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A Look Into Earth Overshoot Day

By MICHAEL CHEN Staff Writer As a growing population, we are responsible for understanding our impact on the environment, and although the environment has been a growing concern over the past several years, there are still many unique areas of study that we may not be aware about. If you are anything like me, you...

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Thrifting Threatened: the Gentrification of Thrift Stores

By YASNA RAHMANI Staff Writer Shoulder bags, low rise jeans, vintage slips, button-up cardigans, baby graphic tees, and the list goes on and on. Ever since 2018, vintage clothes have been making a comeback, and it’s taken the fashion industry through a transformation, especially recently during lockdown when the y2k fashion trends caught quite a...

Epic vs Apple: Why Market Competition is Good
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Epic vs Apple: Why Market Competition is Good

By KIAN MAHMOUDI Staff Writer Epic Games updated its flagship battle royale game "Fortnite" with a permanent 20% discount on "V-Bucks," the in-game currency last month on August 13. By the end of the day, Fortnite was removed from both the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store, leading Epic to file lawsuits against Apple and Google for antitrust violations and anticompetitive behavior.

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Social Justice on Social Media

While young people are often criticized for their constant use of technology, the use of social media for social justice advocacy gives teenagers the opportunity to express their opinions on critical topics and advocate for societal reform.

Top Takeout Restaurants During COVID-19 Restrictions
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Top Takeout Restaurants During COVID-19 Restrictions

The popularity of takeout and delivery from restaurants has increased dramatically over these past few months. Due to COVID-19, California governor Gavin Newsom restricted certain counties, including Orange County, from allowing in-person dining, causing many restaurants to resort to takeout and delivery options.

Many restaurants in Orange County have delivery or takeout services, a few popular ones including, BJ’s, Thai Cafe, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), and Chipotle. So with so many restaurants having takeout and delivery options, which one seems to have tackled COVID-19 the best?