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Archive for December, 2017


Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Bob Ross: Happy Little Winners

ART: Poly students are awarded for their exceptional entries in the Reflections art competition. By Chloe Vega, Staff Writer In a day and age where the majority of human communication is completed through technology, art wields a special power. It allows individuals to indirectly convey their feelings and explore their artistic potential. Poly High School...

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

College Hazing Is More Of An Issue Than You’d Think

MOURNING: Disturbing numbers of college students have died due to hazing, yet universities resistant to change By Isabel Morehead, Staff Writer On February 4, 2017, Tim Piazza, a freshman at Penn State University and fraternity pledge to...

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Disney has chosen its next Mulan

REMAKE: After an extensive audition process, Disney has chosen its next Fa Mulan to star in the upcoming live-action Mulan. By Esther Whang, Staff Writer Finally, after 20 years, Disney has decided to remake the original Mulan...

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Saddening But Not Surprising

By Alexandra Flores, Staff Writer I would like to say that the current amount of sexual harassment accusations is astonishing, but I cannot. Sexual harassment has always been a problem; it is not really “news” although I...

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Coco: A Spirit Lifting Movie

COCO: Pixar’s Coco is a remarkable, cultured film.  By Guadalupe Meza, Staff Writer Coco, released on November 22, 2017, is a new Pixar film about a young boy named Miguel who is conflicted between fulfilling his passion...

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Winter Break Movie Guide

ENTERTAINMENT: This December is home to many amazing films. By Maxen Olvera, Staff Writer Winter break for Poly High School students starts on December 23rd and ends on January 7th. This is the ideal time to go...

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

The War on Drugs Has Failed

DRUGS: The war on drugs has created more problems than it has solved. By Ben Diguglielmo, Staff Writer For many years now, people have succumbed to the idea that if something is bad for you, it should...

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

How Objective Are the Scores in SCSBOA?

JUDGING: SCSBOA Championships judges may hold an unfair bias for some high schools. By Cameron Brewer, Staff Writer On November 25, 2017, Poly’s Proud Heritage Band and Color Guard participated in the Southern California School Band and...

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

The Festival of Lights

CELEBRATION: Riverside celebrates its 25th anniversary of the Festival of Lights with new, candy- themed attractions. By Micah Pierce, Staff Writer The first Festival of Lights was held in 1992, as a celebration hosted by the owners...

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Poly’s Baseball Legacy

POLY BASEBALL: Poly baseball alumni participated in the World Series. By Peyton Varner, Staff Writer Riverside Poly’s baseball team has a history of developing elite athletes, many who have continued on to compete at the professional level....

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