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Photos from the Claremont Black Lives Matter protests

Maya Garcia, president of the club Disarm Hate stands in protest for the Black Lives Matter movement.

Ryley Swift, Photographer

June 19, 2020

Photographer Ryley Swift takes viewers on a journey through the emotions and experience of the Claremont Black Lives Matter protests. Click above to view the photo gallery and read about each photo.

One day, one protest, over one hundred voices

One day, one protest, over one hundred voices

Kay Oken, Editor-in-Chief

June 19, 2020

In the past when I have published my photos here, I make sure each photo is captioned to the best of my ability, so you all may understand the greater narrative at play. But I think this is one story we are all familiar with at this point. So rather than interjecting my voice into this conversation,...

jxdn: TikToker Turned Rockstar Signs to DTA Records

Jaden Hossler, more commonly known by his stage name, jxdn, signs music deal with DTA Records.

Casey Shoultz, Assistant Sports Editor

May 22, 2020

In this generation, full of TikTok and Instagram influencers, it is no shock that there is a multitude of talent within these apps. The platforms allow social media influencers to showcase their talents to large audiences. However, one influencer in particular is breaking free from the social media shell...

Photos from the Pandemic: Part 4

Mid-quarantine I decided rather than caving and shaving my head, I'd merely give it a trim with pink scissors made for children. But pink scissors don't compare to cinematic mountaintop orange chicken. A break, a breather, and a breath of fresh air in my poorly chopped hair.

Kay Oken, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2020

One thing this pandemic has forced us all to do is to spend time with not only ourselves but our immediate family as well. This pandemic has taken a toll on all our lives in different ways and to different degrees. My dad is a small business owner. He has run Rhino Records and Video Paradiso in the...

In Memoriam of Corey La Barrie: Influencer and Friend

Influencer Corey La Barrie; deceased at age 25.

Casey Shoultz, Assistant Sports Editor

May 22, 2020

On May 10, 2020, influencer Corey La Barrie was celebrating his 25th birthday with his close friends and family, when he was in a drunk driving accident the same night. Daniel Silva, a popular tattoo artist and alleged close friend of La Barrie’s, was reported to be driving the car at a high rate of...

In Control with Charlie Warren: surviving quarantine with “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”

Asst. Sports Editor Charlie Warren plays

Charlie Warren, Asst. Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

What can be said about the COVID-19 crisis that has not been said already? Dozens of media outlets and world governments have weighed in on the issue and have given a multifaceted breakdown of every aspect of what is considered “the new normal,” leaving virtually no stone unturned. Many have ...

Bored in quarantine? Hop on the social media trend-wagon

Casey Shoultz, Asst. Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

During this time of social distancing and constantly being isolated from friends, it is quite normal for one to become easily bored while at home, and as a result, spend more time on social media. With people regularly going on apps like TikTok, where new trends pop up almost daily, this can stimulate...

“Contagion’s” shocking similarities and contrasts to the current global pandemic

Isabel Koeppen, Asst. A&E Editor

May 1, 2020

In the first few weeks of quarantine, the 2011 film “Contagion” experienced an unexpected surge in popularity. With everyone being at home and bombarded with information about COVID-19, it would make sense to watch a movie they could seemingly relate to. But how realistic is “Contagion” actually?...

Netflix during a time of crisis

Meghan Mason, Reporter

May 1, 2020

In the current state of the world, there are many things people cannot control. So with society needing a break from the bleak news and humdrum routine of day-to-day activities, people have turned to the smorgasbord of TV shows and movies that Netflix has to offer. From “The Good Place” to “Queer...

Photos from the Pandemic: Part 3

The CHS parking lot is lined with empty spaces rather than clusters of cars

Kay Oken, Head A&E Editor

April 20, 2020

As spring break ends and school transitions from "optional" to "mandatory," I thought it would be prudent to visit our former place of learning and see the state it now lies in. In part 3 of this journey, I take you all now to the empty halls of Claremont High and the vacant streets of the town it sits i...

Photos from the Pandemic: Part 2

Kay Oken, Head A&E Editor

April 5, 2020

In the second stage of my journey, I ventured down to the Claremont Village, now vacant, and unlike the citizens of Claremont have ever seen before. Come along with me as we venture down the empty streets of Claremont and the off-limits structures of Chaparral Park. Below is a clickable, digital...

Uzi’s new album “Eternal Atake” is mediocre at best

Angelo Thomas, Reporter

April 3, 2020

“Eternal Atake” has been widely received by Lil Uzi Vert fans as one of Uzi’s best albums, meaning that as far as rap albums go, it is on the upper edges of mediocre. As one high school senior, and self-proclaimed Uzi fan, Siddarth Gummadi, summarized: “There’s a caliber of rap, which is known...

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