Stressing Due to Family

  by Elizabeth Perez: Having to mentally pick myself up isn’t easy. I have three tests tomorrow, and I’m completely checked out. I can’t focus; I can’t think straight. I show up at school fighting back tears sometimes because I can’t stop thinking about the things that happened at home the night before. I know I should have been studying, but instead I was doing service in World War 3. Although school is the perfect…

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Awaiting a “Night to Remember” That’s Soon To Come

 by Dahlia Acevedo: This year Kennedy’s homecoming theme is “A Night Beyond the Shore”, which will be held on November 3rd from 7pm-12am at The Sportmen’s Lodge located in Studio City. Although it is in the same location as last year’s dance, Mohammed Alamy, student government representative explains, “It’s a nice location and we’re really changing it up this year and making it a whole new environment with the theme of this years dance.”  The…

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Analyzing Days Off

by Audrey Robles: As a result of the estimated $390 million district budget deficit, LAUSD signed agreements with the United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) to shorten the original 180 day school calendar and add ten furlough days to the upcoming school year. This shortens the school year by a week and prevents the layoffs of approximately 4,500 teachers and other district workers. “This agreement will enable many of our valued employees to remain in…

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Debating The Future

  by Christian Lincoln After months of grueling campaigning, both of the countries’ candidates are preparing for the presidential debates. With the unemployment rate at 8%, and the economy still in shambles, this year’s presidential election is more important than ever. President Obama will be running for a second term as the Democratic Party’s nominee, and the Republicans have chosen Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. On October 3rd at the University of Denver, both presidential candidates…

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Needing Trust

by Gabby Orellana: Imagine not being able to trust the person you love the most in the world. The second they’re away, you think that they’re cheating on you with that cute boy/girl from 2ndperiod. Without trust, there is no point of being in a relationship. Trust is a major characteristic of a healthy relationship. Trust is the ability to have confidence in someone without doubting them. Chloie Buhain, a senior atKennedyHigh School, has been…

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