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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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Ortega’s fashion revolution

Posted  September 5, 2017  by  Philycius Tjong

For Senior Alex Ortega when the school year ended, a new chapter of style began. Ortega was one of many students that took summer school classes and it served as another reason to stay stylish. “I would wear this when I want something to wear casually, but also formally,” Ortega said. “I like to wear […]

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Opinion: Seminar’s guidance is not a good fit for all freshmen

Posted  September 5, 2017  by  Zoe Hsu

The class of 2020 was the first to take a new, obligatory semester course called College and Career Seminar, a class that is, as stated in the school’s curriculum book, “designed to empower students to become self-advocates in their college and career planning process”. However, many students, including myself, disliked the class, because the majority […]

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“Okja” film opens eyes

Posted  September 5, 2017  by  Jillian Rousseau

Netflix’s original movie, “Okja,” is the newest release from South Korean director Bong-Joon-Ho. The film takes on a unique storyline with an important message about the meat industry. The movie focuses on an adolescent girl, Mija, and her gentle, massive grey pig, Okja. They had an inseparable relationship for ten years. Thus, when Okja is selfishly […]

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Your guide to behaving around therapy dogs

Posted  September 5, 2017  by  Patricia Pang

Sophomore Samantha Chang tugged on a weathered leash to catch the attention of a large Siberian Husky, whose thick, multicolored coat and striking blue eyes silently begged for a belly rub. Accompanied by wagging tails and eager kisses, English teacher Mr. Savay Lieu, Art teacher and Peer Listener Director Ms. Sue Hook, Sophomores Phoebe Loh, […]

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The New Fidget Seaters

Posted  September 5, 2017  by  Christina Zhang

After returning to school, many students had the opportunity to experience the futuristic world through the new buildings. One popular new addition was the rolling fidget chairs! Students immediately fell in love with the chairs since because they are the only things allowed to be moved around in the classrooms. “I almost fell off this […]

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