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DACA: AN AMERICAN PROMISE

DACA: AN AMERICAN PROMISE

Grace Giordano

February 8, 2019


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Shouldn’t our institutions be held to the same Judeo-Christian standards that we, as individuals, are held to? Shouldn’t integrity matter? Is character an individual trait or an institutional one as well? Bottom line: A promise made should be a promise kept — even more so when it’s made to a...

February 4, 2019


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CONGRATS TO THE OWLS WHO ARE HEADED FOR THE SOCCER PLAYOFFS!   BOYS CIF Division 6 Wild Card Game vs. Viewpoint Tuesday, February 5 at 2PM (NEW TIME!) Girsh Park, 7050 Phelps Road, Goleta 93117 (NEW LOCATION!)   GIRLS CIF Division 6 1st Round Game vs. Jurupa Valley Wednes...

Birkenstocks: from Hippie to Trendy

Birkenstocks: from Hippie to Trendy

Hanna Marsi and Lauren Mills

January 17, 2019


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From a small German workshop in 1774 to mainstream fashion today, Birkenstocks have taken the world by storm. Unlike any other shoemaker, Birkenstock’s founder Johann Adam Birkenstock developed a sole made of cork and silicon to mold to the wearer's feet. This makes for a utilitarian sole that work...

Alumni College Panel

Alumni College Panel

Ava Morouse

January 11, 2019


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Students filed into Spaulding to hear from recent alums about their individual college experiences and to get advice about college in the annual Alumni College Panel assembly on Jan. 9. Hailing from some of the country’s top liberal arts colleges from coast-to-coast and in between– Claremont McKenna,...

2019 HOMELESS POINT-IN-TIME COUNT

2019 HOMELESS POINT-IN-TIME COUNT

January 11, 2019


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2019 HOMELESS POINT-IN-TIME COUNT, Thursday, January 24, 5-8:30 a.m., plus one volunteer training session in January The Laguna Blanca Sock Club began 4 years ago this month following a group of 20 Laguna Blanca students/parents/faculty members’ participation in this citywide event. We now have Sock...

One Year After: A Remembrance

One Year After: A Remembrance

Audrey Murphy

January 8, 2019


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As we roll into the new year and enjoy the new beginnings of January, many residents in Santa Barbara are taking this time to remember the Montecito Mudslides that occurred exactly a year ago.   A remembrance has been planned for the entire community to provide healing for the destructio...

TEDx

TEDx

Emma Raith

December 30, 2018


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Young Entrepreneurs

Young Entrepreneurs

Wesley Schulz

December 30, 2018


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Avery Hughes ‘19 Q: How did you get into the resale industry? A: My friend encouraged me to buy the Supreme Peach Box Logo Hoodie on eBay while not doing any research. Obviously, it was fake, and I was out $200. So my first experience was not a good one. Q: What do you think will change in the r...

Loss of Legends: the Opioid Crisis

Loss of Legends: the Opioid Crisis

Maddie Walker and Maggie Newell

December 30, 2018


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"I’m a bit surprised that I’m even still alive. Mixing uppers and downers, practically suicide.” With the recent death of the well-known and beloved artist Mac Miller, the devastating repercussions of opioid abuse are hard to dismiss.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), opioids, a drug responsible for 115 deaths per ...

Let’s Be Honest, We All Lie

Let’s Be Honest, We All Lie

Estelle Murray

December 6, 2018


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There are numerous studies that demonstrate that most people lie on social media platforms.  The financial site Learnvest published a survey in 2017 that revealed that 60 percent of millennial respondents lied or exaggerated in a social media post. This is confirmed by Social Media Consul...

Jogathon & Fall Festival

Jogathon & Fall Festival

Tara Broucqsault

October 23, 2018


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We are bursting with gratitude! Many thanks to our incredible Laguna community – faculty, staff, and parent volunteers—who truly embody the SPIRIT OF LAGUNA! With more than 500 people on the field last Friday, 10/19, it was wonderful to see how the 30+ year “Jogathon” tradition has g...

Showing and Selling Animals

Showing and Selling Animals

Ruth Beckmen

October 11, 2018


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  A global network of youth organizations whose mission is “engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development.”  The “4-H” stand for head, heart, hands, and health to not only better your club and community but the world. There is a lot w...

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