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Kintsugi: More Than Just Pottery

Kintsugi: More Than Just Pottery

Bella B., Jr. Editorial Editor March 9, 2023

What is Kintsugi? Kintsugi, written 金継ぎ in Japanese, means “golden joinery,” or “join with gold.” This refers to the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold. Though the origins...

Everything Pesto Bagels Recipe

Everything Pesto Bagels Recipe

Ariani R., Arts and Entertainment Editor November 1, 2022

Ready in 10 minutes, serves 1-2 people. INGREDIENTS 1 bagel Cream cheese (measure to preference) 1 tablespoon of pesto 1 ½ teaspoons of your choice of seeds A pinch of crushed red peppers PREPARATION ...

Things I Wish I Knew Before Sophomore Year

Things I Wish I Knew Before Sophomore Year

Kyla P., Maya H., and Quincy R. June 5, 2022

It’s about that time, again… The days are getting longer, tests are getting more cumulative, and impending thoughts of “next school year” are becoming not so far off. For some rising sophomores,...

Pastries Around the World

Marbella L., Photographer June 5, 2022

There are many delicious pastries around the world. Here we will talk about some of the most popular pastries around the world. Let’s get started! Japan (Mochi) Mochi is a traditional Japanese...

Have you eaten today?: How to Recognize Eating Disorders in Your Friends (and Yourself) and Help Them

Have you eaten today?: How to Recognize Eating Disorders in Your Friends (and Yourself) and Help Them

Jade M., Photographer May 5, 2022

TW: This article is about various eating disorders. If you feel uncomfortable with this topic, please feel free to click off this page. Not many people know that there are various types of eating disorders....

3 ways to release stress

Claire C., Staff Writer April 6, 2022

It's easy to get stressed from many things, like your studies, or the current global geopolitical situation. Activities outside and indoor You can release stress by doing indoor and outdoor activities....

Top 5 Thrift Stores to Visit in LA

Top 5 Thrift Stores to Visit in LA

Ella S., Editor, Music April 6, 2022

Top 5 Thrift Stores in LA Are you looking to expand your wardrobe uniquely, or just trying to find a fun pastime or hangout with friends? Thrifting, or second-hand shopping is an eco-friendly, affordable,...

What you need to know for your 2022 Disney World Vacation

Ever B., Editor, Travel April 6, 2022

Disney World is hard to tackle, especially with its 50th anniversary. If you are planning to go to Disney World in 2022, this article is for you. First of all, lots of new things have been added to...

Bullying: Types of Bullying and How To Prevent It

Elodie A., Editor, School Clubs March 21, 2022

“Surveys indicate that as many as half of all children are bullied at some time during their school years, and at least 10% are bullied on a regular basis”(American Academy of Child and Adolescent...

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Febrewary: Coffee Shops in LA Review (Part 2)

Brooke W. and Caitlyn P. March 21, 2022

Welcome to Part 2 of our Sip or Dip series! We're back with more brewing reviews of coffee shops in LA. This time, we went to Bluestone Lane Coffee Shop and Blue Bottle Coffee to see if they were a...

All About Brunch: Top 3 Brunch Places in LA

All About Brunch: Top 3 Brunch Places in LA

Quincy R., Section Editor, Entertainment March 21, 2022

How many meals are consumed throughout a typical day? Most people would answer three; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But what about meal number four? That is, brunch. For many LA goers, brunch is an every...

Why Eco-Fashion is Good For the Environment

Gigi R., Editor, Faculty Spotlight March 1, 2022

Why is eco-fashion good for the environment? You may think eco-fashion means a shirt covered in leaves but nope, eco-fashion looks exactly like normal clothes. Eco-fashion is made out of raw materials...

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