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The Ways of Basketball

The Ways of Basketball

Tiena Navarro, Reporter September 21, 2022

Basketball is a sport where you can let everything out and just focus on one thing. It's a really fun sport, and while it might be hard sometimes, you always have a team to go to for support when you need...

Disney Live Action Remakes: A Huge Waste of Money

Disney Live Action Remakes: A Huge Waste of Money

Nicholas Cordova, SHS News Editor September 21, 2022

Disney's live-action remakes have been coming out at a steady pace since 2016, and they've been getting worse ever since. None of them are even close to being as good as their animated counterparts. The...

Life Goes On...

Life Goes On…

Louraine Bouraima, reporter September 20, 2022

Life goes on... it's not a topic a high school student will not explore while in school.  All you hear is your future, you have to plan for your future, you have to know what career you want to pursue...all...

Leviathan and Behemoth: A Hidden History

Leviathan and Behemoth: A Hidden History

Gabriel Davidson, Editor September 6, 2022

Rome and Carthage, Great Britain and France, Allies and Axis, NATO and Socialist Bloc, and now NATO and Russia. What do all these rivalries hold in common? To the untrained eye, there might not be any...

Spoiler Alert: The Black Phone

Spoiler Alert: The Black Phone

Makayla Wincher, Reporter August 31, 2022

Written and directed by Scott Derrickson, "The Black Phone," released June 24, 2022, is based on Joe Hill's 20th Century Ghost story. Finney Shaw and his sister Gwen lived in a house with their abusive...

Zebra Finches: Care and Training

Zebra Finches: Care and Training

Natalya Larez, Cougar Tales Editor August 29, 2022

Zebra Finches, originally found in Central Australia, make amazing companions. They are considered extremely flighty and talkative, but do have amazing personalities. Usually weighing around 0.42 ounces,...

Senior Shout-Outs to Sahuaro Staff

Senior Shout-Outs to Sahuaro Staff

May 13, 2022

To: Mr. Barany From: Ceanna Esquibel You've always believed in me and helped me believe in myself. Thank you for everything! To: Mr. Chandler and Ms. Good From: Jayvion Jackson I love you. To:...

Exploring Italian Futurism: The Art Movement That Was Precursor to Fascism

Exploring Italian Futurism: The Art Movement That Was Precursor to Fascism

Gabriel Davidson, Reporter May 12, 2022

Fascism is a little-understood ideology, though it no doubt has had its ramifications on the world, from Hitler's Reich (though self-proclaimed fascists will contest how truly fascist it was) to Mussolini's...

Mental Health Crisis

Mental Health Crisis

Kaya Wilkowski, Reporter May 10, 2022

Suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States with cases rising every year, but what causes people to harm themselves? Suicidal thoughts most commonly stem from depression and anxiety, with...

How to Finish off the School Year Strong!

How to Finish off the School Year Strong!

Ben Robinson, Reporter May 10, 2022

With the last few weeks of the 2021-2022 school year quickly approaching, that last day of the school year is clearly inevitable. However... many students are definitely getting antsy and anxious which...

Sugar is Poisoning Your Brain!

Sugar is Poisoning Your Brain!

Gabriella Gallardo, Reporter May 3, 2022

We’ve all got a sweet tooth, some more than others, but do we really know how much sugar is in these yummy treats and how it’s affecting our brains? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

The Effect Community Involvement Can Have for Public School Systems

The Effect Community Involvement Can Have for Public School Systems

Ben Robinson, Reporter April 18, 2022

Many of our present public school systems are less than adequate for the up and coming generation and current students. For example, the lack of government funding, buildings are in poor conditions, there...

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