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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

Artist: Olivia Sofranko

“It’s All in Your Head”

Lucia Camp, News Editor March 21, 2024

"Women suffer much more from chronic pain and pain disorders than men. The reasons for these differences are biological, psychological, and sociocultural,” psychology instructor Meghan Roarty said. Despite...

A Climactic California Crisis: 2023-2024 Update

A Climactic California Crisis: 2023-2024 Update

Davis Ohanian, Sports Editor March 21, 2024

Facing a $68 billion dollar budget deficit, California, the world’s 5th largest economy, is struggling with the effects of inflation and high interest rates, constituting a budget crisis at the state...

Mock Trial

Mock Trial

Niccolo D'Agruma March 18, 2024

All rise. Court is now in session. Mock Trial is a competitive extracurricular activity, which started at Laguna in 2000. It is a rigorous, intensive, and time-consuming program, which requires months...

Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

Lucia Camp, News Editor March 18, 2024

"Human trafficking is being forced into doing work for someone else, being forced into performing sexual acts, or people being treated as commodities, essentially, modern-day slavery,” said Amy Tovias,...

The Skin Care Craze

The Skin Care Craze

Cierra Nervo and Dionne Peterson March 16, 2024

First, it was makeup tutorials and YouTube videos that dominated trends throughout the 2010-20s. Mastering the art of contouring and attaining the perfect brow shape was what initially had a grasp on...

An Interview with 97-year-old Post-WWII Veteran Calvin Camp

An Interview with 97-year-old Post-WWII Veteran Calvin Camp

Lucia Camp, News Editor February 2, 2024

Q: What Inspired You To Enlist? A: A military man came to my high school (Lancaster High School) and spoke to the seniors who wanted to hear his talk. I had this idea of being a pilot, and this guy really...

The Rise Of K-Pop

The Rise Of K-Pop

Dionne Peterson, Co Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2024

Vibrant, upbeat K-Pop songs, such as “Butter” by BTS and “The Feels” by Twice, flood American radio stations. “Squid Game,” popular on Netflix, won six Emmy awards in 2022. This reflects the...

La Cumbre Road and Calle Real

The La Cumbre Calamity

Lucia Camp, News Editor January 25, 2024

It’s 8:10 a.m. and you are confident that you can make it to school on time… until you hit the La Cumbre Overpass. The overpass between La Cumbre Road, Calle Real, and Las Palmas Drive backs up every...

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