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Clark’s Poetry Contest

Janine Porras, Staff Writer

On Dec. 6, Clark students from all grades expressed their interests in poetry by participating in the Poetry Out Loud competition. Clark is one of the many high schools taking part in the annual competition in which students recite two poems in front of a group of judges. This is not the first year Clark has participated in this competition. “We have entered before, but there...  Read More »

Dec 9

Bleeding for a cause

Bleeding for a cause

Trisha Gomez, Photographer

“Last year, all the seniors were so excited to donate blood,” said senior Tenny Vasghanian. “I wanted to donate too. However, I wasn't 17 yet.” On Nov. 30, Clark’s annual Bl...  Read More »

Dec 7

Clark Students write beyond the classroom

Clark Students write beyond the classroom

Isabela Lacsina, Staff Writer

“I was called out during the middle of class and I felt so embarrassed. I still haven’t recovered,” said sophomore Sangam Sharma after she found out that she was the winner of...  Read More »

Nov 18

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Switching lanes into teaching

Trisha Gomez, Photographer

“To get the first job teaching at a high school, I answered an ad in the LA Times.” said English teacher Conrad Pruitt.  “I was a logger for a Disney Channel show for a year or two. I got bumped up to a story editor and then assistant story editor. I did that for a while, and after a third season, I decided it wasn’t quite for me and I should look into teaching...  Read More »

Dec 8

Competition grows in academics

Natella Muradyan, Magazine Editor

“I have noticed that more and more students are being placed in higher level classes,” said senior Anna Ghazaryan. “Many freshmen can be in a class that is designated for junior levels.” In Ghazaryan’s view, this shows the rise of competition among students striving for success in academics. Students don’t just want to be successful at their own level, but they al...  Read More »

Dec 7

Sexed out of sex-ed

Natalie Deravanessian, Staff Writer/Mugs Editor

“Whatever we learned in health class didn’t prepare me for sex at all. It was useless. They teach abstinence, telling us not to have sex until it’s time. But then they don’t tell us what to do when that time comes,” said a Clark senior who did not wish to be named. This student's comment about lack of education on sex translates to often unsafe sexual practices...  Read More »

Dec 5

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EpiPen’s price increase robs allergic patients

Anthony Francisco, Magazine Photo Editor

EpiPens have always been a lifesaver to many people who have allergies. According to WebMD, EpiPens are a form of medication that are used in emergencies to treat very serious allergic reactions to insect stings/bites, foods, drugs or other substances. The chemical known as Epinephrine is used to temporarily  reverse life threatening symptoms such as swelling, hives, sudde...  Read More »

Dec 8

Customer appreciation apps are a waste of time and money

Customer appreciation apps are a waste of time and money

Rita Bilamejian, Business Manager

With coupons, sales and discounts already expected by many loyal customers, companies have developed customer appreciation apps to further attract customers and compete m...  Read More »

Dec 7

Proposition 56 takes a step towards a healthier California

Proposition 56 takes a step towards a healthier California

Ani Agesyan, Website Videographer

The election of 2016 was one of the most memorable ones yet, but aside from the crazy presidential race, there were many important propositions up for Californians to vote...  Read More »

Dec 5

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Art and fun in the form of parkour

Art and fun in the form of parkour

Arman Antonyan, Business/Website Manager

I miss my childhood. As a child, I didn’t have to “know better.” I was daring. I could roll and jump and climb in every nook and cranny anywhere, in any position, and ...  Read More »

Nov 18 • No Comments

Working at the polls is more complicated than it seems

Working at the polls is more complicated than it seems

Christine Ohanyan, Section Editor

“People are actually voting this year? That’s a joke, dear,” said one older American citizen on Nov. 8 at 6 a.m. outside of the Glendale Arts polling location where I w...  Read More »

Nov 18 • No Comments

Shooting arrows in Pasadena

Shooting arrows in Pasadena

Shaye Holladay McCarthy, Yearbook Writer

If you go to Lower Arroyo Seco Park on any Saturday before noon you will hear the sound of arrows being launched off bowstrings and cardboard being penetrated or balloons po...  Read More »

Nov 15 • No Comments

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Hidden gem in Glendale strip mall serves up authentic Korean food

Alen Zohrabyan, Photo Editor

Hidden gems are hidden for a reason. These treasures stay a secret for so long until they are discovered and given the deserved exposure to the greater public. Mitzee Teriyaki,...  Read More »

Dec 5

‘The Walking Dead’s’ seventh season breaks hearts

‘The Walking Dead’s’ seventh season breaks hearts

Gabriella Kchozyan, Staff Writer

Warning: This writing contains spoilers for fans of this show who have not yet watched Season 7. “Hi, I'm Negan.” These are three words that ruined the lives of millions w...  Read More »

Dec 2

New Harry Potter prequel comes out with a bang and spreads its magic on the bigscreen

New Harry Potter prequel comes out with a bang and spreads its magic on the bigscreen

Tiana Hovsepians, Assistant Section Editor

J.K. Rowling’s screenplay Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was recently released as a incredibly magical film, produced by Warner Bros. Pictures. Just like the Harry Po...  Read More »

Dec 2

‘Moana’ creates big waves

‘Moana’ creates big waves

Isabela Lacsina, Staff Writer

With Christmas around the corner, movies tend to be more festive and happy this time of year, making you feel some sort of joy you didn’t have before you stepped into the...  Read More »

Nov 29

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