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Archive for October, 2017


Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Poly Football’s Only Win of the Season

VICTORY: Poly Bears beat the Temecula Valley Golden Bears 30-23 in an exciting  football game On September 27, Poly’s Bears faced off against Temecula Valley’s Golden Bears in a varsity football game. Poly now has a Win Loss Ratio of 1-6 overall; however, specifically for the League statistics, they have a Win-Loss Ratio of 0-2;...

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Vegas Shooting and Meaning of Terrorism

TRAGEDY: The city of Las Vegas suffered a recent shooting, raising new questions about how the media defines terrorism. By Kaley Pederson and Kelsey Chamberlain, Staff Writers The evening of Sunday, October 1, 2017 forced Route-91 Harvest...

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Drugs in Halloween Candy: What’s true and What Isn’t?

                            TAMPERED TRUTH: The myth of tainted halloween candy has been around for decades, but is there any truth behind it? By Greg Mikol, Staff Writer If you went trick-or-treating as a child, you were most likely...

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Blade Runner 2049: A Unique Sci-fi Movie

SEQUEL: Director Denis Villeneuve delivers a stunning, but underappreciated sequel to the 1982 cult classic Blade Runner. By Chloe Vega, Staff Writer Blade Runner 2049 is the sequel no one asked for, the sequel of a film...

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Poly History Teacher Passes Away

TRAGEDY: Poly’s beloved history teacher Leo Caudill unexpectedly passed away. By Guadelupe Meza, Staff Writer Poly is sad to announce that Mr. Leo Caudill has died. He passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at around 1pm,...

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Hugh Hefner: The Ugly Truth Behind the Icon

SCANDAL: Iconic Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies at 91, leaving behind a long legacy of misogyny and abuse.  By Isabel Morehead, Staff Writer Iconic founder of men’s entertainment magazine Playboy, Hugh Hefner, dies this week at 91....

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

I Can Hate Myself, Thanks

By Celesté Johanson, Staff Writer Every morning, I look in the mirror and point out everything I hate about myself. I spend a lot of time cursing my hair for being so frizzy and making me look...

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Dolly Parton’s First Children’s Album Released

ALBUM: Fans rave over Dolly Parton’s new children’s album. By Esther Wang, Staff Writer On September 29, Dolly Parton released her new album, “I Believe In You.” The album is Parton’s first children’s album ever to be...

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Kindness Kounts

CARING: A new program implemented at Poly that rewards kind behavior. By Micah Pierce, Staff Writer This past month, Poly teachers all received several neon green Kindness Kounts tickets. These tickets are to be used to promote...

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Desus and Mero

Television: The television show “Desus and Mero” reaches its one year mark on Viceland. By Maxen Olvera, Staff Writer The TV network Viceland airs, comedy, cooking, and documentaries, and the network features a comedic talk show called...

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