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All About Being a Referee

All About Being a Referee

Amanda Mourelatos, Editor in Chief

January 22, 2020

I’ve been a soccer referee since I was fourteen years old. It was my first job and, since I’m also a soccer player, it benefited me in a few ways. I was getting money, I learned more about the sport I love, and it taught me responsibility and money management; but every job has its downfall.  ...

Mexico vs. the U.S.

Mexico vs. the U.S.

Alexis López, Contributor

January 22, 2020

Mexico and the United States are completely different! I was born in Sonora, which is a state in Mexico; Sonora borders Arizona. When I was five, I moved to Tucson with my Mom and my stepdad, and my two new step siblings… but this is honestly not important and you’re not reading an autobiography ar...

Equal Pay, Equal Play

Equal Pay, Equal Play

Quinn Riley, Contributor

January 21, 2020

If you don’t know already, the U.S. Women’s National Team won the World Cup in July. The women have won four titles and have continued to break records while being paid significantly less than the men who have yet to win a World Cup. The pay gap between the men and the women needs to be closed. A...

The Bathroom Situation

The Bathroom Situation

Megan Rasey, Contributor

January 21, 2020

Sahuaro High School known for mischievous students and bad behavior has recently tightened the rules on students freedom. The idea of keeping kids out of trouble has led administration to lock two of three bathrooms resulting to only one bathroom open for both the boys and the girls. This is a proble...

The Black Market For Toilet Paper at Sahuaro High School

The Black Market For Toilet Paper at Sahuaro High School

Jarilyn Jackson, Contributor

January 21, 2020

The problem all began in August of 2019 when my band director kindly informed me of our doom: all bathrooms would be shut except for one during class. When I asked her why they thought that was a good idea, she said that it was in an attempt to stop the widespread vaping epidemic. To stop vaping? How o...

Sack Lunch Bunch Review

Sack Lunch Bunch Review

Brendon Davis, Beat Investigator

January 16, 2020

Sack Lunch Bunch is a children's musical/comedy written and starring popular comedian, John Mulaney. He got his start on Saturday Night Live, and has many different stand up specials on Netflix. John Mulaney has a somewhat passive aggressive tone when telling his jokes, and jokes about a lot of issues...

False Promises

False Promises

Gianni Martinez, Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

On October 25, 2019 President Trump spoke to a handpicked group of supporters at Benedict College in South Carolina and said he had done more for black voters than any other president. He later stated how the Obama administration belittled racial equity and his own administration helped African Americans...

Why Justin Bieber’s Song ‘Yummy’ Is A Banger!

Why Justin Bieber’s Song ‘Yummy’ Is A Banger!

Jordan Ford, Opinion Editor

January 14, 2020

On January 3rd, 2020 the one, the only, THE LEGENDARY Justin Bieber released his new single titled 'Yummy.'  And boy, oh boy was there mixed opinions on this song. But this isn't about their opinions on the song, this article is all about my opinion on it. I'm not going to lie, but my opinion may be b...

Haute Couture is Modern Art

Haute Couture is Modern Art

Judeia Holladay, Reporter

January 14, 2020

Haute couture, (pronounced /ˌōt ko͞oˈto͝or/), is a category within fashion where leading fashion houses such as Chanel or Dior create one-of-a-kind garments completely by hand, start to finish, season after season. The breakneck speed of the industry demands constant innovation and perfect craftsmanship. In o...

You: First Came Love, Then Came Death

You: First Came Love, Then Came Death

Amanda Mourelatos, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2020

It has been the biggest show on Netflix since the day after Christmas. It's a novel turned into a show with 2 seasons and counting. It has people making soundproof cages in their basements. It's You: the not-so-ordinary show about a local bookstore clerk that falls hopelessly in love and will do anyth...

Are Dinosaurs Making A Comeback?

Are Dinosaurs Making A Comeback?

Alais Alzaga, Media Arts Editor

January 10, 2020

Everyone has heard about Jurassic Park, but could it become a reality? The idea of bringing back dinosaurs and other extinct species brings up mixed emotions. The  de-extinction of prehistoric organisms could have detrimental ramifications but wondrous scientific advances. How does de-extinction work? Well, it is ...

Most Influential People of 2019

Most Influential People of 2019

Amber Landon, Cougar Tales Editor

December 16, 2019

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