High Tide

Sound Waves

Sangjun Lee, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018

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After months of mapping out designs and ideas with scientists and mentors, senior John Forbes looks forward to the upcoming November launch of his new subscription-based app  MyndSetter. “The name ‘Myndsetter’ relates to how this app uses music to set people’s minds from an unwanted mental state to a desired, productive state,” Forbes said. Created with the p...

Your rights within school gates

Your rights within school gates

October 4, 2018

The first amendment of the Constitution guarantees every U.S. citizen the right to freedom of speech, petition, religion, assembly, and press. However, s...

You miss the shots you don’t take

Grace McGonigle, Features Editor

October 4, 2018

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Carving up the ice from California to Connecticut, junior Aidan Patterson moved to Avon, Connecticut at the beginning of the school year to attend Avon Old Farms and play hockey. “I decided to move because I felt it was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. It was one of those things I just had to kinda jump at,” Patterson said. Although moving was difficult at first,...

Pura Vita

Pura Vita

October 4, 2018

Think of Italian food. You're probably visualizing pizza, pasta, cheeses, perhaps delicious meats. Did the word "vegan" come to mind? Probably not. ...

Finding the light in the darkness

Finding the light in the darkness

September 18, 2018

Cancer is a tough enough battle on its own, but when it attacks your kids, a time full of darkness can become even darker. Sometimes, however, rays of...

Jordan Jackson writes and records original songs

Jordan Jackson writes and records original songs

May 8, 2018

Sitting in his recording studio and tuning out the world, senior Jordan Jackson writes and records songs in hopes of making his mark in the music industry....

Senior Kolby Holdsworth sell his artwork, surfboards, and records to his peers

Senior Kolby Holdsworth sell his artwork, surfboards, and records to his peers

May 3, 2018

Through selling paintings and music, senior Kolby Holdsworth shares the essence of what it’s like to live by the beach. “I try to reflect the things that I enjoy ...

Life Rafts

Life Rafts

Martha Farah, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Filed under Features, Showcase

With suicide being the second leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States, suicide rates have risen by 24 percent from 1999 to 2014, acco...

Writing from the heart

Writing from the heart

April 30, 2018

The Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach (CSCRB) gives teens the opportunity to write about how cancer has affected their lives with the nonprofit’s...

A SPLATTERED MIND

A SPLATTERED MIND

April 6, 2018

For high school students searching for coping mechanisms, there are better ways of treating forms of trauma than alcohol and drug use as a form of “...

Home away from home

Sarah Falahahwazi, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

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For two years, freshman Laszlo Gaspar Jr. and his father Laszlo Gaspar Sr. lived in a house on water. Unfortunately, living aboard a 53 foot Chris-Craft boat with their family and two cats was not as simple as they had hoped. “My dad decided it’d be a great idea to live on a boat, but my first impression was how horrible that would be,” Gaspar Jr. said. “I just decided ...

New Beginnings

Alexis Mesa, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

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When freshman Austin King lived in a house, the prospect of being homeless seemed impossible. However, living without shelter soon became his reality. “I’d always see homeless people and I’d feel bad for them, but I never thought it would happen to me,” King said. “When I was a kid, I never had to worry about not living in a house because I always thought Mom ...

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