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Mexico

Mexico

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under From The Paper, News

In the mornings, vendors walk the street. “El pan!” they call travelling on foot. The sound of Enrique Iglesias’s “Cuando Me Enamoro,” sig¬nals the passing of another truck selling drinking water. In Tocumbo, Michoacán, México, where my family lives, people buy bread, cheese, cream and...

Behind the Gate

Behind the Gate

Story by Hana Chen, Business Manager
November 7, 2016
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Surfer vs. Skater: Freshman Edition

Surfer vs. Skater: Freshman Edition

October 18, 2016
Filed under From The Paper

The best thing since sliced: Skater: Skateboards Surfer: Cheese Skater, I didn’t know that you could slice skateboards. Isn’t that pretty expensive? From my experience, only the edgy pop punk kids break their skateboards in a haze of sticky skater sweat and ripped up knees. Or is “slicing”...

SD Grad Wins Newbery

SD Grad Wins Newbery

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor
October 13, 2016
Filed under From The Paper

San Dieguito graduate Matt de la Peña is the first Latino male author to win prestigious book award.

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Best Moments of 2015

December 16, 2015
Filed under From The Paper

How Well Do You Know SDA?

Story by Allie Manis, Photo Editor
November 12, 2015
Filed under From The Paper

A Day Without Bells

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor
October 9, 2015
Filed under From The Paper

Sculpture teacher Jeremy Wright wishes to begin improvement in the current school system by integrating an annual day without bells at SDA. “If we’re going to say we’re 21 century, let’s talk 21 century,” said Wright. The current school system has been in place since the time of the industrial...

Vampires and Cannibalism can Teach Morals? Lore Podcast Review

Vampires and Cannibalism can Teach Morals? Lore Podcast Review

October 9, 2015
Filed under From The Paper

Looking to impress your friends this Halloween with some unheard of scary stories? Check out the podcast Lore where, “Sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.”  Lore, a podcast narrated, written, and produced by Aaron Mahnke, explores the history behind common folktales. Each epi...

The Following is (not) Based on a True Story

The Following is (not) Based on a True Story

Story by Brittany Serbin, Arts Editor
October 9, 2015
Filed under From The Paper

When Alan Turing broke the Nazi code and helped win WWII, he probably didn’t expect this story to be turned into a movie, let alone one that would earn over 200 million dollars worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo, and be nominated for eight Oscar categories.  He also probably didn’t expect...

SDA Says So Long to SDA Foundation Director Sheila Durkin

Story by Cydney Melton, Staff Writer
June 8, 2015
Filed under From The Paper

Sheila Durkin, executive director of SDA Foundation, will be retiring after working for the foundation for 14 years. She got involved with the foundation when she was a volunteer on the foundation board while her son went to school at SDA. She had previous experience as the PTA president at Diegueno...

SDA Says So Long to Librarian Donna Gonzales

Story by Nadia Ballard, Staff Writer
June 8, 2015
Filed under From The Paper

Lead library technician Donna Gonzales is retiring and starting a new chapter in her life. Gonzales has a strong link to SDA. She attended San Dieguito High School before it became the academy. “Hopefully the staff will remember me by the help I’ve given them,” Gonzales said. “I’ve helped...

Prom Preview

Prom Preview

Story by Sarah LaVake, Staff Writer
May 15, 2015
Filed under From The Paper

The countdown has begun. This year’s prom is being held at the Catamaran Resort in Mission Beach on Saturday, May 16. The venue, right along the bay, was chosen during a day trip taken by junior directors Maddie Campbell, Rebecca Lim, Zac Sippel, and ASB advisor Rod Keillor. This was Sippel’s...

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