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3D Modeling: A New Approach to Art

This photo is actually a 3d render. Unfortunately this house does not exist but by learning how to 3d model you can create rooms like this too!

By Ria Chockalingam, Staff Writer

September 26, 2020

Generally, when we think of art, traditional mediums like painting, theater, and writing come to mind. However, there is another dynamic realm of art that goes largely unnoticed, especially among teenage artists. Over the past few decades, computer-generated 3D art has substantially evolved: from blo...

Football Is Back!

Will superstar Patrick Mahomes (left), QB for the Kansas City Chiefs, or electric Lamar Jackson (right), QB for the Baltimore Ravens, prevail to move on and have a record of three wins and zero losses?

By Matthew Naimark, Sports Editor

September 25, 2020

Finally, after a seemingly long off-season, NFL athletes are on the field

San Dieguito Union High School adopts new attendance policy

The Family Guide to Attendance & Engagement during the Distance Learning document lays out the engagement notes category from teacher input

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor

September 25, 2020

San Dieguito Union High School District adopted a state-mandated attendance in accordance with SB-98 this past Tuesday

Sante Fe Underpass Mosaics

A collection of just a few of the mosaics created by Mr. Wright and other community members in Encinitas

By Emily Broyles, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

The new "mini art gallery" anyone can enjoy

At the movies… at home

Movie-watching has looked a lot like this the past few months

By Kylie Schwartz, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2020

I was bored one Saturday afternoon, so I decided to search for movies currently showing in my area.   I was not completely up-to-date on all things Corona, so I wasn't even sure if theaters were open yet. It had been so long since I had gone to the theater that the previews which had advertised...

ASB Executive Interviews Q&A: Get to know ASB at SDA

ASB students pose for the camera as they are wrapping up the Q&A session

By Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

A total of 41 students attended the Q&A hosted by Associated Student Body students at SDA. We got a chance to learn about ASB and the amazing students that are involved.  During the Q&A, ASB students discussed various topics and themes for the school year, such as school dances, fundraisers, ...

Why Can’t We Work Together?

Having different opinions doesn’t mean we aren’t able to listen to each other

By Evan Ballow, Staff Writer

September 23, 2020

Having different opinions doesn’t mean we aren’t able to listen to each other

The Reality of In-Classroom Learning

Symptom checking and other COVID-19 precautions will be taken upon the return to campus

By Sydney Randolph, Business Manager

September 22, 2020

Will students and teachers return for in-classroom learning for the 2020-2021 school year?

Government-run Healthcare: Not Quite the Right Medicine for All

Photo courtesy of Pixabay

By Madelyn Sequeira, Opinions Editor

September 22, 2020

A system in which healthcare in the United States is funded by the government, costs less and covers all seems almost too good to be true and that’s probably because it is. The truth is that government-run healthcare would do more harm than good for the country. With the inflated costs of medicine and doct...

The Uighurs of China: A Silent Genocide

Protestors take part in Brussels, on October 1, 2019 on the day of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the People's Republic of China, in a protest organized by the World Uyghur Congress, the International Campaign for Tibet, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation, the Belgian Uyghur Association and the Tibetan Community in Belgium.

By Matthew Hagan and Jenna Wilson-Levin

September 21, 2020

The Uighurs (pronounced WE-GERS) are an ethnic minority group that primarily speaks Turkish and practices Islam. 12 million Uighurs live in China, with 11 million in the North-East region of Xinjiang. The region has been a hotbed of religious violence and ethnic tensions between the most recently settled...