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Jewelry for a cause

Jewelry for a cause
Senior Suji Kim has founded the Empwr Project, a jewelry business that donates its profits to charities for people of color
September 4, 2020

Making handmade jewelry was always just a hobby for senior Suji Kim, but through quarantine she has been inspired to turn that hobby into a business where she donates all of her profits to charities for...

A Tale of Two Internet Connections

A Tale of Two Internet Connections
Editors-in-Chief Sarah Falahahwazi and Alexis Mesa recount their first week of school
August 29, 2020

For millions of students across the country, online school has become the new norm. Yet all internet connections are not created equal; for those with all three bars filled, it was the best of times. And...

Reporting out

CWO3 Willoughby served 20 years in the Marine Corps before retiring in 2001.
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Willoughby leaves RUHS after 13 years as Senior Marine Instructor
June 22, 2020

As a teacher, he’s watched students grow up from freshmen to seniors who eventually graduated to continue the next chapter of their lives. This time, he’ll be the one leaving. For thirteen...

Batter with baking

Batter with baking
Beches shares three easy recipes to bake during shelter-in-place order
April 23, 2020

As the days slowly blend into one another, it can be hard to figure out new and exciting activities that hold your attention span. Speaking from personal experience, if another influencer tells me to “go...

Making the grade

Making the grade
RBUSD releases new grading policy in response to COVID-19 pandemic
April 21, 2020

  In response to stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic and the challenges students may face with at-home learning, RUHS has decided to “hold students harmless” for their grades...

Dance or die

Dance or die
St. John continues to dance despite the cancellation of her ballet classes
April 15, 2020

    With hopes of becoming a professional ballerina, sophomore Sarah St. John would dance for 25 hours at South Bay Ballet in Torrance. But with St. John’s studio being closed, she took matters...

Family thais

Bunprakong completed schoolwork while quarantined in her home in Thailand.
Bunprakong quarantines in Thailand amidst stay at home order
April 15, 2020

Students are ordered to stay home, which isn’t as easy as one might think when home is over 8,000 miles away.  Sophomore Irene Bunprakong, who started going to RUHS at the beginning of second semester,...

So long, seahawks

So long, seahawks
Redondo Beach Unified School District closes schools for the remainder of the academic year
April 15, 2020

The Redondo Beach Unified School District has closed campuses for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. Students will begin Phase 2 of the RBUSD Instructional Plan after Spring Break, on April 13th, and...

Why I march

Why I march
Though Women's March attendance continues to decline, marching remains integral to fulfilling one's civic duty
January 30, 2020

Three years after the inauguration of President Trump, I am still marching, and every year the one question I get without fail is “Why do you march?”.  I think it’s reasonable to assume that...

Free runner

Finklea prepares for a back flip on the strand.
Finklea practices Parkour around South Bay
March 16, 2019

Steadying himself on the metal beams, senior Marcellus Finklea prepares to do a backflip over a bridge, the traffic rumbling below him. Calmly, he walks up the beams and stands on top, adjusting his feet....

Surveillance at school

Students activity on school devices and networks is constantly monitored for better and for worse
March 16, 2019

The twenty-first century was when the concept of total privacy officially died. If it’s on the internet, almost anyone can access it. From looking at a person’s search history to tracking down someone’s...

Your rights within school gates

Your rights within school gates
How your constitutional rights are altered once you walk onto campus each morning
October 4, 2018

The first amendment of the Constitution guarantees every U.S. citizen the right to freedom of speech, petition, religion, assembly, and press. However, students’ rights change the second that they step...

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