High Tide

Releasing them

Releasing them

Nadia Stodder, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

In this ever developing world, there are many people who find work they can do to help those less fortunate than them. Sophomore Inde Navarrette is doing just that by helping her grandparents in an organization called Handclasp to give children of Thailand—many of whom are sold into sex slavery...

Founding Virtù

Founding Virtù

Kylee Kallick, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


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Sophomore John Forbes had the idea of creating his own local clothing company, Virtù Clothing Co. to give himself experience in the entrepreneurial world. With lots of work and effort, he made sure it was off the ground by Christmas break, with photo shoots daily and managing the company’s I...

Making waves

Making waves

Whayden Dhamcho, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Waking up early in the morning to go out and photograph surfers is a sacrifice freshman George Ejupi is willing to take if it means perfecting his hobby of taking pictures. After accumulating over 22,000 likes on an Instagram post of his after a repost by SURFING Magazine, Ejupi has gained the drive to...

Starboy

Starboy

Amanda Shaw, Senior Editor

December 15, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Click, click, click. Light reflects. Directions and movements are called out. Flustered hair and makeup artists rush around. He tunes it all out and does his job: wearing high-end clothing, staring unblinkingly into the camera, and striking pose after pose. Senior Drake Brown is on his way to succe...

She saw the sign

Erika Zlatkin, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


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The sound of one hand clapping  any be a philosophical mystery to a Zen Buddhist, but the silent movement of hands often carries a literal world of meaning to practitioners of American Sign Language (ASL). Sophomore Kennedy Trawick studies ASL as her language credit and is planning to become fluent. ...

Benone shares her experience as a producer for the drivetime show, “Top 8 @8”

Benone shares her experience as a producer for the drivetime show, “Top 8 @8”

Julian Quevedo, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features

When students face difficulties in high school, they must either push through, find help or drop out. Teacher Jordana Benone, however, found a solution in a radio station. Benone’s work as a teenager helped her keep a positive attitude about life after high school. “Working in a radio statio...

Finding comfort

Finding comfort

Amanda Ban, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

After losing one of the most important people in his life, junior Daniel Nevarez was inspired to channel his pain into helping others who have experienced a loss. Nevarez decided to volunteer at Comfort Zone Camp, a support camp for kids who have lost an immediate family member. “Losing...