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Battle of the Beans: Which Encinitas coffee shop will win?

By Halle Devine, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

Before COVID, I liked coffee. Since COVID, I NEED COFFEE. It takes copious amounts of coffee to stay remotely engaged in school, looking at 2-D, two-inch square versions of my classmates through a 15-inch...

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Conspiracy Corner: Birdpocalypse

By Evan Ballow, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

Over my two years of investigative journalism work, I’ve gotten wrapped up in some pretty intricate conspiracies. Unfortunately, getting involved with shady organizations, dirty money, and unsavory individuals...

Horoscopes

How the signs feel about going back to school

By Piper Nilsen and Emily Broyles April 26, 2021

School has opened up to four days a week! So here are each of the zodiacs’ opinions, on the whole, going to actual school and seeing people ordeal. Aries: realized how much people piss them off, but...

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Tag Yourself: Google Meet Backgrounds

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor April 23, 2021
What your google meet background says about you
Play the world's greatest word game Mad Libs... the San Dieguito Academy edition

SDA Mad Libs Game

By Olivia Lyons and Rayelyn Burrell March 29, 2021

Play a fun game with your friends. Fill in the blanks to create your own adventure. It’s a/an (adjective) day in Encinitas. The birds are (verb -ing), the sun is shining, and there isn’t a cloud...

Horoscopes

How the signs have changed after one year in quarantine

By Emily Broyles and Piper Nilsen March 17, 2021

A lot has changed since last March with the whole, ya know, global pandemic thing. Here is how each sign has developed after a year of quarantine. Aries: You had a major glow up since last year. Taurus:...

What would a day on campus look like?

POV: On Campus Without a Pandemic (Part 2)

By Olivia Lyons and Rayelyn Burrell March 8, 2021

Disclaimer: This experience is not 100% realistic; this combination of classes is not necessarily possible. It is tailored to highlight some of the universal pleasantries on campus. At the same time,...

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13 Things Adults Don’t Understand About Being A Teenager During Quarantine

By Kaya Simcoe, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

From Zoom bombs to socialization through Among Us, here are just 13 things adults don’t understand about being a teenager during a global pandemic: 1. The utter doom of Zoom-bombs  My dad likes...

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Kindergarten rules adults need to be reminded of

By Rayelyn Burrell, Features Editor February 25, 2021

When we were younger, our brains were burned with the shallow and oversimplified posters plastered on every inch of every classroom, reminding us of cheesy slogans instructing us on how to act and be mannered...

What would a day on campus look like?

POV: On campus without a pandemic (Part 1)

By Olivia Lyons and Rayelyn Burrell February 23, 2021

Disclaimer: This experience is not 100% realistic; this combination of classes is not necessarily possible. It is tailored to highlight some of the universal pleasantries on campus. At the same time, though,...

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