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How to Salvage 2020: Safe Social Distanced Activities

How to Salvage 2020: Safe Social Distanced Activities
November 11, 2020

            Do you remember how everything started? The beginnings of COVID-19, of course! I remember it was March 16th, and every Cam High Student received...

Quarantine Thoughts and Questions

Since the COVID-19 pandemic has cancelled school for the rest of the year and left us all landlocked in our bedrooms, it's become obvious how much we took for granted.
May 24, 2020

I find it quite ironic that back in early March, I would have given anything for just a couple days at home to myself, free of the day-to-day stress of schoolwork. Now that I have got the time, I do not...

Quarantine’s Effect on People and Students

COVID-19 has lead to many people turning a stressful situation into an even more anxiety-inducing time due to their lack of time spent in nature.
May 22, 2020

It has been a little over nine weeks in quarantine now, and I am only going a little bit crazy. The past nine weeks have definitely not been easy at all! When I first heard the news of school being canceled...

Donny’s Lock Down Thoughts

Donny's Lock Down Thoughts
May 4, 2020

I think I was made for life in quarantine. When I first heard all activities were being canceled, I watched all my friends become disappointed over the loss of many of the enjoyable parts of their lives....

Lockdown Thoughts From Tobias Christiansen

Around Camarillo, things are changing as a result of the Stay at Home order in Ventura County as COVID-19 continues to spread.
April 7, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is affecting all of the U.S. in different ways and Camarillo is no exception. In the past few weeks, the city of Camarillo has changed significantly. The Collection, a popular hangout...

Attempting (and Mostly Failing) at Finding a Balance

Pictured above is my desk and the novel we just finished in my English class before school was shut down.
April 6, 2020

I do not quite know what to do with myself these days -- which mostly consist of Netflix, sleeping, working, and trying to find the motivation to log into Google Classroom every once in a while. Throughout...

Miscellaneous Shelter-in-Place Notes

This article features some of the small things I have noticed amidst the pandemic.
April 6, 2020

The largest element of the Coronavirus quarantine for me so far has been the waiting: waiting to hear news over district changes, waiting for a response from College Board about AP tests, even just waiting...

Searching For a Good Book? Look No Further

January 28, 2020

*Spoilers ahead* (As a note: this is my favorite book, and I have read it at least 14 different occasions. I have annotated the book and recommend it to anyone I possibly can.) Carry On, written...

The Rise of Skywalker and the Fall of the Star Wars Movie Franchise

January 27, 2020

*Spoilers ahead* Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker was the final film in the Sequel Trilogy featuring the two main characters Kylo Ren and Rey. The film lasted two hours and 22 minutes and received 54%...

Sam Mendes’ World War I Film on Hardship, Bravery, and Legacy

Sam Mendes' World War I Film on Hardship, Bravery, and Legacy
January 13, 2020

The film 1917, released on Dec. 4, 2019, focuses on the story of two soldiers during World War I: Lance Corporal Blake, played by Dean-Charles Chapman, and Lance Corporal Schofield, played by George McKay....

A Review of Braxton’s Kitchen

A Review of Braxton’s Kitchen
January 10, 2020

Braxton’s Kitchen is a dog friendly brunch spot in Camarillo located in the Carmen Plaza that opens at 8 a.m. and closes around 2 p.m. The first thing my fellow staff writer Dillon Farwell and I...

Meme of the Year: 2019

The meme of 2019 has been a hot debate. In this story, we're going to find out what the meme of 2019 truly is.
January 8, 2020

As a new year begins, the burning questions emerges on everyone’s mind once again: What was the best meme of 2019?  Okay, maybe not everyone is involved— cough cough boomers (just kidding)......

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