Month: January 2016

Column: 10 Quotes to Inspire You

Perspectives from a Positively Stressed SeniorBy ANNIE DELGADO “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” C.S. Lewis      2.” Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strengths.” Sigmund Freud      3.  “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” Unknown     4. “You can never […]

El Nino Drenches California

By ETHAN OLSON California’s insatiable thirst for rain has finally been helped due to the recent storms brought upon by the weather phenomenon known as El Nino. Caused by temperature increases in the waters of pushed north from Central America to the western United States. As a result, the […]

CV Welcomes a New Vice Principal

By JESSICA LOPEZ Scott Nelson said goodbye to being a band teacher at Citrus Valley and has recently taken over the role as the new Vice Principal.  A short interview was conducted to gain some insight on his new position at Citrus Valley. How long have you been teaching band? A: […]

Taiwan Elects 1st Female President

By JOSHUA NUESCA The Republic of China (Taiwan) reported a successful presidential election with the choosing of the first female president for the country, Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive party which ends the decades end rule of the opposing Kuomintang party. This development has sparked controversy on […]

Nestle’s Flaws are Exposed

By ALLY GZESH The Court of Appeals rejected a bid to wave Nestlé’s child slavery case. Nestlé is the company of your favorite chocolate brands, such as Butterfingers, Crunch, Cookie Crisps, Häagen-Dazs, Kit Kat, and more. Nestlé imports their chocolate from the Ivory Coast in West Africa. Three […]

Homage to 2015

By ALLY GZESH January Jan. 16-The Supreme Court takes in cases challenging 4 states in their ban against same sex marriage. Ruling will be issued in June February 1st – 31st Sundance Film Festival: “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic Feb. 8th […]

NFL Playoffs Live Up to Hype

By RYAN ARANDAAfter a long unpredictable, injury-filled, entertaining NFL regular season, there was much anticipation for the playoffs to begin. Now that they are here, the playoffs have yet to disappoint, immediately making history and breaking hearts in Wild Card weekend alone. For the first time in NFL […]

Daily Art for Busy Lives

For The Creative Soul​By KATHERINE SNAVELYThis past Winter Break my sister received a book about creating art journals. In Gina Rossi’s book No Excuses Art Journaling: Making Time for Creativity she explains how these journals are like a diary but filled with art.They have you do quick fun […]

The Loss of A Legend

By BRANDON SAGLAMDavid Robert Jones (professionally known as David Bowie) died on Sunday January 10, 2016, two days after his sixty-ninth birthday.  Although the public was aware that Bowie was struggling with cancer for the past eighteen months, it was not released to the public the type of […]

Death Penalty is Unjust

By LAYLA ABBASControversy is ubiquitous regarding the hot topic of the death penalty law and its justification. The death penalty is a long term punishment in the form of execution to a criminal who has committed a capital crime. Many arguments reside, whether the death penalty is a […]

Don’t Take Anything for Granted

Live To InspireBy LAYLA ABBASDo not take any day on Earth for granted. I never understood the importance of this adage until July 15, 2010. I never understood the value of saying, “Goodbye, I love you” to people I cared about until July 15, 2010. I never understood […]

Dream Game: Warriors or Bulls?

By RYAN ARANDAIt has been the biggest debate of the NBA season, who would win a game between the ‘95-96 Chicago Bulls and ‘15-16 Golden State Warriors? I have no doubt that the Bulls would defeat the Warriors if the dream match-up did occur. Chicago, led by superstar […]