"Keeping Lugo Connected"

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"Keeping Lugo Connected"

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"Keeping Lugo Connected"

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Malena Villa is stressed with homework right before the start of practice.  You never want your mental state ruining something that you like to do, says Malena.

Opinion: An athlete’s mental health should be given more attention

Adrie Villa, Sports Editor March 23, 2022

Mental Health has been the center of attention of students' wellness for some time now. We often focus on mental health issues with students that come from harsh families. This conversation should always...

Luke Kemble, an out of season football and basketball player is in the weight room bench pressing during his off-season. The off-season allows me to get stronger everyday, Luke says

Opinion: Off-season is vital to an athlete’s success

Dylan Young, Sports Reporter March 17, 2022

Many people that don't play sports may think that the majority of practice you do for your sport is during your season but that myth if false. The off-season is the most important part of the entire year...

Mr. Engstrom teaching his LEAD students. The students are encouraged in there learning. Mr. Engstrom is a standards based grading teacher, and uses a lot of hands on tactics.

Opinion: Our Education System Is Flawed

David Fender, Sports Reporter March 17, 2022

A lot has changed since the outbreak of COVID-19; one of them being that students have a changed attitude when it comes to their learning. This can be boiled down to our archaic education system and the...

Intervention Counselor, Mr. Mora, supervises students in protest against indoor mask policy. The number of participants varied throughout the day, some students joining as an opportunity to skip class. Senior, Gloria Camacho, who protested says, We want to be heard, too.

Opinion: Anti-mask protest proves inefficient in achieving its end goal

Camila Aguero-Salas, Opinion Writer February 11, 2022

Don Lugo students who protested against mask mandates this week were in their right to act on their want of no longer wearing masks in indoor settings. Though, just because you can protest, does it mean...

Photo of a duck stuffed animal with an anniversary balloon. Those kinds of relationships are built off of trust, bonding, and respect for each other, says Mark Magno-Garcia

Opinion: Relationships are not as important as people think

Matthew Statler, Commentary Reporter February 3, 2022

As Valentine's Day comes ever closer, relationships are on many people’s minds. For many, this holiday marks the celebration of their relationship, and for others, this holiday is an opportunity to try...

Camila Aguero-Salas, senior, at the 2021 Vegandale festival in Los Angeles. It was a great feeling to see that there are so many locals and Angelenos like me trying to make a difference, by simply changing the way we eat, says Camila.

Opinion: Will Veganuary Really Help the Climate Crisis?

Camila Aguero-Salas, Opinion Writer January 21, 2022

Every new year people are inspired to "begin again" with new aspirations and with motivation to step out of their comfort zone. However, there are issues that follow people into the new year, including...

During senior year, it can feel like your class work and home work is pilling up. This can cause a buildup of stress but I want to enjoy my senior year as much as possible says Julianna Diaz.

OPINION: Senioritis, an excuse for laziness or a real problem?

Matthew Statler, Commentary Reporter January 13, 2022

With college acceptance letters starting to arrive and graduation only a couple of months away, many seniors are starting to feel senioritis set in. This "disorder" is mostly known for making students...

The following are various Instagram pages that have been rising in popularity. They post pictures of students in class, on campus without knowledge before hand.

Opinion: Administration needs to address new Instagram pages before history repeats itself

Matthew Statler, Commentary Reporter December 10, 2021

Across the country, high school students have noticed a rise in new Instagram accounts created by their peers for their peers. These Instagram pages consist of pictures taken of students' shoes under bathroom...

Student, Carolina Aguero-Salas, watches video of Riverside teacher mocking Native culture. This video sparked outrage across the Native community and others across the country. Racism and unprofessionalism, this is why our education system is falling apart, says Nick Tilsen, CEO and President of Oglala Lakota Nation.

Opinion: Recent racist acts towards Native Americans prove lack of governmental systemic change

Camila Aguero-Salas, Opinion Writer November 3, 2021

It is no secret that Native Americans have been mistreated in the United States since the birth of our country. From the Trail of Tears which occurred during the first decades of our country, to the modern-day...

A student is tired from the early school start times resulting in lower academic performance, energy, and decrease in mental health. The CDC, says, The American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended that middle and high schools start at 8:30 a.m. or later to give students the opportunity to get the amount of sleep they need, but most American adolescents start school too early.

OPINION: The California governor made the right decision to approve senate bill no.328

Cheyanne Jauregui, Editor in Chief October 29, 2021

On October 13, 2019, senate bill No. 328 was approved by the California governor which required all California schools to push start times to begin no earlier than 8:00 and 8:30 a.m by July 1, 2022. The...

A bookshelf, filled with selections ranging from sociology to structured inequality, sits in Mr. Bellosos classroom. Mr. Belloso, who teaches AP Human Geography and World History at Don Lugo High School, will be most likely be expected to teach ethnic studies courses in future years, now that it is a graduation requirement for the state of California. I am very excited about our upcoming ethnic studies course, says Mr. Belloso.

Opinion: Ethnic studies requirement is a huge step forward for future social change

Camila Aguero-Salas, Opinion Writer October 20, 2021

I grew up thinking that learning history that was centered around white people was okay since I lived in the United States where the majority of the population is white, therefore, my Chicanx/Latinx history...

Windows 11 desktop promises users a sleek and user-friendly platform experience. From apps to doc, Windows 11 has a Mac feel to it. “This is the first version of a new era of Windows. We are building for the next decade and beyond, says Chief Executive Officer, Satya Nadella.

Opinion: Windows 11 improvements and features are unmatched

Aiden Deming, Tech Reporter October 15, 2021

Windows 11 has finally broken the cycle of hit or miss windows operating systems. The successor to Windows 10 feels like a breath of fresh air, with its sleek new design to its improved user interface;...

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