Boys basketball season starts with success

The varsity Boy’s basketball team has started the season with a record of 2-0 as of Nov. 23. With a team consisting of five Seniors, seven Juniors, and one Sophomore, the team is well-balanced and relies on the upperclassmen for leadership and guidance. “I’m expecting the season to go pretty well this year. It’s just … More Boys basketball season starts with success

Colin Kaepernick has Been Taking a Seat During National Anthem

“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” quotes Colin Kaepernick on why he didn’t stand for the national anthem at the preseason game in August. Kaepernick has been sitting, or kneeling, in his games this season to make … More Colin Kaepernick has Been Taking a Seat During National Anthem

California drought and high heat brings about large forest fires across state

What would you do if you got a call from the state informing you you had to evacuate your house immediately? This is the call over 80,000 people from San Bernardino County got during the week of the Blue Cut Fire. In the early morning of August 16, 2016 a fire was started from an … More California drought and high heat brings about large forest fires across state

Apple refusing to comply in unlocking San Bernadino shooters iPhone for the FBI

In recent weeks, the Apple vs. FBI debate has been all over social media. The FBI had requested that Apple unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, Rizwan Farook, to aid in national security and guard against future threats. However, if Apple creates the technology for a backdoor into their system, it … More Apple refusing to comply in unlocking San Bernadino shooters iPhone for the FBI

Senior Mitchell Kamau discusses soccer, academics, and social life at SLV

Mitchell Kamau loves soccer. He is one of the Senior Captains on the 2016 San Lorenzo Valley Boys Soccer team. Kamau was named as one of the captains because to his soccer ability, sportsmanship and most importantly, because of  his kindness. Kamau started playing soccer at the young age of six and his love of … More Senior Mitchell Kamau discusses soccer, academics, and social life at SLV

Oregon standoff used as a platform for national land use discussion; ridicule

An armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge began on January 2 over tensions stemming from federal management of Western lands. The group, calling themselves Citizens for Constitutional Freedom, is led by Nevada rancher Ammon Bundy. They refuse to leave the refuge until there is “a plan to transfer control of federal land to … More Oregon standoff used as a platform for national land use discussion; ridicule

Obama’s decision to crack down on gun control leaves nation shocked

President Barack Obama shocked the American people in early January when his powerful speech for stronger gun control left him in tears. Obama spoke of examples of mass gun violence and the daily gang action on the streets of American cities. A mention of Chicago, Obama’s home town, left him in tears and the nation … More Obama’s decision to crack down on gun control leaves nation shocked