Category Archives: Features

Jaguars dive into water

BY CALEB RODRIGUEZ High schools have many different types of sports; some are very popular, others are not popular at all, because they don’t appeal to teens. One underrated sport is swim.    Swimming isn’t popular because of the team’s very small size compared to other sports, but it has a big enough team, that it is still somewhat relevant. Two

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Immigration and Identity

A feeling of anxiety exists in every immigrant child. Everyone has an immigrant story. As the daughter of immigrants, I’ve come to the conclusion that there are no“American” physical characteristics. The United States is a melting pot.   Though I was born and raised in California, I am still confused about my roots. Growing up, I hated the question, “Where

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Chinese sister school visits South East

by Miguel Moran and Gabriel Anguiano In 2012, then Chinese vice president and current president Xi Jinping and Vice President Joe Biden visited the formerly-known International Studies Learning Center, where Simon Rodia Continuation High School currently sits, and made an agreement to promote Chinese and American cultural understandings. Since then, South East has remained in partnership with Beijing No. 39

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Millie goes to School

BY DAYNA TILLETT        Millie heart was racing as they entered. Her cousin’s house was only three houses away from the school. It happened one year ago. She was scared.The appearance of Clown costumes were trending at the time. She hates their red puffy wigs and their red foam nose.What was she doing trespassing on school property?  

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Adrian Diezmo: Coming of Age

By Bianca Diezmo When somebody is a kid, they go to school and do their work.  While transitioning into a young adult, newfound responsibilities are gradually added to their plate. Adrian Diezmo, a senior in Justice and Law small school, is going through this exact situation.            From applying to colleges and universities to getting a job, there are many new obligations

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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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