Thoughts on Mother’s Day and a discussion of this springtime tradition

There are few things better in the world like mothers. Since birth, mothers have been by childrens’ sides to comfort and nurture them. Sometimes mothers are taken for granted. That’s why the special Mother’s Day holiday comes up once a year to remind how special moms are. The holiday not only reminds of how much … More Thoughts on Mother’s Day and a discussion of this springtime tradition

Santa Cruz County Farmers’ Markets are open for a season of fresh food

The Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Market is a non-profit organization that has been around since the Fall of 1990, right after the Loma Prieta earthquake. The earthquake devastated Northern California, and the SCCFM came together to sell local organic Farmer’s produce. Since then, the Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Market has grown from a small gathering … More Santa Cruz County Farmers’ Markets are open for a season of fresh food

Senior Sage Pell, director of Airline, discusses his time in SLVHS theatre

The comedy, Airline by Tim Kelly, debuts at the San Lorenzo High School PAC on May 13th at 7:00pm. Other performances are May 14th, 19th, 20th, and the 21st at 7:00pm and at 2:00pm on May 15th. The play is directed by a familiar face on the SLVHS campus and in the drama program at … More Senior Sage Pell, director of Airline, discusses his time in SLVHS theatre

2016 election primaries: Trump and Clinton in lead for president

According to recent poll data, Donald Trump is now 80% closer to becoming the next Republican candidate. He has won 80 percent of the votes needed to be the presidential candidate. Many local residents dislike Trump. Sophomore Lucy Archibald, for example, says, “He wouldn’t be a good president.” Cruz was the runner up. Lucy’s opinion … More 2016 election primaries: Trump and Clinton in lead for president

Music legend, Prince, found dead in his home from drug overdose at 57

Prince is known as a slightly eccentric music legend with a lengthy resume. Sadly, the music legend died in his home on April 21st. This loss is tragic, as he was only 57 when he died. The American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor was known for his song and movie Purple Rain, electric … More Music legend, Prince, found dead in his home from drug overdose at 57

North Carolina public facilities law sparks controversy in LGBT+ community

Earlier this year, North Carolina passed a law which is keeping transgender people out of their preferred restroom. The law, called the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, says that in schools and government buildings people must use the bathroom that corresponds with their “biological sex,” defined as the one “stated on a person’s birth … More North Carolina public facilities law sparks controversy in LGBT+ community

Hacker group, Anonymous, declares “war” on Trump

Anonymous, the loose hacker coalition, has declared ‘total war’ on Donald Trump. While no one knows what kind of effect this will have on the Republican’s campaign, on April first the group sabotaged the Trump Towers’ website with a group effort of thousands of people executing DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks.  The only problem … More Hacker group, Anonymous, declares “war” on Trump

Rain from El Niño less than expected, CA still suffering from a drought

At the beginning of the rainy season this past winter, the hopes of a strong El Niño to bring California out of its drought were soaring. Sadly, the El Nino didn’t live up to the expectations. Many didn’t take into account the erosion, flooding and other natural disaster. Some disasters include the massive storm in … More Rain from El Niño less than expected, CA still suffering from a drought

White House donates millions to lower community college tuitions

President Obama and the White House launched a plan to further subsidize community college that was first released in January 2015. Aiming to expand higher education, Obama had released the plan to make the subsidies a part of the federal budget, which had to be voted on by Congress. The plan involved the federal government … More White House donates millions to lower community college tuitions

Harriet Tubman and other important women to appear on paper money

On April 20, Treasury Secretary, Jacob J. Lew, announced that Harriet Tubman would be replacing President Andrew Jackson on the twenty dollar bill. Tubman will be the first African-American and first female in over a century to be represented on U.S. currency. While Tubman will take up residence on the front of the bill, Jackson … More Harriet Tubman and other important women to appear on paper money