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Tensions between Russia, West rise as Ukraine-Russia war continues
Riley Vedomske, Copy Editor • March 24, 2023

From March 20 to March 22, China’s president, Xi Jinping, made a visit to Moscow. “The United States and its allies [have warned] that China is considering sending lethal aid to Russia for its war effort, which Beijing...

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Historic seaweed bloom threatens Florida
Katherine Anderson, Features Editor • March 24, 2023

Florida has been hit by various natural disasters in the past years, and now the state is preparing for yet another. However, this time this natural phenomenon is something that is more unique and nearly unheard of. A 5,000...

High Seas Treaty protects the worlds oceans
High Seas Treaty protects the world's oceans
Jacob Buhle, Staff Writer • March 24, 2023

March 4th, the High Seas Treaty was drafted in New York after an agreement was reached by UN members. The high sea makes up two-thirds of the world's oceans and is considered international waters. Historically, however,...

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Letter To My High School Self: Joshua Masmela
Addison Seegmiller, Copy Editor • March 22, 2023

Dear Josh,  I want you to know how proud I am of you. You currently feel proud of yourself for your accomplishments in high school, but I promise you that you’ll have your proudest moments ahead....

America is #1 in many aspects but not in foreign language education
Ariella Kandkhorov, Head Copy Editor • March 21, 2023

The United States is viewed as the best country in the world by many of its inhabitants. We’re allegedly number one in every category a country could be ranked in. This is, obviously, not the case, particularly...

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Get To Know Ms. Cynthia Ramirez
Natalia Fernandez and Nathalia Raio March 20, 2023

Hart High School’s very own, Cynthia Ramirez, has recently been promoted to her new position as office manager.  Ramirez attended Knight high school, where she became a part of student service, for...

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Taylor Swift is a girlboss
Addison Seegmiller, Copy Editor • March 23, 2023

March 16 2023, the eve of Taylor Swift’s U.S. tour, Swift announced that she would be re-releasing three songs and one new song. This was a reminder that, at the end of the day, Taylor Swift is a business woman. Two of...

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Internet censorship protects people

March 13, 2023

Internet censorship has become a hot button issue ever since the internet itself has taken off; discussing...

Dessert should be eaten before dinner

March 13, 2023

Dessert shouldn’t have to be eaten after dinner; it should be socially acceptable to order dessert...

Tipping culture needs to change

March 13, 2023

Every Friday, my family and I order the new Crumbl cookie flavors for that week. We have it down to a...

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Timothy Phan, News Editor | March 20, 2023

Boys’ volleyball has come roaring out of the gate, starting the new season undefeated in league. As of March 20, they have beaten Saugus, Golden Valley, Notre Dame and Chatsworth. Their game versus Golden Valley went the distance, with all five sets being incredibly close affairs.  The team, composed almost entirely of seniors, has hefty ambitions, hoping to take league in dominant fashion before...

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Bill Russell changed basketball, and the world.

Lucas Enrique Gomez, Sports Editor | March 20, 2023

With the release of Bill Russell: Legend, basketball fans across the U.S. have been discussing Bill Russell’s extensive legacy with newfound appreciation. Born in 1934 Louisiana, Russell grew up facing deep racism that followed him to the University of San Francisco and Boston. Drafted to the Celtics in 1956, Russell made an immediate impact, winning a championship as the starting center. Over the...

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Ava Smith, Arts & Reviews Editor | March 13, 2023

Hart Softball has begun their season. Their first official game was at home against Royal High School February 9. The varsity team won their game against Royal with a score of 2-1.  Beginning their season with a win represents a time of excitement for varsity softball.  “I’m really excited to get to know my teammates better. Our team looks super good this year. I think we have a good shot...

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Senior Farewell: Audrey Miller
Audrey Miller, Copy Editor • May 27, 2022

Farewell Hart, I’ve spent four years of my life here, or at least three years if you count being online. Three years may not seem like a...

Senior Farewell: Benjamin Haslam
Benjamin Haslam, Head Copy Editor • May 27, 2022

Dear Hart (and by extension, Journalism), Honestly, this wasn’t what I expected. Let’s go year by year. Freshman year: I was thrust...

Senior Farewell: Ellie Wrage
Ellie Wrage, Opinion Editor • May 27, 2022

Dear Hart High,  Congratulations on having the most restrooms out of the Hart District high schools. Before freshman year, I made the switch...

Senior Farewell: Luke Bourgeois
Luke Bourgeois, Layout Editor • May 27, 2022

Dear Hart,  Thank you for the journey. I remember walking into the campus for the first time as a starry-eyed eighth grader thinking about...

Senior Farewell: Sophia Reeder
Sophia Reeder, Copy Editor • May 27, 2022

Farewell hart high school! i has't did attend this school f'r four years, and has't did enjoy.  some of t.  I has't madeth most wondrous companions,...

Kyle Brill poses with a grin after completing a swim meet. / Photo used with permission from Kyle Brill.
Kyle Brill signs to swim for UCSB
Breeze Aguilar, Backpage Editor • March 15, 2021

August 2020, Hart senior Kyle Brill committed to swim Division I at UC Santa Barbara, following a 15 year journey in the water. The journey began...

On to New York! After considering many offers, Justin Curtis signs to continue his football career at Wagner College. / Photo used with permission from Justin Curtis.
Justin Curtis commits to play D-1 football at Wagner College
Nicole Felici, Editor in Chief • March 15, 2021

Hart senior Justin Curtis officially signed to play Division I football with Wagner College. After receiving more than 25 football scholarship...

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