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New Coca-Cola Flavors Review

The Newest Flavors: The newer three Coke with Coffees along with the just released Coke Starlight. (above) The Coke with Coffee: Dark Blend was my favorite followed by Coke Starlight, then after that, Coke with Coffee: Vanilla, and finally, Coke with Coffee: Caramel as my least favorite. Article and Photo by Ben Sorkin Coke (short for Coca-Cola) has really been cranking out the new flavors for the last few years, and as an avid consumer of the drink, I believed it would only be fitting to give my own thoughts on the flavors

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SRHS Admin Limits Access to Student Parking Lot

PARKING LOT CRACKDOWN: Pictured here, the entrance to the student parking lot that is locked at break and lunch. Administrators decide who leaves and who stays during these times. Vice Principal Andy Liberman says that students have pushed the rule too far and that is what has led to this unpopular rule enforcement. Photo and Caption by Grace Payne Santa Rosa High School Administrators have begun cracking down on students leaving during break or lunch. Although school rules have prohibited students from leaving campus since

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SRHS track dedicated to Coach Courtemarche

DETHLESN FINISHES THE 1600 AHEAD OF CARDINAL NEWMAN. Runner Ben Dethlesn managed to hold his tiny lead all the way to the finish line in order to secure Santa Rosa High School’s first place in his heat. When asked about what pushed him over the line Dethlesn said, “When you’re at the last hundred meters, it’s honestly all heart. Your legs are really just dead at that point and your teammates cheering you on really helps a lot, it pushes you forward.” Article and photo by Robert Merrick On Saturday, March 5th, the Santa Rosa

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SRHS Senior Ava Stubblefield opens charity show at the Phoenix

CENTER STAGE. Santa Rosa High School senior Ava Stubblefield performs at the Phoenix Theater on Friday, March 4. Her performance was part of a benefit concert for local charity The Living Room. Stubblefield said of the performance, “I think that I mainly love the fact that I can go up on a stage and I just let loose and everything that I’m worried about just goes away… It just feels like I’m having fun.” Article and photo by Molly Murphey When Santa Rosa High School senior Ava Stubblefield stepped on stage at the Phoenix

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The History of SRHS Senior Pranks

WARPED BENCH IN THE QUAD: This is one of the benches in the quad that got bent from a past senior prank. “Quite a few years ago, a bunch of seniors decided to put cars across the campus in awkward locations,” says English teacher Casey Elsa. “They put a car up on top of these tables and benches that were used for lunch; they were fairly new at the time… and then there were Volkswagen wheels crushing them.” This bench that students use every day is just another quirky aspect of Santa Rosa High School. Article and Photo by

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Meet the dogs of SRHS

DOGS OF SRHS. Susan Gallegos, a Math 1 teacher here at Santa Rosa High School, can sometimes be seen outside during break taking her dogs out and letting them roam. “Watching them interact with students [as they roam free in the classroom] ,'' said Gallegos in response to her favorite part about having her dogs around.  Article and photo by Anthony Flores Pets are wonderful! Some students and staff at Santa Rosa High School have furry friends or reptilian friends at home. However, we can’t just look over the dogs that spend

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Celebrating Women’s history month

Article and graphic by Rubi Melo March is women’s history month! This month is a time to acknowledge the history of the United States, and the women who began the never ending process of bettering the country. During women’s history month we often hear about strides by women such as Amelia Earheart, Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony. There have been many other, less well known women, who have done great things for our country; women like Alice Ball, Sojourner Truth and Ella Baker.

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Baking with Burris: Ms. Elsa’s mushroom and truffle pasta

MADE WITH LOVE. When English teacher, Yearbook and Journalism advisor, Casey Elsa, puts a lot of effort into her dish, she adds a whole lot of love. “We can’t make a meal in our family without effort to accommodate everybody's needs,” she said, “Eating always feels like love, feels like everybody involved themselves in it, really cares about each other. Food is love.” Photo by Jaden Burris Article and Photo by Jaden Burris, Social Media Editor For English teacher, Yearbook and Journalism advisor, Casey Elsa, cooking food in

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Should you eat plant based? The Santa Rosan staff weighs in.

Photo by Amy Genolio Article by Jasmine Alvarez and Caycie Clayton JASMINE: So, Caycie. CAYCIE: So, Jasmine. J: I think we should talk about plant based diets, and the benefits. EDUCATE ME! C: Fun (said sarcastically) J: I'm serious, lately I've been finding it very interesting. C: Are you considering going vegetarian? J: I don’t want to stop eating meat… but I've also been hearing a lot about how being vegetarian can benefit you in a bunch of different ways, so I'm torn… C: Yeah, being vegetarian is

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Springtime recipe: Vegan Creamy Carrot Pasta

Article and graphic by Mason Gaspar As the cold and wet months finally come to an end, we move into a warm and bright season, springtime. Spring brings out the beauty in nature and many new food selections. Vegetables and fruits such as carrots, garlic and onions start to come into season, so dishes that revolve around those herbs become far more common. This means many cooking options and variety into people’s diet.

To start off, something I'm sure many haven't had before: creamy carrot pasta. It is very simple

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