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Expensive Versus Cheap: How Much Should we be Spending on Clothes and Shoes?

Expensive Versus Cheap: How Much Should we be Spending on Clothes and Shoes?
Ella Gietzen and Nigel Webster October 27, 2021

If there is one thing that most parents and children can testify to, it is that name brand clothes and shoes are pretty pricey. We are going to go into detail about the history of these clothes, and why they are either inexpensive, or alternatively, expensive. Brands such as Vans, Nike, Converse, and...

Massive Oil Spill Hurts Wildlife and Citizens in Huntington Beach, California

Massive Oil Spill Hurts Wildlife and Citizens in Huntington Beach, California
Ian Rosas, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

146,000 gallons of oil has spilled in Southern California. On the 2nd of October, a leak from an underwater pipe poured into Huntington Beach, California, causing oil to disperse into the water. There is currently an investigation to find the cause of the spill, though many believe a ship’s anchor...

Club Feature: Gender-Sexuality Alliance

Club Feature: Gender-Sexuality Alliance
Victor Dominguez, Managing Editor October 18, 2021

One of many clubs revived for the 2021 school year following the Covid-19 pandemic is Cam High's GSA (Gender-Sexuality Alliance). Dozens of students gathered to attend GSA's second Friday meeting on October 8th, featuring a video and Kahoot game about LGBTQ+ history. Originally founded as the "No Hate...

Club Feature: KIWIN’S Club

KIWINS Club members at a beach in Oxnard after participating in a beach cleanup there!
Brittany Dolling, News Editor October 14, 2021

Cam High is home to many clubs on campus, including the KIWIN'S Club. KIWIN'S main goal is to give back to the community and provide connections for Cam High students. First becoming an official club at Cam High in the 2012-2013 school year, it is still running to this day. The word KIWIN'S comes...

Scorps Spotlight: Song and Pom Captains

Scorps Spotlight: Song and Pom Captains
Lexie Uc, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Cam High's Song Team is a dance team made of varsity dancers who cheer alongside the cheerleaders during both football and basketball games. The difference between each program is that Song does not use building techniques such as stunting. They solely dance and cheer, staying on the ground as their...

Should Political Propaganda be Allowed in Classrooms?

Although some people believe that politics are a means of educated the future generations about national matters, others believe that politics have no place in the classroom, and belong solely in the media and White House.
Andrew Villa, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

Politics is something that has raised more and more attention in the youth than ever before. People can show their support for certain parties or politicians by sporting political propaganda such as bumper stickers, posters, signs, and even flags. While students have more reign to show their support,...

Is it Ethical to Thrift Clothing for Resale?

Going to thrift stores, usually referred to as thrifting, has dramatically gained popularity during the last few years, expanding the demographic of who tends to thift.
Felicity Fajardo, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

Thrift Shopping is great for the environment, as it prevents the ongoing struggles of pollution, waste, and destroys the idea of fast fashion, making it a great alternative to shop for clothing. However, due to new apps being created such as Depop, Thredup, Poshmark, etc, thrifting is becoming an...

Which Restaurant has the Best Chicken Sandwich? — Answering the Endless Debate

The Chick-Fil-A chicken sandwich, a popular contender in this competition is one of Americas favorites.
Carolynn Jacques, Staff Writer October 11, 2021

Do you think Chick-Fil-A or Raising Canes has the better chicken sandwich? While you may think the answer is unanimous, there's always going to be different opinions on the best chicken sandwich out there. A poll of 51 students from Cam High was used to determine the most popular opinion of the better...

Top Ten Most Dangerous Trends

The Eraser Challenge, once popular during the late 2010s, calls for young kids to rub their arms with erasers until they started to bleed.
Alexa Uc, Staff Writer October 11, 2021

Through the years, pop culture and the evolution of resources such as social media and other entertainment sources have been shaping our social norms, games, and expectations for each other. The key word being games: as time progresses, more and more people begin involving themselves in the newest controversial...

Cam High’s Annual Rival Game against Rio Mesa

Curtsy of Mr. Montijo for this picture!
Ella Gietzen, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

For roughly 46 years, Camarillo's two across-town high schools have battled in a tough rivalry against each other. For what seems like forever, both schools have had intense competition. Friday, September 25th, Cam High continued the tradition of hosting the 46th annual rivalry football game played against...

Cam High’s New Discord Student Hub

Cam Highs New Discord Student Hub
Serena Avila and Victor Dominguez October 7, 2021

The Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) & texting application Discord announced that they were working on a new feature called “Student hubs” on September 1st, 2021, centers where students with a Discord account can join after entering their school email. After countless hours of the people at...

Is Cam High’s Football Team Overlooked?

Cam High students show their support for their varsity football team in the Cyclone. Photo courtesy Cain Tolley
Cain Tolley, Staff Writer October 7, 2021

Cam High is a historically great sports school, with an excellent history in baseball and softball particularly. However, the three time CIF champ football team are often overlooked. Cam High Football has only sent two Players to the National Football League, Compared To six Major League Baseball...

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