Serena Williams U.S. Open Controversy

Jalen Garrett, Writer

September 26, 2018

At the 2018 U.S. Open championship, Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese player, male or female, to win the final. However, her celebratory day was overshadowed by her opponent: Serena Williams. Williams was defeated in two sets, but it was how she lost that caused so much controversy. Williams was...

Park Jimin’s Comeback

Keila Rubealcaba, Writer

September 20, 2018

In September 2018, 15& member Park Jimin came out with her mini album as a solo artist. Her album, called “Jiminxjamie” with the title track as “April Fools,” is Park Jimin’s first release as a solo artist in over two years. She came into the music industry when she placed first in the...

Inglewood’s New NFL Stadium Has Local Residents Shook

Caroline Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2018

The Los Angeles Rams and Chargers are excited for their new stadium that is said to be ready by 2020. However, it’s going to cost the city 5 billion dollars. Most football stadiums don’t even hit 2 billion dollars, and according to Vincent Frank on “Forbes,” it’s a monster of a site. “We’re...

BTS Is Back

Keila Rubealcaba, Writer

September 6, 2018

On August of 2018, male K-pop group BTS came out with their latest album of the Love Yourself series. Their album Love Yourself: Answer gained recognition when it reached 35.9 million views in the first 24 hours. This doesn’t seem to be a surprise for the group since they have won a ton of awards...

Insatiable Disappoints Critics

Aabha Kc, Writer

September 6, 2018

There is a lot of controversy surrounding the newly released Netflix show “Insatiable.” Before the show was even released, there was a petition on to cancel it from airing. The main controversy surrounding the show is about how the show portrays body image. The season starts out...

Summer Starting Late

Aaron Cubillos, Writer

June 5, 2018

The school year is finally ending this week, Friday, June 8, for all schools in GISD. It took us a long time to get here but we finally made it. But why so late? When most school districts in Texas end their school years last week, an entire week before us. Dallas, Houston and Austin have all already clo...

Would It Be Okay For Pandas To Go Extinct?

Caroline Aguilar, Writer

June 1, 2018

Pandas are cute, cuddly, and will not affect other animals in the ecosystem if they go extinct. However, according to Time, China spends up to $1 million trying to save pandas from going extinct, and they charge a cub tax of $400,000. So it’s pretty safe to say that pandas are very expensive. A...

Buckle Up for This One: Deadpool 2

Caroline Aguilar, Writer

June 1, 2018

Deadpool is a Marvel Superhero movie starring dreamboat Ryan Reynolds. The first movie was released two years ago, and let me say, it was definitely a twisted, heart-touching and comedic movie. Producers Ryan Reynolds, Simon Kinberg and Lauren Donner left us hooked back in 2016, and finally, it has co...

R. Kelly’s Backlash May Backfire

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

June 1, 2018

The TimesUp Movement has recently created the hashtag #MuteRKelly to silence the singer, songwriter, and producer due to the rumors and news for decades of his mistreatment and sexual misconduct against women of color. “Today we join the call to #MuteRKelly and insist on safety & dignity for...

DeVos Proves Her Incompetence Once Again

Natalie Taylor, Copy Editor

June 1, 2018

Once again, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos proves that she is unsuitable for her job in office. Her newest statement that has caused conflict is her statements about ICE responding to undocumented students in schools. “I think that’s a school decision, it’s a local community decision,...

“Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino” Review. It Slaps.

Alexis Rodriguez, Writer

May 30, 2018

Sheffield based rock band Arctic Monkeys have been one of the biggest names in rock music since even before their debut album “Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not” released in 2006. Considered one of the first bands to gain widespread attention due to the internet, the band’s debut a...

Stop Calling the Police on Us

Khivani Young, Writer

May 18, 2018

These past few weeks our social media platforms and news outlets have been riddled with case after case of white individuals placing 9-1-1 calls on the basis of “suspicious” activity. The calls placed were about a person-of-color (in most of the situations, these POCs were black) making a white patr...