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WWE creates new reality show: NXT

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

August 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Commentary

NXT, a brand of WWE, started in 2010 as a reality show in a way on cable television and was WWE’s developmental system. The one-hour show showcased ridiculous obstacle courses, mediocre promos from up and coming superstars, and wrestling matches that weren’t very entertaining. With that said, it wasn’t taken seriously at all. Fans saw NXT as boring and a joke ...

Let’s Talk About Sex

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

August 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Commentary, Uncategorized

Talking about sex and sexual wellness is something that should be spoken more openly about in Kern County—between families, friends, schools, and healthcare professionals. There is still a hefty amount of discomfort and stigma when it comes to openly discuss sex and all that it entails. Because of that, it plays a role in negatively impacting our community. This kind of co...

Go Pokemon Go

Ruben Lira, Reporter

August 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Commentary, Features

Two years have passed since the release of the mobile app game Pokémon Go from Niantic Labs. Almost everyone was playing the game when the game first released. Constant crowds would pepper the parks and streets searching far and wide for the Pokémon to add to their collection. Players would even stay up as late as 4 in the morning, hunting digital creatures, level up their ...

Midsummer Slump

Midsummer Slump

Paige Atkison, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Filed under Columns

Summer is upon us! If you’re anything like me, your gut instinct is to spend the weeks of your summer lounging around in pajamas and binging on potato...

Childhood Dream

Childhood Dream

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

May 9, 2018

Filed under Columns

When kids were kids back in the day and actually wanted to be something in life other than famous, they would say they would want to be a doctor, a firefighter,...

Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide Prevention Resources

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

May 9, 2018

Filed under Columns

There are many resources for suicide prevention, and one of my newest findings are crisis hotlines that are online or through text. I believe this way...

Prioritizing self-care

Prioritizing self-care

Paige Atkison, Reporter

April 16, 2018

Filed under Columns

Stress is everywhere. From the second you wake up and open your Twitter feed until your head hits your pillow at night- you will be exposed to stressors....

Shocker: Wrestling is scripted

Shocker: Wrestling is scripted

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Columns

I was that child that was very naïve when an adult would tell me wrestling was “fake.” Looking back at it now, they were an idiot as much as I was...

Society’s influence

Society’s influence

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Columns

There are many ways that society has heavily influenced people that are dealing with mental health issues, and it may be for the worse. One of the negative...

Mental health support can start with one conversation

Mental health support can start with one conversation

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It can be hard to deal with mental illness when you have no support at home or have friends who understand what you’re going through, but there are ways...

Managing schoolwork and depression

Managing schoolwork and depression

Paige Atkison, Reporter

March 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Though depression can be a taboo subject in American society, it is not uncommon. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, depression...

The big league is not all that great

The big league is not all that great

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When talking about professional wrestling, everyone thinks about WWE (or WWF as it used to be called back in early 2000s) and John Cena or The Rock. WWE...

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