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ACT OMG

Written by Mackenzie Keelan, Managing Editor April 5, 2021

Even though a lot of focus is typically placed on the PSATs and the SATs, there is a standardized test called the American College Test, better known as the ACT, which is also an important and useful option.  The...

Freshman Experience

Freshman Experience

Written by Kayla Jaramillo April 3, 2021

Freshmen did not expect to begin their high school journey through Zoom calls and now with the fourth quarter starting, there is an option to return to in-person learning. Yet the in-person school environment...

Chaos at the Capitol

Chaos at the Capitol

Written by Rosie Harris, Photo Editor and Staff Writer March 4, 2021

The insurrection at the capitol was the first of its kind and ultimately could lead to Trump being impeached by both the house and senate. The reason for the raid on the Capitol was because a select...

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COVID-19 Vaccinations

Written by Rosie Harris, Photo Editor and Staff Writer March 4, 2021

The first successful COVID-19 vaccine given was in New York to Sandra Lindsay. since then it has spread to all other states, including Arizona. The effect on the Corona student body is that teachers are...

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Black History Month Makes Its Mark

Written by Mackenzie Keelan, Managing Editor March 2, 2021

Starting in 1976 with Gerald Ford, each president has named the month of February Black History Month. The purpose of this month is to acknowledge the lives, struggles and achievements of African Americans.The...

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Returning Back To School

Written by Kayla Jaramillo February 28, 2021

As of March 8th, Tempe Union Schools are planning for a return to in-person learning, four days a week, with Wednesdays continuing to be asynchronous. A virtual option will also still be available. Along...

Girls Basketball practices for the winter sports season. Photo by Drew Nicolson.

A Win for Winter Sports

Written by Mackenzie Keelan, Managing Editor February 4, 2021

The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) met on January 8, 2021 and reached the decision to cancel winter sports with a 5-4 vote. This decision was largely due to recommendation from the Sports Medicine...

Arizona Divided

Arizona Divided

Written by Rosie Harris, Photo Editor and Staff Writer January 4, 2021

Arizona has been a republican state, or red state, since 1952! For Arizona, this excludes Democrats Bill Clinton and newly elected Joe Biden. The political website 270towin.com provides multiple visuals...

Kamala Harris Becomes the First Woman Vice President

Kamala Harris Becomes the First Woman Vice President

Written by Rosie Harris, Photo Editor and Staff Writer January 4, 2021

Kamala Harris, 56, makes US history by becoming the first African, Indian, and Asian American female vice president. Yet, Harris does not let this define her in any way.  “‘I am who I am’: Kamala...

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Simply 46

Joe Biden's rise to presidency.
Written by Mackenzie Keelan, Managing Editor December 4, 2020

Joe Biden, a 77-year-old politician, is a familiar face to the American people after his time serving as vice president to Barack Obama. Biden has become a household name especially now that he has opposed...

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A Surplus of Screen Time

Written by Mackenzie Keelan, Managing Editor November 12, 2020

According to CNN, teens spend an average of seven hours per day on screens as a source of entertainment, not including time spent for school. Before virtual learning, school was a place where students...

The Harkins building in Chandler.

Welcome Back to Movie Madness

Harkins Theaters reopens to the public
Written by Rosie Harris, Photo Editor and Staff Writer November 12, 2020

After nearly eight months of being closed, Harkins has reopened their doors. COVID-19 forced businesses to close, so for many, this is the first time in months that people are allowed back in the movie...

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