Birthday blues

Birthday blues

Janel Quoc
December 14, 2011
Filed under Staff Blog

My birthday was back on December 8th, and I finally turned 18. I don't know why I felt so excited to turn 18; so far nothing's really changed in my life. Yeah, I can now buy random stuff without parent consent, but I don't get treated any differently. My parents aren't giving me any more privileges,... Read More »

Internet destroys real connections

Internet destroys real connections

Janel Quoc
May 30, 2011
Filed under Commentary

As technology advances, it seems that we're losing more and more connections with the real world.  The Internet is becoming increasingly available and accessible by almost any device.  You can't watch TV without a commercial about Verizon or AT&T claiming it has a better 4G network or the... Read More »

Alexis Ricamonte, Make-up Artist

Alexis Ricamonte, Make-up Artist

Janel Quoc
May 2, 2011
Filed under People, Profiles

Alexis Ricamonte, class of 2012, discusses her passion for make-up.

Downfalls to religion

Downfalls to religion

Janel Quoc
April 5, 2011
Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Religion has ruled human kind for ages, sculpting and dictating our cultures.  Some view religion as a positive institution that equips our generations with morals.  However, I disagree.  To put things simply, religion kills.  It doesn’t make people behave better for the sake of others or themselves;... Read More »

Protesters shouldn’t be allowed at funerals

Protesters shouldn’t be allowed at funerals

Janel Quoc
March 21, 2011
Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Recently, the news has been covering the Supreme Court ruling of the Westboro Baptist Church's protesting of American soldiers' funerals.  The church has been doing this in protest of America's acceptance of gays in the military, and claim that our soldiers are dying because of it.  Court ruling... Read More »

Diversity doesn’t always lead to an open mind

Diversity doesn’t always lead to an open mind

Janel Quoc
March 4, 2011
Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Multicultural Week is supposed to show us firsthand how diverse our country is, particularly the Bay Area. Most of you think the whole country or maybe the whole world is exactly like it is here, where you meet people from countries you may have never heard of or you hear exotic languages varying from... Read More »

How to look hot and stay classy

How to look hot and stay classy

Janel Quoc
February 22, 2011
Filed under Commentary, Opinion

As we all know, when the sun comes out, so does the skin.  That’s right, when it gets hot, we try to do the same.  Just because the weather is getting warmer doesn’t mean you have to show as much skin as possible. This article is directed towards the ladies, but on rare occasions, guys are... Read More »

Keep late start Mondays

Keep late start Mondays

Janel Quoc
January 13, 2011
Filed under Commentary, Opinion

This coming school year, the new late start schedules will be put into effect.  Previously, the policy was delayed due to the expenses of changing bus schedules, but it was finally passed October 14, 2010.  This means the school day will start at 8 A.M., end at 3 P.M., and there will be no... Read More »

Jessica Scott, artist

Jessica Scott, artist

Janel Quoc
January 11, 2011
Filed under Profiles

Profile of artist Jessica Scott.