The Renegade Rip

“Luigi’s Mansion,” a unique remake for Nintendo

Ruben Lira, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Columns

When the Nintendo GameCube came out in early 2000, there were so many games to play and choose from. “Luigi’s Mansion” gave the Mario brother his own game. It was a very unique game that was not like most Mario games released. Nintendo had recently released the same game for the newer console the Nintendo 3DS. The game, although still the same, has slight changes since...

STDs? No Problem.

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Filed under Columns

For people to effectively take care of their sexual health, they need the resources and support. It’s not always simple for some because of financial reasons and lack of knowledge and trusted sources. I’ve spent some time curating resources that I found useful, but like always any questions about sexual wellness should be taken to a professional to ensure receiving...

Twist of fate to life

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Columns

Looking back ten years ago I never would’ve thought that I’d be in love with wrestling as much as I am now, let alone know that it exists. Most of my family weren’t fans of wrestling so I was basically the odd one when it came to interests.  I always thought of WWE as a larger than life phenomena that I couldn’t imagine my life without.  When I was 11 years old...

Make Sex Safe Again

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

September 17, 2018

Filed under Columns, Commentary

Having the knowledge about practicing safer sex is important for every person who is sexually active or considering becoming sexually active. Refreshing and expanding one’s knowledge about practicing safer sex is just as important because some information may have slipped by unnoticed, new information may have been released, or something may have been forgotten. Sexually...

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...

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...

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