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Internet Trolls (Satire)

Internet Trolls (Satire)

Romi G., Guest Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Culture

As a society that lives in the twenty-first century, young people have been coming out of the closet and sharing their sexuality to the world. As of 2011, 23 percent of the American population is part of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer + community. That means that almost 1 in 4 people...

Commemorating the Irvine Massacre (Satire)

Commemorating the Irvine Massacre (Satire)

Tyler S

March 8, 2017


Filed under Creativity Corner, Culture, Current Events

Irvine, a city of peace and tranquility. On the surface there is nothing but love and harmony in the air but nobody truly knows the darkness that lurks beneath. The truth needs to come out and it is time people pop their personal bubble and be exposed to the truth. The truth that we know as the Irvine...

It’s A Pet Palooza🦄 (Satire)

It’s A Pet Palooza🦄 (Satire)

Tali R, Sports Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Creativity Corner, Culture, Middle School, Satire: Happy Purim!

Adopt-A-Big-Fluffy-Pet-Day 6:30 a.m.: I woke up in the morning as excited as can be; today was the day I was going to adopt my first pet. A big fluffy, pet. I was so eager to get to the pet store downtown, that I ran over to my parents room and fell onto the bed giving my mom a giant blue bruis...

100 Years of Girl Scout Cookies

100 Years of  Girl Scout Cookies

February 8, 2017


Filed under Culture

"Cookies, they make the world a better place!" For more than  100 years girl scouts have been selling girl scouts nationally and globally. The first girl scouts first sold cookies in the 1910s. The girl scout cookies were invented as a way to finance girl scout activities, five years after Juliette...

Jingle Ball, Not Your Ordinary Concert

Jingle Ball, Not Your Ordinary Concert
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Gabi B., Middle School Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Culture

Smokey stages, bright lights and loud music. Jingle Ball is a major annual concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles hosted by iHeartRadio. Countless people in California go to this production to see famous singers perform and put on a good show. The genres of music that are usually played at this...

The Return of the Starbucks Holiday Cups

The Return of the Starbucks Holiday Cups

Sophia S., Lion's Den Editor

November 27, 2016


Filed under Culture, Food and Drink

The holiday season is finally here! Starbucks, the very popular coffee shop, has finally came out with their new holiday cups. “For many, when Starbucks red cups return, it’s a signal that the holiday season is drawing near”, says Starbucks Newsroom. Starbucks first released new green cups as a...

What is Really Going on with the Syrian Refugees?

What is Really Going on with the Syrian Refugees?

Hope H, TVT Trends Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State

Every 15 seconds, a Syrian becomes a refugee. Think about being kicked out of your home because of a war, and having to travel to another country that is weeks on end of walking. Syrian people have to deal with this day in and day out. Syrian refugees are people that are citizens and permanent reside...

Which Disneyland? Anaheim or Paris?

Which Disneyland? Anaheim or Paris?

Hope H, TVT Trends

October 10, 2016


Filed under Creativity Corner, Culture

Ever wonder what it would be like if you could walk in Walt Disney’s footsteps? Or go on a new adventure in a foreign country? If you have ever wondered whether it's better to go to Disneyland in California or Disneyland in Paris, then you have come to the right place. Each one has pros and cons. Disneyland Calif...

Trick or Treat, Halloween Was Awesome!

Trick or Treat, Halloween Was Awesome!

Sophia S, Lion's Den Editor

October 7, 2016


Filed under Culture, Uncategorized

Jack-o-lanterns, spider webs, costumes, and candy. This is what Halloween is all about. Halloween just happened, and kids were really happy about it.   “Evolving from the ancient Celtic holiday of Samhain, modern Halloween has become less about literal ghosts and ghouls and more about co...

The Legacy of Pokémon Go

The Legacy of Pokémon Go

Koby B., Guest Writer

September 27, 2016


Filed under Culture, Entertainment & Technology

Pokémon Go is an amazing game because it is truly unique. The main part of Pokémon Go that makes it so unique is that it is the first mobile game based on a part of the Pokémon series. Beginning as a simple video game based on capturing and training various creatures, over the past 20 years Pokémon...

The Realities of the Zika Virus

The Realities of the Zika Virus

Sophia S., The Lion's Den Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Culture, Shul & State

The World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency over the spread of Zika virus, now known to cause devastating birth defects. What is Zika? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Zika is a virus that is spread by the bite of an infected mosqui...

When Breath Becomes Air, An Autobiography By Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air, An Autobiography By Paul Kalanithi

Adam C., Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Culture

This bestselling book in the United States begins with a surgeon examining a set of images from a CT scan. His trained eye takes in how the tumors which are dispersed across the lungs, how the spine is deformed, how one lobe of the liver has been obliterated. Most interestingly however, the one thing...

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