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Fashion app Polyvore growing in popularity

Fashion app Polyvore growing in popularity

Grace Carey, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Made for those who love fashion, Polyvore gives people the opportunity to create and design their own outfits.  Following the Pinterest format, Polyvore allows users to pin some of their favorite outfits and later, shop them. The shopping site that started back in August of 2006 was created by Pasha...

Asparagus linked to cancer growth

Asparagus linked to cancer growth

Frida Alvarado, News Editor

March 5, 2018

A recent study has linked a compound in asparagus and other food to spread breast cancer. The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute has recently conducted an experiment that suggested that the amino acid asparagine found in asparagus may help spread the aggressive form of breast cancer. “This early...

Parents Plead Not Guilty

Grace Carey, staff writer

February 9, 2018

On January 14, California police got an alarming call from a 17 year old girl, claiming that she and her 12 other siblings were being imprisoned by their parents.   The parents, Louise and David Turpin have plead not guilty to all charges and will appear in court again on February 23.  They will...

Trump proposes citizenship to young undocumented immigrants in exchange for $25 billion for wall

January 30, 2018

On January 24, President Donald Trump previewed a rough draft of an immigration bill, saying he is open to give the 1.8 million young undocumented immigrants citizenship in exchange for $25 billion to build his infamous wall. Trump's campaign for president back in 2016 promised tougher rules for immigration....

Sundance film festival expected to be biggest yet

Hailey Johnson, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Held in Park City, Utah, from Jan. 18-28., the 2018 Sundance Film Festival includes 110 feature-length films, that come from 29 countries and 47 first-time filmmakers. Films are selected from 13,468 submissions, including 3,901 feature-length films and 8,740 short films. There are many different categories including...

The Best Worst Movie Ever

The Best Worst Movie Ever

Riley James, staff writer

January 19, 2018

The Room… Tommy Wiseau’s cult classic disasterpiece was released in 1 theater on June 27th, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. The film was panned by critics and audiences everywhere and it is known as the worst movie of all time. So, why do so many people love it? Well that is because of one m...

Joe Arpaio for Senate

Joe Arpaio for Senate

Brendan Donaldson, Staff

January 18, 2018

Ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio announced Jan. 9 his bid for the United States senate seat. Arpaio is known mainly for his efforts on border control and his controversial policies while sheriff. Joe Arpaio was the sheriff of Maricopa County sheriff's office from 1993 to 2016. During that time, he became known ...

A passion for fashion

A passion for fashion

Riley James, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Fashion Club is all about everything fashion. It was started three years ago by a student who simply had a passion for fashion, Falynn Delfelder. The meetings are every Thursday right after school and sometimes during lunch. In the club, the members do various projects every week. For example, they...

English Classes Read To Kill a Mockingbird

English Classes Read To Kill a Mockingbird

Miah Thirion, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

All 9th grade English classes at Cactus Shadows are currently reading To Kill a Mockingbird, a historical fiction novel by Harper Lee,  that is commonly taught in most high schools or middle schools. The English department chose it for a variety of reasons, but also because "we find it to be well-...

Jokers Improv Takes the Stage Thursday Night

Jokers Improv Takes the Stage Thursday Night

Blake Dorame, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017

The Jokers Improv troupe had their second show this year on Thursday night in the Lecture Hall. With a sell-out show, the audience cheered to every funny moment. The troupe played a series of improv games based on topics the audience suggested. “To prepare for the improv shows, we learn the imp...

Students Enjoy The First Friday of November During Their Lunch Period

Students Enjoy The First Friday of November During Their Lunch Period

Hope Black, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

Students celebrate First Friday every month during lunch, with food trucks and a DJ to keep them on their feet. First Friday is a celebration that includes food trucks with a variety of sandwiches, pizzas, and snow cones for the students to eat during their lunch period. A DJ also comes out to play...

New Robotics Club in the works

Brendan Donaldson, Staff

November 8, 2017

A group of students are trying to create a robotics club that will meet weekly to learn about technology and building robots. “Robotics Club is a club where we build a robot to compete in the FTC, First Tech Challenge, and every year there is a different competition and we have to adapt our robot t...

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