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September is National Suicide Prevention Month

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is open 24/7/365

Kylee Johnson, Editor

September 18, 2020

The month of September is recognized as Suicide Prevention Month by mental health organizations across the world. Throughout the month, Suicide Prevention Week and Suicide Prevention Day, September 10th, are also recognized. For years, mental health has been stigmatized and ignored, and this nation...

Should Election Day be a National Holiday?


Lauren Klemowich, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

The United States is the leading country for democracy. However, Pew Researchers state “less than 56% of the estimated voting-age population voted during the 2016 Presidential Election.” Election day always falls on the first Tuesday in November. This idea has gone back to President John Tyler i...

Best of Instagram

Best of Instagram

Sophia Clifton, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

Around one billion users visit Instagram every single month. These astounding numbers make it very difficult for users to pick and choose the best accounts to follow. There are Instagram accounts that can cater to anyone’s interests: fashion, entertainment, food, and art. Instagram can also appeal ...

The Journey: College Edition

The Journey: College Edition

Stephanie Ballesteros, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

Since before the start of my senior year, I have been aware of the struggles that come from having to choose a college to attend. I have been very indecisive throughout my life, that is why I was having trouble picking a school. I did not want to later be regretful of my choice. However, after ta...

Chiefs’ Fashion: Shoes

Chiefs' Fashion: Shoes

Nia Ford, Photo Editor

February 12, 2019

Shoes can make the outfit and complete the whole look or throw it off and clash with the other pieces. There are so many different types, from high-tops to high heels, so let's take a look at the shoes and the thoughts on shoes from the students of Santaluces.

Has Cheating in Schools Increased Over the Years?

Two students studying

Walkyria Paz, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

Cheating has become a serious problems in schools all over the nation. Large scale cheating has been exposed even at prestige institutions such as Harvard. Many students are cheating not just to survive, but to thrive. Recent studies of student behavior proved that a majority of students have violated...

Social Media vs Students

Have students become too involved with social media?

Zayra Trejo, Opinion Editor

February 4, 2019

     As soon as I hear the persistent and annoying sound of my alarm ring at 6 AM, I know it’s time to start the day. However, the very first thing I do isn’t roll over and get out of my bed but check my phone and scroll on social media for a good 20 minutes or so. It’s a continuous cycle a...

Chiefs’ Fashion: Outfits and Style

What are Chiefs wearing these days?

Nia Ford, Photo Editor

January 28, 2019

A personal style is how people visually express who they are; whether it is preppy or street style it says a lot about a person. On this first addition of Chiefs' Fashion, we take a look at the students' style.

Government Shutdown: Why It Matters

The government shutdown is more important to teens more than you know.

Zayra Trejo, Opinion Editor

January 13, 2019

The government issued a shutdown at midnight on December 22, 2018 and impacted everybody nationally. Lawmakers allowed funding for several appropriation bills to fall through, making the federal government partially shutdown. During a shutdown, federal agencies halt the use of non-essential functions ...

The Annual “Happy Holidays” Debate

Why does the phrase

Zayra Trejo, Opinion Editor

December 19, 2018

As the holiday season approaches, the yearly debate of whether people should wish you a Merry Christmas or a Happy Holiday comes upon us. This is a common saying in retail stores, on your morning walk, in school and even from family members. It's pretty hard to not go somehwere and get one of these said...

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