“Alternative Facts” Hit Hard at Trump’s Presidency

Previously known as lies, alternative facts have become widely popular throughout the United States in lieu of the recent presidential election. Although they are both undoubtedly lies, Alternative facts differ from typical lies by the addition of gaslighting the listener. The phrase “alternative facts” was coined by U.S. Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway during … More “Alternative Facts” Hit Hard at Trump’s Presidency

Storms wreck havoc on once drought-ridden Northern California

After years of a sustained drought, some of California’s strongest storms in years have moved into the state this winter. The Bay Area has experienced a particularly wet winter, but the Santa Cruz Mountains have likely been hit the hardest by all of the storms. Crews hired by Santa Cruz County on Friday scrambled to … More Storms wreck havoc on once drought-ridden Northern California

President Trump and Executive orders: how the new administration uses them to their advantage

After a weekend of Inaugural extravaganzas, media altercations, and briefings, President Trump commenced his first business week by signing a series of executive orders that reveal the true victor of the 2016 election: big business. On Monday, the new president signed an order that will slash regulations drastically by attempting to retract two regulations for … More President Trump and Executive orders: how the new administration uses them to their advantage

SLV Changes WiFi Policy, Crushing Students Dreams

On Monday, January 6th, 2017, SLVHS students were surprised to find out that they could no longer access the school-wide wifi on their cell phones. Many students found that their phones could connect to the server, but would not open most apps, or found that their phones did not connect at all. Students then received … More SLV Changes WiFi Policy, Crushing Students Dreams

Women’s March takes place across nation

“Not our president” signs wave proudly and determinedly in the stark breeze on January 21, 2017, as more than three million men and women from around the globe participate in this impactful movement against America’s current leader. It all started out with a facebook post, created just after Hillary Clinton’s defeat to Donald Trump in … More Women’s March takes place across nation

Supreme Court Welcomes Judge Neil Gorsuch to its Ranks

Since the inauguration of Donald Trump, the forty-fifth president of the United States, on Friday, January 20, the country’s new president has already accomplished many of his Day One promises that he made throughout his campaign trail. Some of the executive changes that have been occurring include actions taken relating to the illegalization of abortion, … More Supreme Court Welcomes Judge Neil Gorsuch to its Ranks

Online petition for “Cal-Exit” gains promidence with recent election

Though Calexit is rife with controversy and differing motivations, detractors of the movement won’t have to worry. It would be a miracle for Calexit to even come close to happening. “Calexit”, a name created by social media to describe the movement to have California to secede from the United States, has been gaining incredible momentum … More Online petition for “Cal-Exit” gains promidence with recent election

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death over Racially Charged Murders

On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof entered one of America’s historic black churches in South Carolina and began firing away at every church goer within his firearm’s sites. Imagine, as a religious person or someone who frequently attends church, the horror of going to a place of worship only to be shot down by an out-of-control … More Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death over Racially Charged Murders