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Why Senior Year is Terrible

Why Senior Year is Terrible

December 6, 2019

Reaching my senior year was exciting. Only one year left of high school, and I had assumed it would be f...

How Green Are Electric Cars?

How Green Are Electric Cars?

December 6, 2019

Climate change is a contemporary issue that is rapidly affecting our ecosystems and ways of life. In...

Now is the Time to Pay Attention

By Antonio Caceres, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

United States history is being written with every passing day. The House of Representatives has recently begun an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over allegations that he improperly used his office power in an attempt to win a re-election. While this may seem like justice being served to some, for many, it se...

Juniors Need Their PSAT Scores Sooner

By Antonio Caceres, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

The SAT, along with the ACT, is one of the most crucial elements of a college application. It is also one of the most dreaded: another stressful hoop to jump through on the path to higher education. The SAT in some cases can even make the difference between acceptance or rejection from a university. Quartz Hill High School graciou...

Katie Hill and the Double Standards in Politics

By Antonio Caceres, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Katie Hill’s name has been added to the long list of former members of Congress whose work will surely be forgotten. Her future as a possible governor, senator, or speaker of the house has been snuffed out by a relentless smear campaign that resulted in her resignation on November 3rd, 2019. Hill’s rise, and eventual fal...

Harmon’s Flimsy Hold on the First Amendment

By Violet Mbela, Copy Editor

December 4, 2019

Everyone has basic rights under the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Oftentimes, Americans love to flaunt the fact that they “know their rights.” While the phrase can be heard virtually everywhere, not everyone fully understands the true extent of how far said rights can protect them. Specifically, the First Amendme...

Quartz Hill is Long Overdue for a Theater

Quartz Hill is Long Overdue for a Theater

October 22, 2019

Often overshadowed by the frustrations and triumphs of Quartz Hill’s sports teams is the school’s ...

Are Books Unnecessary?

Are Books Unnecessary?

October 22, 2019

When writing first started to gain popularity across the world, the art of storytelling and memorizing ...

Halloween Is The Best Holiday: Here's Why

Halloween Is The Best Holiday: Here’s Why

October 22, 2019

As fall creeps around the corner, signs of the new season flood the city. Whether it be the spider webs d...

AP Exam Registration Changes

AP Exam Registration Changes

October 22, 2019

In past years, students have registered for AP exams in March, giving students more time to decide if...

Ronald Reagan Would Be Ashamed of Today’s Republicans

By Antonio Caceres, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Ronald Reagan once said, “I didn’t leave the Democratic Party, the Democratic Party left me.” Fifteen years after his death, the former American president would likely be surprised with the modern version of his party. His successor, President Trump, has taken hold of the conservative movement and realigned it to his standar...

Who is Winning the US-China Trade War?

By Pranesh Kumar, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

“China is a sleeping giant,” Napoleon Bonaparte once warned over 200 years ago. “Let her sleep, for when she wakes she will move the world.”  Over the last few years, after decades of being the leading economic power, the US has been facing increasing competition from China on maintaining its economic and political domin...

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