High Tide

Writing from the heart

Writing from the heart

Sabrina Kim, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018

The Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach (CSCRB) gives teens the opportunity to write about how cancer has affected their lives with the nonprofit’s “Your story! “Your voice” essay contest; five entries were selected by celebrity judge Carson Daly of “The Voice.” Junior Alexander Kowal...

A SPLATTERED MIND

A SPLATTERED MIND

Alex Dang and Angie Tait

April 6, 2018

For high school students searching for coping mechanisms, there are better ways of treating forms of trauma than alcohol and drug use as a form of “self-medication,” in which the substance makes the individual feel better able to deal with life. Current therapies are now helping teens successfully dea...

Home away from home

Sarah Falahahwazi, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

For two years, freshman Laszlo Gaspar Jr. and his father Laszlo Gaspar Sr. lived in a house on water. Unfortunately, living aboard a 53 foot Chris-Craft boat with their family and two cats was not as simple as they had hoped. “My dad decided it’d be a great idea to live on a boat, but my first imp...

New Beginnings

Alexis Mesa, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

When freshman Austin King lived in a house, the prospect of being homeless seemed impossible. However, living without shelter soon became his reality. “I’d always see homeless people and I’d feel bad for them, but I never thought it would happen to me,” King said. “When I was a kid, I ne...

Final Cut Pro(fessional)

Shyanne Landers, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Careers in technology, such as designing computer software, are gaining popularity because of the digital age. Computer science teacher Mitch Middler collaborates with companies such as Apple to help build computer graphing programs. “I got to a point where I realized there is so much demand for...

Walkout for change

Walkout for change

Angie Tait, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018

Story, pictures, video and interactive content about Mar. 14 nationwide walkout advocating for gun violence prevention and remembering Parkland Victims

Let them roar

Yasmine Elahihaghighi, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

With polarized views, the definition of feminism has been skewed. However, feminism club wishes to reinstate the message of love and equality through media. Co President, Miriam Farah, and the feminism club are creating a website that will educate people on feminism, sexual harassment and the strugg...

The road to happiness

Angie Tait and Analise Asaro

February 7, 2018

Merriam-Webster defines happiness as a state of well-being, contentment, or good fortune. As simple as it sounds, however, a majority of middle school and high school students struggle to achieve and maintain the feeling.   A study conducted by the American Psychological Association in 20...

Learning to Fly

Sabrina Kim, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

The only barrier between the pilot and open air is their plane. Below are canyons, layers of red sedimentary rock stacked on top of each other. The Colorado River carves the gorge out further, at about 18,000 meters below the surface of the canyon. The pilot watches as the scenery goes by. Flying her...

#MeToo

#MeToo

Grace McGonigle and Aaya Jhaveri

November 2, 2017

A forced kiss. A whistle from a passing car. Unwanted touching. Rape. The numerous forms of sexual assault affect many aspects of society, leading people everywhere into lives filled with fear and anguish. In the light of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment allegations and the #MeToo campaign, i...

Study Aid(derall)

Study Aid(derall)

Angie Tait, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

In high school, every student seeks out shortcuts; the secrets learned over time that provides the small aid needed to ensure our confidence and a decent grade. For some, it’s practicing religiously with flashcards until the moment of the test. For others, it could be the 10-minute passing period ...

Food for thought

Food for thought

Martha Farah, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

For confidentiality, the sources are referred to as Marie Major and Jane Doe. She would see advertisements saying to call this number if a person needs help, making her feel as if she should tell someone what was going on. Embarrassment filled up inside her, so she decided to get help. Student Ma...