Californians win big at Olympics

Joshua Raymundo

Staff Writer

On Feb. 9-25, South Korea hosted the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, an event in which countries from all across the world compete in sports such as figure skating and ski slalom. Continue reading


CIF Basketball

By Jasmine Lam

Staff Writer

For the first time in GHS history, the girls varsity basketball team advanced to the quarterfinal round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championships. The Lady Eagles played the against Foothill Technology High School Dragons. Continue reading

Vaccines hurt more than help

By Rodin Batcheller

Addendum Editor

Around the same time each year influenza starts to be passed around from person to person, making flu season the unofficial fifth season of the year. With this season, comes the argument of whether children should be required by law to be vaccinated; and not just for the flu- chicken pox, Hepatitis A, HPV, a sexually transmitted infection, and countless others as well. The decision to have children vaccinated should not be left with the government, but with the families or caregivers of these children. Continue reading

Lunar New Year horoscopes

By Lana Hy

Staff Writer

Dogs (Years: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018)

Dogs are known to be a man’s best friend making them loyal companions. Their dedication to everything they do is the reason they are so successful. Dogs are also independent, love to tackle challenges, and value morality. However, Dogs suffer from imaginary fears and tend to start quarrels. Rabbits are who dogs get along with best. Dragons, Sheep, and Roosters are most likely to argue with Dogs. Continue reading

Gab Talks in need of student leadership

By Stephanie Foo

Student Life Editor

Five years ago, Gabrielino High School students Raymond Lam and Sharon Liu, inspired by a need for community, established the first ever Gab Talks: a forum where stories of change, failure, resilience, and humanity are shared to Gabrielino by Gabrielino. Year after year, students have continued this tradition, managing and promoting the week-long event. However, this year, the Associated Student Body (ASB) has taken over the organization of Gab Talks, breaking the tradition of a grassroots, student-run program. Given the organic origins of Gab Talks and the slew of benefits students gain from it, it is in Gabrielino’s best interests to return Gab Talks to the hands of the students. Continue reading

School shootings renew desperate call for gun control

According to non-profit organization Everytown for Gun Safety, a total of 19 shootings have occurred on school campuses across the United States in 2018 as of Feb. 14. The most recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida is the 56th school shooting this academic year. In another study, the organization found that since 2013, the U.S. has been averaging a rate of one school shooting per week; this year alone, there has been an average of one shooting every 60 hours. In the midst of unjustifiable suffering, reinforcements and regulation must be put in place to fight gun violence. Continue reading