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Thanksgiving Tofu

Thanksgiving Tofu
A little dish to be thankful for
November 25, 2020

Coming from a family that has never had to cook a whole Thanksgiving dinner before, I had to get a little creative. This recipe uses tofu and before you ask, no, I am not vegan and this will not be a ‘tofurky’...

Model United Nations delegates adapt to online conferences

Model United Nations delegates adapt to online conferences
No travel restrictions here
November 23, 2020

On Nov. 7 and 8, RUHS’s Model United Nations (MUN) club attended the University of California, Berkeley's first virtual MUN conference. Despite the adjustments made to adapt the conference for an online...

Power to the people

Power to the people
The last two candidates in the AP Government mock presidential election vie for the vote of their peers
November 17, 2020

Every year, students in Mr. Henges and Ms. Vaquez’s AP Government class run a mock election where they can sign up to participate as a candidate, voter, campaign worker, media member or another role.  After...

Cursive: a dying art

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Can it stand the test of time as society moves into a digital age?
November 12, 2020

Many students learned how to read and write cursive in elementary school. I, myself learned it when I was in third grade, and have written in almost nothing but cursive since then. However, it’s interesting...

Leslie Spainhower, Adams Middle School English teacher, wins LA County Teacher of the Year

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Although she's only been a teacher for a short while, Spainhower proves to have had a large impact on her students
November 5, 2020

After seven years of hard work and dedication at Adams Middle School, Leslie Spainhower, who teaches eighth grade Language Arts and  works in the school’s theater program, has been awarded LA County...

Dr. Jennifer Chatmon appointed as new assistant principal

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Dr. Chatmon brings a new set of experiences, perspectives, and skills to the RUHS administration
November 5, 2020

The start of the 2020-2021 school year has been anything but ordinary, and many changes to try to better our school community have taken place. One of these changes is the addition of Assistant Principal...

Why is this Happening? podcast by Chris Hayes provides thoughtful analysis, though holds clear liberal bias

Why is this Happening? podcast by Chris Hayes provides thoughtful analysis, though holds clear liberal bias
The engaging podcast provides a broad perspective, but not broad enough to include conservative viewpoints.
November 4, 2020

Let me just start off this article by saying that podcasts are not supposed to be for unbiased news. The majority of political podcasts are a commentary on news that has happened. As one of my teachers...

The duality of man: The Ben Shapiro Show

The duality of man: The Ben Shapiro Show
Ben Shapiro's conservative podcast provides intelligent commentary, but oftentimes falls short due to Shapiro's lack of introspection
November 4, 2020

The description of “The Ben Shapiro Show” asks, “Tired of the lies? Tired of the spin?” and then proceeds to spin the facts in the opinion of the all-knowing host, Ben Shapiro. “The Ben Shapiro...

Days closer to performing again

Days closer to performing again
Although they haven't been able to perform due to the COVID-19 pandemic, metalcore band Days Closer has taken advantage of quarantine
November 1, 2020

Unable to perform and hold mosh pits like usual, Days Closer, a metalcore band consisting of a few RUHS students, has been hindered from doing what they typically do together as a band due to the pandemic. “We’ve...

Should sports be allowed to practice in person? It depends.

Should sports be allowed to practice in person? It depends.
Follow the rules, athletes.
October 28, 2020

Starting Oct. 12, all sports could begin practicing on campus again with restrictions in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Sports practices are in a conditioning phase, making social distancing...

Back in business: Beach life fitness boutique reopens

Photo courtesy of Danielle Spangler
After struggling with COVID-19 restrictions, Beach life fitness boutique is ready to reopen safely.
October 25, 2020

Just one block up from the beach in South Redondo, you'll find Beach Life Fitness Boutique: a female-owned fitness studio whose mantra is “fitness that feels good.” Danielle Spangler is a mom of...

A little pie to die for

A little pie to die for
October 20, 2020

I’m not a big pie fan at all, but as I walked through the grocery store, a jar of blackberry jam with a recipe attached to it struck my eye. Soon, I found myself in the kitchen preparing these mini pies....

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