Caring About Our Planet

Fabiola Vazquez

January 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Even though it’s a common topic today, sometimes we try to avoid thinking of the impact that humanity is taking upon earth. The thing is, we are actually killing our home and worst, ourselves. At Nipomo High School,...

History of the 1960’s: Time for Peace and Protest

Kurtis Newton, Writer

January 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

In the 1960s, several now-very-influential artists incorporated various powerful recurring themes-with a particular focus on peace and love- especially as America entered the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War garnered many questions f...

All Lives Matter to Keep the Melting Pot Cooking

Kurtis Newton, Writer

January 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Abraham Lincoln in April 9, 1865 offered one of the most influential promises in United States history as he abolished slavery and set the passage of three amendments(13th, 14th, and 15th) to  help secure African-American rights and e...

Economic Activism

Kate Compton, Writer

January 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Activism, according to Google, is the process of campaigning to bring about political, or social change in a community or around the world. There are many forms of activism, such as writing letters, petitioning, running or contribut...

Applying for Colleges: A Reflection

Katie Padden, Opinions Editor

January 18, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The fall of a student’s senior year is easily one of the most mentally and emotionally draining times that we as seniors have yet to face. The realization of the fact we must soon move on from the comfortable bubble of high scho...

How to Pass a Petition

Jordan Kramer, Writer

January 18, 2019

Filed under Opinion

A petition is a formal request, typically signed by many people, appealing to an authority for a particular cause. There are many petitions circling around San Luis Obispo county, some of which include, requiring Walmart to s...

Student Government

Alexis Perales, Writer

December 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

There are three things you should know about our school. One: there are 20 positions in our student council and only eight are held. Two: every class has the opportunity to have a class lock in  or a class pool party if their pre...

Acting Their Age: Nipomo High Students and CAPSLO Activism Efforts

Grace Padden, Co-Editor in Chief

December 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Student activism is no new phenomenon in the United States. From the Greensboro student-led sit-ins to the more contemporary anti-gun legislation-focused activism of the Parkland High Shooting survivors, students make no secr...

Being 16 and Voting

Alexis Perales, Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Turning sixteen is an incredible milestone for many Americans. Teens can now get jobs, drive cars, and can even emancipate yourself from your parents. Essentially, you begin to create your own identity as you become more aware o...

Should Schools Start Later?

Kate Compton, Writer

November 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Nobody enjoys getting up at the crack of dawn and having to go to school early in the darkness of the morning. As we get older, it seems as if the start times get even earlier. When we were in middle school, it wasn't difficul...

Procrastination

Procrastination

November 6, 2018

Opinion