Santa Ana Unified Closes School for the Rest of the Academic Year

Instruction will continue to be given virtually rather than in person, leaving empty halls and plazas that were once filled with students.

Tomas Alba, Section Editor

April 19, 2020

Santa Ana Unified Schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic school year because of the coronavirus, said Superintendent Jerry Almendarez in a letter Wednesday. The district has been shut down since March 16th because of this crisis. This news comes a couple of weeks after the extension of...

Future Nostalgia: New Pop Princess?

New Album Cover: Dua Lipa released her album, Future Nostalgia, and the cover was shot by Hugo Comte. Image courtesy of

Yadira Zenteno and Alexa Perez

April 10, 2020

On March 27, 2020, Dua Lipa released her second album, Future Nostalgia. The album consists of 11 songs and lasts about 37 minutes.  The album was first scheduled to be released on April 3rd, but following a leak of the album and the current pandemic, she pushed the album release forward. Lipa cri...

Living in an Empty World

Living in an Empty World

Jordan Gill-Donahoe, Photo Editor

March 26, 2020


Thirteen Book Review

Thirteen’s cover shows the jury seats of the “Trial of the Century.” Photo courtesy of: Amazon

Avery Ngo

January 31, 2020

Rating: Five Stars Gazing nonchalantly at the back of the book, I was immediately intrigued by Thirteen’s premise, a book by Steve Cavanagh. The murderer, not on trial, but on the jury, was a unique twist to the usual tropes of the legal thriller novel genre.  “The greatest trick the devi...

Segerstrom Jaguars being Festive

Ms. Qafiti’s Christmas tree

Izabella Altamirano

December 16, 2019

As Christmas comes near, classrooms and offices become brighter. Christmas trees, lights, bells, inflatable snowmen, and other decorations are filling Segerstrom with a festive atmosphere. More and more teachers are getting into the spirit by decorating, playing Christmas music, or giving out assignment...

What Are You Doing for Halloween?

What Are You Doing for Halloween?

Bianca Brunn, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Halloween— A holiday where people dress up and pretend to be something that there not. Halloween can be celebrated many different ways:  you can go to parties, trick-or-treat with friends, or even stay home and watch some scary movies. It all depends on your preference.  “I am going to dress up and hang out with ...

Paying College Athletes

New law would give athletes from schools such as 
UCLA and USC the ability to make money from their figure.
Photo courtesy: Bruinsnation.com

Tomas Alba, Section Editor

October 18, 2019

SB 206, a new bill that has recently been passed, will allow students playing college sports to profit from their image. This new law taking effect in January 2023, will allow college athletes to be compensated for the use of their image, names, and likenesses. It’s a bill that comes with some iss...

iPhone Season

iPhone Season

Tomas Alba, Section Editor

October 14, 2019

Every year, Apple introduces its brand new line of iPhone. This year’s lineup consists of the iPhone 11, and 11 Pro/Max. One of the big questions when a new iPhone is released is: is it worth the upgrade? I'm here to break down what you need to know and to help you decide whether you should upgrad...

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