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A Senior Salutes: Goodbye, La Serna

Joyce Lee, Contributor

May 29, 2019

Goodbye, La Serna, Hello my name is Joyce Lee and I am a senior at La Serna High School. This is my last year, journal, moment, and days left at La Serna. I wanted to write this last journal, a lasting note, a thank you, ...

Educating Myself on Communication Disorders

Sarah Rodriguez, Contributor

January 28, 2019

As senior project tasks and deadlines approach, I find myself having to explain to many people about what my topic is. Only about half of the people I talked to knew what communication disorders were and when I told people I was...

Ants Deserve Equality, Access to Education, and Miniature Desks

Rose, Columnist

December 6, 2018

People stopped complaining about the ant problem on campus. While ants sometimes crawl into lockers, classrooms and even the cafeteria, the students on campus are making an effort to pretend they are not there. Ignoring the ant...

M.A.P. to Success

Natalie A. Sanchez, Columnist

October 8, 2018

Motivation. Ambition. Positivity. These are the three openers to success. Everyone experiences troublesome moments in life which can lead a person to lose their hope and determination. If you ever realize your mind or conscious...

Locked In: An Alternative Safety Plan Needed

Natalie Sanchez, Columnist

October 1, 2018

Picture being in this situation:  The ear-splitting sounds of gunshots and the deafening screams of students and staff. All around you, you see people trying to stay hidden, but they will soon be found because of their dispi...

Money Doesn’t Make The World Go Round

Joyce Lee

September 10, 2018

"Money makes the world go round." This was the first thing our guest speaker said in my economics class. The professor had managed to get a CEO of some random company to speak to us on money and what it can do. “Everything h...

Why Our Voices Matter

Chloe Ward, Contributor

May 4, 2018

Our generation has often been criticized for being lazy and too obsessed with social media and our phones. The fact of the matter is that we have grown up in a technological era, and with that technology we have been exposed to more of...

Kitchen Conviction? A Conundrum

Adrian Torres, Contributor

May 1, 2018

Do you remember when your parents tried to force you to eat healthy? “Eat your asparagus, Lisa.” “If you want dessert, finish your entire plate.” Of course, this was done for a reason: they wanted you to gain...

A Piece of Plastic is an Expensive Piece of Plastic

Rose, Columnist

April 11, 2018

If a 2” x 3.5” plastic identification card is a student’s access to enter campus, it’s entirely possible they are going to misplace the small item. And because, to enter La Serna’s campus, students are required to show i...

How my senior project turned me into a feminist

Lily Amador, Contributor

March 21, 2018

This year La Serna seniors were given leeway to choose whatever they wanted to write about for the senior project. At first I had no idea what I could write that would interest me. I thought veganism would be a really great topic b...

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