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San Diego County libraries adjust to the pandemic

By Kylie Schwartz, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of our community. How we socialize, how we go to school, even how we enjoy meals at restaurants. However, one of the more overlooked aspects of the...

The significance of an old-fashioned letter

By Molly Jackson, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

“Sending a hand-written letter is becoming such an anomaly.  It’s disappearing. My mom is the only one who still writes me letters. And there is something visceral about opening a letter-I see her...

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A Tale of Four High Schools

By Kaya Simcoe, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

When choosing a high school, it can be difficult because there are so many options and things to learn. Incoming SDUHSD students might wish they had more information about all of the schools, especially...

Wow, my name is up in the sky!

A letter from the editor

By Kylie Schwartz, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2021

When I was much younger, from birth until around third grade, my dad split his time between San Diego and New York City. He had an apartment there overlooking Times Square, and my mom, brother, and I would...

Jeremy Wright brings joy to the community with his art and videos

By Emily Broyles, Features Editor March 19, 2021

Quarantine has been a challenging time for students, teachers, and parents. There have been many ups and downs through this past year, and everyone has coped in their own ways.  Jeremy Wright, an art...

Wow, my name is up in the sky!

A letter from the editor

By Kylie Schwartz, Editor-in-Chief March 19, 2021

Do you ever pay attention to the thread of your life? How it begins in one place with yourself in a certain frame of mind, and then your mind develops as the thread unspools and grows longer and longer?...

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Six thrift stores to check out in Encinitas

By Caroline Wagner, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

Thrifting is a great way to get unique and sustainable pieces to add to your closet, especially when you are on a budget. Encinitas has a bunch of really cool thrift stores that you can shop at, so hopefully,...

Li amassed more than 60k social media followers combined encouraging and informing others about wellness related content

Content creator Stacy Li uses her creativity to promote wellness

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor March 15, 2021

In the safe corner of the internet, Stacy Li, also known as @internetstacy, discusses mental health and wellness-related topics on TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram. Li is also a proud alumna that graduated...

San Francisco punk zines at Prelinger Library

The rise of self-published zines

By Olivia Silvester, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

Although not a new concept, Zines has recently boomed in popularity and taken on a unique voice. Small-circulation, self-published magazines known as zines originally rose to prominence in the punk scene...

Wow, my name is up in the sky!

A letter from the editor

By Kylie Schwartz, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2021

Happy belated Valentine's Day! Did you eat any of those chalky candy hearts with the strange, cryptic sayings? Or did someone get you something actually cool?  Me, I like to walk into Vons about a...

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