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My favorite subject, math, depicted with all its wacky convolutions on display

How I gaslit myself into passing my math test

By Sophie Love, Editor-in-chief February 23, 2024

For 384 days, I did absolutely no math. That is to say, 0% of my time was spent doing math. In a graph of the time I spent doing math, where the y-axis represents time and the x-axis represents the amount...

A happy snowman enjoys winter break

Winter break and exams: the good, the bad, and the ugly

By Chesney Macdonald, Staff writer December 19, 2023

As the final weeks of our first semester come to a close, so begins the final exam season. With the piloting of the new two-day exam schedule, students at San Dieguito Academy are looking forward to break...

Reviewing Thanksgiving Foods

Reviewing Thanksgiving Foods

By Ella Hand and Hailey Malwitz November 17, 2023

Thanksgiving is a delightful holiday to gather with loved ones such as family and friends and express your gratitude towards one another while eating delicious food. There is a wide variety of food that...

The best way to spend a fall day is curled up with a good book - or in a good bookstore.

Fall Book Recs

By Molly Jackson, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

For those who only read Sci-fi/Dystopian: Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree “Take a break from epic battles and saving the world. Legends & Lattes is a low-stakes fantasy that delivers...

Students take an AP test

AP exams get even more complicated than we thought

By Sophie Love, Editor in Cheif November 1, 2023

Here at San Dieguito Academy, it is common for students to stack their schedule with advanced placement courses. We do this in the name of boosting our GPAs, obtaining college credits, enhancing our college...

Mischievous girl sips Starbucks drink

Why Starbucks is so addictive…

By Kate Russell, Staff Writer May 25, 2023
What do you really know about the Starbucks menu?
Political cartoon drawn by Rose Wong

Arming Teachers is not the Answer

By Joy Ruppert, Staff Writer May 24, 2023

Arming teachers is not the answer to school violence. There is a false idea that arming teachers and school staff will make our schools safe but arguably an armed teacher cannot, in a moment of extreme...

Books that have sparked controversy

Why YA Romance needs to stop romanticizing toxic relationships

By Shanti Henderson, Staff writer May 17, 2023

In 2022, the highest-grossing literary genre was romance, and with the explosion of readers on TikTok with hashtags such as “BookTok”, young adult novels intended for those between the ages of 12 and...

JoJos Creamery ice cream on display

We all scream for ice cream

By Rowan McFadden, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

Well, the countdown for summer break is on! Summer break means beach days, exotic vacations, and sunny days filled with friends and…ice cream. I don’t know about you guys, but I personally LOVE ice...

Hogwarts Legacy screenshot

“Harry Potter” Boycotts, the Game Industry, and the Public Voice

By Kadie McAndrew, Staff Writer March 27, 2023

  “The Harry Potter” franchise recently made its first step into the gaming industry with “Hogwarts Legacy,” a high-budget fantasy experience finally released after years of delays from...

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