Band, Color Guard march in 72nd Annual South Gate Christmas Parade

By : Gabriel Anguiano   The city of South Gate held its  72nd annual Christmas Parade, in which local schools, businesses and residents all participate in the parade. This year the Jaguar band and colorguard teams mark their 4th in a row, after missing 2013.    The Jaguar band is led by a senior in the Visual and Performing Arts small school,

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Net neutrality and the fight for the net

The internet has become a never-ending source of information due to technological advances. It’s reasonable to say that our knowledge is partially derived from Google searches and YouTube videos. But imagine a world without it. The ability to access the internet freely, aside from the monthly bill from your internet service provider (ISP), is a principle Americans have adopted and

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Students Donate Blood

Every year the Jaguars partner with the American Red Cross as an opportunity for students to donate blood. It is strongly promoted, as it is said one may become someone’s hero. This fall semester the school will host the annual blood drive and encourage students to participate. Donating blood can be nerve-racking for first-time donors, but for experienced donors like

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Students celebrate holidays with different traditions

Different cultures can mean different foods. There are many different cultures that have different beliefs and values. Darinka Galvan, a senior in the Justice & Law small school, family cooks certain foods for the holidays with her family such as, “papas gratinadas, pozole, tamales, and carnitas.” On the other hand, with her family, Itzanan Sosa , a senior in the

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Students look for sales on gifts and holiday spending Time

BY JUSTIN MORENO The holidays consist of holiday sales and spending time with family. An algebra teacher in the Tech & Media magnet, Mr. Ruiz, said, “I would spend time with my family and open gifts.” This Christmas, sales are being put on for many items for holiday gifts. Many items, according to Amazon.com; clothes, toys, and electronics are on

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MESA catapults their way to the top

The Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA) club on campus is dedicated to introducing to and helping students into careers related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by performing numerous projects. The club meets weekly on Wednesdays and is advised by Mr. Abad, but there is also a sixth period class dedicated to the club and its goal. Prior

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