Author Archives: Luis Valente

Gender-inclusive restrooms set up shop on campus

Meant for all genders, but not open to all students Last April, the Santee Education Complex became the first Los Angeles Unified School District high school to open their restrooms to gender-neutral students. Now, more than a year later, South East has followed suit…almost. The school’s first gender-neutral restrooms, located by the main office in the A Building, opened in

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Winter Guard places third at WGASC Championships

Seniors succeed in year’s final guard competition After months training under color guard and then winter guard, the guard secured a third place victory at this year’s Winter Guard Association of Southern California (WGASC) Championships, the last competition for graduating seniors. The school’s guard team, while small in size, has placed in many competitions throughout their long history. However, the

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¿Quien es Sombra? – The significance of a video game character

Video game developer Blizzard Entertainment announced Overwatch’s newest playable character during this year’s BlizzCon, a convention based on Blizzard’s video games. The character, Sombra, is a Mexican female known to be the world’s best hacker. In the media, whether that be television or music, Hispanics have been portrayed as menial laborers: maids, janitors, etcetera, etcetera. The list can go on

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Thinking and painting outside electrical boxes

Every city has them; they’re essential for anything that lives on power. They’re electrical boxes, the unsung heroes of the modern day, and they have been given a makeover by the city of South Gate. When going down Tweedy Boulevard, inhabitants of the city and passersby alike can witness history and art through the freshly painted electrical boxes. Each box

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