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By Dinh Duong, Faith Crossan, and Brandon Kim

September 5, 2020

Scientific Calculators are my Worst Enemy   I hate parabolas. They require so much work just to figure out some weird squiggly line and its components, even if I’m using a graphing calculator. I imagine the elderly people feel the same about using phones as I feel about using the Casio fx-9750GII. The abundance of b...

Consideration from the Kitchen

By Preslee Adams, Mia Ogebe, Violet Mbela, Evelyn Paulino, and Aidan Sidikpramana

September 5, 2020

Pineapple is the Best Pizza Topping   Nearly everyone can agree that pizza is delicious. It is easily accessible to all and makes the perfect meal for parties and other large gatherings. However, this Italian dish has sparked a great debate on what does and does not belong as a topping. Though many would argue that ...

Power of the Pencil

By Ashlee Guardado and Syed Islam

September 5, 2020

Traditional Art is Better Than Digital Art   Art has been around for thousands of years. During the caveman era, drawings used to be done on walls. Nowadays, people can begin to draw on a VR game. With new advancements in technology, digital art has a place in the creative genre. Although digital art indeed looks phenom...

ASL Should be Offered at QHHS

By Anicia Aguilar, Staff Writer

September 5, 2020

While Quartz Hill High School offers foreign language courses such as French and Spanish, it would benefit the student body to provide another class - American Sign Language, or ASL.    ASL is the language of North Americans who have hearing difficulties or hearing people who wish to communicate with former individuals.  ...

The Democratic National Convention: A Virtual Political Success

By Pranesh Kumar, Copy Editor

August 29, 2020

In the age of the coronavirus, where all events requiring crowd gatherings are forcibly transitioning online, it was inevitable that the Democratic National Convention (DNC) would follow the same course. The DNC is a one-week occasion where prominent members of the Democratic Party formally nominate candidates for the United State...

All Things COVID

By Antonio Caceres, Melissa Canales, Anicia Aguilar, Brandon Kim, Lynn Lee, and Aidan Sidikpramana

August 26, 2020

I Took Restaurants For Granted What I’d give to be inside Sato Sushi on Avenue L right at this moment. I miss late fall when I would meet two of my friends there on a Friday night when we would walk up to the front door through a cold breeze in nice clothing and ask for a table for three. Then we’d order drinks -- a S...

The Latest in Pop Culture

By Jada Hikary, Violet Mbela, Dinh Duong, Evelyn Paulino, and Syed Islam

August 26, 2020

I Love My Mids Plaid skirts, low-rise jeans, bedazzled crop tops- or in my case, my mom’s old clothes from “back in the day.” Summer 2020 fashion has been a blast from the past, but perhaps the biggest and most expensive comeback, Air Jordan 1s. But hold on! Don’t go off and buy some just yet! One simple question...

Food Was Not Created Equal

By Ashlee Guardado, Faith Crossan, Alexis Menor, Nilesh Kumar, and Angelina Joleen Tayama Reyes-Chavez

August 26, 2020

Burgers Are Not That Good Burgers are known as an American staple. People tend to barbecue hamburgers throughout summer, especially for the Fourth of July. I, on the other hand, think that they taste gross. Put down your pitchforks; you’ll soon be agreeing with me on this one. Burgers just taste like flavorless meat. In...

Keeping Up with Technology

By Diego Caceres, Alex Kim, and Pranesh Kumar

August 26, 2020

Cinema Through a New Lens The Stunt Double, a short film directed by Damien Chazelle, recently made its debut using an unconventional video format. Partnered with Apple, Chazelle shot the entire film vertically with the use of the iPhone 11 Pro. The short film introduced a new cinematography style to the newcomers and veter...

State Testing for Seniors?

State Testing for Seniors?

March 8, 2020

As I approached the last semester of my senior year, I expected to have little obligations.  After all...

You Should Learn a Second Language

You Should Learn a Second Language

December 6, 2019

The Antelope Valley is relatively diverse in ethnicity and nationality of its residents; because of th...

Do the SAT and ACT Predict College Success?

Do the SAT and ACT Predict College Success?

December 6, 2019

As the month of September passes, juniors and seniors across Quartz Hill high school are under pressure ...

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