A student’s perspective on the Washington D.C. trip to witness Trump’s inauguration, the Women’s March, and much more

As I stepped into the body of the United Airlines airplane, I had to think to myself, “This will be fun. Something good will come of this. Everything will be okay.” I was not sure of this. I did not know, what with the newly elected president, if I would actually be able to have … More A student’s perspective on the Washington D.C. trip to witness Trump’s inauguration, the Women’s March, and much more

Varsity Boys Volleyball team is looking to start the season off with a smash

The boy’s volleyball team at SLVHS has been having a good pre-season so far, though some of the results have been losses the team still holds their heads high. So far the San Lorenzo Valley High School Boys volleyball team has had four games, all of these are their only preseason game before the Santa … More Varsity Boys Volleyball team is looking to start the season off with a smash

San Lorenzo Valley Cougars Varsity softball team doesn’t look to strike out in league

It was the first game of the season, each time SLV got up by a run, Carmel would score a run. The whole game was neck and neck.  It was the last inning, two outs,  a runner on first, and the score was six to four, SLV. They needed to get this out or Carmel … More San Lorenzo Valley Cougars Varsity softball team doesn’t look to strike out in league

Civil War continues to plague South Sudan; starvation rampant around the nation

Hunger, malnutrition, and famine keep coming in South Sudan with an inability to plant or harvest crops. Five million people are in need of help in South Sudan, according to the UN World Food Programme. People are forced to scavenge for food with not enough food deliveries to supply everyone. With a population of 11.3 … More Civil War continues to plague South Sudan; starvation rampant around the nation

National rise in hate crimes linked to Trump election win

Hatred is an omnipresent, inevitable default of the human race, however, Donald Trump’s presidential election has sent open acts of hatred in the United States spiraling through the roof. Up until the most recent political campaigns, the United State’s racial and religious tolerance had, collectively, seemingly improved significantly from its previous condition of provincialism and … More National rise in hate crimes linked to Trump election win

Road Damage plagues winter in The Valley

“Our roadways have been pounded this winter by the severe weather conditions,” Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty said, putting into quick words a summary of the drastic events that have taken a toll on San Lorenzo Valley this past winter. After a harrowing season, multiple mudslides, road closures, and power outages the citizens of San Lorenzo … More Road Damage plagues winter in The Valley

Blind labrador retriever, Sage, rescued after missing for eight days

At the end of one of the darkest, wettest winters in memory, a bright spot has lit up the San Lorenzo Valley community in the form of an old, blind dog who went missing in the mountains for eight days has finally been found. On Feb. 24, the Cole family went to bed for the … More Blind labrador retriever, Sage, rescued after missing for eight days

Thrash Metal band, Havok, releases new album

March 2017 is a busy month for music, especially Denver Thrash Metal band, Havok. Havok, formed in 2005, released their first album in 2009, with subsequent albums released in 2011, and 2013. Havok, despite close inspiration from bands such as Anthrax, Megadeth, and D.R.I., retains a unique identity, mixing the iconic sound of ‘80s Thrash … More Thrash Metal band, Havok, releases new album

Controversy over Title IX and Transgender Bathroom usage under Trump Administration continues

Donald Trump’s administration on February 22nd withdrew former president Barack Obama’s era guidance on letting transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice.    Last May, the Obama administration sent what’s called a “Dear Colleague” letter to school districts. The letter made clear that the administration was interpreting Title IX, a law to stop discrimination … More Controversy over Title IX and Transgender Bathroom usage under Trump Administration continues