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  • I.C.E. Receives cold Reactions

    I.C.E. Receives cold Reactions

    March 24, 2017

    President Trump has kept to his cruel promise of deporting what he calls the “bad hombres,” or criminals, with 680 undocumented immigrants already rounded up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E)  agents in the first 2 weeks of February in 12 states. Trump has expressed his belief on how illegal immigrants threaten our society by jeopardizing the economy and our safety. However, evidence suggests that undocumented immigrants benefit t...

    Cartoon by Trixie Valdezco

  • A Day Without Immigrants Protests

    A Day Without Immigrants Protests

    Sebastian Orozco, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

              In an event that was dubbed as “A Day Without Immigrants,” people all across the country took to the streets on Thursday, Feb. 16 to protest President Trump’s immigration orders.  Protesters voiced their opposition to the President’s ban on nationals from some majority-Muslim countries, plan to build a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, increased immigration raids, and threat to cut federal funding from ‘sanctuary cities’.     People parti...

    Photo By Melody Fuentes On Feb. 18, tens of thousands of people hold a peaceful protest against Trump’s immigration policies and the Immigration and Customs Enforcements Agency by marching to city hall.

  • Swim makes a splash

    Swim makes a splash

    Sarah Short, Editor-in-Chief

    March 24, 2017

    The crowd erupts in a roar for the final two girls and boys varsity relays in the first swim meet of the season against Carson City on March 3, with boys varsity taking the wave home to victory and the girls just short of winning by 20 points. As with previous years, the team has faced several other obstacles that inhibit the team from reaching its full potential.  The financial aspect of maintaining the swim team has always been a prominent burden for...

    Varsity swimmers Emma Mahoney, senior, swim the 100 meter butterfly at the Carson meet with scores of: Girls JV- (54,85), Boys JV- (58,58), Girls Var- (71,91), and Boys Var- (113,59). At their second preleague meet at home against crossroads, Uni swept in all categories with scores of: Girls JV- (74,49), Boys JV- void, Girls Var- (72,10), and Boys Var- (100,67).

    Sarah Short

  • Track and field triumphs

    Track and field triumphs

    Zerrick Payne, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    From the start of first semester, the track team of 170+ members have been training vigorously. The team has gotten three new volunteer coaches to help train runners this year: Trish Koscheka, Tohun Rodgers and John Washington. This year practices have been longer, more intense, and a lot of work involved which means great outcomes for the season. Last year, some of the boys and girls made it to city finals, but no one moved on to state. The team...

    Seniors 110 meter varsity hurdlers Tessa Henry and Hannah Grace Smith stride over the obstacles at the first home meet against LACES on Thursday, March 9.

    Erika Mendez

  • Travel ban violates Constitution

    Travel ban violates Constitution

    February 10, 2017

    Americans woke up to a shocking, controversial travel ban on Jan. 27 that has put a massive strain on American families, businesses, and universities.  Within his first week in office, President Trump issued an executive order suspending the entry of Syrian refugees into the United States indefinitely, as well as barring individuals from Libya, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days.  Trump has additionally said, however, that ...

    Immigrants from Muslim and refugee majority countries face further ostracism because of the travel restriction.

    Cartoon by Mae Wang

A Day Without Immigrants Protests

A Day Without Immigrants Protests

Sebastian Orozco, Staff Writer

          In an event that was dubbed as “A Day Without Immigrants,” people all across the country took to the streets on Thursday, Feb. 16 to protest President Trump’s immigration orders.  Protesters voiced their opposit...

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Trump Fulfills Campaign Promises

Trump Fulfills Campaign Promises

Sebastian Orozco, Staff Writer

The nation was in a state of conflict when Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States on Friday, Jan. 20. Press secretary Sean Spicer claimed it was “the largest audience ever to witness an inaug...

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Incredible places to go during spring break

Incredible places to go during spring break

Rosa Martinez, Staff Writer

It’s time to plan because before you know it, it will be spring break. Don’t waste your time sleeping. Be an adventurer and go to places you haven’t been to. Here are some places you can visit over the spring break:...

March 24No Comments

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Boys tennis stumbles into their season

Boys tennis stumbles into their season

Esther Han, Staff Writer

The boys tennis team had a disappointing start after losing the first two preseason matches, and it is not getting any better with an overall score of (3-5) and league score of (3-3). Coach Stanford Poon ...

March 24No Comments

Swim makes a splash

Swim makes a splash

March 24

Track and field triumphs

Track and field triumphs

March 24

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