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This I Believe: I Will Never Walk Alone

This I Believe: I Will Never Walk Alone

Amanda Worrell, Creative Contributor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features

I never imagined the day would come. I had seen it happen to others, but never imagined it happening to me. My Nana was a little brown-skinned, white-haired brick of a woman. She wasn’t frail, her voice didn’t shake. I never saw her cry, she never let her emotions get the best of her. She wholeheartedly...

Meet The New Career Counselor: Mrs. Smith

Meet The New Career Counselor: Mrs. Smith

Connor Fries, News Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features

What are you going to do after high school? Whether you have a plan or not, be sure to head on down to the counselor's office and see Sahauro's new college and career counselor, Mrs. Smith. I recently sat down with Mrs. Smith and asked her a few questions about herself so that Sahauro could finally kn...

Going To School With Your Parents: Annoying Or Convenient?

Going To School With Your Parents: Annoying Or Convenient?

Avery Miller, Cougart Co-Editor, Community Builder Co-Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features

What would it be like going to high school and having your mother or father walking the halls alongside you?  Most of the time, teenagers would be so against the idea of having their parent seeing into their school life; they would know all of your friends, even the one questionable character that you...

The Day My Life Changed – Adoption

The Day My Life Changed – Adoption

Jasmine Varelas, Co Editor of Entertainment and A&E

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

My whole life changed the summer of 2010. When I was about 2 weeks shy of turning ten, I gained and lost a family. I had worn a black dress like I was attending a funeral. I had lost someone, I lost my whole biological family. I painted on a smile that morning, I told everyone that I was happy that I...

Is Neo-Nazism Alive At Sahuaro?

Is Neo-Nazism Alive At Sahuaro?

Abigale Nash, Opinion and Entertainment Co-Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

We are all well aware that hate is still very much alive, but we always hope that school isn't the place you'd find it. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. Recently, a student decided to carve around ten swastikas on a school lunch bench. Whether you have seen it or not, this is a serious...

Norwegian Foreign Exchange Student : Lisa Evju

Norwegian Foreign Exchange Student : Lisa Evju

Jasmine Varelas

September 21, 2017


Filed under Features

Lisa Evju is a 17-year-old foreign exchange student from Sigdal, Norway. Evju came to the U.S. in August and will be staying until May of 2018. Lisa's parents had paid about 15,000 dollars for her to live and attend an American High School. Even though her parents paid so much for her to be here, her host...

The Pet Peeves of Sahuaro Peeps

The Pet Peeves of Sahuaro Peeps

Avery Miller, Cougart Co-Editor, Community Building Co-Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Features

After spending eight hours a day at school, five days a week, people get under your skin. It might not be the people themselves bugging you; they are probably just constantly doing that ONE thing that gets on your nerves. It might be a small little thing that any one else wouldn't even notice, but to...

9/11: We Will Remember

9/11: We Will Remember

Samarah Peters, Freshman Liason

September 21, 2017


Filed under Features

On Monday, Principal Estrella came over the loudspeaker during homeroom and asked that everyone take a moment of silence to honor the victims of the attack on September 11th, 2001.  Many freshmen and sophomores were not even born when the attacks happened, but the sentiment still remains. At 8:45 a.m., the...

Two New Baby Cubs Join the Cougar Pack

Two New Baby Cubs Join the Cougar Pack

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features

Is there something in the drinking water in the front office? If so, Mrs. Echols and Mrs. Boice have been drinking too much of it, leaving poor Mr. Irwin all by his lonesome to counsel the entire school! Brit and Tracey Echols recently welcomed a healthy girl, Michaela Rae at 8 pounds and 9 ounces. Mrs...

From Syria to Sahuaro

From Syria to Sahuaro

Sofia Brouse, Media Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features

In the past five years, 14,333 Syrian refugees have relocated to America, and Diana Haj Hasan is one of them. Diana is a new sophomore at Sahuaro who recently left Syria to come to Tucson. Diana lives with her mother, father, and her two sisters, Diala and Nadera. She speaks fluent Arabic and is currently...

Sahuaro’s Own YouTube Star: David Valencia

Sahuaro’s Own YouTube Star: David Valencia

Jasmine Varelas

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features

David Valencia aka PapoDavey is Sahuaro's very own YouTuber. Valenica is a junior who has 529 YouTube subscribers, getting about 100-1,100 views on each video. It takes him about 2 hours to edit just one video. Valencia said he started watching vlogs from YouTubers like David Dobrik and it occurred...

Mandy Worrell: Future Sailor

Mandy Worrell: Future Sailor

Connor Fries, News Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features

What do you plan to do after high school? Normally the answer would just be "college", but Sahuaro Senior Mandy Worrell has other plans in mind. She has already enlisted in the United States Navy through the delayed entry program, and is set to ship out on June 13, 2018. Mandy comes from...

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