The Stinger


Explosive Products of Science Department Change

Chemistry lab tables in Mrs. Connie Su's classroom.

Rachael Ryan, Staff Writer

June 15, 2017

Public schools should dedicate their efforts towards providing a thorough education to all students. The new suggested science route removes the freshmen courses Earth Science and Physical Science Honors, jeopardizing students’ abilities to succeed and potentially lessening their exposure to the many fi...

13 Reasons Why: A Vengeful Suicide

13 Reasons Why is a Netflix show based on the bestselling novel 'Thirteen Reasons Why' by Jay Asher.

Annie Mascolo, Co-Managing Editor

May 24, 2017

The debut of the Netflix original series, “13 Reasons Why” on Mar. 31 of this year, made a notable impact on modern pop culture and catalyzed the formation of fandoms across the world.  The series, directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez, Gregg Araki, Carl Franklin, Tom McCarthy, Helen Shaver and Jess...

Fall Production Didn’t Fall Short of Greatness

Jared Kedzia, Luke James, Jack Alcorn, seniors, and Tyler Witucki, junior.

Haelley Hogan, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

  With every fall semester comes a fall production, and this year, the Drama Department did not disappoint with their performance of "Of Mice And Men." The cast included a pleasant mix of new and old faces. Veterans included seniors Jack Alcorn, Antonio Casares, Ivan Escalera, Luke James an...

Sanders campaign a lost cause

Sanders campaign a lost cause

Jordyn White, Staff Writer

May 28, 2016

With the general election looming in the distance, and Donald Trump all but securing the Republican nomination, eyes have shifted to the ever-growing tensions within the Democratic party. Hillary Clinton, too, has nearly claimed the title of the Democratic nominee, yet one candidate is still holding...

Bring Lexi Home

Lexi's foster father Rusty Page (carrying her) and foster mother Summer Page, cry as social workers take Lexi from her home.

Annie Mascolo, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

In late March of this year, a six-year-old foster child named Lexi was ripped away from the home she came to know for years, her foster parents, and her siblings- all because a minute fraction of her ancestry is Choctaw Indian. According to the state of California, in accordance with the Indian Ch...

A message of encouragement

Mr. Ham, school psychologist, is always available to help students who are in need.

Chun-Tzu Huang, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016

Whether one wants to admit it or not, many of us have endured harsh times in our lives. Suicidal thoughts lurk in our darkest corners and quietly stare at us, revealing their presence when we feel most desperate. Are they our only and ultimate solutions? I sincerely refuse to believe that. I moved...

Ideology should define feminism, not stereotypes

Chanel models walk the catwalk in a finale featuring empowering signs and megaphones.

Athena Quddus, News Editor

February 18, 2016

Feminism, by dictionary definition, is the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. To most, advocacy for gender equality (and equality of all kinds) is morally equitable. So why is antifeminism rising in prevalence so quickly? Feminism carries with it plenty of stereotypes-- the man-hating, bra-less, and ang...

Shot in the dark

Shot in the dark

Jordyn White, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

Too many people still vehemently protest rigid gun control, and it's killing America. Every year, the lack of gun control laws in the United States results in thousands of gun-related deaths and injuries. For being such dangerous objects, guns are easy to obtain. While background checks are...

A simple lack of trust

A simple lack of trust

Melissa Arreguin, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

Once again, the school is deciding what we can’t eat and when we can't eat it. Parents will now no longer be able to drop off food for their students in the office, nor may students order food from outside vendors, such as Jimmy Johns, Toppers, and Domino’s, and have them delivered to the school...

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews #2: BURRITO BATTLES

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews #2: BURRITO BATTLES

Omeed Tavasoli and Elise Umetsu

January 6, 2016

Located a mere three hours away from the Mexican border, Camarillo, CA is host to a hub of authentic Mexican cuisine that has amassed a large following among the residents. Last weekend, we visited four local establishments in search of a conclusion to the long-disputed debate: who makes the best burr...

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews: D’amore’s Pizza

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews: D'amore's Pizza

Omeed Tavasoli and Elise Umetsu

December 3, 2015

There are only three things you need for an authentic Italian restaurant: fresh ingredients, a stone fire oven, and some zesty olive tapenade. D’amore’s Pizza has them all. We paid a visit to D’amore’s Pizza on Sunday afternoon with stomachs empty and hopes high. Despite the restaurant’s unas...

A day of gratitude, not consumption

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Chun-Tzu Huang, Staff Writer

November 27, 2015

What exactly is the true meaning of Thanksgiving Day for the modern-day society?

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