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Q&A: College applications

Q&A: College applications

Leslie Bracamontes

November 17, 2017


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Q: When is the best time for students to start their applications? A: By Nov. 1 seniors should have already started their applications because they are coming up on deadlines soon. Juniors not so much. Unless they are going to be early grads, but typically by spring their junior year they should start d...

Halloween wasn’t what it is today

Halloween wasn’t what it is today

Leslie Bracamontes

November 1, 2017


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Over the years many have believed that Halloween was created by the candy industry or that it’s the celebration of Satan, which could not be farther than the truth. Halloween or Samhain as it is called in the Celtic religion is actually a festival marking the end of the harvest season. During this...

How To: make a terrier origami

How To: make a terrier origami

Reema Patel

October 24, 2017


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World Origami Days has started and will last until Nov. 11, which means it's time to fold some paper. Oct. 24 is the birthday of Lillian Oppenheimer, founder of the first American origami group. With a little Hillsborough High twist, here's how to make a terrier origami.

‘Caps Lock’ has a new meaning

‘Caps Lock’ has a new meaning

Lauren Komar

October 22, 2017


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HAPPY NATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY! For this special day, I would like to share some of my opinions on ‘Caps Lock’. Prior to texting, Caps Lock was primarily used for capitalizing pronouns and the first letter of a word that starts a sentence, now they are used by teens everywhere to show just how...

Hillsborough AP in divided house

Hillsborough AP in divided house

Leslie Bracamontes and Abby Conger

October 13, 2017


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With Friday night lights slowly starting to heat up before the homecoming game again Chamberlain High School, Kieonna Lane, assistant principal for student affairs, shed some light on some friendly competition between her and her family. Her daughter is the co-captain of the Chamberlain cheerleading...

Students and administration react to new proposed bell schedule

Students and administration react to new proposed bell schedule

Mercy Tsay and Jorge Garcia

October 12, 2017


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Waking up early for school is fun for some but for many, it's a tiresome task that is dreaded each week. However, this all may change as the proposed bell schedule for next year would have high schools start later and end later. The new proposed schedule is supposed to alleviate transportation issues,...

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