our climate is suffering. Animals are getting killed by toxic chemicals in our waterways and by trash that finds its way to our ocean. Air is slowly becoming less and less breathable as it absorbs...

While fans may not be able to satisfy their need for in-person sports like they normally could, there are multiple sports films to fill the space in their hearts, and to provide them with the competition and energy that they have been craving.

Three sports movies to satisfy your craving for competition

Malia Sanchez, Reporter April 25, 2021

With in-person sporting events missing from many of our lives right now, we can turn to sports movies to fill our desire for competition, rivalry and teamsmanship. Whether it's lighthearted and comedic,...

WandaVision, the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), has received praise from critics and fans alike. Credit: IMDb.com

WandaVision breathes new life into the MCU

Jonah Billings, Writer April 24, 2021

At the beginning of 2020, it seemed as though Marvel had pretty much hit its ceiling. Avengers: Endgame had become the highest-grossing movie of all time, and we had seen almost every major character in...

Learn of the ‘Golden Face of Rap’ with writer Alex Jannone and Ethan Sequeira as they explore the life and rise to fame of Chance the Rapper, uncovering what happened to the popularity of this beloved artist.

What happened to Chance the Rapper?

Alex Jannone and Ethan Sequeira April 23, 2021

Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, better known as Chance the Rapper began his long-running musical career in 2012 with the release of his first official project, 10 Day. The album was well-received, but it...

The College Board is bringing about a shift in the world of the SAT-takers by eliminating the optional essay in order to decrease the stress of all college-bound students, which is consequently adjusting how certain universities weigh applicants SAT scores in their admissions decision, or whether they are even considered at all.

SAT update: Big changes happening to the standardized test

Caroline Hubner and Emma Ippolito April 22, 2021

As COVID-19 continues to rapidly spread, students and administrators alike have begun to wonder whether annual standardized tests will take place as they normally do. However, it has recently been announced...

Popular styles like y2k, grunge, cottage core and more are shaping the 21st century.

What we wore during a pandemic: Fashion recap ’20

Olivia Zoll and Laura Liang April 21, 2021

The fashion trends of 2020 have seen a plethora of styles, inspired by the decades before. Fashion was a positive aspect of last year, due to the influx of free time and the rise of Tiktok’s short videos...

Lil Nas X blends biblical imagery and classical references in the Montero (CALL ME BY YOUR NAME) music video. The title was inspired by Luca Guadaginos Call Me By Your Name.

Review- Montero (CALL ME BY YOUR NAME)

Lila Ettedgui-Scott, Writer April 15, 2021

Puritan America shook on March 26, 2021 when Old Town Road Star, Lil Nas X, released his highly anticipated single and music video, Montero (CALL ME BY YOUR NAME). In the music video, the openly gay...

The band Wallows new EP Remote (Deluxe) has received mixed reactions, falling short in some areas while excelling in others. Credit: Atlantic Records.

Wallows’ new EP Remote (Deluxe) falls flat

Noelle Villasenor, Writer March 2, 2021

After mixed responses to Wallows’ 2020 EP Remote, the tri-member band composed of Dylan Minnette, Braeden Lemasters and Cole Preston has returned with a deluxe edition of the release. Though it struggles...

While spending another holiday at home may leave us feeling a little sour, there are plenty of Valentine’s Day treats to sweeten up our day and our mouths.

Valentine’s Day treats that will make you fall in love!

Isabella Fortunati, Writer February 13, 2021

As we all settle into 2021, Target has begun to remind us that Valentine's Day is right around the corner, with the subtle pink decor and hearts showing up whenever I just need to hit the store to restock...

While the decline of classical musics popularity may be due to its lack of relevance in terms of current trends, it still possesses real benefits, as well as unique features that, if given the time of day, may turn some heads.

Are we hitting snooze on classical music?

Laura Liang, Writer February 5, 2021

Picture this: you’re attending a classical concert. Buzzing with anticipation, audience members rustle in their seats as the orchestra tunes and the house lights dim. You look up from the program notes...

Take gifts to the next level this Valentines Day  by saving money and staying safe at home with homemade gifts that are sure to bring joy to the gift receiver, and giver.

Simple yet spectacular homemade gifts for your Valentine

Ryann Liddell, Writer February 3, 2021

Finding Valentine's Day gifts for your friends, family or significant other can be difficult at times. It’s hard to know exactly what people want or need, and it’s particularly challenging if you are...

Read about and vote for your favorite shoe, dive into a battle between Converse, Docs, Nike and Vans.

Showdown of the shoes: Docs, Vans, Converse and Nike

Olivia Zoll and Lila Ettedgui-Scott January 31, 2021

A lot has changed in style, in culture, and at Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) since 2013 when the iconic Converse vs. Vans article was written. Musically has been replaced by Tik Tok,...

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