The Roar

California’s immigrants can get drivers licenses without papers

Daniel Huynh

October 30, 2013

California will become the tenth state in the U.S. to allow undocumented immigrants to apply for drivers’ licenses after Governor Jerry Brown signed a landmark bill earlier this month. Gov. Brown signed the bill into law on Oct. 3 after a 55-19 vote in the State Assembly and a 28-8 vote in the Senate. It...

Increase in AP students bridges part of a curriculum gap between SC and Wilcox

Vicente Lovelace

October 30, 2013

Student enrollment in AP classes has increased more than 500 percent since 2007, according to school documents from Principal Gregory Shelby. This substantially bridges a five-year gap between the AP programs at SC and Wilcox. Although many characteristics of the schools are comparable, according to data ...

College applications pose a financial burden to seniors

College applications pose a financial burden to seniors

Gabe Chavez

October 30, 2013

Put “senior” in a sentence and it is usually surrounded by the words “graduation,” “-itis,” and “citizen.” To the class of 2014, however, the word that comes to mind is “stress.” A key factor in the stressors of senior year are the costs,says senior Marisha Subia. Among the myriad...

Reaction to Miley Cyrus’s VMA performance is too extreme

Gabe Chavez

September 30, 2013

Like the majority of teenagers on Aug. 25, I watched as the VMAs glowed on my TV. On a 50-inch screen, Miley Cyrus popped out of a giant teddy bear, tongue flopping in the air like a snake, wearing a skintight garment that looked similar to an elastic one-piece swimsuit. Multiple (unsuccessful) attempts...

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