High Tide

Home away from home

Sarah Falahahwazi, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Filed under Features

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

Filed under Features

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

Filed under Features

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

Filed under Features

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

Filed under Features

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...

Learning to Fly

Sabrina Kim, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Filed under Features

The only barrier between the pilot and open air is their plane. Below are canyons, layers of red sedimentary rock stacked on top of each other. The Colorado River carves the gorge out further, at about 18,000 meters below the surface of the canyon. The pilot watches as the scenery goes by. Flying here would be one of the dream destinations of junior Abby Brenton. “I li...

#MeToo

#MeToo

November 2, 2017

A forced kiss. A whistle from a passing car. Unwanted touching. Rape. The numerous forms of sexual assault affect many aspects of society, leading peo...

Study Aid(derall)

Study Aid(derall)

October 19, 2017

In high school, every student seeks out shortcuts; the secrets learned over time that provides the small aid needed to ensure our confidence and a decent grade. For some, it’s practicing religiously with flash...

Food for thought

Food for thought

May 22, 2017

For confidentiality, the sources are referred to as Marie Major and Jane Doe. She would see advertisements saying to call this number if a person needs help, mak...

Stay Together

Stay Together

May 22, 2017

Senior Drake Brown is not only the king of fashion; he is an accomplished actor. He recently landed the male lead role in Noah Cyrus’ new music video ...

One man show

One man show

April 28, 2017

Countless hours of practice leaves his hands strained, but the time it takes him to perfect his talent allows him to find passion in his work as a ...

The online student news site of Redondo Union High School
Features