Monthly Archives: March 2021

A Spring Break Activities Guide

Over spring break go to look at the beautiful views of Sonoma County. The top picture is at Hood Mountain; Hood Mountain is a great place to have a picnic at or hike. The bottom picture was taken at Doran Beach; Doran Beach is a family friendly beach that also allows dogs. Make sure to get out of the house this spring break and enjoy the fresh air! Article & Photo By: Maddie Sanabria Spring break is coming around the corner and unfortunately due to COVID-19, traveling is not a good idea. Since leaving the comfort of

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Disney+’s WandaVision Opens Doors for Marvel Cinematic Universe

WandaVision Launches New Era for MCU. WandaVision is the first streaming TV show in the Marvel Cinematic Universe on Disney Plus that you can now watch with your friends on the GroupWatch feature. Marvel fans waited over a year for new Marvel content, but that all changed in 2021. WandaVision is a really unique show that is refreshing for Marvel. The show opens the doors for what is to come in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Article & Photo By: Evan Mirante With the pandemic shutting down movie and TV productions, it

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Best Sonoma County Hiking Spots

Taylor Mountain has opened up to the public to provide a safe experience hiking with friends or family. When I asked freshman Paloma R. if she had been on a hike recently, she said, “Yes! I went yesterday! It's honestly one of the best ways to de-stress (and) it’s so calming and just good for your mental health like spending some time outside in nature walking.” Article & Photo By: Zoe Kowalczyk Hiking is a fun yet safe way to spend time away from home, while also providing an opportunity to connect with friends and

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The History Behind St. Patrick’s Day

So as we near St. Patrick’s day 2021, many of us still might not know the history behind this holiday, or why certain things we have been accustomed to are part of this holiday. So let this be the year you finally know some history and facts behind this holiday that in most of our knowledge is filled with green, leprechauns, gold coins, and four-leaf clovers. So here are some facts to learn about St. Patrick’s day that you may or may not have known. Graphic Created By: Xiaolin Cai on Canva Article By: Xiaolin Cai We have all

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Storms In Texas

Article By: Tatiana Newman Craziness seems to be a new normal ever since March of last year. With major celebrities dying, a pandemic outbreak and a wild election, everything has been pretty insane. Unfortunately, another emergency is occurring in the United States. A snowstorm hit the state of Texas. It is believed that the snowfall in Texas was caused by climate change. Margaret Vaughn-Foster wrote, “I think that the people in Texas have to face the consequences of climate change, and this crisis might help them do that.”

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Effects of Quarantine on Students

Article By: Katie Jang Quarantine, for better or worse? The pandemic-induced quarantine has led to a plethora of effects and is regarded strongly by most. Some people feel that this quarantine has bettered their lives, while others believe that it has seriously impaired them.  Bear Buns. These buns are custard-filled steamed buns with chocolate features. With more time mobility from the pandemic, I’ve been able to try my hand at hobbies such as baking. “Finding crafty videos on YouTube or Instagram have helped make my days

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Best Albums Of 2020

Some top picks of the best albums of 2020 include pop-artist Ariana Grande's album, Positions, and country-singer Luke Comb's album, What You See Ain't Always What You Get. Both albums ranked high in both pop and country charts and were yet another product of the quarantine boredom that surrounded the 2020 year. Photo By: Alice Brookston Article By: Evan Sacher With 2020 forcing hundreds of artists around the country into quarantine, the year in music was a unique one. Cancelled tours across the globe gave music megastars a

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“Songbird” Movie Review

While reflecting on our newfound COVID-19 reality, people rave about Adam Mason’s new film Songbird. It features the extremities of our own world, alongside an invigorating love story between KJ Apa (Nico) and Sofia Carson (Sara). This thriller-induced dystopian film is a must see on this year’s list. Article By: Dalia Pelayo-Mark With the countless movies coming out to our screens at home, I was shocked to realize hardly any movies revolved around our global pandemic. This was up until the film Songbird was released

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Wall Street v. Reddit

What happens when millions of people are stuck at home, unemployed, running low on government stimulus checks, and have the most powerful tool ever created, the internet? Apparently it causes multiple companies’ stocks to skyrocket, and billionaires to lose a lot of money. Through the tantrums being thrown by the wealthy Hedge Funds because their risky investment hit them in the face, there is a bigger picture to be told, a tale as old as time. Robinhood, the tale not the app, was seen in real life at the ends of

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President Joe Biden’s Inauguration

A new beginning !! More American flags being brought out to represent the presidency and what it means during this time to come together and fight the challenges we’re facing as one. ¨It looks more patriotic than ever.¨ said my little sister as we drove downtown seeing flags waving proudly. Article & Photo By: Zoe Kowalczyk On January 20th, at 9:00am, the inauguration of the 46th president, Joe Biden, was underway. It was, as President Biden said in his speech, “a day of history and hope, of renewal and resolve” and a

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