Should the pandemic call for us to wear masks when we exercise?

Benjamin Haslam, Copy Editor

October 7, 2020

As coronavirus continues to run rampant around the globe, most people are wearing masks every time they leave their house. With many gyms still closed, people have found creative ways to exercise, such as going on daily runs to ...

Is the Ghost of Tsushima a historically accurate game?

Landon Artero and Javier Valencia

September 29, 2020

Ghost of Tsushima is a very popular game on PlayStation 4 (PS4). It has won multiple gaming awards and has already become a Playstation hit in one month. You play as a samurai that is trying to regain freedom from the invading Mong...

Which is better: Chick-fil-A or Popeyes?

Vinicia Tiscareno, Staff Writer

September 29, 2020

Chick-fil-A or Popeyes? Many people debate which fast food restaurant has the better chicken sandwich, with both sides advocating for their personal favorites. Popeyes, the original Louisiana chicken fast food chain has alwa...

The importance of photography should never be minimized

Brooke Saaty, Sports Editor

September 29, 2020

One second, one flash of light and one snapshot of time is produced. It may be a picture of a place with sentimental value, a special event like a graduation or just another daily event like kids laughing over a funny story. No...

Is TikTok worth all the recognition it’s receiving?

Sophia Fierro, Staff Writer

September 29, 2020

The popular mobile app TikTok has been garnering positive and negative attention throughout the U.S. by the media over the past few months as a result of being subjected to multiple controversies and scandals. Most teenagers an...

It’s time to acknowledge the existence of prejudice in film history

Kyla Jones, Centerspread Editor

September 29, 2020

Media is my comfort food. My dad introduced me to his favorite television shows as soon as I was old enough to understand them. I grew up on movies like Stardust, Stargate, Superman and Spider-Man. Since I’m going to college for screenwriting soon, ...

Is social media a positive or negative influence?

Hector Dominguez, Staff Writer

September 13, 2020

Anyone familiar with the current age of technology would likely not consider using social media as often as humanly possible to be particularly bizarre. On the contrary, this appears to be a growing norm. It would be much more biz...

Should athletes move out of state to pursue high school sports?

Andranik Soghomonian, Staff Writer

September 13, 2020

According to the National College Athletic Association (NCAA), about two percent of athletes who play high school sports receive scholarships for college. According to, only seven percent of high schoolers...

A freshman perspective: my first month of high school

Benedetta Daugereau, Staff Writer

September 13, 2020

Most of the people in my graduating eighth grade class were going to West Ranch for high school, and I was coming to Hart with only three people from my school. So, coming into high school, I knew I had to make friends, which I ...

A day in the life of a student doing online school

Leah Badie, Staff Writer

May 16, 2020

Online school has really been something I’ve needed to get used to and adapted to, but, so far, I really enjoy it. Personally, my assignments haven’t been due by the end of scheduled block periods, so I’ve had all day and somet...

The U.S. government had a faulty initial response to the coronavirus outbreak

Kayla Osoria, Staff Writer

May 9, 2020

When my teacher told the class that we would be out of school until after spring break, everyone was thrilled. We obviously had no idea that our “break” would last the rest of the school year. But, as much as I hate to say i...