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Vol. 56, Issue 3 / November 17, 2023
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Shawna Adams who helps in the media center and supervises those who stay after school.
Barlow's New Teachers
John Olavarria, Staff Writer • November 20, 2023

Liz Bernal is a brand new teacher here at Sam Barlow High School! This is her first year in education as an ASL teacher. Bernal worked as a sign language interpreter until she decided to come teach here at Sam Barlow. She has...

Social media has become increasingly easier to get lost in, leaving many to sort out the pros and cons of it’s accessibility.
How Great is Social Media?
November 17, 2023

Generation Z is a generation born during technological advances. We grew up playing on our DS’ and hearing our grandparents whine at us, saying...

Panera Bread’s Charged Lemonades that contain dangerous amounts of caffeine.
Caffeine Health Risks
November 17, 2023

Do you drink coffee every day? Or maybe a Red Bull or energy drink? Or some other type of caffeinated beverage? According to the U.S. Food and...

A thanksgiving time as a child
Giving and receiving
November 17, 2023

Thanksgiving should make us feel more than just hungry. This holiday should make us feel thankful for every person we love and have in our lives,...

A view shows street stalls damaged by Hurricane Otis near the entrance to Acapulco, in the Mexican state of Guerrero, Mexico, October 25.
Hurricane Otis Hits Mexico
John Olavarria, Staff Writer • November 17, 2023

Recently, a tragedy struck in Mexico and has affected the country as a whole, but more importantly, hurt the people of Mexico. Hurricane Otis, which recently hit its peak in Mexico, hit Acapulco on the...

Wizard of Oz cast and crew take their final bow on opening night of the musical.
Oz-some Musical put on by Barlow Theater
November 17, 2023

On Friday, November 10th, the Barlow Theater Department held the first of six performances of their production of The Wizard of Oz. They put...

Mike Johnson takes the oath to become the speaker of the house.
United States Gets New Speaker of the House
November 17, 2023

On October 3rd, 2023, the House of Representatives voted to remove their speaker, Kevin McCarthy, which is a first in the entire history of the...

Jonathan Majors appears in front of the  Supreme Court in New York City for harassment and assault charges on June 20.
New Marvel Supervillian Actor Accused of Assult
November 17, 2023

Actor Jonathan Majors was arrested on March 25th on the accusation that he attacked his then-girlfriend Grace Jabbari in the car. Majors graduated...

These five politicians are over the age of 80. (From left to right) Representative Grace Napolitano (Californian Democrat) is 86 years old.  Senator Mitch McConnell (Kentucky Republican) is 81 years old. Senator Dianne Feinstein (Californian Democrat) was 90 years old and died in office. Senator Chuck Grassley (Iowa Republican) is 90 years old. Representative Nancy Pelosi (Californian Democrat) is 83 years old.
The Most Privileged Nursing Home in The Country: The U.S. Congress
Madelyn Stumbo, Staff writer • November 20, 2023

140 of the 535 U.S. congressmen and women are over the age of 67, the retirement age in the United States. A large portion of this group is a part of the silent generation, the same generation as Anne...

What Freshman should know
What Freshmen Need to Know
October 27, 2023

Here’s a list of things to keep in mind if you’re new to Barlow this year.   Involve Yourself Getting involved in a wide...

Teenagers dressed up for Halloween
Halloween as a Teenager
October 27, 2023

Halloween is one of the oldest holidays celebrated all across the globe. It's traced back 2,000 years as it was believed that on October 31st...

Tweet Stating We in a sassy man apocalypse
Sassy Men epidemic
October 27, 2023

The sassy men epidemic, also called the sassy men apocalypse or the sassy mandemic, refers to the growth of sassy, flamboyant, and historically...

John David Washington and Madeline Yuna Voyles star in The Creator
The Creator Fails to Create a Meaningful Impact
Jacob Hallberg, Assistant Editor-In-Chief • November 17, 2023

The Creator, a new high-concept sci-fi action film from Gareth Edwards, director of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) and Godzilla (2014), was released late last month to little fanfare. It tells the...

Taylor Swift announces 1989 (Taylor’s Version) at SoFi Stadium in LA during the last show of the US leg of the Eras Tour.
Taylor Swift’s Biggest Album, 1989, Returns Bigger than Ever
November 17, 2023

There is no doubt that Taylor Swift is one of the biggest pop stars in the world right now. From her enormously successful Eras Tour to her most...

Aria Mia Loberti stars as Marie-Laure LeBlanc in Netflix’s original limited series All the Light We Cannot See released on November 2, 2023.
All the Light We Cannot See Mini Series Makes a Big Impact
November 17, 2023

Netflix released a limited series titled All the Light We Cannot See on November 2nd, 2023. Based on the 2014 novel of the same name, by Anthony...

Poster for season 2 of Loki, picturing Loki and various versions of Loki running around him, releasing on October 6th, 2023.
Music and Entertainment For the End of 2023
October 30, 2023

Movies: The Marvels Captain Marvel, Ms. Marvel, and Monica Rambeau star in The Marvels, premiering in theaters on November 10th, 2023....

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