One important focus of Ramadan is ensuring that all five daily prayers have been performed. Some people choose to pray
at the local mosque and others do them at home with their families. Taraweeh (ta-ra-wee), which means “to rest or relax” in Arabic, is a special prayer performed every night during Ramadan after the five main prayers. Photo courtesy of Rumman Amin on Unsplash.
Celebrating Ramadan During a Pandemic
Bushra Syed April 2, 2021

With COVID-19 heavily curbing our normal routines, many of us have had to put a hold on celebrations throughout the year. Holiday traditions have either been canceled or adapted to meet the appropriate...

People enjoying the firework show that is surrounding the Disneyland castle. Photo Courtesy of: Zichuan Han from Pexels
Newsbrief: Disneyland’s Reopening on April 30th
Milagros Quezada March 26, 2021

Disneyland and California Adventure parks have been closed for over a year now since the pandemic started in 2020. They are planning to reopen on April 30 with limited capacity available and regulations....

A study by Stop AAPI Hate showed that Asian American hate crimes have disproportionately affected women. Photo courtesy of: Pixabay
Why Asian Hate Crimes Are on the Rise
Avery Ngo March 26, 2021

  On March 16th, eight people, including six Asian American women, were killed by a 21-year-old man at three different spas in Atlanta.  Robert Aaron Long, who has admitted to the crime, faces...

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Segerstrom Graduation Plans
Alexa Perez March 23, 2021

Segerstrom High School will be hosting graduation on June 1 and 2. Rules have been set in place to ensure that all students and staff participating in the graduation ceremony can do so safely.  The...

A Drivers’ parade going around the Hungarian Grand Prix during the 2019 season.
Photo Courtesy of: Michal Obrochta
Formula 1: Drive to Survive Review
Christian Gobres March 31, 2021

The third season of Formula 1: Drive to Survive was released on March 19, focusing primarily on the 2020 season. Formula 1 consists of 10 constructor teams, with 2 drivers for each, for a total of 20...

Selfie of David Dobrik posted on his Instagram. 
Photo courtesy of: David Dobrik Instagram @daviddobrik
David Dobrik Accused of Sexual Assault
Anita Guillen March 31, 2021

Many fans and possibly all of the internet were shocked when YouTube star, David Dobrik, was accused of multiple sexual assault allegations. A YouTuber that is known for being charismatic and funny and...

Marvel has been releasing dates on movies that will be part of Phase 4 of the MCU. Photo courtesy of: Anthony Yanez
Marvel’s Upcoming Plans for Phase 4
Yadira Zenteno March 30, 2021

On March 23rd, Marvel announced its plans pertaining to Phase 4 of the cinematic universe. Since COVID-19, many of Marvel’s plans have been changed due to the pandemic and CDC guidelines.  The highly...

Anthony Mackie (Sam Wilson) holding a Captain America shield
Photo courtesy of: Getty images
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: What to expect
Daniel Garcia March 24, 2021

Marvel just announced another new show after its new biggest hit Wanda Vision called The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. This new Marvel superhero series will be revolving around the two sidekicks “The...

Tracy Rivera posing for a picture in her Lady Jags uniform. 
Photo Courtesy of: Tracy Rivera
Segerstrom’s‌ ‌Girls‌ ‌Water‌ ‌Polo‌ ‌Team‌ ‌ ‌
Lina Naranjo March 31, 2021

Senior, Tracy Rivera, has been playing water polo at Segerstrom for three years. Ever since COVID-19, the team has had to make a few adjustments to their practices and their games. Luckily, the team has...

"The Godfather of Hangtime At his best". Photo courtesy of: Base and Baskets
Laker Legend Elgin Baylor Found Dead
Geovany De niz March 26, 2021

On Monday, March 22nd, 86-year-old Lakers legend, Elgin Baylor died from natural causes. Elgin Baylor was elected into the Hall of Fame and was...

The 2021 Spring Training is under way! Photo courtesy of: MLB.com
MLB Spring Training
Rodrigo Rivera, Staff Writer • March 12, 2021

On February 20th, MLB started it’s spring training season. This year MLB will allow people into the stadiums and will also follow the COVID-19...

Alexa Fernandez on the right, posing with her teammate. Photo Courtesy of: Alexa Fernandez
Staying Motivated During the Softball Season
Lina Naranjo March 12, 2021

Alexa Fernandez, a senior at Segerstrom, has always dreamt of having the perfect softball season, but this year it seems to be the complete opposite....