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Official Publication of La Jolla High School Since 1924

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American Politics is Becoming a Gerontocracy
American Politics is Becoming a Gerontocracy
Sophia Benito, Editor-in-Chief • February 22, 2024

The Founding Fathers set a minimum age limit for U.S. presidents — not a maximum. President Biden, now 81 years old, is the first octogenarian...

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Viking of the Month
Viking of the Month: Kyle Benson
Viking of the Month: Kyle Benson
Kevin Chiu and Kyra Sharma May 3, 2024

Kyle Benson is a junior at La Jolla High who has played varsity volleyball since his freshman year. Fun fact: Kyle moved back to San Diego from Australia...

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Hiding in the Spotlight
Hiding in the Spotlight
Kyra Sharma, Managing and Opinions Editor • May 7, 2024

On March 17th, the release of the first episode of the five-part docu-series Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV took the nation...

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Review: TTPD Lacked  Spark
Review: TTPD Lacked Spark
Torrey Busby, Staff Writer • May 7, 2024

After announcing the release of an 11th album at the Grammy Awards, Taylor Swift’s Tortured Poets Department was a highly anticipated...

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Mental Health and Its Impact on Students
Mental Health and Its Impact on Students
Dylan Smith, Guest Writer • May 16, 2024

Whether students want to admit it or not, being a teenager in high school is really rough. It’s one thing to be drained from the math homework one has been procrastinating...

Has Community Service Become Superficial?
Has Community Service Become Superficial?
Uma Zurcher, Staff Writer • May 7, 2024

Community service activities such as beach cleanups, tutoring, and volunteering at homeless shelters have long been great opportunities for students to give back...

Another Restriction on Womens Bodies in the US
Another Restriction on Women's Bodies in the US
Adelaide Geurtsen-Shoemate, Arts and Entertainment Editor • May 6, 2024

Following the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the decision made in Dobbs v. Jackson in 2022, many states have heavily limited or outright banned abortion. Following...

Alabama’s Disastrous Embryo Decision
Alabama’s Disastrous Embryo Decision
Ephraim Rosenstock, Staff Writer • March 19, 2024

In a catastrophic and dangerous decision by the Alabama Supreme Court on February 16th, the implications of which could end IVF (in vitro fertilization) pregnancies...

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Mathnasium: A Valuable Tool for La Jolla Students
Mathnasium: A Valuable Tool for La Jolla Students
Em Gonzalez, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

Mathnasium, a tutoring center located on Pearl Street, provides more than a math tutor. They specialize in customized learning plans for kids...

New Babies at Birch
New Babies at Birch
Aiko Busby, Sports Editor • May 3, 2024

Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institute of Oceanography at UC San Diego welcomed the West Coast’s first-ever Little Blue penguin chick on New Year's...

Sephora Kids Take Over
Sephora Kids Take Over
Ava Garber, Staff Writer • March 19, 2024

If you've scrolled through TikTok or any other social media platform lately, you've probably witnessed the rise of Gen Alpha's online presence....

Politics and Mass-Media
Politics and Mass-Media
Maggie Hou, Guest Writer • March 19, 2024

Social media is undoubtedly one of the most powerful forms of influence in present-day society. This influence has yet to fall short of expanding...

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Tensions Rise on College Campuses
Tensions Rise on College Campuses
The Hi-Tide Editorial Board • May 5, 2024

Note: This is a developing story, and due to the Hi-Tide’s publication cycle, information may be outdated. For more information, the Hi-Tide recommends...

Trump’s Trials and Tribulations: Hush Money
Trump’s Trials and Tribulations: Hush Money
Ephraim Rosenstock, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

Note: This is a developing story, and the information below may be out of date. For more information, the Hi-Tide recommends the Washington Post or the...

USC Cancels Valedictorian Speech
USC Cancels Valedictorian Speech
Logan Gunn, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

What was supposed to be a monumental occasion and honor of a lifetime for USC valedictorian Asna Tabessum was overshadowed by changes to USC's commencement...

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