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Teens Take on Racism in PUSD

The growth of the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020 has motivated people of all skin colors to stand up for equality and enforce social change. Many activists attended a protest or two, others organized large rallies; some expressed their concerns and opinions on social media, and an impactful few …

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Melanie Athans: A Choral Prodigy

Since before she could properly string sentences together, MC senior Melanie Athans has been manifesting her passion for music.  “I was the obnoxious little girl in elementary school who loved to sing and perform at all hours of the day-particularly when I wasn’t supposed to, many apologies to my kindergarten …

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The rise of Twitter’s white boys

Reddit has conspiracy theories, Instagram has food blogs, and Facebook has moms. But Twitter isn’t as clear who it’s targeted audience is for. Twitter rises as a haven for young, sleep-deprived, white guys who appear to catapult Twitter higher than other social media outlets.   Every month, an anonymous group …

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Chabad of Poway Synagogue Shooting

On Saturday, April 27th one woman was killed and three people injured at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in an act of religious intolerance motivated by white supremacy. The victims were celebrating the last day of Passover when a 19-year-old man opened fire, using an  AR-15 style assault rifle. Six …

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Christmas card lane, a PQ phenomenon

The smell of freshly brewed hot chocolate drifting down the street and twinkling lights down Christmas Card Lane captivate the minds of the community. This custom began with a mere 15 houses and has now spread to over 200 homes, ultimately fulfilling the original vision. For 31 years, residents of …

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In pursuit of the Californian dream

A few summers ago, I found myself people-watching in a wealthy, predominantly white neighborhood in Montreal, Quebec. The sun was blisteringly hot and every parent, child, and dog was slurping on a cool beverage. Despite the sunshine, most of the residents still donned their winter whites; they were not tan, …

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A reflection on the Softball season

Playing your hardest results in victory, scoring a point promotes self-pride, and scraped knees result in game-changing saves.  These reasons, along with many others, push sophomores Natalie Gonzalez and Riley Barger to participate in MC softball at a varsity level. “The best part of the season for me was competing …

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Del Norte students make a statement

On April 20, a group of students under the name of Nighthawk Activists United (NAU) gathered  more than 150 Del Norte students in front of the school. Wanting students to participate in an nation-wide walk out against school violence on  the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre. NAU members were …

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It’s a revolutionary period

Since the creation of time, women have been paying for feminine hygiene products that have been taxed as a luxury, instead of a necessity. Women throughout history were forced to pay the price for society’s repulsion of the grisly function of the female uterus. Though Urban legends state that women …

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