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The Stray Kids at the Fact Music Awards.

Cultural Appropriation in K-Pop

Paola Zapata , Reporter May 6, 2021
“I feel like the idols and the companies need to be held accountable. Companies need to understand that their idols are an image of them as well and that simple things like deleting a post or apologizing will not be enough anymore. These idols are adults and older teenagers, taking the time to learn about EVERYONE'S culture is the least they can do,” said HCP sophomore Mulan Bridges.
A sad depiction of many signs local businesses have had to hang in their windows during the pandemic.

The Destruction of Local Business; Another Victim of COVID-19

Anne Daniel, Reporter March 4, 2021

The first ever reported case of COVID-19 in the United States was on Jan. 21, 2020. By March 13, businesses, schools and lives were ordered to halt in order to protect the public from the deadly virus...

Influencer, dancer, and now LGBTQ icon Jojo Siwa discussed her new status in a series of social media posts.

‘Love is universal’

Paola Zapata , Reporter February 28, 2021

Jojo Siwa On Coming Out:  Clad in a rainbow hairbow and hoodie, Jojo Siwa recently posted a TikTok lip-syncing to "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga, causing other influencers and fans to assume she was...

Halftime show that was a Blinding light

Halftime show that was a Blinding light

Lilly Franca, Reporter February 25, 2021

The players left the field, and from the darkness, he emerged, clad in a red glittery jacket and black gloves, surrounded by blinding lights. The Weeknd was on the Superbowl halftime stage, and he was...

Sophie Xeon

Immortal through art: remembering the life of SOPHIE

Katie Hillemeyer, Editor February 11, 2021

Singer and producer Sophie Xeon, known mononymously as SOPHIE, passed away on Jan. 30 from an accidental fall at the age of 34. "True to her spirituality she had climbed up to watch the full moon...

Find happiness within your “Soul”

Lilly Franca, Reporter February 1, 2021

As if “Inside Out” wasn’t enough to get the tears falling, Disney Pixar’s “Soul,” released over the holidays exclusively to Disney+, takes the viewer on a trip that begs the question: what...

Fashion as a symbol: inauguration outfits and their significance

Katie Hillemeyer, Editor February 1, 2021

Amidst riots at the Capitol on Jan, 6 during the certification of the 2020 election, the FBI and the American public worried about the possibility of further violence during the inauguration of Joe Biden. Fortunately,...

Say goodbye to logos, skinny jeans: 2021 fashion trends are in

Say goodbye to logos, skinny jeans: 2021 fashion trends are in

Emily Vasquez, Reporter January 25, 2021

As we walk into the new year, there are a few things that we just can't let go of. Either these things are continuing to be apart of our lives or they're making a big comeback. With the odd and very...

C.A.L.M. down with Five Seconds of Summer's new album

C.A.L.M. down with Five Seconds of Summer’s new album

Lilly Franca, Reporter November 30, 2020

The start of the pandemic was hectic, but with a new smooth pop sound, Five Seconds of Summer dropped their album C.A.L.M. at a time when many needed it.  5SOS has transitioned from its traditional...

Reeves, Winter 'Face the Music' one last time

Reeves, Winter ‘Face the Music’ one last time

Lilly Franca, Media October 5, 2020

Bill: Be excellent to each other. Ted: And party on, dudes. “Bill & Ted Face the Music” with some advice, watch  “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” (1989) and “Bill & Ted’s...

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