High Tide

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 ...

Final Cut Pro(fessional)

Shyanne Landers, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

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Careers in technology, such as designing computer software, are gaining popularity because of the digital age. Computer science teacher Mitch Middler collaborates with companies such as Apple to help build computer graphing programs. “I got to a point where I realized there is so much demand for software engineering in this country and we are not meeting the need for it. I ...

Walkout for change

Walkout for change

March 24, 2018

Story, pictures, video and interactive content about Mar. 14 nationwide walkout advocating for gun violence prevention and remembering Parkland Victims

Let them roar

Yasmine Elahihaghighi, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

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With polarized views, the definition of feminism has been skewed. However, feminism club wishes to reinstate the message of love and equality through media. Co President, Miriam Farah, and the feminism club are creating a website that will educate people on feminism, sexual harassment and the struggles of body image. Club members will be writing about modern issues on the...

The road to happiness

Angie Tait and Analise Asaro

February 7, 2018

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Merriam-Webster defines happiness as a state of well-being, contentment, or good fortune. As simple as it sounds, however, a majority of middle school and high school students struggle to achieve and maintain the feeling.   A study conducted by the American Psychological Association in 2014 found that teenagers said their stress levels for the past school year were highe...

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