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Springing Forward on March 10th

This Spring Forward Should Put a Spring in Your Step

Keira Perkin, Staff Writer March 11, 2024

How could losing an hour of sleep turn into safer roads and cities, more efficient energy consumption, and more recreational time? Two words: daylight savings. We often complain about the sleep disruption...

San Marcos went into lockout on February 27 after reports of a stabbing in the Turnpike Shopping Center.

Why Are Students Left Uninformed Amidst Crisis?

Noelle Cabrera, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2024

A lockout order was placed on San Marcos yesterday afternoon after a reported stabbing near the Hollister and Turnpike intersection. Thankfully, no students or staff were hurt or under threat. However,...

Letter from the Editors - Spring Edition

Letter from the Editors – Spring Edition

Noelle Cabrera, Evelina Erickson, and Olivia Marceda February 20, 2024

Hey Royals!  After a stressful but successful Valentine’s Day issue and sleep deprivation from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the EICs have been scheming and are excited to reveal...

Presidential Perspective: Welcome to the Spring Semester!

Presidential Perspective: Welcome to the Spring Semester!

Kavya Suresh, Guest Writer February 14, 2024

Dear Royals, Happy February! Congratulations on completing your first semester of the 2023/24 school year. I’m so proud of your resilience, commitment, dedication, and willingness to push yourself beyond...

Love is in the Air - And in the School

Love is in the Air – And in the School

Benjamin Callanan, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

PDA (Pee-Dee-Ay) personal digital assistant. Informal. public display of affection: Many people are uncomfortable with kissing in public or any other PDA. It is a beautiful Tuesday morning,...

Should Trump be on the Ballot?

Should Trump be on the Ballot?

Aurora Ivanova, Opinion Editor February 14, 2024

  Everyone has heard of how supporters of Donald Trump stormed the Capitol on January 6, 2021. Five people died and at least 174 people were injured. Trump was then impeached for his role in indicting...

Rock Keeps Rolling

Rock Keeps Rolling

Avery Estrella, Opinion Editor December 14, 2023

Rock music will never truly die out. Rock and roll has, for the most part, fallen off to make room for more current genres like rap and pop. However, rock is far from dead. While its early sound, pioneered...

Pack a Punch with Presents

Pack a Punch with Presents

Yaretzi Flores Sosa, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

Sitting around a tree with family there to watch each other open presents is a memory to cherish. But some might dread their turn for opening presents, faking a smile and feeling the crushing defeat of...

Presidential Perspective

Kavya Suresh, Guest Writer November 16, 2023

Dear Royals, I can’t believe we’ve almost arrived at the end of 2023. Just six weeks separating us from a brand new year. For some of us, that six weeks may feel like eternity. For others, it may...

Discounts or Dilemma

Discounts or Dilemma

Kit Petersen, Staff Writer November 16, 2023

You wake up the day after Thanksgiving with your stomach full of turkey and mashed potatoes, and realize it is Black Friday - the day thousands of American households eagerly await. BOGO, 30% off, some...

The Problem with Daylight Savings

The Problem with Daylight Savings

Avery Estrella, Opinion Editor November 16, 2023

Daylight Savings. Nobody wants it, and everybody hates it. Twice a year, everyone who is misfortunate enough to live in a place where daylight savings is used comes together to complain about losing an...

Beyond the Feast: The Thanksgiving Truth

Baylie Bingham, Graphics Editor November 9, 2023

Every year, on the fourth Thursday of November, as the leaves morph into hues of oranges and brown, families across the country gather to celebrate Thanksgiving. The holiday marks a time where we come...

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