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The Voice of Cactus Shadows High School

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The Voice of Cactus Shadows High School

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The Voice of Cactus Shadows High School

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Tips for giving green a better chance

Livia Lowe, science editor March 7, 2022

In today’s plastic age, it is hard to avoid using anything made of plastics or otherwise harmful materials as mostly everything is created from them. Impossible to completely avoid, there are some things...

Space station plans return to earth

Will Donegan, staff writer March 7, 2022

In January of 2022 NASA announced a planned deorbit of the International Space Station that date is set for January 2031. The international space station has been used as a laboratory for astronauts all...

Sizzling Summer Skin

Judy Silva, food editor March 7, 2022

As summer inches its way closer and students start anticipating sunny beaches, skin tanning steadily makes its appearance all over. “I love visiting the beach or the pool during the summer and getting...

Stem cells raise questions

Sarah Love, trending now editor February 10, 2022

Stem cells are cells from which all other cells with specialized functions are generated. “Stem cells are super valuable to human resources because they offer a different viewpoint on chronic diseases...

Microplastics are mighty

Judy Silva, food editor February 10, 2022

Microplastics are an emerging threat that can be found all over the planet and even in the food people consume. Microplastics are small plastic pieces that are less than five millimeters long that are...

Science of Sunsets

Science of Sunsets

Jacob Godicz, staff writer February 10, 2022

One of Arizona’s features that make it such a beautiful state is its sunsets with the colors ranging from red to purple across the sky. Every night, people take pictures of the setting sun remarking...

Fill in for the sun

Will Donegan, staff writer November 5, 2021

Ever wonder why people feel so fatigued during the winter? It turns out that it might not be from a lack of sleep. Vitamin D deficiency is a disease where muscles weaken. Low amounts of vitamin D have...

Zander Bezotte, senior and member of Drama Club, expresses fear as something scary happens behind the camera.


Judy Silva, Food Editor November 5, 2021

On a daily basis, everyone has to come to terms with their fears. “When I am scared, I feel a rush of adrenaline that washes over my whole body,” said Natalie O’Neal, a senior. Is fear psychological? People...

Medicines: East versus West

Cait Bunkers, sports editor November 5, 2021

Eastern and western forms of medicine provide differing methods for accomplishing the same goal. “It’s a good idea to have a combination of both… they both have their pros and cons, but to me, I...

Booster shots soon to be released

Hudson Ellis, staff writer October 7, 2021

The Center for Disease Control announced that Americans could receive a booster vaccine for COVID-19 eight months after they were administered their last dose. The booster vaccine will only be eligible...

How viruses mutate over time

How viruses mutate over time

Judy Silva, Food Editor October 7, 2021

Due to the spread of COVID-19 and now the Delta-variant, copious amounts of people are asking how it has lasted this long. Foremost, what is a virus? The Cleveland Clinic, a non-profit medical center,...

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