News

Students, teachers adapt to new schedule

Students, teachers adapt to new schedule

By Christopher Herrera & Francisco Turrubiates | This year administration decided to try something new with the schedule. Instead of three lunches with 50 minutes to eat, now students have four lunches of 30 minutes. According to Curriculum AP Lori Murach, the reason for the change was so students would have more academic time and […]

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Councilman Toney visits library

Councilman Toney visits library

By Christopher Herrera | Councilman Keith Toney visited the library after school yesterday to take “shelfies” – pictures in front of the bookshelves – with everyone who was lined up to snap a shot with him. Councilman Toney has been in office since August 14, when he was announced the new councilman. Councilman Toney said […]

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Homecoming week ends with royalty, dance

Homecoming week ends with royalty, dance

From staff reports | Photos by Victor Rodriguez | Senior Boyd Spaulding comes from a family of homecoming court winners. His older sister Morgan was elected three times and won queen. Boyd himself has been elected four times and little sister Maris has won twice as well. “A lot of people knew my sister won […]

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Features

Girls Inc. inspires leaders

Girls Inc. inspires leaders

By Angel Sabater Girls Inc. is for teen girls which meets every Monday during all lunches in room L109. This program provides more than 138,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with solutions to every-day life situations. Trained professionals mentor and guild girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Girls Inc. is a girls only […]

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PROFILE: Riser’s Positive Energy Reaches Students

PROFILE: Riser’s Positive Energy Reaches Students

By Kayla Rudd | When you walk into Mr. Riser’s 10th grade English II class, it’s calm and quiet. Music is softly playing in the background as you walk in. You’ll see that his classroom is brightly colored with different things. Pair that with a natural confidence, and you’ve got a teacher that consistently reaches […]

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The Isshoni Anime Society at Roosevelt H.S.

The Isshoni Anime Society at Roosevelt H.S.

By Angel Sabater They all have their own reasons why they watch anime. Whether it’s because a friend introduced them to anime or just happens to flip through a channel on TV and anime is on. “From watching Naruto; it’s how I got into Anime,” said freshman Josh Mancha. The Isshoni Anime Society at the […]

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Sports

Varsity Football Builds Young Team

Varsity Football Builds Young Team

By Emarald Robinson | Photo by Victor Rodriguez | With only three games left in the season, the varsity football team is looking forward to overcome an adverse start. “A tough start will just help us end stronger,” said senior Nathaniel Dillard. Dillard is number 34 on the field and plays the position of defensive […]

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Bowling Team Welcomes New Players

Bowling Team Welcomes New Players

By Kayla Rudd | Bowling tryouts last week welcomed seven boys and four girls as new players. Coming off a year when the girls team went to state, they are rebuilding the team with only one returning boy and two returning girls. “I’ve always liked bowling and working with and in a team,” said  senior […]

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Varsity defeats Lee in close match

Varsity defeats Lee in close match

By Juan Villanueva | On Thursday evening, varsity tennis showed that Roosevelt’s “Rider Pride” really is alive. In a four-hour match that ended with a tie breaker , the tennis team beat Lee 10-9 , bringing their district record to 1-3. “We lost to the usual teams,” junior Maxwell Ulbert said. “If we beat Mac and Madison, […]

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Entertainment

Pierce The Veil Prepares for Tour

Pierce The Veil Prepares for Tour

By Angel Guerra Pierce The Veil is a good band because their lead singer Vic Fuentes had once self harmed and found a way out through music.It gives people hope that they can get through it too and they should not worry what others think about them. Their music absolutely keeps people from being upset […]

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Review: Lana Del Rey’s “Ultraviolence” changes course

Review: Lana Del Rey’s “Ultraviolence” changes course

By Juan Villanueva It’s been a busy year for Lana Del Rey. She was at the last two week’s ACL Music Festival. Del Rey performed tracks like ‘Ride’, ‘Blue Jeans’, and ‘Summertime Sadness’ from her second major album, Born To Die. This year, Del Rey not only covered the song ‘Once Upon A Dream’ for […]

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Black Veil Brides to Release New Album

Black Veil Brides to Release New Album

An Audio Review by Julia DeBruine              

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