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I have the drive to drive

Alice Shin February 12, 2021

I got my driver's license last week Just like we always talked about 'Cause you were so excited for me To finally drive up to your house “Drivers License,” Olivia Rodrigo’s debut Jan....

Yellow light means wait

Alice Lee February 12, 2021

Red lights, stop signs I still see your face in the white cars, front yards Can't drive past the places we used to go to These lyrics from Olivia Rodrigo’s new hit single, “Drivers License,”...

Vice President Harris’ casual Converse look truly en Vogue

Nevya Patel January 31, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris stands in front of salmon pink and apple green drapes, paying homage to her former sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha, while wearing a smile reflecting her victory. With her simple...

Original Vice President Kamala Harris print cover a cover-up for racism and prejudice at Vogue

Krishna Thaker January 31, 2021

Option one depicts her sporting a powder blue suit while standing in front of a beautiful gold and tan backdrop. Option two, with green and pink drapes messily hung in the background, shows the vice...

Sophomore Carson Lee hits a forehand in the 64 consolation round at the USTA Boys’ 14 and Boys 12’ National Championships in June of 2018.

After runner-up finish at the Ojai Tennis Tournaments, four-star tennis recruit aims big for his upcoming season

Rachel Yun December 3, 2020

Then eighth-grader Carson Lee took his first big step of his high school tennis career in April 2019 when he played in the Boys 14 and under division at the Ojai Tennis Tournament, one of the oldest and...

Sophomore Owen Taylor smashes a serve at the San Juan Courts during practice.

Sophomore tennis all-star feels excited to compete in the upcoming season after losing most of his first to the pandemic

Rachel Yun December 3, 2020

He’s played in front of his coach, his family and his friends — but never has a former No. 1 ranked tennis player. Or at least that was the case until sophomore Owen Taylor took the court against...

Hybrid offers healthier option

Hannah Kim November 2, 2020

As the beginning of the semester started with distance learning, online lessons and constant video chatting prove that “real” life cannot be replicated through a screen. Online learning started...

Blended bursts safe bubble

Charis Lee November 2, 2020

A blend of distance and in-person learning isn’t the best recipe for a successful school year. Although school communities are adopting three phases to return to campus, distance learning is the best...

No on Prop. 18: 17-year-olds lack essential voting experience

Grace Johnson October 31, 2020

2020 — the year with perhaps the most important presidential election ever. But that will not be the only important measure on the ballot — California Proposition 18 [Prop 18] awaits voters. Prop...

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October 22, 2020

This year, The Accolade partnered with School Newspapers Online Sites [SNO] to bring a remodeled and revamped website after two years with WordPress. Among other new features that we'll continue to...

Meeting out the differences: Google’s much simplified features top Zoom

Hannah Kim September 5, 2020

Last semester, as our school suddenly transitioned into online learning in mid-March, only two of my seven teachers frequently used Zoom as their main form of video meetings with students. Of the others,...

Zoom’s ranked No. 1 among certain users for a reason

Rebecca Choi September 5, 2020

Ranked No. 1 in the business category and 4.5 out of five stars from over a million ratings in the App Store, Zoom is the newest, tech-savviest educational platform for our stay-at-home, COVID-19 times. In...

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