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The Hidden Artist: Ivan Rubio
The Hidden Artist: Ivan Rubio
Neela Luna, Reporter • December 2, 2022

You've seen most of the artists around Sahuaro - in the art rooms and out at both lunches, but there is one who seemingly no one has noticed. Ivan Rubio started his art when...

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The Colorful World Of Aniya Chitty Huntt
The Colorful World Of Aniya Chitty Huntt
Louraine Bouraima, Reporter • November 30, 2022

Ms. Aniya Huntt is a junior here at Sahuaro High School, and if you have seen her before, just look for the most beautiful black girl with the clearest skin known to any teenager...

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Are You Scared? Well She Isnt: Marisa Linke
Are You Scared? Well She Isn't: Marisa Linke
Natalie Valdez Martinez, Reporter • November 28, 2022

The Horror Movie Buff, Marisa Linke. Horror movies have a process, a long one at that. Marisa wants to dedicate herself to the long, complex, and captivating process of making...

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Hes The Dad Of The School: Seth Gustafsson
He's The Dad Of The School: Seth Gustafsson
Ali Wood, Reporter • November 28, 2022

He does it all! He manages the football and track and field, plays soccer, and is in Student Council. Seth Gustafsson, who has been attending Sahuaro since his freshman...

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Senior Spotlight: Avery Lytle
Senior Spotlight: Avery Lytle
Tayton Schwartz Jr, Reporter • November 21, 2022

Introducing Avery Lytle, Secretary of the Black Student Union Club! Avery told me, "The BSU is an organization of students designed to celebrate and bring together black students,...

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Football Player Jaiden Weisenberger
Football Player Jaiden Weisenberger
Ronaldo Felix, Reporter • November 16, 2022

With the football season coming to an end, a lot of the new freshmen players have shown what they can do on the field. Jaiden Weisenberger is only a freshman, but he has proven...

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Aiden Miller: Sahuaro Wrestling Team
Aiden Miller: Sahuaro Wrestling Team
Summer Campbell, Reporter • December 6, 2022

Here at Sahuaro High School, we have many clubs and sports that you could get into. One of our many sports is wrestling. Aiden Miller, freshman,  is on the Sahuaro wrestling team and is very passionate about it. So far Aiden has been to one tournament and has one win and one loss, but that doesn't discourage him. Unless there is a tournament, Aiden works out Monday through Saturday doing conditioning,...

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The Downfall of the Pac-12
The Downfall of the Pac-12
James Force, Sports Editor • December 5, 2022

In June, huge news broke about the Pac-12 - USC and UCLA are leaving for the Big Ten. USC, one of the biggest teams in college sports, broke the news with this announcement, leaving most people to wonder... who's moving next? Now, most people are speculating about schools like Oregon and Washington being the next ones to leave. This speculation didn't stop Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff from...

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Swim Season Ends With Fun State Experience
Swim Season Ends With Fun State Experience
Taelyn Nordbrock , Reporter • November 18, 2022

Our Sahuaro Swimmers went to state championships in Mesa on the 4th and 5th of November, and the girls qualified for the 6th at Skyline Aquatic Center. Diego Del Villar, Ben Canez, Andrew Kruszewski, Cedric Whetten, Brenden Kruszewski, Ava Averbach, Alyssa Hernandez, Sydney Whetten, Zoe Drane, and Rylee Holmes all qualified. Diego's favorite part of State was the experience of being in the hotel with...

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College Decisions: What to Know Before You Decide
College Decisions: What to Know Before You Decide
Cymona Abellard, Reporter • December 5, 2022

Attention all my 2022-2023 seniors! We are finally getting to the point in the year where we need to start thinking about colleges and applying if we haven't already. When thinking about college, if you plan on going anywhere other than Pima or the U of A, you can't just look at the school, you have to look at the entire city around it. When I think about college and all the options out there,...

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 10: Lindsay Lohan visits The Drew Barrymore Show at CBS Broadcast Center on November 10, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
Lindsey Lohan: Making a Comeback
Montana Poe, Sports Editor • November 29, 2022

Lindsey Lohan was a very famous child actress. She is known for her roles in Parent Trap, Just My Luck, Freaky Friday, and Mean Girls. At the beginning of her filmmaking career, at around 9 years old, she was exposed to adult things in Hollywood that children shouldn't be introduced to at such a young age. Unfortunately, Lindsey was introduced to ecstasy and heroin and that caused her career to suffer....

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No More Relaxin
No More Relaxin'
Louraine Bouraima, Reporter • November 22, 2022

As a young black woman, I went through my childhood with relaxed hair. Don't get me wrong, having your hair relaxed is a form of black beauty, but it has been found that many relaxer products that are supposed to be safe can now cause uterine cancer. This affects hair dyes, perms, relaxers, and straighteners (which can affect anyone). The association between hair straightening products and uterine...

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The Pledge of Allegiance: Discipline and Punish
The Pledge of Allegiance: Discipline and Punish
Gabriel Davidson, Editor • November 17, 2022

Watch a video of Chinese students reciting an oath to their country in class and you'll see comments decrying the totalitarian culture of the People's Republic of China, and while not far from the truth, these observers fail to reflect on the obedience to the state instilled in young children in the United States, our very own Pledge of Allegiance. Indoctrination in the United States education system,...

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A Knives Out Mystery
A Knives Out Mystery
Killian Wilkowski, Reporter • December 8, 2022

Glass Onion/Knives Out 2 is a mystery/drama movie and is 2 hours and 19 minutes long. The film was released in theaters on November 23rd, 2022, and will be released worldwide on Netflix on December 23rd, 2022. The movie already has a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes, starring Daniel Craig returning his role as Detective Benoit Blanc and features other actors such as Edward Norton, Kathryn Hahn, Kate Hudson,...

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Elton John: A Wonderful Rocket Man
Elton John: A Wonderful Rocket Man
Emma Brinke December 7, 2022

For over 50 years Elton John has been able to make people happy with his upbeat soulful songs. He has been a big icon in the lbgtq+ lives of people, made successful hits being the youngest musician/singer to get fame, and so much more for being a real human.  His success truly started in North America at the Dodger Stadium concert in 1975, and that is where it will end. Born on March 25, 1947,...

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Fun Things To Do in December!
Fun Things To Do in December!
Makayla Wincher, Reporter • December 7, 2022

It's Christmas season! Looking for things to do in December but don't know what to do? This article will help you out! Zoo Lights at Reid Park Zoo It's a Christmas wonderland at Reid Park Zoo right now! The family-friendly event features twinkling lights and lighted animal sculptures throughout the zoo grounds. It opened on December 3rd and will close on the 23rd, then it will reopen the 26th-30th. A...

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Ice Rink at the TCC!
Ice Rink at the TCC!
Natalya Larez, Cougar Tales Editor • December 6, 2022

According to visittucson.org, "With 350+ days of sunshine a year, Tucson is one of the sunniest cities in the United States!"   In other words, it's not exactly a winter wonderland, but you can always count on the Tucson Convention Center (TCC) to get you in the wintery mood and show you a good time! I'm sure everyone knows what the TCC is, and you've probably heard of different events throughout...

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Lifes a Beach. Enjoy the Waves: James Michael Grimes
"Life's a Beach. Enjoy the Waves": James Michael Grimes
Cymona Abellard, Reporter • December 8, 2022

James Grimes is a 28-year-old male who went on a cruise ship to Cozumel, Mexico with almost 20 family members. The first day they were there,...

North Carolina Power Outages
North Carolina Power Outages
Taelyn Nordbrock, Reporter • December 8, 2022

On Saturday, December 3rd, North Carolina lost power to over 40,000 citizens. When the utility crews started showing up at the various sites,...

Newly Discovered Dinosaur May Have Dived Like a Duck
Newly Discovered Dinosaur May Have Dived Like a Duck
Neela Luna, Reporter • December 7, 2022

As technology advances, so does the ability to clear up some of the questions that we have about the past. This particular wonder has its legs...

Abducted Child-Home At Last: After 51 Years
Abducted Child-Home At Last: After 51 Years
Montana Poe, Sports Editor • December 5, 2022

Melissa Highsmith was a 22-month-old baby when she was abducted in August of 1971. Her mother, Alta Apatenco, hired a babysitter through an ad...

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