The Jag Journal

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Students walk around the campus during their lunch break, following mask protocol. (Image courtesy of Avery Ngo)
Segerstrom’s New Controversial COVID-19 Protocols
Avery Ngo September 13, 2021

After almost a year and a half of distance learning, students are back at Segerstrom High School under these unprecedented circumstances. With...

Senator Tim Scott gives his response to President Joe Bidens address to Congress.
The Future of the Republican Party
Avery Ngo May 28, 2021

After the ending of an eventful four years of the Trump administration, including the former president’s false claims regarding the validity...

It’s up to YOU to get YOU where You want to be. Photo Courtesy of: Pexels
Life Lessons Learned During the Pandemic
Esmeralda Rodriguez May 7, 2021

Many lessons were definitely learned during the pandemic. Here are some life lessons that really stood out to me: Work on yourself to be a...

The banning of the hijab in France has ignited a lot of controversy over the past couple of weeks, and we can help by doing something as simple as signing our name on a petition like this one from As of April 23rd, over 195,000 people have signed it.
France Passes Hijab Ban for Minors
Bushra Syed April 27, 2021

Living in a culturally diverse society gives us many opportunities to be more expressive of ourselves and our backgrounds. Displaying our pride...

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”Image of Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan” Photo courtesy of: Wikipedia Commons
Biden Recognizes Armenia Genocide
Nathan Palomares May 7, 2021

President Biden’s first term has been a consequential one from enacting executive orders on stimulus checks to the planned withdrawal from Afghanistan on September 11. But on April 24, the Biden Administration...

After math of a shooting spree. Photo courtesy of: Orange County Register.
Orange County civilian goes on rampage; kills 2 during shooting spree
Geovany De niz May 7, 2021

On April 27, 2021, a shooting and car pursuit started outside the USC campus. In total, there were five different shootings, and two people were found dead. The cause of the shooting is still unknown. Around...

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Map of the United States labelling the reapportionment of congressional seats.
Will California lose a House seat?
Christian Gobres May 7, 2021

With the release of the 2020 census, California will lose a congressional seat due to low population growth. There are 435 seats in the House of Representatives, and distribution between the states...

Multitasking seems harmless, but it’s extremely detrimental to our health and has many harmful effects. Photo Courtesy of: David Bruyland from Pixabay.
5 Reasons Why You Should Stop Multitasking
Bushra Syed May 4, 2021

Multitasking is when one tries to complete two or more tasks at the same time. As humans, we multitask regularly even if we don’t notice it-it’s an activity we tend to do subconsciously. This is usually...

Poster of Mortal Kombat
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Mortal Kombat movie review
Daniel Garcia May 7, 2021

Many grew up with the very famous video game series Mortal Kombat and for those who follow the series they know that this isn’t the first movie released of Mortal Kombat. In fact this latest release...

Demon‌ ‌Slayer:‌ ‌Mugen‌ ‌Train‌ ‌Review‌ ‌
Demon‌ ‌Slayer:‌ ‌Mugen‌ ‌Train‌ ‌Review‌ ‌
Alexa Perez May 4, 2021

Demon Slayer, a popular anime that began streaming in 2019, has just released Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train in the U.S. It has taken the box office by storm.  Demon Slayer (Kimetsu No Yaiba)...

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Seaspiracy Review
Nathan Palomares April 26, 2021

Seaspiracy is a documentary on Netflix that shines a spotlight on the global fishing industry. It gives viewers insight and perspective on how the industry impacts the ocean and how the influence of money...

Zack Snyder speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con International, for the original Justice League, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. Photo courtesy of: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Review: Snyder's Cut Justice League
Daniel Garcia, Staff Writer • April 14, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic halting most movie-making productions, there are limited big title superhero movies being released. Zack Snyder's Justice League, otherwise known as #TheSnyderCut, is here to...

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Andrea Ortiz: Senior Cheer Captain
Kassandra Galaviz May 7, 2021

Andrea Ortiz is hardworking and determined. She is a senior and captain of the Varsity cheer and stunt team at Segerstrom. She is kind and helpful. She helps everyone on her team when they need help. She...

Gabby Muniz posing for a picture in her Varsity Uniform. 
Photo Courtesy of: Gabby Muniz
Gabby Muniz stays strong during softball season
Lina Naranjo April 27, 2021

During COVID-19, sports have changed a lot of rules due to social distancing. For many, it has been hard to cope with because athletes can no...

Photo Courtesy Basketball Starter Shooting Free Throw
Junior Varsity Girls Basketball’s First Game
Priscilla Rios April 26, 2021

On April 10, the Junior Varsity (JV) Girls Basketball team played at 4:30 at Segerstrom High School against Canyon Anaheim. At first, the games...

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...