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PRO: Later start time says goodnight to groggy students

Nicole Park, Cub Reporter May 16, 2023

Listening to a Biology Honors lecture detailing the structure of nucleotides proves impracticable for zero period students at 7:27 a.m., especially after just a few hours of sleep. Yet, picturing the...

CON: New bell schedule does not help student sleeping habits

Kayden Kim, Cub Reporter May 16, 2023

Last year, I woke up every morning to the sound of my alarm at 6 a.m., jumped out of bed, showered and rushed to school before the first bell sounded at 6:55 a.m.  At home, I would try to study and...

It’s futile in initiating change

Stacy Kim, Staff Reporter March 16, 2023

“Run, don’t walk to Target.” That was what influencers announced when the janky Stanley Cups came back in stock after being sold out after selling out in practically all stores. Today, a social...

YES: Apps like ChatGPT hinder student growth

Kayla Martinez, Staff Reporter February 23, 2023

Artificial intelligence [AI] programs have been aiding generations through educational applications such as Grammarly, Mathway, Symbolab, Google Translator and more, which provide means of instruction...

NO: If we can’t beat it, we need to embrace it

Hannah Lee, Opinion Editor February 23, 2023

A world of artificial intelligence [AI] is not approaching. It’s already here. Since its initial launch in November 2022, ChatGPT, a chatbot released by the technology research company OpenAI, has...

Senior Ricardo Gonzalez belts to “Hypocrisy,” a song that Gonzalez wrote and performed Wednesday, Oct. 26,  with three other band members during the Fall Festival held after school in the quad.

PHOTO ESSAY: Conservatory of Fine Arts draws after-school crowd with carnival-themed Fall Festival

Justin Pak, Copy Editor November 8, 2022

While New Orleans usually celebrates the Mardis Gras season in the spring, the Conservatory of Fine Arts [COFA] wanted to create a carnival atmosphere for its annual Fall Festival last month. “We...

Senior class vice president savors title earned in 1st prom since 2019

Scarlett Chang May 18, 2022

With the lights dimmed and the crowd hushed, anticipation grew with the patters of a drum roll as the emcee, junior Ariana Choi, prepared to announce the prom king. Though senior Patrick Jimenez, the...

Athlete gets enough ‘track’tion from peers to wear crown as queen

Faith Jung, Social Media Manager May 18, 2022

Senior Abigail Hahm thought it was going to be another ordinary break full of chatting with her friends near the quad. As she lightheartedly started getting out her snack, Hahm was ready to applaud...

Yaawwn! This version of Batman way too long to hold viewers’ attention

Alex Lee, Staff Reporter May 10, 2022

“Avengers: Endgame” runs two minutes past three hours. “Avengers: Infinity War” goes on for two hours and nearly 30 minutes. “Spider-Man: No Way Home” almost equals “Infinity War”...

Director’s version of Gotham and its elements make the runtime worth it

Austin Maushund , Cub Reporter May 10, 2022

Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” is in my opinion one of the best films ever made. Before that, “Minari” about a Korean family moving from California to Arkansas in search of the American dream was...

Sophomore Julia Bautista makes a snack purchase on March 3 from the vending machine in the quad because it was during lunch time. The dispensers are turned off during certain class times and display a message alerting students when sales are available.

Students can now only make purchases on vending machines during certain class times

Susie Kim, News Editor March 8, 2022

Some students were disappointed upon finding out last week that school officials had initiated the implementation of timers on the campus’s three snack and three beverage vending machines — prohibiting...

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