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Dr. Gray says goodbye to TCUSD, hello to John Muir

The students Oak Avenue Intermediate Principal Dr. Lawton Gray works with daily probably call Disneyland their happy place. But for Dr. Gray, the happiest place on Earth is much closer: Oak Ave. “There’s not a day where I get up in the morning and go, ‘Ugh, I have to go to work this morning,’” Dr. […]

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Cheng gives tips for a pro prom look

Since Senior Myra Cheng was a little girl, she has always had a passion for makeup and nails. She has come a long way from stealing her mom’s nail polish from her drawers, and now does a variety of makeup looks and nail art for her friends and family. Cheng started using makeup in eighth […]

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Build-your-own slices of happiness

As one of America’s most popular foods, it is no wonder that different variations of pizza have popped up, including restaurants that allow you to build your own. Blaze Pizza Before even entering the building, Blaze Pizza has a classic and chill environment, with its classy logo and exterior design. On the inside, it is […]

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Alumni Watch: Taking a Chan-ce

Children and parents began filling into the second floor of Vroman’s Bookstore for a book-signing event on Sunday, Jan. 29. Sitting at a small desk, 2001 Alumna Erika Chan signed a book while she opened up about her first experience of illustrating for a story. Chan worked for the LA Zoo from 2008 to 2012 […]

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Harty, Luna celebrate four years of love

Since 2012, Seniors Amanda Harty and Jake Luna have been supporting each other in all aspects of life. They have attended each other’s sports games, cheered each other up and invested countless hours spending time together, everywhere from the Staples Center to Disneyland. Their secret is best summed up by Luna: “We just love each […]


 
 
 

 
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Lizten Up: Asian diminution

Posted  September 22, 2017  by  Elizabeth Liu

Asian. Five letters. 4.3 billion people. How can it possible that sixty percent of the United State’s population is forced to confine their heritage to one word? As I sit here, filling form after form and bubble after bubble, I can’t help but feel my heritage is confined to a single category that cannot possibly […]

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Rams observe Yom Kippur

Posted  September 22, 2017  by  Elizabeth Liu

Yom Kippur is a day of communal and personal atonement for sins committed during the year. According to tradition, God decides each person’s fate, on Yom Kippur, so Jewish people are encouraged to ask for forgiveness. “This holiday allows one to take a look at what they actually have,” Saldana said. “We take things, such […]

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Chavez, Frausto celebrate Hispanic heritage

Posted  September 22, 2017  by  Elizabeth Liu

Junior Valeria Chavez and Sophomore Vivian Frausto believe Hispanic Heritage is something that should be celebrated year round. On one hand, there is Chavez who embraces her culture by standing up for what she believes in and attending marches, while Frausto stays in touch with family traditions that keep her close to her roots. “One […]

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MVP: More than just stats

Posted  September 22, 2017  by  Philycius Tjong

As autumn settles in, athletes must prepare to do well during their athletic season. With that in mind, it is important for these players to know what their coaches expect from potential MVPs. Head Coach Lyle Takeshita Girls Varsity Volleyball “To me you have to have leadership, quality and skill. So you have your on-court […]

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Smith carries a new title

Posted  September 22, 2017  by  Zoe Hsu

Former Counselor Mr. Cary Smith began his new position as the Athletic Director this year, after Athletic Director Mr. Ralph Fick decided to return to the classroom. After working as a counselor and a coach for tennis, football and shot put, Mr. Smith seized the chance to become the Athletic Director. “I thought this was […]

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