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Important News Week of 11/10

Nathalia Valdez, Editor-in-Chief
November 9, 2020

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October 7, 2020

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September 21, 2020

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Lil Wayne Arrested
Lil Wayne Arrested
Malachi Hatfield, Reporter • November 25, 2020

Rappers, old and young, either have to carry an image, came up a certain way, have certain mentalities, or they're just careless. Either way,...

The Rockefeller Center Tree On Brand For 2020
The Rockefeller Center Tree On Brand For 2020
Alexzander (AJ) Braaten, Writer • November 24, 2020

Great things can sometimes disappoint, as is the case for most of 2020. Just as America starts to set its focus on the Holiday season 2020 comes...

The Vaccines We
The Vaccines We've Been Waiting For
Jordan Myers, Reporter • November 20, 2020

It's been a very long 12 months since Coronavirus' first case was reported back on November 17th, 2019, but things have the potential to get...

Joe Biden Is America
Joe Biden Is America's New President-Elect
Mei Dotzler, Reporter • November 20, 2020

After 72 hours of anxiously refreshing the polls and countrywide civil unrest, half of the nation roars as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are crowned...

A Real Life Highway to Hell?
A Real Life Highway to Hell?
Rowan Oxley, Reporter • November 20, 2020

A road of bones has been discovered in Siberia. Human remains buried in the sand could date from the civil war lasting from 1917 to 1922. Officials...

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#FreeBritney's Court Hearing: Denied.
Nousha Aldhefery, Associate Editor In Chief • November 17, 2020

When Britney Spears' career first kick-started, she was an 11-year-old actress; beginning her career on the Disney Kid's show The Mickey-Mouse...

St. Olaf Receives a Gem
St. Olaf Receives a Gem
Caleb Pearce-Huffman November 20, 2020

To keep a positive mindset and good mental health, Quinn Riley, senior, has been enjoying the company of her dogs. She's a fantastic soccer player at Sahuaro, and she has...

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Fresh Face: Mackenzye Mattice
Fresh Face: Mackenzye Mattice
Lia Ghirardi, Reporter • November 6, 2020

Q: What middle school did you attend? A: Gridley Middle School. Q: Who is someone you look up to? A: My mom. Q: Where do you see yourself in 10 years? A: In...

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The Masked Talent Of Alysia Sims
The Masked Talent Of Alysia Sims
Nathalia Valdez, Editor-in-chief • November 3, 2020

  Alysia Sims has been sewing for about four years now, she has sown everything from an Alice in Wonderland dress to tops and has now taken on her next challenge......

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Emma Dyson Flips Through Life
Emma Dyson Flips Through Life
Krystal Orehek, Reporter • October 30, 2020

Most people would never consider putting themselves in a situation in which they swing themselves from bar to bar while doing flips and twists, but for Sahuaro junior Emma...

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Q&A with Chris Grimm
Q&A with Chris Grimm
Mikey Grimm, Reporter • October 27, 2020

Who is Chris? He is a 17-year-old junior at Sahuaro High School. Where he's from? TMC hospital in Tucson Arizona. What is his favorite food is? Pasta, tacos and recently...

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Alex Trebek
I'll Take Alex Trebek for $1000
Rowan Oxley, Reporter • November 17, 2020

I remember going to my grandma's house every weekend. We had fun times, but some of my clearest memories were when we watched Jeopardy together. I remember rolling my eyes when she put it on, but now I wish I'd seen more of it with her. Sadly, both my grandmother and Jeopardy's show host, Alex Trebek, have passed away at the age of 80 from pancreatic cancer. They will be sorely missed by all, and I...

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Weed on the Teen
Weed on the Teen's Maturing Mind
Caleb Pearce-Huffman, Reporter • November 13, 2020

Teens in high school and often middle school are introduced to weed, whether it be by a family member or a school friend. This can build a temptation, and to some, an addiction. Most teens don't care and are unphased by consequences of smoking. I did my research on the effects and found in an article by Helen Sheng at pnas.org that there isn't much knowledge among scientists at all. As you can...

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Save the Records: Save the Stores
Nousha Aldhefery, Associate Editor In Chief • November 13, 2020

The record store era. Late 90s through the mid-2000s, not many people know what I'm talking about, frankly, I don't really know either considering I was born only a couple years before record stores were at their peak. But to the older people who have experienced the feeling of going to these stores as a teenager, when I type out the word 'Record Store', what do you think? I can tell you, it's probably...

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Top, from Left:  Daron Malakian, John Dolmayan;
Boffom, from Left:  Serj Tankian, Shavo Odadjian
"SOAD" Release New Music For The First Time In 15 Years, Here's Why
Alexzander (AJ) Braaten, Reporter • November 13, 2020

For years the Armenian hard rock/ Nu metal band "System of A Down" has been dormant. They haven't recorded an album together in 15 years due to infighting and differing opinions on where to take the band next, but they're back to deliver a message that the whole world should hear. Throughout all of their albums the band members have worn their pride of their Armenian heritage on their sleeves, but...

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The Blanket That Hugs You Back
The Blanket That Hugs You Back
Mario Reynaga, Reporter • November 13, 2020

The weighted blanket took the internet by suprise. A weighted blanket weighs from four to twenty-five pounds depending on what you are going to use it for. It is known for alleviating anxiety and high blood pressure, and helping anyone with anxiety or sleeping problems.  It is a proven fact that the weighted blanket cures anxiety according to Janet Kennedy, a clinical phycologist who specializes...

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Welcome Back Sahuaro Soccer!
Welcome Back Sahuaro Soccer!
Lia Ghirardi, Reporter • November 13, 2020

Sahuaro soccer is back and ready for an amazing season! Due to unfortunate circumstances there are strict measures put in place so everyone is safe and healthy. This includes social distancing, wearing your mask, temperature checks, etc. Our coaches are doing an awesome job keeping practice going while staying safe and healthy. Senior varsity captains Quinn Riley and Cassidy Morrow are very excited...

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Baltimore Ravens Cornerback Tests Positive For COVID-19
Baltimore Ravens Cornerback Tests Positive For COVID-19
Deartis Mason, Reporter • November 4, 2020

One of the Baltimore Ravens cornerbacks, Marlon  Humphrey, tested positive for COVID-19 just a day after his team lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Marlon announced Monday "I got Rona hopefully I'll be back healthy soon." The team announced that one of their teammates had COVID-19  without saying that it was Marlon Humphrey and they said that the player "immediately began self-quarantine." The Ravens...

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Go To School or Play a Sport: Choose
Go To School or Play a Sport: Choose
Gianni Martinez, Associate Editor-in-Chief • October 30, 2020

With the new hybrid schdule coming into play on November 6th, being an athlete during a global pandemic has become very challenging. In a statement released on Friday, Oct. 23 by TUSD, Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo announced the district developed a plan that will allow its high schools to begin full-contact sports practices beginning Monday, Oct. 26. This is great, however, for those considering...

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From, "Life Goes On" music video.
BTS - 'BE': A Delicate Look Into Pandemic Life
Krystal Orehek, Reporter • November 20, 2020

BTS has returned with their 3rd release this year, BE. BE is the group's first self-produced album with the members working on everything from the physical design to producing the songs, touching every aspect. Like a diary kept over quarantine, BTS "opens themselves up to express their mixed feelings about this situation- fear and anxiety mingled with determination to overcome all this." Life...

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#FreeBritney's Court Hearing: Denied.
Nousha Aldhefery, Associate Editor In Chief • November 17, 2020

When Britney Spears' career first kick-started, she was an 11-year-old actress; beginning her career on the Disney Kid's show The Mickey-Mouse Clubhouse. As time passed, she became America's sweetheart, releasing pop-sensational music and songs that are still played on the radio today. However, with great fame comes great mental health issues. In 2008, Britney had a public meltdown- to which she shaved...

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@BigHitEnt on Twitter
BTS Reveals Track List For 'BE'
Mei Dotzler, Reporter • November 13, 2020

The world eagerly awaits the forthcoming BTS album BE that's set to be released on November 20th. And now fans have a track list to swoon over until the album drops. On November 10th, Big Hit Entertainment tweeted a list of 8 tracks with each song name hand-written by the band members themselves along with a conceptual photo for the lead single 'Life Goes On'. In obscure cursive the photo reads,...

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Oh McDreamy, How We
Oh McDreamy, How We've Missed You...
Jordan Myers, Reporter • November 13, 2020

Drama TV show Grey's Anatomy, created by Shonda Rhimes, has welcomed back an important member of their cast for their unforgettable two-hour season seventeen premiere, Patrick Dempsey AKA McDreamy. The episode in which McDreamy and Meredith meet with one another in a dream-like state, but that's all I can say before I spoil it... However, it's been a long seventeen seasons for Meredith Grey, so...

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Select fans attended virtual concert through zoom call.
In the Online Concert Era BTS is Leading the Way
Krystal Orehek, Reporter • November 13, 2020

The pandemic has forced many artists to cancel or postpone any touring plans during 2020, and has left many fans (myself included) staring at their tickets in Ticketmaster with a bold yellow banner that says "POSTPONED" above their ticket. With this huge hit to the touring industry, many artists have been trying something new: online concerts. Online concerts are something that has rarely been attempted...

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Disney
Disney's Christmas Ad on Filipino Traditions
Paula Le, Reporter • November 13, 2020

If Disney did not have a sad moment in their film, was it really a Disney film? On November 9, Disney UK and Disney Ireland released an animated Christmas Ad for their "From Our Family To Ours" campaign. The advertisement featured Filipino characters and Christmas traditions. The Ad begins in 1940 where a Filipino father arrives at his home and is greeted by his young daughter. The daughter receives...

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