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The Unresolved Death of Elisa Lam

The Unresolved Death of Elisa Lam

Ashlyn Cooper, Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Current News

On Feb. 13, 2013, an employee at the Cecil Hotel in LA was sent to the roof of the building to investigate guests’ complaints of the hotel’s black water supply. When he opened the lid to one of the water tanks, the employee was faced with the decaying body of Elisa Lam. To this day, it is unclear...

The iPhone’s Touch Disease

The iPhone’s Touch Disease

Sara Beitler, Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Current News

Within the last few weeks, lawsuits have been filed in both the United States and Canada against Apple because of the unresponsive touch screens on the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, and iPhone 6s Plus. This issue has been called the “touch disease,” a term coined by the hardware repair company,...

More Than A Protest

More Than A Protest

Paul Coburn, Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Current News, Sports, Trending Now

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has made himself known after refusing to stand for the national anthem in an attempt to bring attention to the mistreatment of African Americans in the United States. What was expected to be a harmless protest has quickly turned into a nation-wide contr...

Marina Murillo

Marina Murillo

September 22, 2016


Filed under Current News

Hi! I am Marina Murillo and I am sophomore at Saint John Vianney High School. I haven’t always loved writing. When I was younger, I would dread writing because I could never think of what to say or how I wanted my story to go. Recently, I realized that I don’t need to plan every aspect of my story,...

Maya Colon

Maya Colon

September 22, 2016


Filed under Current News

Hey, my name is Maya Colon and I am a sophomore at Saint John Vianney High School. I like to write poems and articles about things that interest me. Besides writing, I absolutely love to capture and edit pictures. I do play sports and I am involved in many clubs at SJV, such as Latino Club and Animal...

Connor Cameron

Connor Cameron

September 22, 2016


Filed under Current News

Hi, my name is Connor Cameron and I am a sophomore at Saint John Vianney High School. I like to play many sports, such as basketball and football, which I played during freshmen year. I like to write because I love seeing my own words on a page and allow other people to see what I am thinking....

The Hamilton Revolution

The Hamilton Revolution

Christina McLaughlin, Writer

May 17, 2016


Filed under Current News, Pop Culture, Trending Now

American History is commonly portrayed on Broadway stages  with the likes of “Newsies,” “Jersey Boys” and “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.”  But now we have a new kind of musical that has changed Broadway forever. “Hamilton.” “Hamilton” itself might not spark enthusiasm but you may r...

100 Years of Honoring Journalism and the Arts

100 Years of Honoring Journalism and the Arts

Abby Anderko, Writer

May 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Current News, Features, Trending Now

“Honoring excellence in Journalism and the arts, for 100 years” reads the slogan painted in gold scripted letters that greets visitors of Pulitzer Prize website. Since 1916, when the first Pulitzer Prizes were administered, this award has been regarded as the highest honor in journalism and the arts. Started...

Saying No to YES

Saying No to YES

Jessica Ventura, Writer/Editor

April 15, 2016


Filed under Current News

For Comcast customers, the YES Network is staying on the bench. And it's not up at bat either. Both sides say nothing has changed since Comcast dropped the YES Network, the network that carries most Yankee games and programming, in November. Comcast says that they charge too much for a channel...

Upgrade: Pep to Political Rally

Upgrade: Pep to Political Rally

Julia Aleo, Writer

April 12, 2016


Filed under Current News, Features

My first political rally did not go the way I expected. The opportunity to attend this rally was presented to me, and I was extremely interested in what went on there. I don’t have an opinion on Bernie Sanders or any other candidates in the upcoming campaign, I went to this rally out of sheer curiosity....

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