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Basketball returns to the court this season

SEASON KICK-OFF. Coach Gomes, and the players not currently in the game, watch as their team goes for the shot. The girl’s JV/Freshman team had their first scrimmage Friday November 12, 2021. Freshman Keelyn Walker shared after the game that, “it was fun”. Photo by Julia Sanabria. Article by Andreas Petersen and Julia Sanabria Santa Rosa High School’s basketball season has begun! Like many sports, basketball had a rough season last year due to COVID-19 and all of the safety measures that had to be taken. This year the

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People with Holiday Birthdays shouldn’t be forgotten. Here’s how to celebrate them

CHRISTMAS BLUES. Around the world, people are getting their birthdays mixed up with holidays, and every year, people feel they are getting forgotten and are becoming just a trivial part of the holiday season. Here we see a poor soul who happens to share a birthday with Christmas.(Above) Ho ho no indeed! Article and photo by Ben Sorkin Holidays. They’re annual, they’re days and depending on the circumstances, can be very fun! But what happens when these two holidays overlap? As you know, humans are born, specifically, on

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SRHS Students Celebrate Hanukkah

Article and graphic by Yasmine Sarraf One of the holidays that takes place this season is Hanukkah, a Jewish celebration. Since the date of this holiday is determined by the Hebrew calendar, which is lunisolar, the date varies every year on the Gregorian calendar. Hanukkah takes place every year in November and/or December and lasts for eight days and eight nights. This year, it begins on the evening of November 28 and ends at nightfall on December 6. One of the general Hanukkah traditions includes lighting a Menorah. A

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Student retail worker weighs in on Black Friday

JAYDEN CASEY AT WORK: Casey (12) helps Macy’s prepare for the flow of people that are predicted to come on Black Friday. “This year, the Black Friday specials are broken up throughout the month to help with the product flow and customer flow”. In order to break up the chaos of Black Friday, preparations and regulations were put into place long before the big sale. Photo by Jayden Casey. Article by Caycie Clayton. Shopping is something that many enjoy, and others push through to buy necessities. However, whether it’s

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How to drive safely in the rain

SITTING IN THE RAIN. Justin Ehn, a senior, sits in his car waiting for the rain to clear so he can drive safely once again. He is sitting in his car in the parking lot of the place he just ordered food, Mombo’s. “I really wanted to eat my food but I figured it would be better to wait, even if it means my food is slightly colder,” explained Ehn. While it may be an annoyance to wait a while for the rain to go away, he agrees that safety is a priority, not only for himself, but for the other driver’s as well. Photo by Justin

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Recipes to combat winter gloom

Caycie Clayton’s delicious apple oat muffin, meant to be Fall themed and consisting of nutmeg and cardamom, could easily be a winter themed muffin as well. Overall these muffins were healthy, flavorful and hands down a great snack to have during the holidays. Photo by Caycie Clayton.Article by Jaeden Callender and Caycie Clayton.The winter can feel lengthy, dark and cold due to the prolonged nights and chilly air. These long months can easily feel gloomy and dismal, meaning extra steps need to be taken in order to get through the

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Where to buy winter clothes

Article and graphic by Rubi Melo Since the arrival of winter, we’ve all been preparing for the cold, rainy weather by searching for comfortable clothes to wear. There’s never been a year when I’ve been prepared for winter weather right away. The first cold day comes around, I look in my closet and I only see tank tops, t-shirts and shorts; and all of a sudden I’m not prepared for the cold at all. For those who have a similar issue and need to know where in Santa Rosa to get quality, inexpensive clothes for Winter fast, I’ve got

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Math tutoring resources for SRHS students

Graphic by Julia Sanabria Article by Yasmine Sarraf Many students are stressed about their grades right now; fortunately, there are tutoring options that SRHS students can take advantage of. Not only are there peer tutors that are available, but there are also other resources to take advantage of. In October, the math department released their list of SRHS students who are available to tutor other students one-on-one in math. While tutoring is available for all levels of math, fewer options are available for the higher

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Vegetarian holiday meal guide

MEATLESS HOLIDAYS A REALITY. The meat substitute aisle at Oliver’s market in Cotati, CA is fully stocked with products made from soy, vital wheat gluten, mushrooms, and pea protein. Many brands of meat substitutes make special roasts for Thanksgiving. Santa Rosan Editor-in-chief, Tara Elsa, says that last year her family “had several different vegetarian turkey brands to try out… we decided that Quorn is the best one and we’ll most likely have that for this upcoming thanksgiving as well.” Article and photo by Molly Murphey,

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SRHS Student Government returns with their Halloween drive-thru

A SUCCESSFUL LEAD-UP TO HALLOWEEN. October 30, 2021, ASB and the Student Government organized a Halloween drive through to connect students to the following holiday. Lisa Phiel, an organizer for the event said, “I think there was a difference in the total number of cars….” [compared to the drive through that was hosted last year].”  A great turnout at the drive through ended October on a positive, yet spooky, note this year.  Article and Photos by Zoe Kowalczyk A late night scare on October 30, 2021 the Halloween Drive Thru,

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