Official Publication of La Jolla High School Since 1924

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Official Publication of La Jolla High School Since 1924

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Staff Picks
Nikolas Hogan and Max Chen in Johnny Never Got To Be A Boy. Produced by Jack Backus.
Student-Made Plays Start Conversations
Griffin Sanford, Staff Writer • March 3, 2023

From February 23-24, 2023, the La Jolla High Theatre Department put on their showing of “10 Minute Plays,” written, directed, and acted by...

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Viking of the Month
Viking of the Month: Gus Rinaldi
Viking of the Month: Gus Rinaldi
Kyra Sharma, Managing and Opinions Editor • February 24, 2024

Gus Rinaldi has been Wrestling since his sophomore year. Now in his senior year, he’s been bringing his all for his last Wrestling season at La Jolla...

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Top 10 Pop Culture Moments of 2023
Top 10 Pop Culture Moments of 2023
Carson Lupton, Staff Writer • February 22, 2024

From record-breaking tours (and concert films) to the Barbenheimer phenomenon to new internet slang. Here are the things that defined...

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The Jewel in Netflix’s Crown
The Jewel in Netflix’s Crown
Luke Wied, Staff Writer • January 3, 2024

Since the highly anticipated first part of the Crown’s 6th season bounded onto the world stage on November 16th, it has dominated...

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Numb to the Numbers
Numb to the Numbers
Kyra Sharma, Managing and Opinions Editor • February 24, 2024

It’s no secret that in the past few years, the world has been struck by tragedy after tragedy. From the COVID-19 pandemic to the ever-growing gun violence epidemic...

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 80 years old, is the first octogenarian to occupy the Oval...

Fall: A Fan-Favorite Starbucks Season
Fall: A Fan-Favorite Starbucks Season
Em Gonzalez, Staff Writer • November 16, 2023

It has officially been 20 years since Peter Dukes, the creator of the pumpkin spice latte, accidentally stumbled upon the pumpkin spice flavor. Since its introduction...

La Jolla’s Fire Alarms Need to be Fired
La Jolla’s Fire Alarms Need to be Fired
Kyra Sharma, Managing and Opinions Editor • November 16, 2023

Since returning to campus from online learning back in 2021, students have noticed a glaring–and blaring–trend at La Jolla High: False fire alarms. Put bluntly...

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Budget Cuts
Budget Cuts
Kyra Sharma, Managing and Opinions Editor • February 22, 2024

Note: All the information below comes from the San Diego Union-Tribune and La Jolla Light. As the state of California faces a projected $70...

Essexposé!
Essexposé!
Kyra Sharma, Managing and Opinions Editor • November 15, 2023

Mr. Jim Essex is in his 15th year at La Jolla High School, teaching freshmen, juniors, and seniors. He was named La Jolla High’s Teacher of...

Sink, Swim, or Shoot!
Sink, Swim, or Shoot!
Kyra Sharma, Managing and Opinions Editor • November 15, 2023

On October 13th, one of the most highly anticipated senior activities for the class of 2024 commenced. Senior Assassin, a game where hundreds...

The SAT Goes Digital
The SAT Goes Digital
Aiko Busby, Sports Editor • October 20, 2023

Starting in the United States in March, the SAT is going fully digital. This has become a hotly debated topic, with different people taking different...

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California youths sue EPA over climate change
California youths sue EPA over climate change
Adelaide Geurtsen-Shoemate, Arts and Entertainment Editor • January 3, 2024

In California, 18 youths are plaintiffs in a constitutional lawsuit called Genesis B. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for violating...

Not Just A Man’s Best Friend
Not Just A Man’s Best Friend
Kyra Sharma, Managing and Opinions Editor • November 24, 2023

A dog is a man’s best friend took on new meaning on Saturday, October 23, as Bobi, the world's oldest dog ever, died at the age of 31. The long-lived...

Trump Gagged on the Law
Trump Gagged on the Law
Torrey Busby, Staff Writer • November 24, 2023

Former president Donald Trump was recently issued a gag order that prohibited him from making public statements that attacked government attorneys, court...

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