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Fresh face ft. Mercedyz Larez
Fresh face ft. Mercedyz Larez
Toge Inumaki, Reporter • January 26, 2022

Q: Who are you? A: I'm Mercedyz Larez and I'm a freshman at Sahuaro High School, I am currently 14 years old. Q: Where are you from? A: I was born and raised in Tucson...

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Sahuaros New Health Assistant- Ms. Martinez
Sahuaro's New Health Assistant- Ms. Martinez
Gabriella Gallardo January 20, 2022

One of the newest friendly faces of Sahuaro is Ms. Martinez, the new health assistant. Just her first few weeks at Sahuaro and she has been settling in quite well as it is...

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JTED Dental Assisting Student: Alexa Alapeck
JTED Dental Assisting Student: Alexa Alapeck
Lia Ghirardi, Editor • January 19, 2022

What is JTED? JTED is a career and technical program offered to students who want to take action in kick-starting their careers. Dental Assisting student Alexa Alapeck (junior)...

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Sahuaros New English Teacher - Mr. Martinez
Sahuaro's New English Teacher - Mr. Martinez
Sierra Blaser, Editor • January 6, 2022

Junior year - arguably the most important year of high school.  We take the ACT, are introduced to AP classes, and with the end in sight, we start realizing that we better...

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Donna LaPorta - You Will Be Missed
Donna LaPorta - You Will Be Missed
Marley Gandee, Reporter • December 13, 2021

Sahuaro mourns the loss of Mrs. Donna LaPorta, Exceptional Education Teacher Assistant, known for her amazing sense of humor and love for her daughter, grandchildren, and...

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Mekayla looking phenomenal in her UA graduation photo.
Mekayla Phan - Living the Dream After High School
Paula Le, Editor • December 13, 2021

Mekayla Phan is living the dream everyone wishes to experience in their lifetime, especially moving on from high school. As Class of 2017, Mekayla has been active these past...

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Netflix Movie: Dont Look Up - Is it even worth to look at?
Netflix Movie: Don't Look Up - Is it even worth to look at?
Kasia Jackson, Reporter • January 21, 2022

A relatively new movie on Netflix called Don't Look Up is about two astronomers (played by Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio) trying to warn the general public of a comet coming towards Earth that will destroy the planet. There is uproar and total disbelief of the situation with various movements occurring such as "Just Look Up" and "Don't Look Up". The president (played by Meryl Streep) doesn't...

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The Pain of Traditional Braces
The Pain of Traditional Braces
Ben Robinson, Reporter • January 7, 2022

So, you want your teeth to be straight? Do you want to fix your smile? Well, there are a few struggles that go along with traditional braces... Many doctors and dentists recommend children, teenagers, and sometimes adults get braces, and there are many reasons you should try to fix your smile. However, the sacrifices you need to make may not be worth the reward. With traditional braces, you basically...

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Taco Bout the Best Tacos
Taco Bout the Best Tacos
Jenifer Urzua, Reporter • December 15, 2021

Tacos tend to be traditional and homemade. Some of the best taco places here in Tucson are Tacos Aspon, Tacos El Amigo, El Chino de Oro, and El Guero Canelo. I am a taco connoisseur, so I am an expert on taco locations that hit. the. spot.  Tacos Aspon Tacos Aspon has amazing tacos. They have tons of selections, and each taco is around $3. They also have burritos and many other meal options. If...

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2021 Neighborhood Heroes
2021 Neighborhood Heroes
December 15, 2021

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I Use Crystals In Everyday Life And You Should Too
I Use Crystals In Everyday Life And You Should Too
Lia Ghirardi, Editor • December 13, 2021

What is perceived to be a trend, is actually something of great benefit: crystals. Crystals are rock-like materials formed over time within the Earth. They may be fun to look at, but they have multiple different purposes and are beneficial in many ways. Healing- Life in this neck of the woods is tough, so what do I turn to? Crystals. I love to have the energy of certain crystals near me whenever...

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Meat Loaf and Louie Anderson: Legends Never Die
Meat Loaf and Louie Anderson: Legends Never Die
Sierra Blaser, Editor • January 24, 2022

This past week, the world lost two legendary stars: "Bat Out of Hell" singer Meat Loaf and Life with Louie comedian Louie Anderson. Meat Loaf...

Tongan Volcano Explodes
Tongan Volcano Explodes
Ben Robinson, Reporter • January 21, 2022

In possibly the biggest explosion in centuries, a volcano in Tonga erupts killing at least 3 people in the after-effects. The blast, estimated...

The First Lady of Television and Americas Dad: Leaving Behind a Legacy
"The First Lady of Television" and "America's Dad": Leaving Behind a Legacy
Marley Gandee, Reporter • January 14, 2022

Our world recently lost two important members in the history of entertainment: Betty White and Bob Saget. Betty White died on December 31st,...

The Most Significant World Events of 2021
The Most Significant World Events of 2021
Gabriel Davidson, Reporter • January 13, 2022

Nathan Georke: DSU Committed
Nathan Georke: DSU Committed
Marley Gandee, Reporter • January 21, 2022

After a 12-year career in football, senior Nathan Goerke has committed to Dakota State University. He first started playing when he was 5 years old, for the Wildcats, a youth team that practices at Jessie Owens. He played for the Wildcats up until 7th grade when he switched to the Cowboys, then the Scorpions. He plays middle linebacker because he loves being able to make the plays, and it's the position...

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Best of 2021; Sports
Best of 2021; Sports
Marley Gandee, Reporter • December 14, 2021

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Lessons Learned from Volleyball 
Lessons Learned from Volleyball 
Jackson Brown, Contributor • November 23, 2021

I Learned Patience-  I learned patience from volleyball because when I am receiving a serve, if I move before I know where it’s going, it can mess up the entire play and give the other team a free point. This is also important when attacking because if I am too early to the hit I will either hit the ball out, or not even hit it at all. If I wait for the ball to be where it needs to be, and then...

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Whats New With Sahuaros Orchestra Program?
What's New With Sahuaro's Orchestra Program?
Lia Ghirardi, Editor • January 24, 2022

This past Wednesday, the orchestra program had a musical workshop with Juilliard alum Mark Wood, a classically trained musician who even created his own instrument called the Viper. The Viper is an instrument that is a mix between a bass, cello, viola, and violin. Wood came to Sahuaro showing great enthusiasm and was ready to teach the orchestra students more than they already knew. He started...

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Netflix Movie: Dont Look Up - Is it even worth to look at?
Netflix Movie: Don't Look Up - Is it even worth to look at?
Kasia Jackson, Reporter • January 21, 2022

A relatively new movie on Netflix called Don't Look Up is about two astronomers (played by Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio) trying to warn the general public of a comet coming towards Earth that will destroy the planet. There is uproar and total disbelief of the situation with various movements occurring such as "Just Look Up" and "Don't Look Up". The president (played by Meryl Streep) doesn't...

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Most Influential People of 2021
Most Influential People of 2021
December 16, 2021

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Top 10 Best Albums Of 2021
Top 10 Best Albums Of 2021
Lia Ghirardi, Editor • December 14, 2021

 

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The Most Popular Trends of 2021
The Most Popular Trends of 2021
Mei Dotzler, Editor • December 14, 2021

 

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