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Couple Spotlight: Dinorah Lagarda and Nick Ponds
Couple Spotlight: Dinorah Lagarda and Nick Ponds
Nya Brown, Reporter • February 20, 2024

Dinorah and Nick, a basketball power couple. Dinorah and Nick are both on our varsity basketball teams. They both share a number in the 20's - Dinorah's being #24 and Nick's...

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The Mayor of Sahuaro, Bryce Marine Bess
"The Mayor" of Sahuaro, Bryce Marine Bess
Gianna Buxenbaum, Reporter • February 19, 2024

Bryce Marine Bess is a very well-known senior, friendly with teachers and students in every grade. People may know Bryce from his athletic capabilities, the friend group...

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Senior Spotlight: Valerie Juarez
Senior Spotlight: Valerie Juarez
Tatum Crawford, Editor • February 13, 2024

Valerie Juarez is a remarkable senior here at Sahuaro High School. She explained that this year is her favorite because she learned how to have a good balance between studying,...

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Meet Ms. Wayne - Sahuaros Newest Guidance Counselor
Meet Ms. Wayne - Sahuaro's Newest Guidance Counselor
Nicholas Cordova, Reporter • February 9, 2024

Ms. Wayne is the newest member of staff at Sahuaro High School; she will be the counselor for students with last names starting with A-G. After Mr. Frerking left at the end...

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Fresh Face: Annabelle Rivette
Fresh Face: Annabelle Rivette
Wynter Nye, Reporter • February 8, 2024

Annabelle Rivette is a super energetic and dedicated freshman at Sahuaro High School. She's had her fair share of challenges and experiences that have made her strong and...

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Class of 2027!
The First Semester of Their First Year
Cayle Callahan, Reporter • February 8, 2024

The freshman experience is something we all felt, but most of us soon forget. The freshmen often get overlooked with all the senior uproar. Putting the freshmen in the spotlight,...

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The Kansas City Chiefs Win Super Bowl 58
Sarah Bol, Reporter • February 20, 2024

This past Sunday, The Kansas City Chiefs won Super Bowl LVII in Las Vegas and are now back-to-back Super Bowl champions. This is the Chief's third Super Bowl win in five years and their quarterback Patrick Mahomes's third Super Bowl MVP title. Going into the game there was a lot of pressure on both teams mainly because it's the Super Bowl, and fans of the 49ers wanted to see them beat the Chiefs...

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GO! Cougar Wrestling
GO! Cougar Wrestling
Cayle Callahan, Reporter • February 5, 2024

Our 2023-2024 varsity wrestling team's roster is comprised of Karlie Schneider, Charles Hoover, Diego Hernandez, Issac Lugo, Christian Marsh, Lillian Vakatawa, Nathan Aledcoa, and Theodore Comer Jr., with Karlie Schneider, Christian Marsh, and Charles Hoover as captain and Jayden Reigner as manager. Our top wrestlers are Karlie Schneider with a win-loss record of 15-10, Christian Marsh (30-10), Charles...

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Chiefs vs Bills Big Game! Chiefs Move Up to the AFC Championship
Sarah Bol, Reporter • January 26, 2024

This past weekend, the visiting Kansas City Chiefs won against the Buffalo Bills with a score of 27-24 in the AFC divisional round in Buffalo, New York, after Buffalo's kicker, Tyler Bass, missed a 44-yard field goal. This is the Chiefs' sixth straight year in the AFC championship and brings the Chiefs to the last round of the AFC divisional competition. In the first quarter, with eight minutes...

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Recognizing Women in Journalism
Recognizing Women in Journalism
Marley Gandee, Editor-in-Chief • February 13, 2024

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Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig Snubbed by the Oscars?
Se'Kara Reed, Editor • January 30, 2024

If you ask someone what defined the summer of 2023, most people will probably tell you it was the Barbie movie. Although released later in the summer, Barbie was the biggest movie of 2023 and achieved high success, amassing 1.4 billion at the box office and ranking it the 14th highest-grossing movie of all time. Barbie even racked up an impressive list of nominations, including 5 BAFTA Awards,...

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10 Things That Make Me Happy
10 Things That Make Me Happy
Gianna Buxenbaum, Reporter • January 22, 2024

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Keto Diet vs. Mediterranean Diet: Choosing the Right Path Towards a Heathy Lifestyle
Keto Diet vs. Mediterranean Diet: Choosing the Right Path Towards a Heathy Lifestyle
Wynter Nye, Reporter • January 18, 2024

In the world of dieting, countless plans promise effective weight loss, improved health, and increased energy levels. Among these, the keto diet and Mediterranean diet have gained significant popularity. While they both offer many benefits, their primary principles and effects on the body differ significantly. This article will explore similarities, differences, and potential impacts of the keto diet...

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What All Happened at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards
Se'Kara Reed, Editor • February 19, 2024

The 66th Annual Grammy Awards took place on February 4th and during the night, The Recording Academy honored and celebrated artists and their music released from October 1st, 2022, to September 15th, 2023. SZA had the most nominations of the night with 9, followed by Phoebe Bridgers and Victoria Monet with 7. The night was filled with musical performances, dancing, surprises, and, of course, awards,...

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The Essence of Valentine's Day: A Celebration of Love and Affection
Wynter Nye, Reporter • February 19, 2024

Valentine's Day, a day dedicated to expressing love and affection, has become a widely celebrated occasion across the globe. Each year on February 14th, people exchange tokens of affection, give out heartfelt messages, and spend quality time with their loved ones. The origins of this day may be traced back to ancient Roman and Christian traditions, but its contemporary significance lies in its celebration...

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Leap Year: What's So Special About It?
Natalie Bancroft, Reporter • February 13, 2024

This year is special -  every 4 years is a leap year, meaning we have one additional day - February 29. Instead of the usual 365 days, we have 366. To keep the calendar in sync with the Earth's revolutions around the sun, we must add this extra day. Seasons would be 10 days out of line without leap year. Seasons would also begin to drift, and they wouldn't start on the dates we would expect them to....

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Wonka: Was It good? Was It Necessary? No.
Wonka: Was It good? Was It Necessary? No.
Nicholas Cordova, Reporter • February 5, 2024

Wonka was released on December 8th in the UK and on December 15th in the US. It garnered pretty good reviews upon release, making $553 million from a budget of $125 million. Going into the movie I was skeptical because I wasn't sure whether the movie was successful because it was actually good or because the main character is played by a popular actor. After actually watching the film, I believe it...

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Toby Keith Passes
Toby Keith Passes
Nya Brown, Reporter • February 9, 2024

American singer-songwriter Toby Keith Covel tragically passed away at the age of 62 from stomach cancer. You might know him from his hits...

Digital Fentanyl
Digital Fentanyl
Lynnea Montgomery February 9, 2024

Last week, Florida's House of Reps gave the go-ahead to a bill that would place a bar that prevents children under 16 from using all social media....

Raining Cats and Dogs
Raining Cats and Dogs
Tarran Benson, Reporter • February 5, 2024

Many people like rain, maybe people even love it, but there are also reasons not to like rain. Unfortunately, California is one of those places...

3 U.S. Soldiers Who Lost Their Lives in Jordan Attack are Identified
3 U.S. Soldiers Who Lost Their Lives in Jordan Attack are Identified
Wynter Nye, Reporter • February 5, 2024

On Monday, January 29, 2024, the three soldiers who were killed in a drone attack on a U.S. military outpost in Jordan were identified. According...

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