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Uggs Become Controversial

Uggs Become Controversial

February 14, 2017

How Not to Break that Senior Piggy Bank

Maria Gonzales, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

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Senior year is without a doubt the most expensive year in high school. include prom, grad night, and graduation. Ask your parents for small amounts of money at least every week and start to save. By doing this you would have...

Enter the Year of the Rooster

Alessandro Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

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Ring in the Year of the Rooster with the upcoming Chinese New Year. With it there are amazing festivities being celebrated and new fortune for everyone in the upcoming new year. Festivities span about fifteen days with a different...

New Tips to Keep All Those New Year’s Resolutions

Charles Dean, Staff WriterDid your twelve days of Christ- mas sound more like the menu at Denny’s? One roasted turkey, three cheesecake slices, and five extra thick tamales? The Christmas rolls can only be hidden under ugly sweaters for so long. Put down the leftovers and start working on your beach body now or you might be a little more like that extra thick tamale shoved into your formally known skinny pants. One effective fat burning exercise that will also get your abs scream- ing, is called “Mountain Climbers”. Mountain Climbers are a full body work-out that really gets your heart- rate going. All you have to do is get in to a push-up position, bring your knee up to your chest and alternate legs rapidly for about one minute and you will really feel the burn. Do about four sets a day and you will lose fat easily in no time. Fat-loss cannot be targeted for certain areas; it burns evenly through- out your whole body and is converted to energy for the body use to continue doing your exercise. One exercise that mainly fo- cuses on the muscle growth of the abs but burns fat evenly throughout the body is called, “Planking.” To execute a plank, you have to get in to a push up position, balance your body by plac- ing your forearms on the ground in a straight line, keep your lower body low and straight and hold your position for 30-60 seconds and your abs will have more strength and more definition than ever before. People like to skip leg day, but it’s an important part of a good physique and legs also carry a high percentage of your fat. This exercise is very sim- ple and a majority of people know about it, and it is called the “Body- Weight Squat.” To execute a Body- Weight Squat, you have to spread your legs shoulder width apart, arch your back, pop your chest out and keep your head straight then you bend your knees about 20 degrees. Do about 20 squats for 4-7 sets 2 times a week then you are sure to get stronger and toned legs, and also decrees the buildup of fat in your legs. Holiday Fat isn’t that hard to burn, all it takes is some minor work and ef- fort to burn it off. Just do these three given exercises weekly for at least 3 times a week and you’ll surely get re- sults in no time. If you want to increase your fat loss, you can just eat spinach and kale. These two vegetables influence high testosterone in the body which makes you gain muscle and burn fat easily. So remember a healthy mind equals a healthy body.

February 14, 2017

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Did your twelve days of Christmas sound more like the menu at Denny’s? One roasted turkey, three cheesecake slices, and five extra thick tamales? The Christmas rolls can only be hidden under ugly sweaters for so long. Put...

Sex Ed Gets a Modern Revision

Braulio Medina, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

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Back when I was a freshman taking biology, the only thing we learned about sexual education was from a very disgusting video about pregnancies. Apparently many other students around campus have a similar tale to tell, but that...

No Spend Weekend: No Problem

Amber Chacon, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

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When the weekend comes along, everyone wants to rest, relax, and have fun. Although, it can definitely get expensive at times when nearly every event or activity requires an admission price, or some sort of dollar amount attached...

4 Steps to Layering

4 Steps to Layering

January 24, 2017

Word On The Street: What are you most excited for your senior year?

Briana Gomez, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

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“I’m most excited for college apps to be over” -Jacob Carranza “To graduate and move on with my life” -Wendy Maldonado “Luau 2k17 because it’s always lit” -Michael Wheatley “Grad Night definitely” -Jesus Seanez “G...

Dad Hats Get Street Cred

Charles Dean, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017

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“Dad Hats” have been around since the start of baseball. Baseball hats have the curved shape brim and unstructured crown so it can be comfortable for the player and easily cover the sun from the wearer. Dads all around decided...

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