On October 4th, 2021, the world was forced to go an entire day without some of its favorite social media. Early in the morning, around 8:30 a.m., Facebook and their affiliated social media-- Instagram, Whatsapp-- went dark. The platforms were unusable until later in the evening, with performance being unreliable for a while after they..
If you spend any amount of time on TikTok, it's likely that you've become acquainted with the "devious lick" trend. Students from all over the United States steal completely random items from their school, then proceed to post videos to TikTok, showing off their stolen trophies. The trend's exact origins are a disputed topic, but..
If you've been looking to join a club on campus, look no further than Mr. Piazza's chess club! The chess club meets officially on Wednesdays and Fridays at lunch, but Mr. Piazza invites you to drop by any day at lunch! You can bring a friend, pull down a board, and start playing. From the..
1600 colleges across the country are currently test-optional. The bane of every upper high school student's existence are the SAT or the ACT test, so this is no small deal. The weight that is put on these tests is absolutely mortifying, as subpar testing skills, or a simple off-day could single-handedly squander your university dreams. ..
Apple, a company known for… quality phones, computers, tablets and more are quickly becoming a company known for charging exorbitant prices for everything that it sells. Case in point, their newest releases- the Pro Stand, which will put you $999 dollars in the hole, along with the Mac Pro Desktop (which bears resemblance to a..
At this point in time, when it comes to smartphones, we’re all wondering: how much farther can they possibly go? Samsung has attempted- keyword attempted- to bring something new to the table, something that would change future smartphones forever- the foldable smartphone. The development of this phone goes all the way back to 2011- and..
The Halo Club, AKA, the “Best Buddies Club” is a new club on campus started by sophomore Bailey Simco. This is her Gold Award project for the Girl Scouts, her way to make a lasting a positive difference in her community. It is still in the planning phase, as of now the meetings mostly consist..
At this point, anybody with two eyes and an association with The Newport Mesa District has undoubtedly heard about the infamous “Newport Mesa Swastika Party". On the night of Saturday, March 2nd, a party was held that featured a game of beer pong with solo cups in the shape of a swastika, and plenty of..
The OC Homeless Crisis Anybody that’s lived in Orange County for a while remembers the sprawling homeless encampment in Santa Ana, with the Angel Stadium looming in the background. It was just a fact of life, and seeing it while driving past was no big deal. Now, seeing the riverbed free of tents and tarps..