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Musk in front of the Twitter logo

Musk buys twitter for $44 billion

May 11, 2022

Elon Musk, chief engineer at SpaceX, early-stage investor, CEO and product architect of Tesla, inc is now also the private owner of Twitter. On April 14, 2022 Musk sealed the deal with Twitter to buy the...

Family at the beach

What goes on in and outside of school and how it could affect you?

By Abi Roehrig, Staff Writer April 25, 2022

When I was thinking about the person that has the most beneficial information on this sensitive subject and is very highly looked at by the majority of students, I immediately thought of Ms. Lee, one of...

Some of my skincare products.

Skincare Guide

By Jenna Wilson-Levin, Managing/Opinions Editor April 25, 2022

To be clear: I am not an expert and the best thing to do if you are having skin troubles is to see a dermatologist if you can. They know best and can prescribe the good stuff. Wink wink. I am going...

University of California

UCs and admissions

By Kate Corcoran, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

College seems to be the only topic of conversation of late, for those juniors getting a jump start on tours and all of the seniors making plans for the next year. The month of April begins signaling the...

Statement prompts, like the ones displayed on this poster, helped guide forum discussion

SDA Forum Highlights BIPOC and LQBTQ+ voices

By Evan Ballow, Opinions/Sports Editor February 23, 2022

Students gathered in the quad at the PAC stage Friday during lunch to participate in the open-mic format SDA Forum. The meeting, hosted by the SDA Hispanic and Black Student Unions, M.A.C. (Multicultural...

Regina George (Rachel McAdams) (far right) spreads rumors in Mean Girls.

Don’t believe the rumors

By Jenna Wilson-Levin, Managing/Opinions Editor January 18, 2022

While the narrative spun by high school movies differs entirely from the real experience of high school, a usual truth of both is the prevalence of gossip. Gossip to me is fascinating–probably because...

Silhouette against starry sky

History of astronomy

By Cass Drennen, Staff Writer December 22, 2021

From ancient star mapping, to sending billionaire citizens into orbit, the practice of astronomy and hunting for knowledge among the cosmos has been a necessity and passion for the human species throughout...

People of Encinitas welcoming the holiday parade back to the streets

On the move: Encinitas Holiday Parade 2021

By Brooke Stealey and Bella Stearman December 20, 2021
The holiday parade returns to the streets of Encinitas
Apple cinnamon muffins

Amazing tastes: Fall recipes

By Dylan Ratcliffe, Staff Writer November 5, 2021
These recipes are perfect for the upcoming cold weather
Ms. Baggins’s first period class, communicating through ASL

The importance and benefits of learning ASL

By Makena Luizzi, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

SDA offers students a unique opportunity to learn a visual language as opposed to a verbal one with the inclusion of American Sign Language in the language curriculum. Kelly Baggins, SDA’s ASL teacher,...

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