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A look inside St. Francis’s Chivalry’s Not Dead Club
Features

Ella Kitt | April 16, 2021

When you think of the word “chivalry,” there’s a good chance King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table come to mind. The Arthurian legend has spilled over from the quill pens of medieval writers…

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New Age spirituality takes off during Covid
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Angelina Arevalos | March 24, 2021

Throughout the wars and civil unrest of the 20th century, many Americans turned toward religion as a source of comfort. Up until the 1990s, approximately nine in ten Americans maintained their religious…

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Behind the front line: The changed reality for the healthcare industry
Features

Gabi Miller | March 15, 2021

As my family and I sat around the dinner table, I heard my mom open the front door. Happy that she was finally home from work, I rushed to tell her that I had gotten into college that afternoon. I could…

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Tolog family survives health issues during pandemic
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Ella Kitt | February 23, 2021

In between chopping vegetables, Jalen Lee ‘21 pauses to admire the pink clouds mottling the late-afternoon sky outside her kitchen window. Standing nearby, her mother distributes handfuls of spinach…

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Covid-19 brings changes to Hollywood filming
Features

Jessie Mysza | January 29, 2021

Lights, camera, now take off your masks! Film is a large part of Los Angeles and Hollywood. These cities are home to many studios, including Universal, Warner Bros. and Disney. During the pandemic, though,…

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Tolog starts quarantine vintage shop
Features

Sarah McGrory | January 15, 2021

Teenagers around the world are dealing with quarantine boredom in different ways. Some have taken up new hobbies like cooking, watching endless amounts of Netflix, going on daily walks or bonding with…

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Student mental health in the age of Zoom
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Gabi Miller | November 9, 2020

To say the least, 2020 has been a stressful year. The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted all aspects of life, which for students primarily means school. When quarantine first began in March, no one anticipated…

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Freshmen find innovative ways to make friends during a start to high school like no other
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Michelle St. Denis | October 5, 2020

You’re a freshman, and before you turn on your laptop to join Zoom for your very first day of high school, you organize all your books and papers for the 10th time, making sure everything is perfectly…

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@dear_fsha: The Tolog community reacts
News

Ella Kitt | September 28, 2020

Spurred by the fervor of the Black Lives Matter protests that swept the nation starting in May, activists have taken to social media to continue to raise awareness for their causes.

As a result of this…

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Sofia Algorri takes over TikTok
Features

Cerys Davies | May 13, 2020

It was a random day during winter break, an overcast day with a slight breeze, the sun peeking through intermittently. In a big empty home in Sierra Madre, Sofia Algorri ‘20 had nothing to do. Netflix,…

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‘Honey Boy’ ain’t so sweet: Shia LaBeouf’s flawed return to Hollywood
Arts & Entertainment

Ella Kitt | March 3, 2020

“They’ve got cameras everywhere, you dummy! I’ve got more millionaire lawyers than you know what to do with!” yells a man from the backseat of a police car. An officer outside of the car calmly…

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Will technology revolutionize the world of fitness?
Sports

Carisa Joyner | February 17, 2020

According to a study in Forbes, obesity in America is at an all-time high, affecting 39.6 percent of adults and 18.5 percent of children, a considerable jump from 30.5 percent and 13.9 percent, respectively,…

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Looking ahead to joining the workforce
Features

Katia Stavropoulos | February 13, 2020

The year is 2024, and this year’s seniors are graduating from college and getting ready to join the workforce. What will their work life look like compared to millennials? Is work in 2024 being a YouTuber…

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Coming to terms with the body positivity movement
Opinions

CJ Huston | December 10, 2019

The summer of 2019 was one for the books, and the most memorable part about it was the fact that it was referred to as “Hot Girl Summer.” The purpose of hot girl summer, which was started by the rapper…

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Comedy gets personal
Arts & Entertainment

Julia Yellen | December 10, 2019

Ten years ago, Todd Phillips’ “The Hangover” raked in $467.5 million at the box office. In 2019, the same director created the dark and violent new portrayal of “The Joker.” Why did Phillips…

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Liberals need to unite
Opinions

Ella Kitt | November 26, 2019

Pink knitted hats, trigger warnings, safe spaces, Buzzfeed videos, white guilt: I grew up in Studio City, which is a liberal bubble. At my previous school, they recently started Drag Queen Story Hour (where…

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