Op-Ed

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Opinion: AP Testing in Person: Yes or No?

Milagros Quezada March 23, 2021

At Segerstrom High School, students who take an AP class usually take their AP exam at the end of the school year. The exams are paid by the school, and all students need to do is show up to take their...

Sabrina Carpenter is a talented actress, singer, songwriter, and much more. She should be recognized for her accomplishments rather than just that blonde girl. Photo courtesy of: Wikimedia Commons

Opinion: Not Just that Blonde Girl

Yadira Zenteno, Managing Editor March 9, 2021

Since the release of “drivers license” on January 8th, it seems like the entire Internet has been watching the three involved in the drama that has surrounded them. Fans have been following their every...

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Opinion: The Wonders of Cloning Technology

Christian Gobres March 2, 2021

Recently, a black-footed ferret was cloned, which marks it as one of the first endangered species to have repopulated in that way in the United States. Named Elizabeth Ann, the cloned ferret was the...

Teachers use the software in order to make sure that students are on task and not cheating on exams. Photo courtesy of: GoGuardian

Opinion: GoGuardian Is Invasive

Yadira Zenteno February 23, 2021

GoGuardian is a software that helps teachers monitor students and filter what they are on while using their Chromebooks. It is used by administrators and teachers to help students stay focused on their...

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Opinion: Reinstating Church Indoor Services

Christian Gobres February 18, 2021

With a recent Supreme Court decision lifting the ban on indoor services, a few California churches have reopened to the public, which could be potentially dangerous. The only ban California is able...

Mandy Len Catron gives a speech about how falling love is the easy part. Photo Courtesy of: TED

Opinion: Can 36 questions really make someone fall in love?

Avery Ngo February 11, 2021

A couple days ago, I happened to come across Mandy Len Catron’s Ted talk titled “A better way to talk about love.” Intrigued, I started watching Catron’s video, and, after a few moments, I realized...

Kadie Karen Diekmeyer, known as the Vegan Teacher on TikTok, looks into the camera. Photo Courtesy of: Amy Buxton

Opinion: The Vegan Teacher Controversy

Bryan Lee February 5, 2021

The Vegan Teacher has been one of the most infamous TikTok users currently in 2020-2021. She’s infamous for demanding people to become vegan and save animals. Due to this, people started disliking her...

A picture of Segerstrom's Virtual Counseling Center. Photo courtesy of: Segerstrom High School

Celebrating Our Counselors: National School Counseling Week

Editorial Board February 4, 2021

This first week of February marks National School Counseling Week, where schools across the United States celebrate their counselors’ efforts, hard work, and dedication. At Segerstrom High School, the...

Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, and Sabrina Carpenter all former Disney stars are now involved in a love triangle. Photo courtesy: Getty

Opinion: The Blonde Girl’s Turn

Milagros Quezada February 3, 2021

Last week, we talked about Olivia Rodrigo releasing her new song “Drivers License.” Many fans figured that she was talking about Sabrina Carpenter and Joshua Bassett in her song. Well, now, we got...

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Opinion: Video Games Needed During COVID?

Nathan Palomares January 26, 2021

Imagine this, you're back in mid 2020, and you have just begun lockdown. You haven’t been going outside as much as you want to ,and things are starting to get boring. But you remember that you have a...

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Lina Naranjo January 23, 2021

Former basketball player, Charles Barkley, believes that professional athletes, including NBA players, should be the first to receive the vaccine. His reason behind this is because of taxes.  "Three...


People at the Capitol waving Trump flags in support of the ex-President’s claims. Also seen is a Confederate flag being held by a man in a Trump beanie. Photo courtesy of: NBC News

Opinion: Terrorists At The Capitol: An Attempted Coup?

Alexa Perez and Yadira Zenteno January 23, 2021

On January 6th, 2020, the United States Congress was stormed by supporters of former President Donald Trump. They marched to the United States Capitol after attending the Save America Rally. Trump called...

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