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In midst of ‘Inktober’ controversy, artists find alternatives

PLAGIARISM CONTROVERSY. Artists of varying media are troubled when Jake Parker, the creator, and owner of Inktober- an annual drawing challenge during the month of October- sparked some copyright issues and is accused of plagiarizing Alphonso Dunn’s book, “Pen & Ink Drawing” (2016), leading to many debates and alternatives to this upcoming year.Article, Photo, and Art by Emily Lasley Inktober is a worldwide ink drawing event for artists of many media to participate in. This annual event was loved and anticipated by many,

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Opinion: it’s time to stop celebrating Columbus Day

THE DISAVOWED EXPLORER. Columbus Day (or indigenous people’s day as it is known in other states) is celebrated every year on the second Monday of October. However, somewhat recently, Columbus has fallen under scrutiny primarily due to his awful treatment of the natives that were so welcoming to his crew. As more and more is discovered about Columbus I feel that it becomes more and more important that we stop thinking of him as an infallible explorer, and think of him more critically as an explorer who made important discoveries

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Despite long lines, 2021 Homecoming a Success

The Homecoming Queen, Avery King (12, left) and King, Maverick Cheney (12, right) stand together at the Homecoming dance, the event they won their royal titles for. King said, when talking about her win, “It was unexpected. It felt really great winning. I felt really loved by the seniors and appreciated being given the opportunity to be nominated.” When asked, Cheney said about his win, “It was awesome winning. my ArtQuest family really pulled through and showed that even though they were dwindling they were still here and willing

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SRHS Choir Gets New Teacher

WARMING UP. Ms. Tusa, the choir teacher, warms up her class in the choir room. Tusa is the newest addition to the ArtQuest teaching roster, she is teaching choir as well as guitar. She is looking forward to a less stressful year, “I knew it was going to be a transition for all of us, mostly for the students. Not that we’re unaffected, we I mean adults, but we’ve had many more years of social existence, and so I really feel for the students.” With a new array of faces on campus both students and teachers are looking forward to an

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Teacher Appreciation Day

SUPERSTAR TEACHERS. Johnathon Muchow (left) is a teacher of Economics and World History. He has a lot of energy he brings to each class to hype them up and get ready to learn. Mitchell Utsey (center) is the auto shop teacher at Santa Rosa High School. He makes everyone feel welcome in his class, like a big family, and of course makes sure everyone is working hard to do what they’re supposed to. With some light ribbing of course. Nightsnow Vogt (right) is a teacher of U.S. Government and World History and is liked for being a laid

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New SRHS Staff Excited to Join the Panther Family

HAPPY TO BE A PANTHER: Two of Santa Rosa High's new faculty pose for a picture Marla Tusa (left) our new music teacher, and Kelsey Fotouhi, pictured with her son (right), our new attendance tech. They both mentioned they are excited to start working at this school and Tusa said,” I look forward to being a part of the school community and to helping students reach their full potential.” Both faculty members have been doing fantastic jobs bringing pride to being a panther.

Photo provided by: Marla Tusa and Kelsey

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SRHS Cross Country Team Looks Forward to Invitationals

GETTING BACK TO PACE: Santa Rosa High students compete on September 10th at a cross country meet, which is the first of the season. Justin Diaz (12) pictured racing in the photo, the first Santa Rosa student in the pack of runners, prior to the meet says that he is, “looking forward to racing more invitationals.” Diaz came 6th overall out of the Santa Rosa High School team in the race. Photo by Maddie Sanabria Article by Julia Sanabria Like many sports in the last year, the cross country season was a strange change of pace

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Students Weigh In on Bell Schedule Change

DING-DING-DING! The nostalgic hymn of the school’s tole echoes in euphoric synchrony. A symphony long awaited to be played... now half an hour later. “I like how the bell schedule is right now. I think the break could be a little bit longer. But other than that, it’s good. Maybe take some time from lunch and put some of that into break,” says freshman Mary-Jane Alexander. The new bell schedule, which is pinned on a wall beside a classroom, shows when classrooms get out. This has sparked a debate among staff and students on whether

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‘Rocky’ Start to New Student Information System Rollout

NEW SRHS AERIES SYSTEM: English teacher Casey Elsa’s computer shows the new Aeries student information system. Elsa’s computer shows the limited access she has to her class lists and transcripts of years past. Vice Principal Andy Lieberman described the switch by saying, “it’s been rocky.” Article and Photo by Grace Payne Santa Rosa High School’s switch to a new student information system called Aeries caused major scheduling problems as students returned to campus on August 12. Delays in transferring data from the old

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President Prior-Hodenfield, VP Arseneau Elected By Class of 2025

PANTHER PRIDE: On Friday September 10, Freshman President, Rustin Prior-Hodenfield (left) and Vice President, Cooper Arseneau (right) Demonstrate their spirit wear for orange and black day. “I love showing off my school spirit by participating in spirit days, and encouraging others to do the same!” said Arseneau. The new freshmen who joined student government are truly showing they will try to hype up and make freshmen just as involved in school as the other grades can be. Article and Photo by Anthony Flores Cruz As our

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