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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, Tech Reporter January 12, 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, Tech 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, said 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;...

COVID-19 cases in California are up to 4.78 million and the deaths are about 69,955. Governor Newsom says, We need to do more, we need to do better to reach out and make available more opportunities for people to get vaccinated and encourage them along the way.

Opinion: COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing should be mandatory for all students

Cheyanne Jauregui, Editor in Chief October 7, 2021

On October 1, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that students will be required to get the Covid-19 vaccination in an attempt to stop the rising death poll. This sparked outrage from those opposed to getting...

A visual is shown that depicts a person struggling with their mental health. Mental health and mental illnesses have been a known stigma in the Latinx/Hispanic communities. When mental health is no commonly or openly talked about, people seeking treatment may have limited knowledge and comfort with different types of therapy and psychiatric medications, says National Alliance on Mental Health.

OPINION: Mental Health Stigma continues to be an important issue in the Latinx/Hispanic community

Camila Aguero-Salas, Opinion Writer September 30, 2021

To be part of the Latinx/Hispanic community is an asset. There is rich cultural diversity and there are many strong predecessors of the community who have paved the way for Latinx/Hispanic people to succeed...

Don Lugos football team walks hand in hand as they prepare to play Chino High School in our rival game, Milkcan. Though they did not win, they used what they had been practicing and gave it their all.

Opinion: Does football evolve?

Dylan Young, Sports Reporter September 24, 2021

Football has been around for a long time, since 1892 to be precise. Many people believe that football has stayed the same throughout the years it has been around. Being a football player, I believe football...

A search of tax the rich appears on the Google search engine. Interest in the tax the rich slogan has spiked on Google ever since AOCs appearance at the Met Gala. Machismo plays apart of the mental health stigma surrounding the Hispanic community. Ive noticed that with my male cousins, uncles, etc, they arent allowed to express their emotions as much as females. Also, the majority of hispanics I know, many dont believe in mental illness. Many believe that dont exist because they never experineced it, says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Opinion: A.O.C. strategically used fashion as a medium for political awareness

Camila Aguero-Salas, Opinion Writer September 22, 2021

“Tax the Rich” read the words plastered on the white dress in red, vibrant font. The dress was worn by none other than Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, U.S. Representative of New York’s 14th congressional...

The flags of Spain and Mexico are hung up in one of the Spanish classrooms, Sr. Machuca. A majority of the demographics that make up Don Lugo are Latino and/or Hispanic.

OPINION: Don Lugo’s image does not define their students

Camila Aguero-Salas, Opinion Writer September 15, 2021

Don Antonio Lugo High School is the school where kids leave unsuccessful. At least that was the notion I had about my current school before attending. It was one of the stereotypes Don Lugo had, and it...

Mrs. Dominguez standing in front of the college banners present in her classroom. Avid teachers promote to Avid students going to a 4-year university.

Community or Four Year: which is the more dependable college choice?

Kyla Rose, Features Editor September 14, 2021

Students choosing a four-year college and skipping over the community college route is a much more insightful investment due to the fact that classes are not guaranteed in community college and that students...

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