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Nathalia Valdez, Editor-in-chief
September 21, 2020

Mrs. Watters, Contributor
April 2, 2020

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Trump
Trump's Nominee Amy Coney Barrett
Caleb Pearce-Huffman, Reporter • September 30, 2020

United States federal judge Amy Coney Barrett has been chosen by Trump to succeed the most recent Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Ginsburg, who died...

Florida Lifts All COVID-19 Restrictions
Florida Lifts All COVID-19 Restrictions
Deartis Mason, Reporter • September 29, 2020

Florida is having a massive change coming to them.  Florida's residents will no longer get into trouble or get fined for not wearing a mask...

Heartwarming Mural Greets Those Arriving at Immigrant Housing Facility
Heartwarming Mural Greets Those Arriving at Immigrant Housing Facility
Paula Le, Reporter • September 29, 2020

Thanks to the Las Artes Arts & Education Center, Pima County, and Catholic Community Services, Casa Alitas Welcome Center's outer walls were...

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Losing a True Leader: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Alex Herman, Reporter • September 25, 2020

She was a leader, a historic figure, a woman of equality. Supreme Court's Leader, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the pure definition of a woman of empowerment....

Arizona Education At An All Time Low?
Arizona Education At An All Time Low?
Lia Ghirardi, Reporter • September 25, 2020

How is Arizona doing with education in 2020? Statistics show that we aren't doing so hot. The personal-finance website WalletHub has released...

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One Step For Womankind
Amanda Mourelatos, Editor in Chief • September 25, 2020

For the first time since 1972, humans will be landing on the moon. But this time, it won't just be a man; NASA is planning to send the first...

Jasmine Lind - The Face of Self Love
Jasmine Lind - The Face of Self Love
Amanda Mourelatos, Editor in Chief • September 30, 2020

Senior Jasmine Lind is a theater kid with an incredible amount of confidence, and anyone that knows her can agree. She hasn't always had the confidence she has today, and...

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Caiden Celentano The Most Determined D Tackle
Caiden Celentano The Most Determined D Tackle
Nathalia Valdez, Editor-in-chief • September 27, 2020

When we're bored, what do most of us do - head into the fridage for a snack, right?  How bored have you been since Corona took over out lives?  About ten pounds bored? ...

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Tinamarie Castro - Senior Spotlight
Tinamarie Castro - Senior Spotlight
Jordan Myers, Reporter • September 25, 2020

As a senior at Sahuaro High School, Tinamarie Castro is getting ready to say her goodbyes to high school and begin college, but before she goes, she's got a few words for...

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Olympic Hopeful Swimmer, Aidan Reagan, Transfers to Sahuaro
Olympic Hopeful Swimmer, Aidan Reagan, Transfers to Sahuaro
Alexzander (AJ) Braaten, Writer • September 25, 2020

To be the best at something takes time, effort, determination, strength and willpower. High school senior and Sahuaro newcomer, Aidan Reagan, knows this well, and sets out...

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The Face Behind RainbowThrashCo - Blessing Onya
The Face Behind RainbowThrashCo - Blessing Onya
Krystal Orehek, Reporter • September 23, 2020

Sahuaro's own Blessing Onya, junior, has proved that it's never too early to start pursuing your dreams, like starting your own business. In February of 2019, Blessing opened...

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Disposable Is SO Last Pandemic
Amanda Mourelatos, Editor in Chief • September 16, 2020

Due to the current pandemic, disposable gloves and masks are the hottest buy. Granted, I'd assume most people are more worried about staying safe, but our environment is suffering from this. Many people believe that since we're staying home, the environment isn't being affected as greatly. However, now that restrictions are being lifted, experts fear a future of more traffic, pollution, and worse effects...

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Talent vs. Troll
Talent vs. Troll
Malachi Hatfield, Reporter • September 10, 2020

New York rapper 6ix9ine is known for his antics and "trolling" in the music industry. This often leads to him butting heads with other artists. The latest of these artists is Chicago rapper Lil Durk. Durk is a 27-year-old rapper from the South Side of Chicago. He's known for his songs 'Laugh Now Cry Later', 'No Auto Durk', and '3 Headed Goat', along with many more. Even though he's gone back and forth...

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2020 VMAs Review
2020 VMAs Review
Krystal Orehek September 9, 2020

The 2020 MTV VMA's, or should I say the 2020 Lady Gaga awards, took place on the night of August 30th. Ultimately, the show lacked a lot of flavor due to there being no real audiences and the performances being pre-recorded, I also question some of the award choices...there's a lot to cover, so let's get into it. The show featured ten performers total, with Lady Gaga having the longest performance...

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The Dying Art of The "One Hit Wonder"
The Dying Art of The "One Hit Wonder"
Alexzander (AJ) Braaten, contributor • September 3, 2020

One hit wonder musicians and bands are great, there's just no other way to put it. How could you not love these musicians who've made careers off of one successful song, despite having years of hard work behind them? It's great to hear a new voice every once in a while instead of just listening to chart topping artists until your brain goes numb. Sadly, though it seems that the already underappreciated...

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons, A Game Review
Animal Crossing: New Horizons, A Game Review
Paizley Nicole Wallace September 2, 2020

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, being the 8th game in the series, is a social simulation video game that lets the player explore an open island, build their friendships with fellow island-goers, and decorate everything from bottom to top. Ever since the first game in 2001, Animal Crossing has always been a fan favorite between everyone in the gaming community. It's described as a peaceful game to...

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Serena Williams For The Win
Serena Williams For The Win
Gianni Martinez, Associate Editor-in-Chief • September 29, 2020

From a 72-minute struggle in the first set to a lopsided second set where she did not lose a game, Serena Williams, a U.S. pro tennis player, wins the French Opener in Paris this weekend. "I just need to play with confidence," Williams said as an explanation for her slow start in the match, which unfolded on Monday - "like I'm Serena." In her 6-0 victory against 102nd-ranked Kristie Ahn, Ahn described...

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The Golf-father of Sahuaro - Coach Lawwill
The Golf-father of Sahuaro - Coach Lawwill
Rowan Oxley, Editor • September 29, 2020

On Tuesday, September 23rd, Sahuaro's golf team had their first match of the season against two other teams at Randolph, the longest golf course in Tucson. Golf Coach Lawwill explains methods of how he used to train his players. With some sports teams, it's pretty hard to social distance. However, Coach Lawwill believes, "It is easy during golf matches and practice, due to the fact that most of the...

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Coach Handshoe Needs YOU!
Coach Handshoe Needs YOU!
Caleb Pearce-Huffman, Reporter • September 16, 2020

Out of curiosity and interest, I sent an email to the coach of Sahuaro High's cross country team, Kevin Handshoe. In this email, I asked him about his terrific team: when are their upcoming meets, how he's structured training, how he's kept in touch with his players. I asked how he's been, when his team can run together again, and for new students: methods to join his squad. Fortunately, he generously...

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Zigi
Zigi's Baby is Born!
Nousha Aldhefery, Associate Editor In Chief • September 29, 2020

On September 24th, Zayn Malik- singer and former One Direction member and Gigi Hadid- model, announced the birth of their baby via Instagram and Twitter. Malik and Hadid first started their public relationship in 2015, debuting their love through Zayn Malik's music video 'Pillow talk' which starred Hadid. This was also Malik's debut solo career after leaving the wildly famous boy band One Direction. After...

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The Emmy
The Emmy's 2020: Who Took Home the Gold?
Gianni Martinez, Associate Editor-in-Chief • September 25, 2020

As we all know the 2020 Emmy Awards have come, and with COVID-19 still a bane in our lives, we had to face television's biggest event virtually. However we had no trouble making this year's Emmy Awards special, and even though there won't be a red carpet to walk on, the stars will still be honored on this night. Plus with Jimmy Kimmel, awards show veteran, as the host what could possibly go wrong? The...

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Kanye’s Lovely Tweets
Kanye’s Lovely Tweets
Caleb Pearce-Huffman, Reporter • September 23, 2020

 Kanye has been an icon since his debut album "Graduation." He’s known for his music and even more so lately, for his political viewpoint and rants. He’s publicly expressed his friendship with Trump in the past and is even trying to run against him. In nme.com's article, West's recent lawsuit to have his name on the Wisconsin presidential ballot is brought up. West sued because he was late for...

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How to Get iOS 14 And What It Comes With
How to Get iOS 14 And What It Comes With
Deartis Mason, Reporter • September 23, 2020

Recently, Apple has released a new software update for iOS devices.  There are many changes that come with this update but we'll fill you in. This year Apple offers a variety of different tricks that you can do with your iPhone or iPad and one of the main ones is widget apps where you can change how your app can look. With that being here, it caused a lot of attraction especially with this generation....

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Harry Potter and the Dreamt Reality
Harry Potter and the Dreamt Reality
Paula Le, Reporter • September 23, 2020

You're a wizard Harry. I'm a what? Training for the ballet, Potter? Reading? I didn't know you could read? This class is ridiculous. After all this time? Always. Memorable, witty, sassy, and heartbreaking lines after one another, the Harry Potter phenomenon has been and will always spark emotions among the audience. While the series' storyline essentially ended (*wipes tears frantically*),...

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Tucson Fun Fall Events -- That Are OPEN!
Alex Herman, Reporter • September 18, 2020

Every Fall Break we always look forward to going to our favorite places and having the time of our lives, but what does it look like for us this year? What places will be opening back up and how are they planning on staying safe? Slaughterhouse-- One of Tucson's most infamous haunted houses will be making a return in 2020 but things will be different. They will be using timed ticketing to...

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Delivering Sahuaro's Cutting Edge News & Saving Trees
Delivering Sahuaro's Cutting Edge News & Saving Trees