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Archive for November, 2013


Monday, November 25th, 2013

Model Status

MODELING: Juliette Ackerman discusses her modeling career. By Andrea Alvarado, Staff Writer Today, social networking sites seem to be filled with endless photos of adolescent girls, each attempting to strike their best pose accompanied with a signature yet amateur pout. These photos are reflections of what every female aspires to become: a model. Poly Bear...

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Doing good at the Goodwill truck

By Birdy Jones, News Writer Poly High School PTSA needs your support. They have partnered with the Goodwill in order to collect donations which will help give job opportunities to the disabled Military Veterans. On December 7th,...

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Free Electronic Waste Recycling Event for Poly PTSA

By Matt Kaye, Staff Writer On December 7, Poly PTSA will host a fundraising event. The event is an electronic recycling event where contributors can recycle old electronics to help raise money for the Poly PTSA. The...

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Clear and Candid: Tomorrow’s Technology, Today’s Troubles

TECHNOLOGY: Technology progresses while people in the present retreat from tradition. By Amy Wang, Opinions Editor Cursive has been kicked to the curb. That’s right—those curly letters your third grade teacher scared you into learning because “you...

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Trans Fats Ain’t Coming Back

HEALTH: The FDA finally moves to ban trans fats. by Chance Ornelas-Skarin, Staff Writer Say goodbye to your muffins and donuts, because the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) is now on its way to banning...

Monday, November 25th, 2013

A Petition for Change in the Modeling World

FASHION: Petitioners attempt to convince Victoria’s Secret to incorporate transgender models into runway shows. By Ruthie Farrell, Staff Writer Any woman’s road to success in the world of glitz and glamour is a tough one to trudge....

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

The Grinch Steals Christmas, Again!

WAR: Public schools across America ban Christmas songs due to absurd complaints. By Valeria Gutierrez, Staff Writer It is almost the time of the year again when the turkey decorations come down and the reindeer decorations spring...

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Ender’s Mind Game

PSYCHOLOGY: The cinematic take on Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game simulates child dictatorship. By Ruthie Farrell, Staff Writer What child enjoys catering to the never-ending demands of adults? Everyone remembers the blissful days of childhood, when the...

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

CIF Round 1

Boys Water Polo: Unfortunately, our Bears lost to Flintridge Prep (La Canada Flintridge) 18-14 in a first round playoff shootout. After earning a spot in the playoffs for over six years in a row, this is the...

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Kardashian Car Wreck

KULTURE: Whether or not the Kardashians are worthy of fame, we give it to them. By Antonio Serros, Staff Writer Sure, Oreos may be more addictive than cocaine, but nothing—I mean nothing—provides that same, transcendent high that...

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