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Archive for November, 2017


Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Raising Cane’s

CANE’S: Crispy chicken fingers, caramelized Texas toast, crinkle-cut fries, creamy Cane’s sauce, and crunchy coleslaw… now that’s a recipe for success. By Jack Weggeland, Editor The deliciously simple menu of Raising Cane’s has made its way to Riverside, California on Magnolia Ave. Raising Cane’s maniacs —also know as “caniacs”— from around the area have awaited...

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

The Pro-Life Argument You Never Heard

  Too often, those against women terminating their pregnancies for convenience are portrayed as evil sexists that want to restrict women just for the sake of it. That is almost never the case. Of course there are...

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Camp Flog Gnaw 2017

FIRSTHAND: My personal experiences and highlights of attending the 2017 Camp Flog Gnaw carnival and music festival. By Kelsey Chamberlain, Staff Writer As soon as I tore open the pearl pink envelope and looked over my new...

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving from The Poly Spotlight

TRADITIONS: Poly Spotlight staff writers share their unique Thanksgiving traditions. By Kate Santoso, Editor It’s two days before Thanksgiving and families everywhere are already preparing the mouthwatering dishes and savory delicacies that will soon adorn the dining...

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Great Shakes

DELECTABLE: Great Shakes has been serving sweet desserts in Riverside for over a year. By Jacob Ferrall, Editor The small shop, originating in Palm Springs, has become a popular destination for Riverside residents. Great Shakes delivers high...

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,...

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...

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