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Archive for March, 2017


Friday, March 31st, 2017

Girls Who Code in RUSD

NOVELTY: The Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) implemented the Girls Who Code program into its high schools, inspiring girls to pursue a career in technology. By Marley Brady, Staff Writer Girls Who Code has one mission: to close the gender gap in technology. In an age where technology is ever present and is constantly growing and...

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

How Much Is Too Much?

WAYMO: Google employees quit after receiving multi-million dollar paychecks and begin their own companies. By Chloe Vega, Staff Writer Most people may quit a job because they are unhappy, found a better opportunity or are dissatisfied with...

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

The Evolution of Twitter

UPDATE: Twitter launches new features to regain prominence. By Caroline Iglesias, Staff Writer Released in 2006, Twitter has become one of the most popular social media outlets worldwide. This platform provides an easy and fun way to...

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Spring Sports are in Full Bloom

SPRING: All spring sports strive to succeed as the 2017 spring season begins. By Emma Carson, Staff Writer As spring approaches, we are greeted with the sound of a bat hitting a ball, starting guns and splashing...

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Basketball in Europe

EXPANSION: With basketball’s popularity expanding throughout the world, the National Basketball Association (NBA) looks to expand its borders. By Levi Murtaugh, Staff Writer Since 1978, the NBA has played 148 international games. Every year, the NBA pushes...

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Logan: An Emotionally Raw and Violent Farewell

REVIEW: Hugh Jackman’s final performance as Wolverine includes masterful direction, incredible acting and brutal action. By Danijel Bilaver, Staff Writer Logan is directed by James Mangold and stars Hugh Jackman as Logan, also known as Wolverine, for the last...

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Scientists discover a new dwarf-star system

HABITABLE: NASA telescope reveals earth-like planets that could potentially support life.  By Andrew Carlson, Staff Writer In February 2017, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and scientists around the world announced the discovery of seven rocky...

Friday, March 17th, 2017

A Day Without Immigrants

CONTROVERSY: Teachers are on leave for offensive social media posts concerning “A Day without Immigrants.” By Brandon Byrne, Staff Writer On February 16, Rubidoux High School had an unusually large amount of students absent, with some classrooms...

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Will We See the Wall?

APPREHENSION: New obstacles and opposing groups reveal Trump’s imprudent plan to build a wall bordering Mexico as a poor decision. By Jacob Ferrall, Staff Writer “We’re going to build a wall.” This was one of Trump’s largest...

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Trump Battles Climate Change

DYSFUNCTION: President Donald Trump refuses to confirm global warming as a priority issue by making authorizations that hurt the environment. By Ernie Mendez, Staff Writer Throughout President Trump’s election campaign, it was evident that he defined climate...

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