Jackalope Festival brings art, family fun to Pasadena

By Jannelle Dang

Features Editor

 

  Art enthusiasts, dog-owners, and families gathered for the Jackalope Art and Craft Fair on Nov. 18-19 to browse indie artisan crafts, try organic foods, and enjoy the afternoon in Old Pasadena’s Central Park.

  Admission was free and guests could explore over 200 vendors booths, which sold wares ranging from home decor and paper goods to jewelry and skin care items. All products were original, hand-crafted pieces made by vendors who applied to participate in the festival, and were approved by a jury of curators and artists. Continue reading

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Mueller probes election

By Ethan Tan

Staff Writer

 

  On Oct. 30, Robert Mueller, special counsel for the Department of Justice (DOJ) in the investigation for Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election, filed charges in United States District Court against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and his business partner, Rick Gates, and Trump’s former foreign policy adviser, George Papadopoulos. Continue reading

More JFK files continue to be released

By Christine Tran

Staff Writer

 

    Following former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963 was sorrow, confusion, and a rise of new conspiracy theories that have yet to be answered. Until this year, with the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 having expired in October, the remaining documents pertaining to the JFK assassination will be released to the public.

  According to Archives.gov, the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 was an act passed that “mandated all assassination-related material be housed in a single collection in the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).”. Additionally, all files must be released after 25 years have passed. Continue reading

Russian super soldiers almost reality

By Jason Kwan

Staff Writer

 

  Russian president Vladimir Putin spoke to a crowd of students on Oct. 22 about the possibility of genetically modified soldiers at the 19th World Festival of Youth in Russia.

  According to Putin, Russian scientists were on the verge of breaking the genetic code, which would allow for the creation of humans with pre-chosen characteristics. If this becomes a reality, scientists would be able to create an army of super soldiers who are incapable of feeling pain or fear. Continue reading

San Gabriel hosts 42nd Turkey Trot

By Chloe Law

Staff Writer

 

  On Nov. 18, the city of San Gabriel hosted its 42nd annual Turkey Trot at Vincent Lugo Park. The event was established to provide support for the resident youth in the San Gabriel community by directing the generated profits towards improving and developing youth programs such as After School Recreation and the Jefferson After School Sports Program.     Continue reading

GEMR places at competitions

By Brittany Snow
Staff Writer

As their season came to an end, the Gabrielino Eagles Marching Regiment (GEMR) placed fourth in their division at the championships held at Ramona High School in Riverside on Nov. 20. That morning, GEMR gathered at Gabrielino High School at 10 a.m. and headed off to Riverside to compete. After performing, the band took the stands and waited for awards, which began at 4:45 p.m. Eleven alumni members came to support GEMR at awards. The regiment had another competition on Nov. 11 at Oxnard High School. At that competition, GEMR placed first overall and learned that they were
Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) Championship Finalists. Continue reading

Intro To Art Class donates art

By Nyah Toomes

Staff Writer 

Kat Ross’s Intro to Art students created original paintings inspired by nine different queer artists in honor of Gab Week and the establishment of the Art House, a Recovery Bridge Housing program provided by  Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse (L.A. CADA). The Art House is projected to open its doors at the end of November, specifically aimed towards those in the LGBTQ community.

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