Despite the turbulent state of America right now regarding COVID recovery and political upheaval, hope seems to be arising. As of now, as well as the past couple of months, Executive order 13769 (also known as the Muslim Ban), has been lifted and reversed by President Biden. Implemented by Biden's predecessor, former-president Donald Trump, this..
On Tuesday, May 4th, the Costa Mesa High School Girls Varsity Soccer game ended with a 3-3 tie against their biggest competitors, Santa Ana High School. With a 5-0-4 overall standing, CMHS has kept their 1st place in the Orange Coast League, with one game against Saddleback High School to go. With another win under..
The sun is beginning to shine again, school is back in person (for those who choose to be), and we can feel summer on its way. After a long, difficult year full of uncertainty, summer seems to give us all the hope and relief that we will finally be able to take a breath. While..
As of April 15th, it was announced that all Californians ages 16 and up can make appointments to receive their COVID vaccine through myturn.ca.gov or other ways, such as through the CDC's VaccineFinder or one's private health insurance. Now that many people have started receiving their first dose, what can they do now? First off,..
As teenagers, we are constantly living in a virtual, social media-submerged bubble of Instagram posts and TikToks. While we all scroll mindlessly through explore pages, we are exposed to images of these unrealistic body types, faces, and lifestyles. There is an extremely damaging impact on us as young teenagers when we see things that we..
Last Friday, April 23, both middle school and high school ASB held their elections for the student government positions via a google form. All the candidates campaigned for themselves and presented speeches on why people should vote for them. For the first time, middle schoolers were able to vote for High school ASB President and..
On April 26th, Cohorts A and B will be joining to become one in-person Cohort, going to school 4 times a week as opposed to the old model with students attending in-person class twice a week. Face masks will be worn at all times, with 3 feet minimum distance in class and social distancing required..
The middle and high school MESA National Engineering Design Competition teams will be moving onto the state competition hosted by University of California, Los Angeles after placing first in their respective levels. The competition occurred on April 9th, with the awards given out on April 10th. There, the teams learnt that they had both placed..
*Note: this article talks about eating disorders. If you may get triggered by this topic, I highly suggest you click away. Please read at your own discretion. Although the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of our lives, many studies have shown that eating disorders have been exacerbated by the social isolation..
We all know the feeling after reading a book filled with such raw intensity and drama. These are the moments that resonate in our heads, keep us up at night thinking about the story's characters, content, and scenes carved into our eyes. And as it is a privilege to experience such a feeling of being..