A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Teens Find New Ways to Exercise Their Right to do Nothing

March 23, 2017 6:59pm | Vincent Rendon

Amongst the smoldering ruins of democracy and the endless ideological back and forth between generations, American teens find themselves at a crossroad: should they stand up and make a difference for themselves and their community, or start the next season of Teen Wolf? A tough […]

Education should be valued for learning, not college acceptance

March 7, 2017 6:49pm | Ashlend Laparra

In the same sense that young children are indoctrinated into religious faiths, children are also indoctrinated into the belief system that those who attend a four year university will have an immediately successful career and life. Regardless of a student’s economic or educational disadvantages, or […]

Planned Parenthood vital for women in U.S.

March 7, 2017 6:47pm | Ashlend Laparra

Many Republican Politicians, including Vice President Mike Pence, have decided to weave a fake narrative to sell their ideologies on abortion to the public. Planned Parenthood is one of the largest health care providers for low income Americans in need of preventive care and services […]

Dear President-elect Trump

December 16, 2016 5:10pm | Aaron Hernandez

Congratulations Donald Trump, you are the  president elect. After no one said you could, you persevered. Although your party disliked you and your plans, you’ve managed to win them, the presidency, and control of Congress – An astounding achievement for a person like you. However, […]

Clinton supporters fail to recognize campaign’s failures

December 16, 2016 5:09pm | Ash Laparra

With the 2016 election behind us and Donald Trump emergent as the President-elect , Hillary Clinton and her supporters have changed the narrative to one of a victim, despite the media, wall street and every other opportunity backing her campaign. While many argue that Clinton […]

Time for “nutrition break”

December 16, 2016 5:06pm | Alexis Leal

With lunch moved to the end of the day for the first time this year, many Spring Valley students find themselves hungry during their 15 minute nutrition break. But despite its title, many students feel that their options are anything but nutritious.

Fantastic Beasts brings magic back to the screen

December 16, 2016 5:02pm | Vincent Rendon

A casino can pride itself on booking a good magic act, someone like David Blaine who can astound and captivate an unsuspecting audience. Magic, as a form of entertainment, has always been about making an audience’s jaw drop and filling their captive minds with wonder […]

Moana furthers Disney’s diversity

December 16, 2016 5:01pm | Caitlin Gaddis

Eleven disney princesses. Those of which are from all around the world: China, Scotland, France, Greece, and even Arabia. There has never been a princess from any Polynesian descent,  until now. Moana is Disney’s first Polynesian princess – the twelfth official princess in Disney’s franchise. […]

‘Pokemon Sun & Moon’ delivers new spin on old time favorite

December 16, 2016 5:00pm | Ash Laparra

February 26, 1996 marks the debut of one of the most popular video game franchises  ever made. The simplicity of a young 10-year-old child traveling across the region to catch em’ all and be the very best; Having the power to defeat the evil and […]

Call of Duty: Black Ops III releases “Salvation” map

October 25, 2016 2:20pm | Jordan Mayfield

The new map “Revelations” released September 6 ,2016 as apart of the DLC4 Zombies Map Pack in the download- able content (DLC) 4 for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. Call of Duty is a first person shooter that started with the origin of Call of […]