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Archive for November, 2017

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Disney’s Foot in the Door

UNIQUE: Disney channel’s first show featuring a teen’s coming-out story raises differing opinions. By Alex Flores, Staff Writer Disney channel’s relatively new live action series “Andi Mack” is reported to feature the coming-out story of a teen, the first of its kind on the channel. The show is centered around the life of Andi Mack,...

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Riverside Unified Hosts “State of the District” Meeting

COMMUNITY: On Wednesday October 26, 2017 Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) held a meeting at the Riverside Convention Center to discuss the current state of our district and the happenings within.  By Kaley Pederson, Staff Writer The...

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Thor Ragnarok: A Fresh New Take on the God of Thunder

REVIEW: Thor: Ragnarok is a funny, visually stunning, and action packed film. By Maxen Olvera, Staff Writer Thor: Ragnarok is the 17th installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). This film was directed by Taika Waititi and...

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Can Your Cell Phone Become Your Conviction?

PRIVACY: Should the government be able to acquire cellular data without a warrant? By Andrew Carlson, Editor “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures,...

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Why Do We Take the MAP Assessment?

TESTING: Poly students take the MAP Assessment in their History and Literature classes. By Cameron Brewer, Staff Writer Three times throughout the school year, students have to take the Measure of Academic Progress Assessment (MAP Assessment). The...

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Fall Sports

RECAP: Poly’s fall sports achieve much this season. By Guadalupe Meza, Staff Writer This fall has been a great season for many of Poly’s sports teams. Their rigorous training and practice schedules have helped them get far...

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Big Brothers, Big Sisters

PROGRAM: Riverside Unified School District joins forces with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire to create lasting partnerships. By Micah Pierce, Staff Writer The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire (BBBS) is a...

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Boy Scouts Decide to Allow Girls in the Group, but is Equality Really the Concern?

CONTROVERSY: The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) made the momentous decision to allow girls to join its troops, in order to boost membership numbers By Isabel Morehead, Staff Writer On October 11, the Boy Scouts of America...

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

GOLF Lands in L.A.

FASHION: Artist Tyler, The Creator launches flagship store for his brand Golf Wang in Los Angeles. By Chloe Vega, Staff Writer Are you a Tyler, The Creator fan? Do you love his clothes, but hate having to...

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Do You Hear Them Bark?

PURPOSIVE: NFL players’ premeditated kneeling during the National Anthem draws more attention to low ratings than their cause. By Alex Flores, Staff Writer Players of the National Football League (NFL) have caught some serious attention lately, especially...

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