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Clark holds its second blood drive this school year

Jaden Florita, Photographer

“Giving away blood is cool,” said junior Courage Kim during this month’s blood drive. Last semester, Clark held the first blood drive of the school year, and the second one took place Feb. 15. The blood drives are organized by GMG and American Red Cross and they collected 33 pints of blood in this most recent effort. “To be qualified to donate blood, you have to be 17,...

February 19

Eco Narcs make a difference where it matters

Alen Zohrabyan, Photo Editor

On the overcast day of Feb. 10, Clark Magnet High School’s 14-person Environmental GIS “EcoNarcs” team visited Catalina Island to research Sargassum Horneri, an invasive species of brown microalgae originating from Japan that reach California’s shores through attaching themselves onto Chinese and Japanese merchant ships. Marlene Saad, a junior at Clark Magnet and the sno...

February 16

Clark takes on SkillsUSA

Clark takes on SkillsUSA

Ani Sarkisyan, Staff Writer and Videographer

“I was really overwhelmed at first, but I was glad I went to the SkillsUSA contest for the first time,” said junior Trinity Sneed. “It was great seeing how many students were...

February 14

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Clark students showcase the Christmas feel in Montrose at annual parade

Clark students showcase the Christmas feel in Montrose at annual parade

Leslie Chung, Section Writer

On Dec. 3, Robotics, Bike Club and Relay for Life joined the Montrose Christmas Parade. During the parade the three groups walked through the streets of Montrose as people...

December 15

The life and times of an empire

Vache Sarkissian, Magazine Editor/Administrative Website Editor

Los Angeles is a city with grit and character. It’s definitely had its warts over the years, but it has remained the same thing it always has been: a harbor for all that is trendy, fresh and borderline superficial. There is also, however, a darker side to the hip, lively scene in the city of angels. The side of the street with cracks in the concrete, the run-down famil...

December 13

Students establish a new ecosystem amongst classes

Students establish a new ecosystem amongst classes

Henry Reed, Photo Editor

Clark Magnet has many unique features when compared to other Glendale Unified high schools, such as its block schedule, relatively small community or the yearlong senior project....

December 11

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The temporary immigration halt is a necessity

The temporary immigration halt is a necessity

Henry Reed, Photo Editor

Massive protests surged around the nation in airports and in front of the White House when the President signed an executive order that temporarily blocked travel from seven nations...

February 21

Donald Trump becomes America’s 45th president

Donald Trump becomes America’s 45th president

Gabriella Kchozyan, Staff Writer

As a 17-year-old in high school, I am no expert on politics, but I’m intelligent enough to realize that the media plays a large role in manipulating citizens, and that politicians ...

January 26

The case for keeping fighting in the NHL

The case for keeping fighting in the NHL

Vache Sarkissian, Magazine Editor/Administrative Website Editor

There’s something uncannily thrilling about violence. NHL hockey is violent as it is, and there’s nothing more exciting to a hockey fan than watching two players skate...

January 24

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Spending an hour with transcendentalism

Spending an hour with transcendentalism

Alen Zohrabyan, Photo Editor

As I rested on the steps of the Mesnager Barn at Deukmejian Park in La Crescenta, surrounded by oak trees, I freed my mind of all unnecessary things. Being taught to be one...

February 6No Comments

Taking a journey into the life of a child from a third world country

Taking a journey into the life of a child from a third world country

Janine Porras, Staff Writer

I entered a small room filled with stars in the sky and tall grass that covered the walls. As I listened to the sound of crickets, I found myself standing in a recreated field...

December 15No Comments

Learning how to defend myself

Learning how to defend myself

Urielle Corcuera, Photographer

Today’s society is arguably one where women are more sexually violated than men are. According to Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), 9 out of 10 victims of rape are female. There were 2.78 mill...

December 15No Comments

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Lego Batman is the hero we need and deserve

Karla Solorzano, Section Editor

Directed by Chris Mckay, The Lego Batman Movie does not cease to make viewers laugh hysterically. The animated spinoff of the successful 2014 movie The Lego Movie, this film fol...

February 14

‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ revives childhood memories

‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ revives childhood memories

Gabriella Kchozyan, Staff Writer

“I would advise all our viewers to turn away immediately and watch something more pleasant instead,” said Lemony Snicket, the narrator and author of the famous childr...

February 10

The Great White Hut

The Great White Hut

Trisha Gomez, Photographer

Just on the outskirts of bustling Downtown Glendale, the infamous, bright red Great White Hut stands on the corner of Orange and California. This landmark is hard to miss, ...

February 9

Homeshake’s ‘Fresh Air’ is a soul-searching adventure through space

Homeshake’s ‘Fresh Air’ is a soul-searching adventure through space

Vache Sarkissian, Magazine Editor/Administrative Website Editor

The first words of Homeshake’s newest album emerge as if a Martian was welcoming us up a staircase to a distant planet, where everything is made of glass and the three ...

February 3

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