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Archive for September, 2014

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The Water Board Leaves California Dry

DROUGHT: The California Water Board has left its residents out to dry…literally. By Joseph N. Nakatani, Staff Writer We all drink water. In Southern California, water has become scarce due to the lack of rain this past season. This led Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state-wide drought. We were called on to conserve water by...

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

In the Spotlight

ACTRESS: Poly freshman Trinity Long discusses her acting roles in TV shows and commercials. By Kate Santoso, Staff Writer Every year, thousands of hopeful children audition to be a part of television shows and commercials; however, very few...

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

California Leads the Nation in Transportation

PROGRESS: California is on track to construct the first high-speed rail system in the nation. By Brendan Brown, Staff Writer Today the average plane ticket for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco is approximately...

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Carnival Confidential

PARTY: Students and faculty rave over the success of Poly’s first P.R.I.D.E. Carnival. By Ashley Gore, Features Editor The previous school year brought forth the P.R.I.D.E. acronym, a list of values near and dear to the hearts...

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Boys’ Volleyball Arrives at Poly

VOLLEYBALL: Principal Dr. Michael Roe and Athletic Director Mr. Jim Vaughn bring boys’ volleyball to Riverside Poly. By Jack Weggeland, Staff Writer With the dynamic duo, Principal Dr. Michael Roe and Athletic Director Mr. Jim Vaughn, Riverside...

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Just Bear It: A Privilege, Not a Right

ENTITLEMENT: Today’s focus on the media, celebrities and materialism creates a culture of people who believe they deserve everything. By Valeria Carrillo, Opinions Editor This summer brought new challenges to airline companies as they flew thousands of...

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Surpassing Stereotypes

VIRTUAL SCHOOL: Student athlete Jakeob Pluimer discusses the perks of online schooling. By Jasmine Arenas, Staff Writer Stereotypes give non-tradition schooling a bad reputation, steering students away from life-changing alternatives. Many believe that students at Raincross, Summit...

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

New Nintendo 3DS Announced in Japan

GAMING: With new features, the Nintendo 3DS will provide a better hand-held gaming experience. By Miguel Toner, Staff Writer With Nintendo’s announcement of the new version of the Nintendo 3DS, gamers can only wonder: What’s new? Improved graphics or...

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

A Week Makes a Year

FASHION: Although Fashion Week may seem insignificant to the average person, it actually has a great impact on society. By Michelle Boulos, Staff Writer Across the world, high-end designers frantically check up on their picturesque models and awe-worthy...

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

First a Struggle, Second a Blowout

TEAMWORK: Poly boys’ water polo prepares to have a successful season this year. By Kayla Iles, Staff Writer With high hopes of winning CIF this year, boys’ water polo will work hard to increase their teamwork and...

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