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á la mode - Packing for College

á la mode – Packing for College

Milla Hirsch June 4, 2024

One concern flutters as the seniors prepare to graduate high school and embark on new adventures: packing for college. Each student will head to different regions and universities–to other cities, climates,...

Shōgun by FX

Shōgun by FX

Niccolo D'Agruma May 30, 2024

"Shōgun” is a literary classic and an internationally bestselling novel written in 1975 by James Clavell. The book was adapted into a television series in 1980, where it became the most-watched show...

Spamalot

Spamalot

Niccolo D'Agruma May 30, 2024

Filled with comedic and satirical devices, “Spamalot,” a parody of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” pushed the cast outside their comfort zones and kept the audience on the edge of their seats...

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The Detrimental Effects of Technology on a Child’s Health

Christiana Cino, Opinion Editor May 15, 2024

Please take a second and think about how often you have seen a young kid holding an iPad or a phone, often immersed in it and not paying attention to what is around them. Whether at a nice restaurant,...

Brain Chips: A Digital Dystopia

Brain Chips: A Digital Dystopia

Cierra Nervo May 12, 2024

In our day in age, we are used to quick advancements in technology. Smartphones and TVs become thinner and more accommodating each year. Video games and VR [virtual reality] spaces are exceptionally more...

Fearless Femininity

Fearless Femininity

Elli Westmacott and Christiana Cino April 29, 2024

  If one were to sit down and flip through the overpriced and extensive paged history books that every student buys at some point in their high school career, they would find only a handful of...

Meaghan Harris – Teacher Feature

Daphne Shiebler, Writer April 25, 2024

Q: Can you tell us about any extracurricular activities or projects you’re involved in outside of teaching? A: “To stay sane, I do a bit of running and cycling. I run on the bluffs in Carpinteria...

The Sixth Annual TEDxLagunaBlancaSchool

The Sixth Annual TEDxLagunaBlancaSchool

Sofia Ramirez and Lyla Bollag April 22, 2024

As the 6th annual TEDx event rolled around, students filled the gym in anticipation of the speakers. The TEDx team filled the stage with figures Bridget Kyermateng,  Jim McClintock and Leslie Zemeckis,...

39th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival

39th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Lucy Wang and Ada Green April 22, 2024

Every year, Santa Barbara hosts one of the leading film festivals in the world, attracting filmmakers, celebrities, and 100,000 attendees. This February, SBIFF held its 39th annual event in downtown theaters....

Emma

Emma

Elyse Weaver, Staff Writer April 22, 2024

The Innocence Project

The Innocence Project

Jinling Wang, Feature Editor March 20, 2024

In a recent study conducted by Georgia, the Innocence Project reported that between four to six percent of people incarcerated in U.S. prisons are actually innocent.  Established in 1992 by trailblazing...

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